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"Pretty Little Liars" Recap: Hack Me If You Dare

Olivia Steinberg |
February 14, 2012 | 12:56 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

"Pretty Little Liars" airs Monday on ABC Family (ABC Family)
"Pretty Little Liars" airs Monday on ABC Family (ABC Family)
No one likes having his or her belongings hacked into, especially a murderer with a secret agenda. So what happens when you start snooping around in their stuff? They hack you – no pun intended (sorry, Allie). 

At the beginning of this week’s episode of “Pretty Little Liars,” the girls celebrated Emily’s return to the swim team, but the mood quickly darkened as Officer Garrett confiscated Caleb’s computer. 

In previous episodes, Caleb spent much of his time hacking into A’s cell phone and found videos tying Garrett and Jenna to Allison’s murder. 

Last week’s show ended with ‘A’ secretly taking Caleb’s laptop, and now, we know why.

This week, Caleb was accused of hacking into school records, but we know this isn’t the case. 

Who really planted those files in his computer? Yep, that’s right! ‘A’ did. 

While Caleb battled possible jail time, the girls faced more problems, because let’s face it, what would the show be without drama, and even more drama?

Spencer, who recently found out that Jason is her half-brother, learned about another hidden box that belonged to Allie. 

In it were letters from Spencer’s dad to Jason’s mom, as well as $15,000.

But where exactly did Allie get all that money from, and why did she have those letters?

Later in the episode, the girls met with Vivian Darkbloom’s friend, Jonah. He revealed his business relationship with Vivian to Aria, saying Vivian owed him $2,000 in exchange for finding out who was secretly texting Allie. 

Meanwhile, Emily was torn between her teammates and her girlfriend, Maya, who got busted after her parents found an old joint in her room. 

Rather than being sent back to her old school, Maya talked about running away to San Francisco and asked Emily to go with her. But with her life just beginning to get back on track at Rosewood High, Emily was unable to wholeheartedly agree.

Aria continued to “hang out with Holden,” this time actually hanging out, not running off to see Ezra (luckily for her, since ‘A’ revealed her true whereabouts to her father), and she also learned about Holden’s heart condition and his passion for martial arts.

Officers Wilden and Garrett spent this week’s episode not only harassing Caleb, but also searching for information about the missing pages in Allie’s autopsy report.

Towards the end of the episode, Caleb was called to the police station, where he entered the password to his computer and faced serious charges.

Luckily for him, Hanna and Spencer were able to hack into his computer and delete the files ‘A’ planted right before the officers could read them. 

Not only did Hanna save her boyfriend from several years behind bars, she also gave Officer Garrett a slap in the face, metaphorically speaking, of course. You go, girl! 

The episode concluded with a brother-sister talk between Spencer and Jason. Watch next week’s episode to see where it takes them!

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