Credit: Bruce Birmelin/ABC Family Channel © 2011 Disney ABC Television Group Photo: Ian Stops by Spencer's Room on Pretty Little Liars, March 7, 2011

Ah, the big question on everyone’s minds: Did Ian (Ryan Merriman) actually die when he fell from the bell tower? It's not exactly clear in the Pretty Little Liars season finale, (one of the many cliffhangers) but the show's Executive Producer Oliver Goldstick shares a few clues about this and what’s to come next season.

Oliver told TVLine that Ian "looked very dead to those girls, but there is that remote possibility that he wasn’t and he got away. And much of the second season is predicated on Ian possibly being very much alive." Uh oh, that doesn’t sound good for the little liars!

Although Ian appeared dead as he hung from the ropes, it's strange that he was gone only moments later. "A" could have pulled him away, but it would be hard to drag his body without anyone noticing. Based on Oliver's clue, we’re thinking Ian got up and ran away and will haunt the little liars next season. But then again, maybe he did die and "A" is just messing with them.

Do you think Ian is still alive? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Source: TVLine

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