|Justify the Means|
|Season 2, Episode 19|
|First Aired||March 9, 2015|
"Now Hear This"
"Not That Kind of Girl"
Stef confides in Lena and Callie about a plan that will make it possible for the Adams Fosters to adopt Callie, but she's not being fully honest about some of the steps she's taken to put the plan in motion. In turn, Lena hasn't been completely truthful with Stef about her conflicting emotions over expanding their family. Meanwhile, Brandon has an opportunity to pursue his dream of being a classical musician, but it could come at a price. Jude breaks the rules in order to be with Connor and faces dire consequences.
- Teri Polo as Stef Adams Foster
- Sherri Saum as Lena Adams Foster
- Jake T. Austin as Jesus Adams Foster
- Maia Mitchell as Callie Jacob
- David Lambert as Brandon Foster
- Cierra Ramirez as Mariana Adams Foster
- Hayden Byerly as Jude Adams Foster
- Danny Nucci as Mike Foster
- Kerr Smith as Robert Quinn
- Alexandra Barreto as Ana Gutierrez
- Gavin MacIntosh as Connor Stevens
- Madison Pettis as Daria
- Izabela Vidovic as Taylor
- Amanda Leighton as Emma
- Samantha Logan as Tia Stephens
- Annika Marks as Monte Porter
- Jay Ali as Mr. Timothy
- Jordan Rodrigues as Mat Tan
- Ashley Argota as Lou Chan
- Michael Daniel Cassady as Eric Humble
- Matt Knudsen as Taylor's Dad
- Deborah Lacey as Marie
- Jack DePew as Jasper
- Dan Schoff as Judge Ringer
- Sonia Jackson as Substitute Teacher
- Allison Buczkowski as Ivy
- The episode title is referring to the dubious actions Stef takes in order for Stef and Lena to adopt Callie.
- Callie and Brandon find out about Jesus's interview with the scout about attending Flintwood on a wrestling scholarship.
- This episode was on the birthday of Cierra Ramirez.
- Main Article: Music Guide
- Shake Ya Body by Cut One & Meg Cotton (Callie and Emma along with the other girls dance Tia dance routine at the dance audition.)
- Travel With Me by Misun (Callie brushes her teeth when Brandon comes in to brush his, they talk about the band when Mariana and Jesus come to brush their teeth, Mariana stops Jude from coming in then updates the others on life.)
- Sit With Me Tonight by Garrison Starr (Stef and Lena have a heartfelt conversation about Marianna and the baby and about talking to each other before they tell others outside the family then share a kiss; Lena spots Timothy in his class.)
- Rolling by CALLmeKAT (Jude arrives to meet Connor, Daria & Taylor for there TPing rendezvous then they TP and string Brooklyn's house; Lena comes down stares and researches cribs online when she finds Stef's 'Robert' file.)
- Follow Me by RICTOR (Jude, Connor, Daria and Taylor "break into" Taylor's house then pass around a bottle of whiskey when Taylor's dad comes down the stairs and asks whose there, as they try to leave he shoots one of them.)