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The following is a list of episodes of the ABC Family Series, The Fosters. The series first aired on ABC Family on June 3, 2013. On October 11, 2013 ABC Family renewed The Fosters for a second season which aired on June 16, 2014.[1]

Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD release date
Series Premiere Season Finale Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1        21      June 3, 2013 March 24, 2014 TBA TBA TBA
2       TBA      June 16, 2014 March 2015 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
3       TBA      2015 2016 TBA TBA TBA


Season 1 (2013- 2014)Edit

Series # Episode # Title Original Air Date U.S. viewers
1           1 "Pilot"
June 3, 2013
Lena meets troubled teen Callie and asks her to temporarily move in with her family in the series premiere of this drama about a lesbian couple heading up a multiethnic family comprised of a biological son and a few adopted children.
2 2 "Consequently" June 10, 2013 1.70
Lena and Stef decide to let Brandon off the hook for running off with Callie to rescue Jude, but Mike disagrees and tensions flare. Brandon ends up grounded, but he makes plans to sneak away to see Talya while her parents are out of town. Jesus stops taking his medication to cover for his twin sister, Mariana and the pills she stole, but he becomes easily agitated and gets into a fight with another kid at school. When a student is discovered with the pills, Callie becomes an instant suspect, and Mariana struggles with her mounting guilt over letting someone else take the fall for her actions. Meanwhile, a secret romance blossoms between Jesus and Mariana's best friend, Lexi. The Fosters make arrangements at home to ensure that Callie and Jude are more comfortable, but sharing their space may prove difficult for the Foster teens.
3 3 "Hostile Acts" June 17, 2013 1.25
The Fosters cope with a crowded house but when Mike suggests that Brandon come live with him, Stef argues that it’s not Brandon’s decision, resulting in a heated argument with her son. Meanwhile, Lexi and Jesus resolve to end their budding relationship but find that their attraction to one another may be too hard to resist. Callie openly disapproves of Mariana letting Jesus take the fall for stealing his pills but when Timothy, Callie’s teacher, gives her an assignment to write about guilt in a journal, it drudges up her own dark secrets and a mysterious name from her past.
4 4 "Quinceanera" June 24, 2013 1.89
Lena wants to throw Mariana the perfect Quinces party, while Stef balks at the cost of the event. Prompted by her moms, Mariana invites Callie to be in her court and Callie awkwardly accepts. Meanwhile, Lexi tells Jesus she doesn’t want to sneak around behind Mariana’s back anymore, but they’re finding it hard to keep their hands off one another. Stef notices tension between Brandon and Talya over Callie and reminds Brandon that it’s against the rules for foster siblings to have romantic relationships. Brandon brushes her off, but when Talya drops her friendly act and warns Callie against getting too close to her boyfriend, it might be the last straw for him. Lena’s mother Dana arrives in town for the Quinceanera and the friction between mother and daughter is palpable. Mariana stumbles upon some news that could completely ruin her special day.
5 5 "The Morning After" July 1, 2013 1.78
When things between Jesus and Lexi get hot and heavy, they are forced to face the possible consequences of their actions, Stef and lena get involved. Meanwhile, Callie gets closer to Wyatt but Brandon has serious reservations about Callie dating a “bad boy.” Stef and Lena learn that two of their close friends, Kelly and Jenna, are having major relationship trouble and it causes them to look at the lack of romance in their own lives. Kelly and Jenna’s hip and educated son, Garret, catches Mariana’s eye and she becomes desperate to fit in with his cool, edgy crowd. Meanwhile Jude is bullied at school for being different.
6 6 "Saturday" July 8, 2013 1.77
The Fosters invite Ernesto and Sofia Rivera to dinner, and Stef worries that they will subjugate Jesus to views that disapprove of his non-traditional family. To make matters worse, Stef’s conservative father, Frank, shows up and the family dinner threatens to turn into an all-out moral debate. Stef's actions from getting involved for the couples are revealed to lena. Meanwhile, Callie attends a group therapy session for foster children and meets someone with a connection to her past – a past that will come back to haunt her. Wyatt holds a destructive party at his childhood home, which is under foreclosure, and Callie realizes he’s much more hurt than he lets on. Mariana tags along with Callie to the party and from their things get worse. Mike shows up late to take Brandon to an important audition with a renowned piano teacher.
7 7 "The Fallout" July 15, 2013 1.79
Feeling betrayed and angry, Jesus and Mariana get into a major fight. When Lexi’s parents take measures to keep her away from Jesus, Lexi makes a desperate decision, which could have serious and lasting consequences for her and her family. Meanwhile, Lena urges Callie to participate during her weekly group therapy sessions. Callie is conflicted but she opens up to Brandon, who supports her as she confronts a painful memory from her past. Jude hopes to impress his new friend Connor, who comes over to work on a school project.
8 8 "Clean" July 15, 2013 1.89
A visit from Lena’s beautiful and sophisticated ex-girlfriend reveals a secret yearning Lena has hidden from Stef for the past ten years. Meanwhile, Brandon struggles to please his demanding new piano teacher and rebuffs an offer from Talya to reconnect. When an embarrassing video of Talya circulates around the school, Callie lends her support and urges Brandon cut her some slack. Mike’s drinking and Stef’s mounting concern do not go unnoticed at the precinct. Mariana and Jesus go to tell Ana to leave Mariana alone. The encounter with his birth mom and her desperate situation drive Jesus to take matters into his own hands, a move that could have dire consequences for the whole family.
9 9 "Vigil" July 29, 2013 1.87
While Lena tries to process the extent of Mariana and Jesus’ lies, Stef and Mike head to Ana’s to try and find Jesus. What they encounter lands someone in the hospital and changes the Foster family forever. While the family waits anxiously for news, tensions rise over the secrets the kids kept from Stef and Lena and even Brandon realizes he’s to blame for covering for the twins. Callie has a heart-to-heart with Brandon to help him understand the perspective of a foster child and Brandon learns how Callie’s mother died. Wyatt calls out Callie on her growing bond with Brandon but Callie is all too familiar with the damage that could result from this kind of relationship.

10 10 "I Do" August 5, 2013 2.07

Stef and Lena try to maintain calm when their parents descend on the Foster house for a very special celebration. Lena’s dad, Stewart , has agreed to officiate the ceremony while her mother Dana, and Stef’s colorful, talkative mom Sharon, attempt to keep things civil while disagreeing on floral arrangements. Sharon tries to strong-arm Frank, into attending. Stef avoids telling Lena she plans to return to work as soon as she is cleared. Meanwhile, when Callie’s case against Liam, boils down to her word against his, she must decide whether or not to lie in order to get some justice out of the situation. Callie and Jude get some news they’ve been hoping for, but Callie makes an emotional slip that could destroy any chance they finally have at happiness.

11 11 "The Honeymoon" January 13, 2014 1.91
After running away, things go from bad to worse for Callie, who will struggle to survive. She meets up with some hookers. How far is she willing to go to get by? Brandon opens up to Talya about his feelings for her. Stef's mom buys Stef and Lena a new bed. Mike and Stef must deal with the aftermath of the shooting. They no longer become partners. Lena struggles with Stef returning to work.
12 12 "House and Home" January 20, 2014 2.14
Callie has a new mentor and she goes to court. Mariana finds herself flustered when a senior asks her to join the crew of the school play. Jesus meets a new girl.
13 13 "Things Unsaid" January 27, 2014 1.87
Callie’s probation officer learns of Callie and Brandon’s relationship, it poses serious consequences for both teens. Stef and Lena are forced to take more severe measures to keep them apart. Meanwhile, Stef returns to work, leaving Lena riddled with anxiety. Jesus bonds with his wrestling team but Lena’s reaction to a hazing tradition threatens to shake the hard-earned respect of his teammates. Kelsey’s jealousy over Mariana’s growing attraction to Chase leads Kelsey to expose some nasty secrets from Mariana’s past. Fearing Callie’s actions will get them both sent away from the Fosters’ home, Jude makes preparations.
14 14 "Family Day" February 3, 2014 1.79
There are possibilities of someone being pregnant.
15 15 "Padre" February 10, 2014 1.83
Someone has died. This leads Callie and Jude to evoke about their mother's death. The death aids Callie to make an important decision about her future. Emma meets Jesus' family. They try to deny their feelings for each other.
16 16 "Us Against The World" February 17, 2014 1.68
Brandon learns Mike has a new girlfriend, Dani. Stef must testify about the shooting.
17 17 "Kids in the Hall" February 24, 2014 1.48
Mariana is worried about Jesus is acting around Emma.
18 18 "Escapes and Reversals" March 3, 2014 1.51
Brandon involves himself in illegal activities.
19 19 "Don't Let Go" March 10, 2014 1.20
Zac's mom invites Mariana for dinner. Jesus struggles in school as he is off his medication. Callie meets up with her dad; she's confused, and unsure how Jude will feel about meeting his dad again. A good friend helps Stef and Lena come to a major decision.
20 20 "Metropolis" March 17, 2014 1.20
Mariana and Jesus worry about dates as the Winter Ball approaches. Zac's mother visits Lena. Wyatt returns and reunites with Callie. Brandon struggles with his relationship with Callie.
21 21 "Adoption Day" March 24, 2014 1.29
Stef and Mike deal with the fallout from a shocking revelation. Brandon makes another bad decision.

Season 2 (2014- 2015)Edit

Series # Episode # Title Original Air Date U.S. viewers
22 1 "Things Unknown" June 16, 2014 1.47
It's a big day for Callie as her future with the Fosters hinges on the revelation that Donald is not her birth father. What happens next could threaten to separate Callie and Jude once again. Brandon struggles to recover and come to terms with his guilt over sleeping with Dani, and big questions still remain about what Mike was up to the night Ana disappeared. Meanwhile, Jesus and Emma's relationship impacts Emma's standing with her teammates, which causes tension between them. Mariana has made a big change, much to Stef's dismay.
23 2 "Take Me Out" June 23, 2014 1.45
Brandon contemplates a big decision that could either restore or destroy his dream of playing piano, but Stef and Lena find themselves on opposite ends of the debate. The Foster siblings plot to cheer Brandon up by taking him out to see a band and he butts heads with the sexy lead singer Lou. Meanwhile, Stef confronts Mike about his whereabouts the night Ana disappeared. A mysterious stranger keeps tabs on Callie, and Callie is faced with a choice that could further complicate her life. An encounter with Connor's dad creates a rift in Jude and Connor's friendship. And Jesus begins to feel threatened by Emma's independent spirit.
24 3 "Play" June 30, 2014 1.37
Stef and Lena go on a babymoon, leaving Brandon and Callie in charge of the house. Brandon's bandmates pressure him into having a few friends over to hear their new sound, but when Mariana and Jesus find out, the night turns into an all-out rager. Determined to follow Stef and Lena's rules, Callie tries to police the party but fails miserably. Jude finds himself in an awkward game of spin the bottle. Meanwhile, Lena tries to reconnect with Stef, who is finding it hard to relax on their weekend getaway.
25 4 "Say Something" July 7, 2014 1.42
Callie makes an important decision to address the hold-up in her adoption face on, but Jude may be more affected by her choice than he lets show. Things heat up between Callie and Wyatt, but Callie realizes she may not be emotionally ready to take the next step. Lena vies for the Principal's job at Anchor Beach, which causes some friction in her already rocky relationship with Timothy. When the dance team holds auditions for a new member, Mariana questions why she was chosen to join the team, and she doesn't like the answer.
26 5 "Truth Be Told" July 14, 2014 1.61
Callie frets about the anxiety her recent decisions have caused Jude. Emma second-guesses her breakup with Jesus, putting him in an awkward position with a new love interest and with Mariana, who becomes unwillingly involved in his dilemma. Stef struggles with her suspicions about Mike and debates moving forward with her investigation into Ana's disappearance. When Brandon's bandmates take him on a hike for some "special" inspiration, Brandon opens up to an unexpected confidant about his past transgressions. And Callie's emotions get the better of her when things get hot and heavy with Wyatt.
27 6 "Mother" July 21, 2014 1.51
Tragedy strikes the Fosters and they must look to each other for strength. Stef confronts Mike about Ana, and he comes clean about why he was at the halfway house the night of Ana's disappearance. Meanwhile, Wyatt seeks relationship advice from a very uncomfortable Brandon, and Mariana is still furious with Jesus for putting her in the middle of his girl problems.
28 7 "The Longest Day" July 28, 2014 1.44
Lena supports Brandon as he unloads a long-held secret that could tear his family apart. Callie brings Jude for a visit with the Quinn family in the hopes that Jude will no longer feel so threatened by this other side of Callie's life. Meanwhile, Jesus is torn between feelings of guilt over his failed relationship with Emma and pressure to prove his loyalty to Hayley. Mariana's dance team prepares for an upcoming competition, and her insecurities threaten to get the best of her.
29 8 "Girls Reunited" August 4, 2014 1.38
Callie pays a visit to Girls United to pitch in for Community Day and is surprised by new developments at her former foster group home. Paranoid neighbors are putting pressure on the home's landlord to kick the girls out, and a  resident has secrets that could jeopardize the safety of the entire group. Meanwhile, Mariana and Jesus have a double dinner date with Hayley and Mat. And Stef receives a concerning letter from Ana. During the night, Girls United is set on fire. Becka was found unconscious in the basement which is where the fire started. She was taken out by Rita and Callie. It is suspected that she took Cole/Devani's drugs and then set the house on fire. Becka was previously seen lighting a match and holding tweezers.
30 9 "Leaky Faucets" August 11, 2014 1.35
The Foster kids attend a Mexican street festival, but the fun day takes a turn when emotions flare up. With help from Wyatt, Callie works to overcome her recent bout of panic attacks by learning to trust her instincts, but an encounter with someone from the past threatens to violently derail her progress. Mat surprises Mariana with a date at the festival and is confused when Mariana seems offended. Jesus tries to impress Hayley but she wants him to prove he's with her for more than just sex. Meanwhile, Mike and Ana make plans to right past wrongs. 
31 10 "Someone's Little Sister" August 18, 2014 1.48
In an effort to help Rita with a dilemma involving Girls United, Callie calls in a favor from her wealthy biological father, Robert Quinn. But an unexpected betrayal threatens to derail the new bond she's forging with the Quinns. Meanwhile, the pressure Connor faces from his father to end his friendship with Jude intensifies and leads Lena to make a life-changing decision. The tension mounts between Brandon and Lou, despite their bandmate Mat's warnings against drama. And a visit with someone from his past makes Jesus see his relationship with Hayley in a whole new light.
32 11 "Christmas Past" December 8, 2014 1.93
As Callie and Jude spend their first Christmas with the Fosters, Callie feels the sting of still being an official foster kid while Jude’s guilt over having been adopted has him overcompensating. Stef feels that Grandma Sharon’s gift giving is excessive, especially when she learns where the money is coming from. Lena must face her own bias against another family member. Meanwhile, Jesus enters the neighborhood house decorating competition and is accused of cheating by his neighbor Mr. Nesbit.

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