Pretty Dirty Secrets
|Pretty Dirty Secrets|
|Created by||I. Marlene King|
|Written by||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi|
|Directed by||Arthur Anderson|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||2–3 minutes|
|Original release||August 28 – October 16, 2012|
Pretty Dirty Secrets is an American mystery web series from the television series Pretty Little Liars. This series takes place between the events of the third season episodes, "The Lady Killer" and "This Is a Dark Ride". Set in a Rosewood's costume store as the residents of Rosewood prepared for Halloween.
The web series was written by Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi and directed by Arthur Anderson. Kyle Bown, the assistant to Pretty Little Liars showrunner I. Marlene King, and Kim Turrisi, who is not part of the writing staff, were hired to write the web series by ABC Family, however the crew behind Pretty Little Liars was also used with the web series. The web series introduced Aeriél Miranda as Shana in the television series. None of the series regulars from Pretty Little Liars appears in the web series.
The episodes would become available each Tuesday on ABC Family's website from August 28, 2012, after the summer finale of the third season, as a way to tide viewers over until the Halloween special. The eighth and final episode was released on October 16, 2012.
Cast and characters
Cast members from Pretty Little Liars appearing in the web series:
- Aeriél Miranda as Shana Fring (5 episodes)
- Vanessa Ray as CeCe Drake (2 episodes)
- Drew Van Acker as Jason DiLaurentis (2 episodes)
- Yani Gellman as Garrett Reynolds (1 episode)
- Brant Daugherty as Noel Kahn (1 episode)
- Brendan Robinson as Lucas Gottesman (1 episode)
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"A Reservation"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||August 28, 2012|
"A" leaves a message on The Rosewood Halloween Spectacular Store's answering machine about their reservation.Starring: Jennifer Cain as Voicemail Message
|2||"A Reunion"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||September 4, 2012|
CeCe and Jason have an argument about Alison at The Rosewood Halloween Spectacular Store while Shana listens to their conversation.Starring: Drew Van Acker as Jason DiLaurentis, Vanessa Ray as CeCe Drake and Aeriel Miranda as Shana Fring
|3||"A Voicemail"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||September 11, 2012|
As Mrs. Reynolds listens to her voicemail messages we learn that Garrett and Mrs. Reynolds are planning on leaving Rosewood and "A" leaves a creepy voicemail message.Starring: Yani Gellman as Garrett Reynolds (voiceover) and Jennifer Cain as Voicemail Message
|4||"I'm a Free Man"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||September 18, 2012|
While shopping at the Halloween Spectacular Store, Noel starts flirting with Shana. Noel and Garrett come face to face and start arguing about Jenna and how she chose Noel. Meanwhile, Shana overhears their conversation and calls someone. While Noel and Garrett are arguing, a mysterious woman wearing a costume comes out of the dressing room and stares at them. After Garrett leaves, Shana calls someone and suspiciously says, "You'll never guess what just went down in here".Starring: Brant Daugherty as Noel Kahn, Yani Gellman as Garrett Reynolds and Aeriel Miranda as Shana Fring
|5||"Trade Off"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||September 25, 2012|
Lucas comes into the Halloween Spectacular Store where he meets Shana who is reading one of his favorite comic books. Later, Lucas gets a mysterious phone call. Right after he gets off the phone, a mysterious person in a costume comes up behind him and whispers something in his ear before going into the dressing room. Lucas follows it inside where he is handed a piece of paper. After reading the note, he gives the costume person an envelope. Shana sees this and says to herself "never a dull moment".Starring: Brendan Robinson as Lucas Gottesman and Aeriel Miranda as Shana Fring
|6||"Association"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||October 2, 2012|
Shana scrolls through her phone and as she does we see many texts from a blocked ID. The blocked ID also calls Shana meaning that Shana is associated with someone. One of the calls received by the blocked ID was from New York.Starring: Aeriel Miranda as Shana Fring
|7||"Call Security"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||October 9, 2012|
"A" copies some of the security footage from the Halloween store onto a USB stick and watches the footage. The hooded figure pauses the video when someone wearing a red coat is shown walking. Then "A" deletes all the footage from the computer.Starring: Aeriel Miranda as Shana Fring, "A" and Jackson McQueen as security
|8||"The "A" Train"||Arthur Anderson||Kyle Bown & Kim Turrisi||October 16, 2012|
|"A" is studying the map for the Ghost Train Party, looking over their plan.|
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- "New Pretty Little Liars Web Series: Pretty Dirty Secrets". ABC Family. August 28, 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012.