"The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Year: 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Falling in Love

3 September 2008
Fifteen year old Amy Juergens's life is turned upside down when she finds out she's pregnant.

Season 1, Episode 2: You Are My Everything

8 July 2008
Ricky continues to look for more from his relationship with Amy.

Season 1, Episode 3: I Feel Sick

15 July 2008
Amy is scared her secret may be revealed to her parents.

Season 1, Episode 4: Caught

22 July 2008
Amy and Ben's relationship grows stronger.

Season 1, Episode 5: What Have You Done to Me?

29 July 2008
Amy makes a decision about her pregnancy.

Season 1, Episode 6: Love for Sale

5 August 2008
Amy reveals her secret to her mother.

Season 1, Episode 7: Absent

12 August 2008
Amy considers a change in her living situation.

Season 1, Episode 8: Your Cheatin' Heart

19 August 2008
Amy's Grandma visits and wants to help.

Season 1, Episode 9: Slice of Life

26 August 2008
Adrian searches out her own father.

Season 1, Episode 10: Back to School Special

2 September 2008
Adrian's mother encourages Adrian to have a relationship with her father.

Season 1, Episode 11: Just Say No

9 September 2008
Adrian is missing which prompts her dad to get involved in her life.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Secret Wedding of the American Teenager

7 October 2009
Amy and Ben make a rushed decision that could change their lives.

Season 1, Episode 13: Baked Nevada

14 October 2009
Adrian's father tries to find out who is behind the fake I.D.s.

Season 1, Episode 14: The Father and the Son

21 October 2009
Ricky's father has a plan for Ricky and the baby.

Season 1, Episode 15: That's Enough of That

26 January 2009
Amy has a chance to find out the sex of the baby.

Season 1, Episode 16: Chocolate Cake

2 February 2009
George is approached by his co-worker about possibly adopting Amy's baby.

Season 1, Episode 17: Unforgiven

9 February 2009
Amy's parents interview potential adoptive parents for the baby.

Season 1, Episode 18: Making Up Is Hard to Do

16 February 2009
Ricky attempts to sabotage the adoption. Meanwhile, Ashley tries to persuade Ben to return to Amy.

Season 1, Episode 19: Money for Nothing, Chicks for Free

23 February 2009
Anne wants Amy to join her in looking for jobs. Thomas gets Ashley to invite him for a visit. Grace gets an idea on how Adrian can lure her step-brother to have sex with her. Jack is selling candy bars. For real.

Season 1, Episode 20: Maybe Baby

2 March 2009
Amy's friends come up with a plan to help Amy's decision about the baby.

Season 1, Episode 21: Whoomp! (There It Is)

9 March 2009
Adrian and Grace plan Amy's baby shower.

Season 1, Episode 22: One Night at Band Camp

16 March 2009
While preparing to give birth, Amy reminisces how, this one time, at band camp, she got a crush on Ricky. Others also happen to think back to that time, how different things were back then.

Season 1, Episode 23: And Unto Us, a Child Is Born

23 March 2009
Amy's baby is born, but she has hard time adjusting to full-time motherhood. Elsewhere, George and Ashley move out.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Big One

22 June 2009
Amy struggles to balance her life as a new mom.

Season 2, Episode 2: What's Done Is Done

29 June 2009
Grace thinks her actions are to blame for her dad's death.

Season 2, Episode 3: Par for the Course

6 July 2009
Ricky intervenes when Grace isolates herself from her friends and family.

Season 2, Episode 4: Ciao

13 July 2009
George and Ashley attempt to help Amy with her hectic schedule.

Season 2, Episode 5: Born Free

20 July 2009
Amy tries to find a way to accompany Ben on his trip.

Season 2, Episode 6: The Summer of our Discontent

27 July 2009
Amy discovers her summer is going to be filled with working and school.

Season 2, Episode 7: Summertime

3 August 2009
George makes a big revelation to Anne.

Season 2, Episode 8: A New Kind of Green

10 August 2009
Adrian pushes George and Anne together.

Season 2, Episode 9: Hot Nuts

17 August 2009
Adrian and Amy's fighting escalates and Ricky intervenes.

Season 2, Episode 10: Knocked Up, Who's There?

24 August 2009
Grace makes an impression on Adrian.

Season 2, Episode 11: Cramped

31 August 2009
Amy is jealous when Ashley gets her own room in the garage

Season 2, Episode 12: Be My, Be My Baby

7 September 2009
George gives Ricky and Ben some much needed advice. Ricky and Adrienne go to couples therapy and Adrienne shares a very personal story explaining why she wants commitment so badly. Grace continues to argue with her mom over dating so soon and decides she isn't ready for a serious relationship herself. When Anne goes into labor they come to the conclusion that they won't make it to the hospital in time so George, Amy, and Ashley are forced to deliver the baby at home. Adrienne and Ricky spend the night together and Ricky finally says the words Adrienne has been waiting to hear. Meanwhile, back at the Jeurgens household George comes to a shocking discovery about the baby.

Season 2, Episode 13: You Don't Know What You've Got

4 January 2010
The gang ditches school causing the school counselor to chase them down.

Season 2, Episode 14: 'Til It's Gone

11 January 2010
Anne runs into an ex-boyfriend and Amy is attracted to his son.

Season 2, Episode 15: Loved and Lost

18 January 2010
Ricky and Adrian get into a fight over money.

Season 2, Episode 16: Just Say Me

25 January 2010
Adrian and Amy decide not to worry about others.

Season 2, Episode 17: The Second Time Around

1 February 2010
George tries to win Anne back, while Ben and Grace connect.

Season 2, Episode 18: Let's Try That Again

8 February 2010
Amy is concerned when Jimmy doesn't call her so she seeks Ricky's help.

Season 2, Episode 19: The Rhythm of Life

15 February 2010
Gossip is spreading fast which causes people to make revelations.

Season 2, Episode 20: Mistakes Were Made

22 February 2010
Adrian makes a confession to Ricky.

Season 2, Episode 21: Choices

1 March 2010
Ricky confronts his mom about the past abuse.

Season 2, Episode 22: Good Girls and Boys

8 March 2010
Ricky, Ben, Amy, and Adrian try to work out all of their differences.

Season 2, Episode 23: I Got You, Babe

15 March 2010
Ricky tries to get George's assistance in getting joint custody.

Season 2, Episode 24: Ben There, Done That

22 March 2010
John's first birthday is here.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Do Over

7 June 2010
Adrian tells Ben that she's not pregnant, much to his relief, but he questions whether she's telling the truth. Unbeknownst to Anne, George takes Ashley to the doctor to discuss birth control options. Jack's parents are moving out of town for a new job and give him the option to stay with a friend while he finishes school. Amy is confused about why Ben is avoiding her after he professed his love to her, and Ricky takes an interest in Ashley.

Season 3, Episode 2: Accentuate the Positive

14 June 2010
Though Ben and Amy are excited to be back together, Amy weighs an opportunity to study music over the summer in New York, but has to juggle her responsibilities as a mother, and Ben is still uncertain if Adrian has been honest with him. Meanwhile, Ashley skips school to help comfort Adrian through bouts of morning sickness, and Ricky, who overhears that Adrian might be pregnant, goes to confront her about it. And Jack is desperately trying to find someone to stay with so that his parents can move away.

Season 3, Episode 3: Get Out of Town

21 June 2010
Everyone rallies around Amy so she can attend the music program.

Season 3, Episode 4: Goodbye Amy Juergens

28 June 2010
Amy, still unaware that Adrian is pregnant, is off to New York for the summer, and she and Ben profess their love at the airport. In the early morning hours, Ben goes to Ricky's apartment for advice on Adrian, and finds that Ricky has a new love interest. Adrian looks to her mother for guidance, who talks about her own experience as a teen mother and offers her support for whatever Adrian decides. George is worried about Amy being alone in New York, and about Ricky moving into Amy's room while she's gone to help care for John, putting Ricky and Ashley under one roof. Ruben and Cindy realize they are at odds over Adrian's decision. And Adrian receives a surprise proposal.

Season 3, Episode 5: Which Way Did She Go?

5 July 2010
With Amy away in New York at music camp, a ridiculous rumor that she is pregnant again spreads through school. Adrian has decided she does not want to keep the baby, but her parents argue over whose choice that should be. Jack moves into the Bowmans' guest house with Tom, and Ricky is living with the Juergens to help with John. Ashley and Ricky share an intimate moment.

Season 3, Episode 6: She Went That A'way

12 July 2010
Everyone is finding out about Adrian's decision, except Amy.

Season 3, Episode 7: New York, New York

19 July 2010
Ben goes to New York to visit Amy and finally tell her the news.

Season 3, Episode 8: The Sounds of Silence

26 July 2010
Amy reaches out to Adrian and Ricky asks Ruben for help.

Season 3, Episode 9: Chicken Little

2 August 2010
Ashley is torn between her feelings for Ricky and Grant.

Season 3, Episode 10: My Girlfriend's Back

9 August 2010
Ricky visits Amy in New York, and Ben goes with Adrian for a sonogram.

Season 3, Episode 11: Lady Liberty

16 August 2010
Ben gets fired from the butcher shop after an altercation with Ricky.

Season 3, Episode 12: Sweet and Sour

23 August 2010
Everyone forgets Amy's birthday.

Season 3, Episode 13: Up All Night

30 August 2010
Amy's back from New York and asks Ricky to spend the night (platonically). Ben and Adrian discuss the possibility of having sex again but talk of their exes soon intervenes. Meanwhile Grant overhears Jack and Jesse discussing Jack's continued feelings for Grace. Across town Alice and Henry share a bed while waiting for Ben to return home. Ricky and Amy agree to a date.

Season 3, Episode 14: Rules of Engagement

6 September 2010
Ashley shows up in Ricky's bed telling him that she wants to get "it" over with and for it to be with him. Ben finds out the value of the ring that he gave to Adrian and decides to earn enough money to buy it. George and Anne reconsider getting remarried. Amy & Ben finally have their first long talk since her return from New York. Grace's mother gets Grant to commit to a promise that Grace doesn't agree with. Ricky, Amy & John have their first real date.

Season 3, Episode 15: Who Do You Trust

28 March 2011
Returning to school after the summer break, Ben and Adrian go to find out the sex of their baby. Any tells Ricky that she is ready to take the next step in their relationship, but only if he first agrees to be tested for STDs.

Season 3, Episode 16: Mirrors

4 April 2011
When the high school guidance counselor shows up at their home, George and Ashley learn a bit about home-schooling. Ricky's mom gets out on parole and needs a place to stay. When Grant suggests that Grace get tested for STD's and Jack agrees, Grace reacts badly. Amy checks up with Lauren following her break-up. Ben is eager to have Adrian move in with him and perhaps even tie the knot.

Season 3, Episode 17: Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner

11 April 2011
Ricky discovers that his mother's date is another woman. Ben makes a decision about Adrian.

Season 3, Episode 18: Another Proposal

18 April 2011
Adrian's pregnancy hormones mix with her dreams of a big wedding and the results are scary for all involved. While Amy is incensed, Ben tries to go along with it all but is confronted first by Ricky and then by the parentals with a proposal of their own. Meanwhile Amy returns home and presents Ricky with a proposition as well.

Season 3, Episode 19: Deeper and Deeper

25 April 2011
Ashley studies with another home schooled student.

Season 3, Episode 20: Moving in and Out

2 May 2011
Ashley's upset that Amy and Ricky are moving in together. Grant and Grace are enjoying their decision to have sex. Amy has a conversation with Adrian and soon the entire gang is getting competitive over sex. Ricky has a talk with Ben and suggest that they both "be men" and be honest with their significant others.

Season 3, Episode 21: Young at Heart

9 May 2011
Ricky is frustrated waiting to have sex with Amy. Ben and Adrian aren't waiting and Adrian's been pleasantly surprised. Grant brings his parents by to meet Grace and her mom.

Season 3, Episode 22: Loose Lips

16 May 2011
A problem with the guest list for Adrian's shower reignites the Amy/Adrian feud and tempers flare to new heights. The entire crew seems to get pulled into the dispute no matter how unwilling and things get said that may end friendships and relationships forever.

Season 3, Episode 23: Round II

23 May 2011
Pretty much everyone needs to apologize after the recent round of blow-ups. Grace gets some good advise from Grant's "old man." And then there's the matter of Adrian's shower.

Season 3, Episode 24: It's Not Over Till It's Over

30 May 2011
In a moment of panic, Ben admits to Amy that he's not ready to be a husband and father at 17. Betty hears about a family crisis and must miss Ben's wedding. Jack's dad comes back to town to officiate at the wedding and suggests that Jack should break up with Madison if she's only his second choice.

Season 3, Episode 25: To Be...

30 May 2011
Jack & Madison have sex for the first time at Ricky's place and now both have regrets. Amy hears about their tryst and gets upset with Ricky for lending the place out and for the amount of usage Ricky's bed has seen. Ricky's mom gives him some advice on romance. Meanwhile Ben & Adrain begin their married life together with a surprise reception at school. When Jack approaches Grant for some relationship advice, Grant and Grace discuss their continuing relationships with their exes.

Season 3, Episode 26: ... or Not to Be

6 June 2011
Adrian and Ben go to the hospital in preparation for the baby.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: When One Door Closes

13 June 2011
Adrian is depressed and not leaving the house.

Season 4, Episode 2: Another One Opens

20 June 2011
Adrian is mourning the loss of the baby. Ashley and Toby are driving cross country. When Amy moves in with Ricky, George considers some home remodeling. Ricky gives Ben some advice about the situation with Adrian.

Season 4, Episode 3: When Opportunity Knocks

27 June 2011
Grace has a secret from her recent trip.

Season 4, Episode 4: One Foot Out the Door

4 July 2011
When John runs a slight fever, Ricky and Amy argue over whether or not John needs to go to the emergency room. George tells Ashley that she must get a job if she's going to stay in Florida. Ben and his dad disagree about whether Ben should end his marriage.

Season 4, Episode 5: Hole in the Wall

11 July 2011
Adrian decides to empty out the nursery to help deal with her feelings.

Season 4, Episode 6: Don't Go in There

18 July 2011
Ricky has an interview with a local college but it doesn't go as planned.

Season 4, Episode 7: Cute

25 July 2011
Grace tries to fit in to Daniel's college world.

Season 4, Episode 8: Dancing with the Stars

1 August 2011
Amy tries to convince Ricky to take her to the senior dance.

Season 4, Episode 9: Flip Flop

8 August 2011
Adrian changes her mind about Ben and sets her targets on someone else.

Season 4, Episode 10: 4-1-1

15 August 2011
Amy is upset with Ricky over a voicemail.

Season 4, Episode 11: The Games We Play

22 August 2011
Amy wants Ricky to propose.

Season 4, Episode 12: Pomp

29 August 2011
Jesse is throwing a graduation night party at his parent's lake house. Ricky finds out that he's valedictorian. Adrian vows to Ricky that she will have him again.

Season 4, Episode 13: And Circumstance

5 September 2011
Henry and Alice's break-up has them fighting over custody of Ben's friendship. Adrian decides that she needs one last kiss from Ricky to resolve her feelings for him. Jack asks Grace to help him write the invocation for graduation but it's primarily a ploy to spend time with her. Ricky delivers the valedictory graduation speech but adds a surprise finish.