7×11 ‘Playtime’ Review

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The Review

Warning! I may have given away too much spoiler writing this review, so be aware!
Pretty Little Liars is finally back! In case you missed, I’ll be live tweeting almost every week the last 10 episodes of PLL on our twitter @Adoring_Benzo! This episode was a great start for the beginning of the end. A.D. finally created a board game for the liars, and by the looks of it, maybe each episode will focus on a specific move/game of each liar. I have a feeling that maybe each liar will have to give something up for the game to keep going and I can’t wait to see what will happen.

Let’s start with: I’m SO HAPPY that Toby (Keegan Allen) is ALIVE! And well, he’s still in the hospital but at least he’s alive right? I seriously doubted that Marlene would kill his character, he’s one of her favorites! but I’m glad they didn’t make us wait to figure out if Toby would die or not.

We learned important pieces of the mystery puzzle that is Rosewood & the Liar’s life. On the first episode we do confirm that Ali (Sasha Pieterse) is indeed pregnant (and man, Ali + pregnancy hormones = scary) and that Mary Drake is in fact Spencer’s mom. Spoiler… ops! Sorry.. not sorry. But one thing made me really mad, so Veronica (Lesley Fera) adopted Spencer out of the blue and people in town never noticed that she was never pregnant but suddenly had a new baby. That wasn’t really nice, they should’ve gone into depth. Maybe telling that she might’ve been out of town for a year or something. That was the thing that kept bugging me ever since she told the story.

Ohhhh and Emily (Shay Mitchell), Paige (Lindsey Shaw) and Ali working at Rosewood High is so intense. But I will admit that it’ll be fun to watch, because we all want Emison to be endgame but having Paige there all the time will create some drama which adds more to the show. Not being the A.D. drama is kinda refreshing for some reason.

And can I just say that Ezra is being an ass? Paige and Ali too, but Ezra is getting on my nerves. I want Ezria to be endgame but this thing with Nicole is so complicated. I think that the appearance of Nicole again is just unnecessary drama. Is a different situation than Toby + Yvonne (Kara Royster), it was clear that Ezra wanted to marry Nicole but since she was missing he decided to go with Aria. I think that’s wrong of him [*cough* actually that’s a mistake from the writers]. And why is Holden back on the show? Maybe they decided to definitely end Ezria to maybe end the series with Aria and Holden? Maybe… Oh well, I guess we’ll see. At least we get to see another handsome face.

Well overall I’m really happy with this episode and I can’t wait for more!