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* SpoiledSweet: She is a glamorous rich girl and at the top of Rosewood High's PopularityFoodChain, but she's nice to just about everyone.

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%% * SpoiledSweet: She is a glamorous rich girl and at the top of Rosewood High's PopularityFoodChain, but she's nice to just about everyone.


!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Parker Bagley (seasons 1-7), Drew Van Acker (season 2)

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Parker Bagley (seasons 1-7), 1), Drew Van Acker (season 2)2-7)


%%* ForeignFanservice


* Determinator: The most determinated member of the group after Spencer to discover A's identity.

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* Determinator: {{Determinator}}: The most determinated member of the group after Spencer to discover A's identity.


* HeroicBSOD: As of "Out of Sight, Out of Mind".


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%%* HeroicBSOD: As of "Out of Sight, Out of Mind".

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* Determinator: The most determinated member of the group after Spencer to discover A's identity.


!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Torrey [=DeVitto=]

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Torrey [=DeVitto=]Creator/TorreyDeVitto



!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Tammin Sursok

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Tammin SursokMusic/TamminSursok


* {{Adorkable}}

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* %%* {{Adorkable}}


%%* {{Adorkable}}

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%%* * {{Adorkable}}



* BreakTheCutie: Ezra is the most friendly, adorable and innocent young man. He had a very hard time with his family. When his ex-girlfriend [[spoiler:Maggie]] got pregnant, his mother paid her to leave town and have an abortion, which is the reason why Ezra left the family. Then Ezra thought that he was the father of the child, until in the first half of season 4 he found out he is not the father and [[spoiler:Maggie]] lied to him about his paternity. He later got engaged with Jackie Molina, until she broke off the engagement. Later in season 4, he was shot in New York by [[spoiler:Shana]] and almost died. Even after all of this he still remains positive. Until [[spoiler:he went to South America with his new girlfriend and she was either killed or abducted by revolutionaries, which left Ezra with PTSD and completely shattered him.]]

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* BreakTheCutie: Ezra is the most friendly, adorable and innocent young man. He had a very hard time with his family. When his ex-girlfriend [[spoiler:Maggie]] got pregnant, his mother paid her to leave town and have an abortion, which is the reason why Ezra left the family. Then Ezra thought Season 6B wasn't that he was the father of the child, until in the first half of season 4 he found out he is not the father and [[spoiler:Maggie]] lied kind to him about his paternity. He later got engaged with Jackie Molina, until she broke off the engagement. Later in season 4, he was shot in New York by [[spoiler:Shana]] and almost died. Even after all of this he still remains positive. Until [[spoiler:he went to South America with his new girlfriend and she was either killed or abducted by revolutionaries, which left Ezra with PTSD and completely shattered him.]]



* GenkiGuy: He could be this sometimes when he is not in his dark self. For example in season 3 episode 'The Remains Of A' Aria took a photo of him when he made cute and funny poses.



* TraitorShot: In the season 4 summer finale.

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* TraitorShot: In the season 4 summer finale.finale
* UndyingLoyalty: Towards Aria.


* BigScrewedUpFamily: Specially as of season 2, the Hastings prove to be this.

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: Specially Especially as of season 2, the Hastings prove to be this.



* GoGetterGirl: She has straight A's, is an Academic Decathelon champion and plays lacross and field hockey. Eventually she persues a career in politics.

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* GoGetterGirl: She has straight A's, is an Academic Decathelon champion and plays lacross and field hockey. Eventually she persues pursues a career in politics.



%%* TheSmartGirl

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%%* TheSmartGirl* SexyShirtSwitch: Has a tendency to wear her lovers' shirts, mostly Toby's but she also wears Caleb's after they sleep together.
* TheSmartGirl: She's the smartest member of the Liars.



* StatuesqueStunner: She's tall, atheltic and attractive.



* CryCute: It's rare to see her cry, she's one of the only characters who gets through break ups without turning into a sobbing mess, but when she does cry there's not a dry eye in the house.

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* CryCute: It's rare to see her cry, she's one of the only characters who gets through break ups breakups without turning into a sobbing mess, but when she does cry there's not a dry eye in the house.



* {{Gayngst}}: Because of her sexual orientation she has been shamed, rejected, conflicted, blackmailed and outed and that's all before the first half of season one is over. Her first crush goes missing and is found dead after a year. Her first girlfriend gets sent away by her parents after her mother turns her in for possessing weed, and is stalked and murdered by someone she meets in rehab camp, who goes after Emily and her next girlfriend, stalks and kidnaps them and attempts to make her watch him murder her girlfriend and then her for both rejecting him and being picked over him by her previous girlfriend. Not to mention the main secret she was trying to keep and her main source of conflict in season one was her attraction to girls, leading A to use that against her. All this and more occured in the first half of the show.

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* {{Gayngst}}: Because of her sexual orientation she has been shamed, rejected, conflicted, blackmailed and outed and that's all before the first half of season one is over. Her first crush goes missing and is found dead after a year. Her first girlfriend gets sent away by her parents after her mother turns her in for possessing weed, and is stalked and murdered by someone she meets in rehab camp, who goes after Emily and her next girlfriend, stalks and kidnaps them and attempts to make her watch him murder her girlfriend and then her for both rejecting him and being picked over him by her previous girlfriend. Not to mention the main secret she was trying to keep and her main source of conflict in season one was her attraction to girls, leading A to use that against her. All this and more occured occurred in the first half of the show.



%%* StatuesqueStunner

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%%* StatuesqueStunner* ShesGotLegs: The [[MaleGaze camera]] and some characters seem to pay special attention to her legs.
* StatuesqueStunner: She's tall and beautiful girl.



* BrokenAce: Her unique repertoire of skills [[spoiler:that allowed her to flourish as A]] makes her a useful ally to the Liars in later seasons, but the group (sans Hannah) never truly trusts or accepts her. She's also a mentally unbalanced individual who tends to lapse back into unhealthy behaviour and obsession.

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* BrokenAce: Her unique repertoire of skills [[spoiler:that allowed her to flourish as A]] makes her a useful ally to the Liars in later seasons, but the group (sans Hannah) never truly trusts or accepts her. She's also a mentally unbalanced individual who tends to lapse back into unhealthy behaviour behavior and obsession.



* BedTrick: Toby sleeps with her twice, under the assumption that she is Spencer.

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* BedTrick: Toby She seduces and sleeps with her Toby twice, while he's under the assumption that she is Spencer.



* OffScreenBreakup: Both times he broke up with Meredith, it was off screen. Also, he divorces Ella in the six months timeskip between seasons two and three.

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* OffScreenBreakup: Both times he broke up with Meredith, it was off screen.off-screen. Also, he divorces Ella in the six months timeskip between seasons two and three.



* BourgeoisBohemian: Could be seen as this, due to her artistic tendancies.

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* BourgeoisBohemian: Could be seen as this, due to her artistic tendancies.tendencies.



A new resident of Rosewood who is hired as literature teacher in Rosewood High at the beginning of the series. Ezra meets Aria in a bar shortly before classes begin and the two connect and make out, only to meet each other later as student and teacher in Rosewood.

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A new resident of Rosewood who is hired as a literature teacher in Rosewood High at the beginning of the series. Ezra meets Aria in a bar shortly before classes begin and the two connect and make out, only to meet each other later as student and teacher in Rosewood.



!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Torrey DeVito

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Torrey DeVito[=DeVitto=]



* TheBusCameBack: She does return, finally, in "A [=DAngerous=] [=GAme=]". An explanation for her absense is not provided, though.

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* TheBusCameBack: She does return, finally, in "A [=DAngerous=] [=GAme=]". An explanation for her absense absence is not provided, though.


!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Shay Mitchell

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Shay MitchellCreator/ShayMitchell



* AdaptationalSexuality: In the books she was bisexual [[spoiler: and had a baby which she gave up for adoption.]] In the series she is, except for a lackluster relationship with Ben before she figures herself out and a confused grief-induced kiss with Nate, shown to be exclusivly attracted to women.

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* AdaptationalSexuality: In the books she was bisexual [[spoiler: and had a baby which she gave up for adoption.]] In the series she is, except for a lackluster relationship with Ben before she figures herself out and a confused grief-induced kiss with Nate, shown to be exclusivly exclusively attracted to women.



* BiTheWay: In the books she is bi, but it's averted on the show. Initially she's dating Ben but has feelings for Maya. She then [[LipstickLesbian came out of the closet]], but Season 3 confirms she was just dealing with grief when [[spoiler: she kissed Nate.]] Averted by the PowersThatBe who state that she is gay.

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* BiTheWay: In the books she is bi, but it's averted on the show. Initially she's dating Ben but has feelings for Maya. She then [[LipstickLesbian came out of the closet]], but Season 3 confirms she was just dealing with grief when [[spoiler: she kissed Nate.]] Averted by the PowersThatBe who state states that she is gay.



* LipstickLesbian: She's shown to be feminine and fashionable (maybe a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak since she is also an athete).

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* LipstickLesbian: She's shown to be feminine and fashionable (maybe a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak since she is also an athete).athlete).



!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Lindsey Shaw

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!!! '''Portrayed by:''' Lindsey ShawCreator/LindseyShaw


* CuteBruiser: Begins self-defense classes in "Turn of the Shoe" and uses it to [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome take Red Coat in a fight]].

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* CuteBruiser: Begins self-defense classes in "Turn of the Shoe" and uses it to [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome take Red Coat in a fight]].



-->'''Hanna''': Please, Jenna can't hear us. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny She's blind]].

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-->'''Hanna''': Please, Jenna can't hear us. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments She's blind]].



* SpoiledBrat: According to Emily's CrowningMomentOfAwesome speech.

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* SpoiledBrat: According to Emily's CrowningMomentOfAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome speech.



* HollywoodDateless: Views herself as this (hence the quote below the image) after divorcing Byron. This is why Hanna and Aria later [[CrowningMomentOfFunny enlist her on a dating site]].

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* HollywoodDateless: Views herself as this (hence the quote below the image) after divorcing Byron. This is why Hanna and Aria later [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments enlist her on a dating site]].



* MamaBear: Particularly in Season 1 when she [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome stands up to Paige's father and protects Emily from his accusations]]. It's also the first time she defends Emily's homosexuality.

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* MamaBear: Particularly in Season 1 when she [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome stands up to Paige's father and protects Emily from his accusations]]. It's also the first time she defends Emily's homosexuality.

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* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: Alison provides a perfect deconstruction of the AlphaBitch and TheFriendNobodyLikes. Her behavior gained her and the Liars the disdain of 90% of the town, and she has multiple enemies in the A-team that want her dead. By season 5, the Liars themselves wonder why they ever put up with her, and do everything they can to get her arrested when they suspect her of murder. In fact, Alison is so hated that [[spoiler:when she was hit in the head with a rock and presumed dead, her ''own mother'' buried her to cover for her attacker!]]


"''I'm still here bitches, and I know everything. -A''"

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"''I'm still here bitches, and "''Mona played with dolls. I know everything. -A''"
play with body parts. Game on, bitches.''"

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