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The Fosters Season 1 Episodes

21 Episodes 2013 - 2014

The first season of this family drama focuses on the lives of domestic partners Stef Foster (Teri Polo) and Lena Adams (Sherri Saum) as they raise their unconventional family. Brandon (David Lambert), Stef's biological son from her marriage to Mike (Danny Nucci), finds himself in trouble while helping his younger siblings. Newly fostered Callie (Maia Mitchell) goes to extreme measures to protect her younger brother from an abusive father. Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) and Jesus (Jake T. Austin) are twins who were taken in and later adopted by Stef and Lena. Showing the complexities and difficulties of foster care, the show also demonstrates the positive effects of unconditional love.

Episode 1


Mon, Jun 3, 2013 42 mins

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.

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Episode 2


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 42 mins

Lena and Mike disagree about whether to punish Brandon. Elsewhere, Jesus tries to cover for Mariana and puts his health at risk in the process, while Callie gets blamed for Mariana's transgression; and Jesus and Lexi embark on a secret relationship.

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Episode 3

Hostile Acts

Mon, Jun 17, 2013 42 mins

Mike invites Brandon to move in with him, which leads to an argument between Stef and Brandon. Meanwhile, Mariana objects to Jesus dating Lexi; and Callie's journal assignment sparks memories of a dark secret from her past.

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Episode 4


Mon, Jun 24, 2013 42 mins

Lena wants Mariana's quinceañera to be perfect, but Mariana uncovers a secret that may ruin her day. Meanwhile, Lena's mom visits; and Stef reminds Brandon of the dating rules when she observes his and Talya's friction over Callie.

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Episode 5

The Morning After

Mon, Jul 1, 2013 42 mins

Passion takes Jesus and Lexi by surprise, and soon they realize there may be consequences. Meanwhile, Brandon objects to Callie's budding romance with Wyatt; Stef and Lena's friends hit a snag in their relationship; and school bullies target Jude.

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Episode 6


Mon, Jul 8, 2013 42 mins

Lexi's conservative parents join the Fosters for dinner, and Stef's traditional-minded dad drops by. Meanwhile, Callie attends a therapy group for foster kids; Wyatt throws a wild party at his childhood home; and Brandon has an important piano audition.

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Episode 7

The Fallout

Mon, Jul 15, 2013 42 mins

Tension between Jesus and Mariana erupts in a big feud. Meanwhile, Lexi's parents attempt to keep her away from Jesus; Callie tells Brandon about a difficult memory from her past; and Jude tries to impress a new friend from school.

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Episode 8


Mon, Jul 22, 2013 42 mins

Jesus meets his biological mom, but it doesn't go well. Elsewhere, Lena's worldly ex-girlfriend visits town; Stef worries about Mike's excessive drinking; Brandon struggles to impress his piano teacher; and Tayla finds herself in a mortifying situation.

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Episode 9


Mon, Jul 29, 2013 42 mins

A loved one lands in the hospital, and the extent of Mariana and Jesus' lies affect everyone. Meanwhile, Callie opens up to Brandon about her mom's death and her life as a foster child; and Wyatt warns Callie that she's growing too close to Brandon.

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Episode 10

I Do

Mon, Aug 5, 2013 42 mins

The family gather for Stef and Lena's wedding, which Lena's dad plans to officiate and Stef's dad plans to skip. Meanwhile, Callie's faced with a tough decision in her case against Liam; and Callie and Jude get some good news.

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Episode 11

The Honeymoon

Mon, Jan 13, 2014 42 mins

Jude and Brandon feel guilty about Callie running away, and other family members are confused about Callie's actions. Meanwhile, Mariana stumbles upon the real reason for Lexi's impending trip to Honduras.

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Episode 12

House and Home

Mon, Jan 20, 2014 42 mins

A stern foster-care worker supervises Callie. Meanwhile, Brandon searches for Callie after he confesses why she ran away; Mariana gets involved with the school play; and Jesus struggles with his new medication and tries out for the wrestling team.

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Episode 13

Things Unsaid

Mon, Jan 27, 2014 42 mins

Lena worries about Stef going back to work and Jesus undergoing hazing on the wrestling team. Meanwhile, Mariana and Kelsey put their friendship at risk because of a boy; and the threat of severe consequences doesn't keep Callie and Brandon apart.

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Episode 14

Family Day

Mon, Feb 3, 2014 42 mins

Callie visits the family and things get awkward between her and Brandon. Meanwhile, Rita informs Stef and Lena of Callie's plans; Jude has to decide if he wants to proceed with the adoption; and Lena wants Stef to make amends with Frank.

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Episode 15


Mon, Feb 10, 2014 42 mins

Painful memories haunt Callie and she reevaluates her life when she visits the Fosters' home for a family gathering. Meanwhile, Jesus gets close to a female teammate; and new developments in the shooting case worry Mike.

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Episode 16

Us Against the World

Mon, Feb 17, 2014 42 mins

Callie makes a bold change to better her future, while Brandon makes a transition that upsets her. Meanwhile, Stef faces an ethical dilemma when she testifies in Mike's case; Jude gets a cryptic message; and Mariana tries to make an impression on Chase.

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Episode 17

Kids in the Hall

Mon, Feb 24, 2014 42 mins

Callie's photography skills cause unintentional trouble for her pal. Meanwhile, Brandon has regrets about making a deal with a shady classmate; Mariana faces the fallout from a stunt she pulled; and Jesus and Emma have a tense wrestling match.

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Episode 18

Escape and Reversals

Mon, Mar 3, 2014 42 mins

Pressure to make a hard decision mounts for Jesus and causes him to get distracted while wrestling. Elsewhere, Callie wants to help Brandon, but doing so means hurting a friend; and Mariana realizes Zac's home life is difficult.

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Episode 19

Don't Let Go

Mon, Mar 10, 2014 42 mins

Callie feels conflicted after meeting with her dad, and she worries how this will affect Jude. Elsewhere, Jesus has a hard time at school without his ADHD medicine; Zac's mom extends a surprising invitation to Mariana; and Lena and Stef make a big decision after getting insight from a friend.

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Episode 20


Mon, Mar 17, 2014 42 mins

The Foster teens get ready for their school's winter ball. Meanwhile, Callie's old friend tries to reconcile with her; a past mistake haunts Brandon; Ana delivers some troubling news to Stef; and Zac's mother seeks a conversation with Lena.

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Episode 21

Adoption Day

Mon, Mar 24, 2014 42 mins

In the first-season finale, devastating news is revealed to the Fosters as Callie and Jude prepare for their adoption. Meanwhile, Mariana stands by a friend who faces a hard decision; Brandon makes another poor choice; and Jude is asked out on a date.

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