Who is A.D.? Find Out In The Pretty Little Liars Series Finale Recap

Warning: there are major spoilers and feels ahead.


The series finale has happened and we are totally heartbroken it's over. We're going to miss the Pretty Little Liars cast so much! But what an episode to end it all on. Season 7 episode 20 had everything -- romance, shocking reveals, tears, laughter, babies, fairy lights, drunk PLL moms, and so much more. Check out our Pretty Little Liars series finale recap below to read up on everything that went down...including A.D.'s reveal. Take your time -- this will be the last recap of Pretty Little Liars you will ever read.

Mona is in Welby and imagining a world in which the Liars miss A when she gets a visit from A.D.

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Who would you never have guessed it was, Mona? Who, who?!

One year later, Ezria are having the best week ever.

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Their book might become a movie and they're about to become husband and wife. Back in Rosewood, we find out that Emison have twins. Twins! They're called Lily and Grace and they are adorable. Also, they hate peas.

Melissa is back, and she and Spencer are getting on better than ever.

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Shocking, isn't it? Toby then turns up having decided to come back to Rosewood for Ezria's wedding. Sparks between him and Spencer fly.

Addison is the new bully of Rosewood High and Jenna is the new life coach who won't take any of her crap.

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We never thought we'd cheer for something Jenna says but there you go. Best. Line. Ever. Addison has a clique that very much resembles the younger Liars. Later, Emily tries to convince some of the students in Addison's clique that they don't have to be controlled by her, but they tell Emily that they would hate to get on Addison's bad side.

Mona has been discharged from Welby and is staying with Hanna and Caleb.

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Caleb is not happy about it one bit and it's causing some serious tension between one of our favorite ships.

The gang surprise Ezria with an amazing bachelor/bachelorette party.

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Afterwards, things get very romantic between the ships. Spoby go back to Toby's room to play Scrabble (flashback!) and we find out that Haleb are trying to make a baby. In less happy news, however, Aria finds out that she can't have children and tells the Liars. They think she should tell Ezra, but Aria is worried that he won't want to marry her anymore.

For a crazy moment, we think that Melissa is A.D. but it actually turns out to be Mona in a mask.

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Mona phones A.D. and tells them Aria's news. She thinks they'd be crazy not to use it against her since Ezra doesn't know about it, but it seems as though A.D. has other plans.

The next day, Aria tells Ezra that she can't have children.

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Ezra is incredibly understanding. He tells Aria that he loves her and that they will do whatever it takes to have a family. Meanwhile, Spencer visits Mary Drake in prison. She calls her "Mom" and they seem really close.

Ezria's rehearsal dinner gets underway.

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We still don't find out how the PLL moms got out of that basement but they do get drunk again and it's amazing. Hanna brings Mona to the party and everyone understandably freaks out but eventually they agree to give her a chance. Later, Ezra asks Byron for his blessing. Byron tells Ezra that he had given it to him a long time ago.

Toby tells Spencer that he looked up the word she had left on the Scrabble board while he was asleep the night before.

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She was totally hinting that she still loves him and Toby knows it. Before anything else can be said between them, however, Spencer has to take the drunk PLL moms home. Meanwhile, Ezra discovers that Aria knew she couldn't have kids for a few weeks. He understands why she kept it from him, but he is still hurt and tells Aria that he needs to take a walk.

Emily sees her mom slip something into Ali's bag at the rehearsal dinner. She confronts Ali about it at home and it turns out to be...

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A ring! Ali proposes to Emily in a pug sweatshirt (not her first plan) and it's utterly beautiful. They cried, we cried, the whole world ran out of tissues. Back at Haleb's, Hanna tells Caleb that she's sorry for not consulting him about letting Mona live with them. She says she'll tell Mona to leave first thing in the morning. Caleb is incredibly grateful and asks Hanna if she wants to make a baby. Romance is also in the air for Spoby. Spencer turns up at his hotel room and finds Toby wearing nothing but a towel. They kiss and, well, you know the rest...

Later, Mona turns up at Spencer's and knocks her out cold. Next thing we know, Spencer wakes up in some sort of bunker where she meets...herself?

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And OMG it's her twin -- Spencer has a twin. An identical twin! Before we can even get our heads around this shocking reveal, Mary Drake turns up and tranquilizes Spencer. What the hell is going on?! Later, Ezra bumps into Spencer at the Radley...only it can't be Spencer as Spencer is currently passed out and locked up, so it has to be her twin. Across town, Emison are told that Mary Drake broke out of jail with someone's help. Was it actually Spencer's twin who visited Mary Drake that time? Has there been other times she's pretended to be Spencer? This is too crazy to think about...

When Spencer wakes up and finds her twin in her room, she doesn't know what question to ask first. She goes with, "Who are you?"

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Turns out, Alex Drake (the name behind the initials A.D.) didn't know about Spencer until Wren ran into her in a bar in London. He told her everything. She had never felt so close to another person before -- Wren felt the same and they fell in love. After Charlotte died, Alex wanted closure so she came to Rosewood to torture the Liars. Wren let her do it alone because he knew that she would go back to him and, after she found out what happened to Charlotte, she did just that. So why is she back now?

Because she wants Spencer's life.

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After Alex found out what happened to Charlotte, she couldn't get Spencer out of her head. Spencer has everything she deserves, she has friends who love her and would do anything for her, and she has Toby. Alex wanted those things for herself so she begged Wren to shoot her so she would look exactly like Spencer. Spencer tells Alex that if she wants to pretend to be her that she'll never be able to pull it off, but Alex says that she already has. It turns out that Alex was the one who helped Hanna escape from A.D. in S7E1, she was the one who kissed Toby in the 7A finale, and she was the one who slept with Toby in S7E19.

Alex wanted to be Spencer with Wren, but she says that Wren could never stop seeing her as Alex so...

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Yup, she killed Wren and turned him into a necklace. Alex then leaves to get ready for Ezria's wedding. After Alex sees Aria in her wedding dress, she tells the Liars, "I'm so happy to be here with all of you" and she totally fools them all. Pam comes in with one of Emison's twins and Alex asks if she can hold her. Taking her to the side, she says, "I knew Wren would make pretty babies." Did anyone see that coming?! Later, Ezra sends Aria a text telling her that he isn't coming to their wedding. Aria is devastated and thinks it's because she didn't tell him that she wasn't able to have kids.

Back at the bunker, Mary Drake tells Spencer Alex's story.

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Dr. Cochrane arranged for her adoption in exchange for half the money. Alex went to live with a wealthy couple in London but when she was still young enough to forget them, her parents left her in an orphanage because she had problems. She ran away from the home on her tenth birthday. Mary didn't even know she was alive until she visited her a few weeks ago. Seeing how upset this is making Spencer, Mary Drake goes into her cell and hugs her. Once Mary Drake leaves, we see that Spencer has managed to steal a clip from her hair. Later, while using the clip to try and escape, Spencer hears a noise coming from another cell. It's Ezra. Alex kidnapped him after he had pressed her with questions.

Alex returns to the bunker and tells Spencer about her relationship with Charlotte.

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Charlotte flew to England to meet Alex and from the moment they saw each other, they couldn't stop talking -- they felt like they'd known each other their entire lives. It was on the plane that Charlotte also met Archer. Alex said that her, Wren, Charlotte, and Archer were inseparable, but Charlotte couldn't let go of the A game so she left London and returned to Rosewood. That was the last time Alex saw Charlotte. Spencer realizes that she's still alive because she's Alex's sister but since Ezra isn't family, Alex is going to kill him.

People in Rosewood start to get suspicious.

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After talking to Alex (who is pretending to be Spencer), Jenna literally smells a rat so she phones Toby to tell him that she doesn't think "Spencer is Spencer." Meanwhile, the Liars realize that Ezra leaving Aria doesn't make any sense. He didn't take a bag, he booked a romantic hot air balloon ride to kick off their honeymoon, and when they enlist the help of Caleb, they find out that since he sent Aria that text, he hasn't spent any money and his car is still parked at The Radley. Toby then arrives and tells the Liars that he thinks Spencer has a twin. Across town, Mona is listening in on their conversation so she phones Alex and tells her that it's time to move on to Plan B.

Alex decides that it's time to kill both Ezra and Spencer, and she gets rids of every obstacle in her way...

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Including Mary Drake who tries to talk some sense into her. When Alex arrives at Spencer and Ezra's cells, however, she finds that they have escaped. Meanwhile, Mona meets with the Liars and tells them that she has been playing the game to try and beat A.D. She has found out the location of Alex's bunker and they leave to save Spencer and Ezra.

Spencer and Ezra manage to make it outside but then they realize that they are actually trapped underground!

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Before they can find a way out, Alex catches up with them. She knocks Ezra out cold and she and Spencer start to fight. The Liars then arrive along with Caleb and Toby who has a gun. He points it at Spencer and Alex as they argue over who the real Spencer is. Toby grabs Alex and asks her to tell him her favorite poem from the book she gave him in the 7A finale. When Alex can't answer and Spencer gives him the right one, everyone knows who the real Spencer is. A cop arrives and takes Alex away after Mona calls 911.

Ezria finally get married and it is absolutely beautiful.

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The Liars all get their happily ever afters. Spoby are back together, Emison have the perfect family, Ezria are going to meet with an adoption agency after their honeymoon, and Hanna...is pregnant! Even though Aria is only leaving for three weeks, they all start tearing up. Alison says, "For some reason, this feels like the end of something" and we're gone too.

But it doesn't look like it's the end for Mona.

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She is now living in Paris where she has trapped Alex and Mary in her very own dollhouse. Mona kisses the same guy who arrested Alex so it looks like she was planning to take over the game all along. Back in Rosewood, Addison's clique wake up in a barn to find Addison and another girl missing. The girl returns to say that Addison is gone, that she has looked everywhere for her, and that she thinks she heard her scream... Déjà vu, anyone?

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