To Plea or Not to Plea
Alison is offered a plea bargain that involves naming her accomplice, the Liars begin to doubt the faith they have in Alison and Emily and Aria merge forces with Ezra to find out who the mysterious Varjack is by questioning Mona’s lawyer, James Nielan, who they believe Mona confided in on her plan previous to her faking her death. The three follow Nielan to a large guarded house in the woods where they find a receipt that could help them discover who Varjack is. Meanwhile, Melissa convinces Spencer to stay in London. Spencer later realizes that Melissa and her mother lied to her about the interview at St. Andrews to get her to stay in London because they feared Alison was going to name Spencer as her accomplice. Aria and Ezra realize that she needs to be single when she leaves for college and break up momentarily. Hanna tells her mother about the barrel and about how somebody is setting them up, and Veronica advises Ashley to see a good criminal lawyer. The clothes Mona was wearing when she ‘died’ are discovered and they have Hanna’s blood on them. Hanna is arrested and taken to jail where Alison watches her as she passes past her cell in the hallway. At the end of the episode, Alison tells her lawyer that she won’t be taking the plea.