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The Secret Life of the American Teenager Season 1 Episodes

23 Episodes 2008 - 2009

High-school student Amy Juergens (Shailene Woodley) finds herself unexpectedly pregnant after a band-camp fling with Ricky Underwood (Daren Kagasoff) in the first season of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Amy turns to her friends Lauren and Madison for support before telling her parents (Molly Ringwald and Mark Derwin), while also catching the eye of rich boy Ben (Kenny Baumann).

Episode 1

Falling in Love

Tue, Jul 1, 2008 60 mins

In the series premiere, 15-year-old Amy (Shailene Woodley) finds herself facing an unexpected pregnancy after a onetime hookup at band camp with Ricky, the school cad. Then she meets nice guy Ben, who's so enamored with her that he joins the band. Elsewhere, popular cheerleader Grace starts wearing an abstinence promise ring to show her commitment to her Christian values, causing much anxiety for her boyfriend, Jack.

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Episode 2

You Are My Everything

Tue, Jul 8, 2008 60 mins

Grace struggles to decide whether she should forgive Jack, and Ricky and Adrian try to figure out their relationship. Meanwhile, Amy experiences morning sickness, and Ben hears a rumor about her.

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Episode 3

I Feel Sick

Tue, Jul 15, 2008 60 mins

Ben continues to fall hard for Amy, and the two share their first kiss. Elsewhere, Amy tells her sister (but not her parents) about her pregnancy; Grace uses Ricky as a cover to sneak around with Jack; and a jealous Adrian feels like Ricky is just using her for sex.

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Episode 4

Caught

Tue, Jul 22, 2008 60 mins

Amy can't stand Ben's clingy behavior, especially in the face of her parents' increasingly strained relations with one another. Elsewhere, Ricky continues to play a part in Grace and Jack's ploy to see each another, but as things backfire, Jack seeks comfort from Adrian.

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Episode 5

What Have You Done to Me?

Tue, Jul 29, 2008 60 mins

Ben and Amy are at odds about what to do: He's thinking marriage, while she's thinking about not having the baby. Elsewhere, Ashley pleads with her dad not to leave home and Grace learns that Jack did more than kiss Adrian.

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Episode 6

Love for Sale

Tue, Aug 5, 2008 60 mins

After much delay, Amy tells her mother that she's pregnant. Meanwhile, on a day Amy doesn't show up at school, rumors circulate that she took off in order to "take care of" her problem.

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Episode 7

Absent

Tue, Aug 12, 2008 60 mins

Amy weighs her options regarding where she resides. Meanwhile, Ricky wrestles with taking responsibility for his actions.

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Episode 8

Your Cheatin' Heart

Tue, Aug 19, 2008 60 mins

Amy's grandma visits the family and offers to help out with Amy's situation. Elsewhere, Adrian makes sure her budding friendship with Grace is on display for all to see.

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Episode 9

Slice of Life

Tue, Aug 26, 2008 60 mins

Amy and Ashley spend some time bonding with their dad, while Adrian locates her estranged father. Elsewhere, Tom has a little party for himself, complete with pizza---and a stripper; and Jason and Madison see Lauren kissing Ricky.

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Episode 10

Back to School Special

Tue, Sep 2, 2008 60 mins

Amy finally makes a decision regarding school. Elsewhere, Adrian's mom suggests that she develop a relationship with her dad, and Henry and Alice take a new step in their relationship.

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Episode 11

Just Say No

Tue, Sep 9, 2008 60 mins

Adrian disappears from school, which sparks a salacious rumor and a call to the police from her dad. Meanwhile, Grace receives multiple warnings about Ricky, and Amy and Ben mull the next move in their relationship.

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Episode 12

The Secret Wedding of the American Teenager

Mon, Jan 5, 2009 60 mins

After Amy hears that she needs to find a job, she and Ben decide to get married. Meanwhile, Anne informs George she wants a divorce, and George moves into their garage to save money; and Ricky continues to seek out a relationship with Grace.

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Episode 13

Baked Nevada

Mon, Jan 12, 2009 60 mins

Ben and Amy's parents learn about their nuptials, and the news leads to a brief reunion between Anne and George. Elsewhere, Adrian's dad attempts to uncover who created the fake IDs.

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Episode 14

The Father and the Son

Mon, Jan 19, 2009 60 mins

Ricky's abusive dad (Bryan Callen) arrives in town with a proposal for how Ricky should handle impending fatherhood, and Amy starts to seriously consider giving the baby up for adoption.

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Episode 15

That's Enough of That

Mon, Jan 26, 2009 60 mins

Amy reaches the stage in her pregnancy where she has the opportunity to find out the baby's sex. Elsewhere, as Jack works to complete community service, he thinks that he witnesses Bob violating his parole; Ricky tells Grace's parents that he loves her.

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Episode 16

Chocolate Cake

Mon, Feb 2, 2009 60 mins

Amy and Ricky talk about the possibility of adoption, but the discussion turns into an argument. Elsewhere, George's coworker approaches George to inquire about adopting Amy's baby; and Adrian gets close with her stepbrother.

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Episode 17

Unforgiven

Mon, Feb 9, 2009 60 mins

Ben and Amy's relationship hits a rough patch when Ben tells her he needs some space. Elsewhere, Anne and George interview people who are interested in adopting Amy's baby.

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Episode 18

Making Up Is Hard to Do

Mon, Feb 16, 2009 60 mins

Ricky tries to ruin the adoption. Elsewhere, Ashley goes to Ben and attempts to persuade him to go back to Amy.

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Episode 19

Money for Nothing and Chicks for Free

Mon, Feb 23, 2009 60 mins

A possible employment opportunity opens up for Anne. Elsewhere, Adrian makes an effort to change her style, and Jack continues to help those in need by raising funds for underprivileged children.

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Episode 20

Maybe Baby

Mon, Mar 2, 2009 60 mins

Amy's friends come to her aid by developing a plan regarding her decision about the baby.

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Episode 21

Whoomp! (There It Is)

Mon, Mar 9, 2009 60 mins

As Amy's due date inches nearer, Grace and Adrian decide to throw a baby shower for her. While preparing for the party, Jack and Grace have a moment where they reconnect.

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Episode 22

One Night at Band Camp

Mon, Mar 16, 2009 60 mins

As Amy goes into labor, she flashes back to the first time she met Ricky at band camp and how he charmed her. Elsewhere, Tom tries to get Grace and Jack back together, and Adrian realizes she still cares for Ricky.

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Episode 23

And Unto Us, a Child Is Born

Mon, Mar 23, 2009 60 mins

In the first-season finale, Amy gives birth to her son and has a difficult time adjusting to life as a mom. Ricky takes a liking to fatherhood and forms a friendship with Ben; and George and Ashley surprise Anne by moving out.

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