The Pretty Little Liars Finale Is Almost Here: Here's How the Cast Wants the Show to End
It's official: Pretty Little Liars is over. After seven seasons of laughing, crying, gasping, and basically going on a weekly emotional roller coaster with Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell, Troian Bellisario and Sasha Pieterse, we'll finally say goodbye to our beloved TV series Tuesday evening. We're not sure how we'll ever recover from this loss, but if there's one thing that will put us at ease, it's getting answers to some burning and long-standing questions that have persisted throughout the show.
The cast has been adamant about the fact that there will be no questions left unanswered by the very end and while we want to believe this, we're still nursing some emotional trauma from the gnarly cliff-hangers in the past. In other words, we're not holding our breath on that front. We'll believe it when we see it!
While we patiently wait for the finale to end all finales, we thought we'd share something that's sure to make you smile. At the very last PLL press day on the show's set in Los Angeles, Calif., we posed one question to several cast members: If you could write the end of the show, what would that look like for your character? Check out what the cast had to say, and don't forget to tune in for the final episode on Tuesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET on Freeform.
Lucy Hale on Aria Montgomery
"I definitely want to see her get married—that would be really sad if that didn’t work out after all. But, I don’t know specifically. There should be a definitive ending, but I would want to leave it open ended still, to where people can kind of decide for themselves. I just think her story should end not on a happy note—not happily ever after, that’s for sure. It would be too easy. And it wouldn’t be like our show to end that way."
Shay Mitchell on Emily Fields
"It would be that Emily goes off and moves back to Cali and no one bothers her. She keeps in contact with all the girls, finds the love of her life, has a couple kids and that’s it! I want her to train a future Olympian, because I think she’s going to be an awesome swim coach."
Ashley Benson on Hanna Marin
"Hanna would be a super successful fashion designer and Caleb would be a Mark Zuckerberg type. We’d just take over the world, basically."
Tyler Blackburn on Caleb Rivers
"I think obviously everything would be figured out and no one would be harmed, and then Hanna and Caleb could just go live on a yacht for a while in the South of France or something. Just escape, get married and have babies."
Keegan Allen on Toby Cavanaugh
"I would want it to be something very emotionally pleasing. Like, he has a lake house and a golden retriever and a white picket fence. I want him the have a warm cup of soup at the end of the day by a fire—I like that kind of life for him. I feel like that’s the life that he would truly want. I would also hope that he was with Spencer. I think all the fans would wish for that, too."
Janel Parrish on Mona Vanderwaal
"I would have Mona be the hero. I think she’s been the villain so many times and she’s been trying very hard to come to the girls’ rescue and prove herself and kind of be included in their inner circle again. If I could write the ending, I would have her kind of be the hero and show everyone, see, I told you! I’ve had your back this whole time and I’m smarter than all of you and you can’t do it without me!"
Ian Harding on Ezra Fitz
"It would end like Titanic, except instead of sinking into the ocean, we explode in a flurry of gold and magic as opposed to us all freezing to death in the mid-Atlantic. Kidding!"