The 10 Best Shows To Watch if You Like Pretty Little Liars, Ranked
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Here's a list of lesser-known shows just like "Pretty Little Liars" you're gonna wanna binge ASAP.
10. The Lying Game (2011-2013)
What it would be like to discover you had a long-lost twin? That's the concept behind "The Lying Game," starring Alexandra Chando. She plays both Emma, a foster kid, and Sutton, a wealthy socialite. Sutton convinces Emma to take her place while she searches for their biological parents.
But soon, Emma finds herself knee-deep in Sutton's complicated life, complete with friends and family who can't be trusted. When Sutton goes missing, Emma decides to continue living her sister's life to uncover the truth, and boy, is it a mess of lies and betrayals!
9. Twisted (2013-2014)
The show focuses on Danny Desai (Avan Jogia), a teen who returns to his hometown after serving time for killing his aunt when he was 11. Now, he reconnects with his old pals, Jo and Lacey. Just when things start to seem normal, another murder happens, and Danny is the prime suspect. Jo and Lacey are torn between trusting their childhood friend and suspecting him of another murder.
8. Ravenswood (2013-2014)
Set in the mysterious town of Ravenswood, the show follows five strangers who suddenly find themselves connected by a deadly curse that has plagued the town for generations. Caleb, from "PLL," takes the lead here. He's joined by Miranda, Remy, Olivia, and Luke.
Each episode delves into unraveling this creepy curse that involves dark histories, grave-digging, and even some ghostly appearances.
7. 10 Things I Hate About You (2009-2010)
Based on the '99 movie (which itself is a modern take on Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew"), this sitcom revolves around two sisters with polar-opposite personalities. Kat is a feminist and an activist, while Bianca is the quintessential popular girl. They navigate high school life, complete with love interests, mean girls, and overprotective dads.
You've got Patrick Verona, the mysterious bad boy who becomes an unlikely suitor for Kat, while Bianca gets tangled up with the popular but shallow Joey.
6. Guilt (2016)
"Guilt" revolves around two sisters, Grace and Natalie, who are thrust into a media frenzy when Grace's roommate, Molly, is murdered in London. While the police investigate, it becomes clear that Grace had more than a few secrets she kept from her sister. From the law firm where Molly interned to Grace's own complicated love life, everyone is a suspect.
Natalie has to sort through her sister's life to prove her innocence, going against a cunning prosecutor hell-bent on making Grace look guilty.
5. The Secret Circle (2011-2012)
"The Secret Circle" centers around Cassie Blake, a young girl who moves to Chance Harbor after her mother's mysterious death. Soon she discovers she's a witch, part of a secret circle bound by blood and destiny. The circle includes six members — each with their own agendas and family secrets. When they accidentally unleash dark magic, it's up to Cassie to set things right, even if that means going against her own circle.
4. Finding Carter (2014-2015)
Kidnapped as a toddler, Carter Stevens grows up blissfully unaware of her past until the FBI locates her and returns her to her biological family. Wait, it gets crazier! Her abductor? The woman she believed was her loving mom. Now she has to adapt to life with her "new" family while grappling with the betrayal of the woman who raised her.
Soon enough, Carter discovers some unsettling truths about her kidnapping. Is her biological family hiding something too?
3. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012-2013)
June, a naive young woman, moves to New York and becomes roommates with Chloe, who turns out to be a con artist. Chloe has made a hobby of scamming her roommates into leaving so she can keep their deposits, but June is no pushover.
From selling June's furniture to sleeping with her fiancé, Chloe's tricks are endless, but June decides to stay and give Chloe a taste of her own medicine.
2. Sweet/Vicious (2016-2017)
Ophelia, a hacker and stoner, teams up with Jules, a sexual assault survivor, to become vigilantes for women on their college campus. Donning masks and assuming alter-egos, they target perpetrators who have escaped the law.
While the duo dishes out some well-deserved vengeance, they must also deal with their own personal struggles, like Jules' trauma and Ophelia's dysfunctional family.
1. Eye Candy (2015)
Victoria Justice plays Lindy, a tech genius who starts online dating only to suspect that one of her suitors is a deadly cyber stalker. With the help of her hacker friend Sophia and Detective Calligan, she takes matters into her own hands. As the stalker continues to terrorize her and those around her, Lindy digs into the dark web, unearthing shocking secrets.