Official Recap: 24 Super Intense Things We Learned In S5E4 Of Switched At Birth

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1. Emmett asks Bay if he can photograph her giving him a tattoo for a class project.

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Bay is worried about what Noelle would say, but she agrees to think about it.

2. Daphne and Sharee discover that some students put cotton balls on the lawn in front of the Black Student Union.

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Sharee tells her that it's a reminder of slavery. Daphne alerts Professor Marillo.

3. A colleague asks Kathryn to wear a short dress in order to seal a deal with a new donor.

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Kathryn is extremely shocked.

4. Travis is training hard to ensure he'll be back in top form for regionals.

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And because he is so stressed about falling behind, Bay decides not to tell him about doing Emmett's tattoo.

5. John breaks the news to Travis that Chris is going to be the new starting pitcher.

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Travis is furious.

6. Iris tells Daphne what happened to the students who put the cotton balls on the lawn in front of the BSU.

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They were only suspended for three days and Daphne is disgusted at how lightly they were let off.

7. Iris plans on camping in front of the BSU and refusing to eat until the students get expelled.

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Daphne tries to tell her that there are other ways of fighting that won't jeopardize her health, but Iris insists that hunger striking is the only way to make a difference.

8. Daphne confronts Professor Marillo about the punishment the students received.

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Professor Marillo tells Daphne that she is just as angry, but that her and Dean Peterson couldn't prove intent. Daphne tells her that something needs to happen fast as people are planning to hunger strike.

9. Iris is furious that Daphne told Professor Marillo about the hunger strike as now her dad is threatening to pull her from school.

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Daphne insists that she was only trying to help.

10. Daphne receives a threat.

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And John is determined to do whatever it takes to protect his daughter.

11. After numerous advances from the possible donor, Kathryn confronts him about what he really wants to seal the deal.

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Despite his advances, the donor acts shocked and leaves Kathryn without a deal.

12. Noelle agrees to let Bay use her shop to ink Emmett.

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And the sparks seem to fly between them.

13. Melody asks John to give Travis a chance to prove himself as a starter.

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After some persuasion, John eventually agrees to let Travis and Chris have a pitch-off.

14. Daphne tells Sharee that they caught the person who threatened her...

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But Sharee is not as happy about it as Daphne thought she would be.

15. After speaking with Sharee, Daphne tells Iris that she can never really know what it's like to be her, but that she wants to offer her support.

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Iris agrees to let Daphne sit with her in front of the BSU.

16. Travis and Emmett grow closer.

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Finally!

17. But then Travis spots Emmett's tattoo.

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Travis is furious and thinks that there must be something going on between Bay and Emmett.

18. After Travis and Chris' pitch-off, John decides that Chris should be the starter.

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Travis and Chris get into a fight and John sends Travis off the field.

19. Kathryn's colleague is furious that Kathryn lost the deal with the donor.

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But Kathryn is adamant that the donor crossed the line and that they shouldn't make deals with offensive people like him.

20. Noelle tells Bay that she did a good job with Emmett's tattoo.

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WOOOOOOOO!!!!!

21. But then Bay finds the design that she had shown Noelle earlier in one of Noelle's notebooks!

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WHAT?!

22. To make matters even worse, Travis arrives at the shop and confronts Bay about giving Emmett the tattoo.

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Bay tries to tell Travis that Emmett is just a friend, but Travis doesn't see it that way.

23. Bay asks Emmett if he was trying to get back together with her and when Emmett said that he didn't know, Bay told him:

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Does she really mean that?

24. Professor Marillo tells Iris that the school has no objection to their peaceful protest, but that they cannot camp out on the lawn at night.

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Iris refuses to move unless Professor Marillo can guarantee that the cotton ballers will be expelled. Things get heated and Sharee is forced off the lawn by security.

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