Rank #1: s01e05 “The Patchwork Girl”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 5 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. JT is finally broken by the baffling timeline. Marco suspects rewrites or an odd edit. As for the show, Ali meets up with her sorta doppelgänger and tries to win her trust. Mona eats peanut brittle with some old janitor before verbally devastating Booker. The other three Perfectionists hatch the dumbest scheme ever to get off the show. Zoe remains the best new character.
Rank #2: s01e04 “The Ghost Sonata”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 4 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Ali signs away her marriage, drinks some wine, and goes looking for the Emerald City. Mona’s got a hot date with Bad Bishop, but Roy Hogadorn may have other plans. The Perfectionists start sharing some secrets and it DOES NOT go like Ali promised it would.
Rank #3: s01e06 “Lost and Found”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 6 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Ali is helping out with the fashion show this week, because sure. Mona discover’s a secret computer in Taylor’s RV and digs deeper into BeaconGuard. Caitlin is in the hospital having boring drama after getting run over, and Dylan and Ava are off being scamps and getting chased through the sewer by a Pig-Man. Oh, and Mason’s innocent. Wow, shocker.
Rank #4: s01e03 “…If One of Them Is Dead”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 3 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Alison DiLaurentis has clearly taken the reigns now. This is her show, and she has all the carefully crafted shots reflected in mirrors to prove it. The other Perfectionists are having a very special episode about learning to trust each other and be friends. Claire Hotchkiss and Dana Booker are shaking down the kids to see which one cracks first. And Mona might not be real, but is definitely banging Taylor Hotchkiss.
Rank #5: s01e02 “Sex, Lies, and Alibis”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 2 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Claire Hotchkiss is drinking in the dark but otherwise very chill for losing her only remaining offspring. Mona is writing crazy equations on the wall. Ava is suddenly super grief-stricken and a pill to be around. Dylan and Caitlin are there. Ali meets the Tanner 2.0 and decides she’s done being New Ali.
Rank #6: s01e01 “Pilot”
Recapping Season 1, Episode 1 of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. Ali went out for a pack of smokes, then she went to Oregon to be a T.A. Mona has recruited Ali into a high-tech paranoia potboiler as part of the latest game she’s designing. Then there’s the new kids. Nolan Hotchkiss f&$%s. Caitlin’s a senator’s daughter. Ava Jalali is an anagram for Olivia Jade. Dylan plays pop hits on the cello. INTRIGUE!
Rank #7: The PLLerfectionists Preview Pod - March 2019
We’re almost to the Pilot! Join the Bros on their last preview pod before Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists finally drops on March 20th. James and Marco talk about the marketing blitz for the show: the trailers, the Instagram ads, the weird poster, Ostinato, etc. Then we delve into the final third of The Good Girls, Sara Shepard’s sequel to The Perfectionists. SPOILER ALERT, as always!
Rank #8: The PLLerfectionists Preview Pod - February 2019
It’s getting juicy, guys and gals. We might be days—days!—away from a Perfectionists airdate reveal. Shooting has wrapped. There’s a weird logo teaser. Lucy is filming Paradise Island or maybe just vacationing with Ryan Hansen & crew. We’re soaking in Act II of The Good Girl, where relationships are being tested, Julie is losing her grip, and Parker has more motive to kill than ever before. Pop a Four Loko and join Marco and Benji for some intrigue.
Rank #9: The PLLerfectionists Preview Pod - January 2019
This month on the podcast: Marco and Benji provide some half-assed production updates for The Perfectionists before jumping into a discussion of chapters 1-10 of The Good Girls by Sara Shepard. New theories arise as the conflict resets for the second book in the two-part series. RIP Leslie the evil stepmom?
Rank #10: The PLLerfectionists Preview Pod - December 2018
The guys are back to talk the latest updates on the production of The PLLerfectionists before diving into the last third of the novel. Spoiler Alert for the book, obviously. Then at the end of the pod, we also spoil the hell out of Lifetime’s You, and debate whose book we’d rather read: Beck’s, or Aria and Ezra’s?