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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S1 E1

This Is Not a Pipe

S1 E2

American Gothic

S1 E3

Portrait of My Father

S1 E4

Dance Amongst Daggers

S1 E5

Dogs Playing Poker

S1 E6

The Persistence of Memory

S1 E7

The Stag Hunt

S1 E8

Pandora's Box

S1 E9

Paradise Lost

S1 E10

The Homecoming

S1 E11

Starry Night

S1 E12

The Tempest

S1 E13

Self Portrait With Bandaged Ear

S1 E14

Les Soeurs D'estrees

S1 E15

Expulsion From the Garden of Eden

S1 E16

Las Dos Fridas

S1 E17

Protect Me From What I Want

S1 E18

The Art of Painting

S1 E19

Write a Lonely Soldier

S1 E20

Game On

S1 E21

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters

S1 E22

Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time

S1 E23

This Is the Color of My Dreams

S1 E24

The Intruder

S1 E25

The Shock of Being Seen

S1 E26

Tree of Forgiveness

S1 E27

The Declaration of Independence

S1 E28

We Are the Kraken of Our Own Sinking Ships

S1 E29

The Trial

S1 E30

Street Noises Invade The House

S2 E1

The Door To Freedom

S2 E2

The Awakening Conscience

S2 E3

Duel Between Two Women

S2 E4

Dressing For The Charade

S2 E5

The Acquired Inability To Escape

S2 E6

Human/Need/Desire

S2 E7

Drive in the Knife

S2 E8

Tight Rope Walker

S2 E9

Uprising

S2 E10

Introducing the Miracle

S2 E11

Mother and Child Divided

S2 E12

Distorted House

S2 E13

The Good Samaritan

S2 E14

He Did What He Wanted

S2 E15

Ecce Mono

S2 E16

The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living

S2 E17

Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger

S2 E18

As the Shadows Deepen

S2 E19

What Goes Up Must Come Down

S2 E20

The Merrymakers

S2 E21

Departure of Summer

S3 E1

Drowning Girl

S3 E2

Your Body is a Battleground

S3 E3

Fountain

S3 E4

It Hurts to Wait With Love If Love Is Somewhere Else

S3 E5

Have You Really the Courage?

S3 E6

The Scream

S3 E7

Memory Is Your Image of Perfection

S3 E8

Dance Me to the End of Love

S3 E9

The Past (Forgotten-Swallowed)

S3 E10

The Ambush

S3 E11

Love Seduces Innocence, Pleasure Entraps, and Remorse Follows

S3 E12

Love Among Ruins

S3 E13

Like a Snowball Down a Mountain

S3 E14

Oh, Future!

S3 E15

And We Bring the Light

S3 E16

The Image Disappears

S3 E17

Girl with the Death Mask (She Plays Alone)

S3 E18

It Isn't What You Think

S3 E19

You Will Not Escape

S3 E20

Girl on the Cliff

S3 E21

And Life Begins Right Away

S3 E22

Yuletide Fortune Tellers

S4 E1

And It Cannot Be Changed

S4 E2

Bracing the Waves

S4 E3

I Lock the Door Upon Myself

S4 E4

We Were So Close That Nothing Used to Stand Between Us

S4 E5

At the First Clear Word

S4 E6

Black and Gray

S4 E7

Fog and Storm and Rain

S4 E8

Art Like Love Is Dedication

S4 E9

Player's Choice

S4 E10

There Is My Heart

S4 E11

To Repel Ghosts

S4 E12

How Does a Girl Like You Get to Be a Girl Like You

S4 E13

Between Hope and Fear

S4 E14

We Mourn, We Weep, We Love Again

S4 E15

Instead of Damning the Darkness, It's Better to Light a Little Lantern

S4 E16

Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows

S4 E17

To the Victor Belong the Spoils

S4 E18

The Accommodations of Desire

S4 E19

A Mad Tea Party

S4 E20

And Always Searching for Beauty

S5 E1

The Call

S5 E2

This Has to Do With Me

S5 E3

Surprise

S5 E4

Relation of Lines and Colors

S5 E5

Occupy Truth

S5 E6

Four Ages In Life

S5 E7

Memory (The Heart)

S5 E8

Left In Charge

S5 E9

The Wolf Is Waiting

S5 E10

Long Live Love

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