Mind you, Franck wasn't willing to settle for the sort of half-hearted hand-drawn animation that you used to see on Saturday morning television back in the late 1970s / early 1980s. He wanted to do something richer, far more highly detailed.
As a longtime "Gilmore Girls" fan, I'm the first to admit that one of the reasons I loved "Bunheads" so much was because it felt like home. But when it was reported that the set had been torn down in early July, I knew my days in Paradise were numbered.
Ashley and Hanna are doing what they do best these days: looking at food, but not eating it while having tense conversations. Hanna tries to get her mom to spill about any non-seminar-y things she did while in New York, hoping she'd have receipts or something else to prove her innocence.
The fact that this episode included so many callbacks to Season 1 -- the exterior church funeral shots, the "I know you want to kiss me," etc. -- felt more Sisyphean than Easter egg-y. I'm really getting tired of going in circles here.
Spence rstorms out of the courtyard, grabs her sunglasses from her locker and then realizes she can't see straight -- not only because she's losing it. Etched in the lenses is, "You rat out T, I take down 1 of your 3 -A."
I can't tell if the writers intended for us to laugh at Aria's lack of self-awareness, but sadly, I think not. This might the most irresponsible approach "Pretty Little Liars" has ever taken with the whole Ezria relationship.