An unexpected engagement and quickly planned wedding arouses suspicions. Sutton wants Emma to show Kristin what they found in Rebecca's home.
Ethan avoids Emma as she seeks to learn what really happened on the reservation. Thayer begins to doubt Alec's alibi. Kristin grows suspicious of Ted's story about Justin's mother.
Ethan's friends attempt to prove his innocence after he is arrested for murder.
Sutton encourages Ethan to bond with his estranged father, while Emma works to prove his innocence. Rebecca offers Laurel the chance to produce a music demo.
Family tensions arise when Ethan travels to his father's home to hide from the police. Emma must lie in the aftermath of Ethan's crime.
Ethan gets into trouble when he seeks information about a tattoo. Laurel ignores her parents' wishes and continues to see Justin.
Emma is left outside looking in on the night of the county club's ball.
Ethan, Emma, and Thayer follow a lead to Suttons dispearance. Meanwhile Laurel wows a crowds at a charity benefit.
With Sutton still missing, Emma feels on the edge. Then a note comes for Emma via Suttons signature making her feel more so. Emma (as Sutton) goes accepts invite to The Univerty of Texas tennis program, much to Teds surprise. Emma feels like Sutton maybe gone for good. Meanwhile Phyllis (Chars mom) has a drinking episode.moreless
It's been one hard night for Emma and Ethan, and things get harder when they find out that Sutton disappeared right after the fight and that one of the Mercers cars is missing. The police find the car at the bottom of the lake. Meanwhile Rebacca "Annie" is back in the city and Char is the only one that seems happy about it.moreless