After living in Iceland in the year following her friend's disappearance, Aria Montgomery returned to Rosewood in the series premiere.

She's no longer tight with her old friends, but A's mysterious messages bring them together again. Aria's family also has many secrets of its own, as she's close to her mother, but her father had an affair that Aria knows all about.

Within the first few minutes of viewers meeting Aria, she's making out with an older man that turns out to be her high school teacher. Nice!

Aria Montgomery Quotes

Aria: Have you found a way to forget?!?
Spencer: Aria, it was an accident.

Emily: We all know she's dead, right?
Aria: Right. I just never heard anyone say it.

Pretty Little Liars Quotes

You know, Emily, sometimes you poke the bear, and other times the bear pokes. *sigh* It's from a movie.

Hanna

You think the truth is this big shiny disco ball of purity then go ahead and try it. See what it gets you. Telling the truth to the wrong person at the wrong time is how I ended up where I did. Take it from me you're always better off with a really good lie.

Alison