Out, Damned Spot
At the school blood drive run by Ashley, an incident with Mike worries Aria into believing that he is helping Alison, but refuses to listen to Spencer’s allegations that he could be A. Emily is shocked to discover that Talia is married. Ezra and Aria face difficult decisions when Aria gets into a college in the South and doesn’t tell him, making him question the reliability of their relationship. Hanna discovers that a financial agreement between her parents means that she won’t be able to pay for college after Ashley quits her job, but when her father reveals he is already paying for his step-daughter Kate’s college and can’t afford to pay for Hanna’s as well,.Ashley tells Pastor Ted that his marriage proposal is one she wants to accept, but at the same time, decides to reveal to him her fling with Jason, the reason she quit her job at the DiLaurentis Real Estate Agency. Johnny enlists Spencer’s help to create a mural at Hollis College and at the same time lets loose Spencer’s inner artist. Spencer retrieves the paper the next morning only to discover that the mural was unplanned by the staff at Hollis and has been marked as vandalism. After cheating on her math test by copying Andrew Campbell’s answers down to ensure her marks will be enough to get into college, Andrew offers to tutor Aria. Meanwhile, Aria, Spencer, and Emily follow Mike to a diner where they discover him giving a package containing their blood from the blood drive to Cyrus, Alison’s “kidnapper.” Too scared to stay the night at home with Mike down the hall, Aria sleeps over at Spencer’s, but as Spencer ventures downstairs to grab an extra blanket, Mike is seen watching her through the door.
‘A’ ending: ‘A’ drops Hanna’s blood onto the clothes Mona wore when she died.