Showrunner Marlene King told us months ago that Spencer and Toby would face obstacles. She explained, “When we come back, not only is Spencer not allowed to see Toby but Toby’s not allowed to see Spencer because both families have forbidden them from seeing each other. By then they’re just so desperate to be together that they become an us-against-the-world kind of couple.” King added, “It’s going to be a real struggle for these two to continue to see each other and be with each other."
But don’t worry Spoby fans, they’ll make it work. PLL Producer Lisa Cochran-Neilan revealed a few clues about their interaction in the summer premiere. She tweeted “OMG Spoby just blew us away on set! Most beautiful scene will tease the #PLL fans. Nothing prettier.” When a fan asked about the scene, she replied, “no pics but a great description - lit only by fire light, fingers entwined!!”