‘Pretty Little Liars’ ‘A’ Theory: Everything Thing We Know From Season 5 Plus 8 Possible Suspects

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The mysterious identity of "Pretty Little Liars" omnipresent villain "A" is set to be revealed in the Season 5 finale episode premiering on ABC Family on March 24. But until then we have nothing to do but wait and speculate, check out what we know and who are our top 8 possible suspects for "Uber A!" ABC Family

Fans of “Pretty Little Liars” have literally broken out into a frenzy after show runner Marlene King confirmed that the identity of the series’ omnipresent villain “A” will be revealed in the Season 5 finale. The episode which is set to air on March 24, will be titled “Welcome to the Dollhouse” and will reportedly unmask Uber “A” who has been wreaking havoc in Rosewood for the past five seasons. Despite the former “A” reveals of Mona, Toby, Spencer, Ezra, Alison, and of course we can’t forget the “A team,” King confirms that the finale reveal will expose Big “A” who is only “one person.” She also clarified that Big “A” stole the “A” game from Mona and that we will see “A” without their hoodie in the March 24 episode. So while the anticipation builds there is only one thing to do, speculate on just who will be unmasked in the episode.

First things first, here’s what we know so far. The series has confirmed that while after 120 long episodes the audience will finally discover the series biggest secret, the on screen characters will not. That’s right, even though we will ultimately know who “A” is, the Liars will still be kept in the dark, for a certain amount of time, at least. While the identity of “A” will finally be revealed, new spoiler reports claim that the series will not provide any explanation as to the character’s motivation to torment the Liars.

The reveal will occur in the highly anticipated Season 5 finale, but the explanation and insane puzzle pieces that make up Rosewood will not be put together till the show’s return for Season 6. Fans, though knowing the identity, will most likely come to learn the full story of “A” as the Liars continue to search for answers. And though this type of reveal without any motivation explanation is certainly frustrating for viewers, “Pretty Little Liars” is still a thriller at heart, therefore the series has to maintain a certain amount of mystery.  The next thing we know for sure is that the “A” reveal will help fans understand Alison’s role in the whole “A” game. The first half of Season 5 seemed to clearly indicate Alison as Mona’s murderer, however after Mike’s admission of truth, Ali is definitely not guilty. After the reveal of “A” will most likely be a huge character development piece for Alison, who has been the center of the “A” drama for the start.

The last but certainly not the least thing we know about the reveal of Big “A” is that this person was seen by the audience in both the pilot episode of “Pretty Little Liars” and the Season 3 premiere episode. This is a big deal considering the list of characters that appeared in both of these episodes is relatively small; it includes all 4 of the Liars, including Spencer, Emily, Aria, and Hanna Alison Toby, Mona, Pam Fields, Ella Montgomery, Ashley Marin, Wren and Ezra. This is not an inclusive list and with Mona dead, it becomes even more narrowed. There are of course theories that one of the Liar’s parents is “A,” but why they really endanger the lives of the children for years and never get caught. Eliminating Pam, Ella, Ashley and Mona, narrows this list even more so and leaves us with possibilities (excluding Wren) that will really hit close to home. Uber “A” could be one of the Liars, Alison Toby, Ezra, Caleb or Wren and all of those possibilities are truly terrifying! 

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Donovan Longo

Donovan Longo, staff reporter, joined the Latin Times team in February 2013 and has quickly become our resident pop culture expert. As a native New Yorker and Fordham University alumni, Donovan has always had her finger on the cultural pulse and is here to get you in the know.  As a follower of Donovan’s writing you will undoubtedly win a game of thrones, survive a zombie apocalypse, fall in love with a vampire and outsmart the CIA.