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'The Fosters' Recap: 'The Silence She Keeps' - The Real Motivation Behind Callie's Decision

February 24th, 2015 9:59am EST
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 17 Recap: 'The Silence She Keeps'
The Fosters were tested in a lot of major ways in "The Silence She Keeps." Some of the Adams-Fosters got high marks, while others completely failed. A few characters didn't even take the test because they were too busy studying for an old exam.

We saw different characters move beyond their past in this episode of The Fosters. Jude, Daphne, Mike, and even Lena showed strong signs of learning and growing. Some of our other favorites weren't A+ students when tested by the game of life.

So which Fosters characters passed the test on "The Silence She Keeps?" Read on to find out.

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Daffany Clark Finds Her Home With 'The Fosters'

February 15th, 2015 2:01pm EST
Daffany Clark Finds Her Home With 'The Fosters'
As Daphne, Callie's enemy turned friend on ABC Family's The Fosters, Daffany Clark has been part of one of the most progressive and heartwarming shows on television. It's no surprise that she's thoughtful and warm off-camera, too.

We caught up with Daffany recently to talk about her experience portraying Daphne and how The Fosters has had a positive impact on her life.

"The show is great; every time I watch it, I cry," she enthused. "It just pulls at your heartstrings. That's what I love about it."

Whether it's the depiction of a lesbian couple on basic cable television, or its portrayal...
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'The Fosters' Recap: 'Light of Day' Rants, Raves, And Predictions

February 10th, 2015 8:49am EST
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 15 'Light of Day' Review: Rants,
The Fosters season 2 episode 15, "Light of Day," took characters to unexpected roads, created glacier-sized obstacles, and marked major romantic milestones. So far, this was the best episode of season 2B.

Last night, The Fosters started forming mini-webs that should lead to some major developments. Storylines bound to shake the-increasingly-fragile Fosters' dynamic.

In the following recap, we explore what unfolded last night, and our predictions for future episodes. We also give some impressions about certain characters, storylines, and moments from episode fifteen.

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'The Fosters' 'Mother Nature' Recap: Resolutions

February 3rd, 2015 10:42am EST
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 13 'Mother Nature' Recap: Resolut
On The Fosters, the Adams-Fosters go camping, or glamping, as Mariana tries to make it. The trip is filled with awkward moments, yelling, and even a breakup. So probably just like most people's family outings. The Fosters clan find themselves tested by "Mother Nature."

Callie consistently treats Jude like a child throughout the trip. He finally snaps and tells her to treat him like a normal person.

Brandon and Callie deal with the awkwardness surrounding their relationship. The former love-birds have a discussion about Lou versus Wyatt. Brandon reveals that seeing Callie so happy with W...
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'The Fosters' - 'Stay' Recap: Will Callie Leave The Fosters?

January 27th, 2015 9:38am EST
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 13 'Stay' Recap: Will Callie Leav
The Fosters' stress reaches an-all new high on last night's episode. Callie's frustration grows with more life complications. Meanwhile, The Fosters sets up the building blocks from issues that will plague the rest of the family. "Stay" also marks the return of two characters: Emma and Kiara. It also introduces a new one, Rafael.

Kiara's Decision

Callie's academic future becomes another uncertainty in her life. She may not graduate high school. A lot of her credits aren't transferring and she needs to take summer classes. Later, Callie receives an urgent call from Kiara.

Callie wakes u...
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'The Fosters' Recap: 'Over Under' Recap: Untrustworthy

January 20th, 2015 10:53am EST
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 12  Recap: 'Over Under' Recap: Un
The Fosters season 2 returned with some major changes. The biggest change was the possible end (for good) of Brandon and Callie. Trust played a major role in the dynamics between various characters. At the end many of the Adams-Fosters clan had to navigate what that concept meant for them, and those they love.

The Twins

Mariana and Tia intensely prepare for an upcoming dance competition. Kaitlyn's last minute routine changes makes things difficult for them. On competition day, she cuts Mariana's solo. Tia finally has enough: she quits the team.

Mariana surprises everyone by not quittin...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Summer Finale Recap: 'Someone's Little Sister' - Sealed With A Kiss

August 19th, 2014 9:24am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Summer Finale Recap: 'Someone's Little Si
Exciting, heart-wrenching, and mouth-dropping cliffhangers dominated The Fosters' summer season finale. The Fosters season 2 episode 10, "Someone's Little Sister" revolved around opening a door to another path for Callie. She took one step back from becoming a member of the Fosters family, and one step closer to joining the Quinn household.

My Two Families

Callie visits Rita at her apartment; she sees that Rita is not in great shape. She is on the brink of giving up hope for reestablishing Girls United. At work, Daphne suggests that Callie ask Robert for help with Girls United. Suddenly...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 9 Recap: 'Leaky Faucet' -Irrevocable Damage

August 12th, 2014 9:17am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 9 Recap: 'Leaky Faucet' -Irrevoca
The Fosters season 2 episode 9, 'Leaky Faucet', dealt with fixing the cracks in the Fosters' lives. Some of the damage that plagued the family this week was Callie's inability to trust herself, Brandon's need to forgive Mike and himself, and Mariana letting go of her hatred for Ana. Their messy lives weren't easily repaired, but they took steps toward recovery.

The Road to Recovery

As they help each other fight their addictions, Ana and Mike's bonding continues. Mike tells Ana how he regrets his mistakes with Dani and Brandon. Ana shares that she doesn't think she can amend what she did...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 8 Recap: 'Girls Reunited' - Girl On Fire

August 5th, 2014 9:16am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 8 Recap: 'Girls Reunited' - Girl
On The Fosters season 2 episode 8, "Girls Reunited," Callie visited some old friends to help her sort through her drama. She helped the girls of Girls United with their community day. The day was designed to ease the community's fears of the girls. However, things quickly go down in flames.

A Date with Disaster

Mariana and Hayley cook dinner for Jesus and Mat. The dinner becomes a train-wreck when the girls start arguing. Jesus reveals that Mariana does know about Ana, a secret she kept from the dance group. Then Mariana calls Hayley out on manipulating Jesus.

Mat reveals to Mariana that...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster

July 22nd, 2014 8:29am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster
The Fosters' "Mother" episode punched viewers with a big emotional hit. We said goodbye to another beloved member of the Fosters family. The hour also addressed some other impactful subjects, like Callie's rape, Jude's Selective Mutism, and Mike's addiction. This episode of The Fosters did offer some light-hearted storylines to balance the sadness, like Mariana and Jesus trying to sell the infamous bed, bought by Stef's mother, Sharon.

Bedtime

The Adams-Fosters hoped that Lena's pregnancy would go smoothly, but some complications put her temporarily on bed rest. Meanwhile, the moms agreed...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: 'Truth Be Told' - It's All Downhill From Here

July 15th, 2014 9:30am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: 'Truth Be Told' - It's A
"Truth Be Told" things keep getting harder for The Fosters in its second season. Callie and Brandon both faced their past sexual demons. Meanwhile, Jesus' love triangle sucked Mariana into the middle of it. Jude's silence continued to hurt those that love him the most. By the end of this episode of The Fosters, one major mystery finally got resolved: Did Mike kill Ana?

What About Jude

Lena reveals to the Adams-Fosters children that Jude has Selective Mutism. Several characters try to get to the root of it. Connor visits Lena in the Principal's office, where he tells her what happened be...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: 'Say Something' - Silencing Jude

July 8th, 2014 8:19am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: 'Say Something' - Silenc
The Fosters season 4 episode 4, "Say Something," dealt with various forms of father involvement. Lena and Stef finally reached a resolution with Timothy about the baby. Callie began a new book with the Quinn family. Connor's problems with his father, and Callie meeting hers, had a traumatic effect on Jude.

Secret Weapon Mariana

The addition of a new African American dance team member causes Mariana to question her place in the group. She asks Lena if clubs are really forced to reach racial quotas, like she heard in the first episode of the season. Lena reveals that there is no such requ...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: 'Take Me Out' - Daddy's Little Girl

June 24th, 2014 9:34am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: 'Take Me Out' - Daddy's
On The Fosters season 2 episode 2,"Take Me Out," the Adams-Fosters children explored the fun side of sibling bonding. As a result of their night out, Brandon found himself attracted to a new girl and project. However, things weren't great for everyone. Emma and Jesus' relationship fizzled. Stef became a repeat offender by leaving Lena out of the conversation about Brandon's future. Also, Jude came face to face with homophobia in the form of Connor's dad.

Brandon and Someone's Little Sister

Stef and Brandon share a mother-son moment that encourages him to not give up on his pianist dream...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Premiere Recap: 'Things Unknown'- The New Normal

June 17th, 2014 8:27am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Premiere Recap: 'Things Unknown'- The New
Many of the Adams-Fosters clan changed since we last saw them on The Fosters. For most of the family, their lives are going well. But some old and new threats prepare to disrupt their unit on The Fosters season 2. Their anchors may not be as steady as they hoped.

One of the Guys

Emma and Jesus' relationship is stronger than ever, but their wrestling partnership causes it trouble. The wrestling team ostracizes Emma. She has transformed from a regular teammate to Jesus' girlfriend. In a misguided attempt to save the day, Jesus quits wrestling to make Emma happy. Emma’s response is to tell h...
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'The Fosters' Top 10 Most Shocking Moments From Season 1

June 15th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
'The Fosters' Top 10 Most Shocking Moments From Season 1
Season 2 of The Fosters begins Monday night. We're excited about the new possibilities, but we've barely recovered from the drama of season 1. Everything from the life changing kiss to Jude's adoption had us spinning with surprise and screaming with shock. So in honor of The Fosters season 2 starting tonight, we want to count down the top ten shocking moments from season 1. If we're missing something you think deserves some mentioning, be sure to comment.

10. Mike’s Alcoholism

As The Fosters' first season continued, Mike felt a bit out of place. We didn't know much about him beyond be...
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5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer

June 10th, 2014 11:00am EDT
5 TV Shows You Should Binge Watch This Summer
Popcorn films once ruled the summer entertainment season. Now, TV is king. Every TV viewer, from the casual ones to the fanatics, easily finds shows that appeal to their binge-watching appetite among the ratings kings, or the ones critics obsess over. However, some smaller cult shows often get neglected by TV fans.

Being a television fan 1.0.1 says you must know all the highs and lows of shows like Breaking Bad, Lost, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, I Love Lucy, and The Sopranos. But they’re just a number of remarkably written, acted, and directed televisions series, some of which are currently ...
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Jennifer Lopez's 'The Fosters' Renewed For Second Season

October 12th, 2013 3:30pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez, Teri Polo & Sherri Saum
Jennifer Lopez's new television series is a hit. Her family drama about a lesbian couple raising a family of foster kids has gotten a second season pick up by ABC Family.

The second half of the first season of "The Fosters" will return next year, and it appears it has already done enough to impress network executives and viewers.
 
Lopez executive produces the show, which stars Teri Polo and Sherri Saum as gay parents of the multi-ethnic family of both foster and biological kids.

Earlier this month, the singer/actress was honored at the 17th annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner. S...
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