Aiden is facing a felony charge after selling his ADD medication at the local coffee shop. Meanwhile, Stella’s love triangle further unfolds and leaves Wes is an uncomfortable position.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 7, “Our Father the Hero,” everyone is shocked to learn that Paul was the one who turned Aiden in as they all contemplate what to do to save Aiden from the mess he’s created, which could land him three years in jail with a felony charge on his permanent record.
Stella’s fantasizing about Dr. Grant leads to some tension between her and Wes, while Aiden finds a new job and lands in a precarious situation.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 6, Stella’s attempt to get closer with Wes after the Pippa debacle is thrown off when she begins to have feelings for Dr. Wes Grant and her alone time with Wes is interrupted by sexual hallucinations of Will seducing her. Meanwhile, Aiden’s future is thrown off.
Stella finds out Wes isn’t exactly the man she knew him to be from their six months together, and begins to question whether their relationship with ever work.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 5, “Wes Side Story,” we find out how fate managed to put Wes in Paris at exactly the right time to meet Stella, and why Wes was so eager to leave his life and live out the end of Stella’s cancer movie with her in Oregon. Meanwhile, Aiden’s secret comes to his father’s attention with unexpected results.
Life Sentence follows Stella Abbott and her family as they navigate a post-cancer world. Alongside hilarious antics, the refreshing warmth of the series, and especially of Lucy Hale’s Stella, captivates the viewer and makes you root for the Abbott family as they attempt to figure out what to do with their lives.
We recently had the opportunity to ask the creators of The CW’s Life Sentence, Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith, a few questions about what inspired the story of Stella, how Lucy Hale nabbed her role, which character has the best progression throughout the first season, and whether or not they have any plans for a potential Season 2. Read on for their answers!
Stella’s trying to get her life in order, but she’s still learning of new lies her parents told to her when she was sick. Elsewhere, Aiden’s future is just as uncertain, and news rocks his world.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 4, “How Stella Got Her Groove On,” Stella finds out she never actually graduated high school, sending her toward a downward spiral as she copes with her uncertain future and how she’s going to manage to take control of her life. Meanwhile, Aiden learns he isn’t actually having a child. B-L-E-S-S.
Stella learns of the heartbreak and triumphs her parents went through to get her into the experimental trial that cured her of cancer when she attempts to get her new friend, Sadie, into the same program.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 3, “Clinical Trial and Error,” Stella learns more about what life was life for her family during her cancer, and Aiden attempts to get his dad to move on with his life and stop living in the past. Meanwhile, Wes and Ida come to a realization when they’re watching Diego and Lizzie’s kids.
After being cured of cancer and beginning her post-cancer life sentence, Stella continues to struggle with the aftermath of the last eight years. Most notably, the difference in opinion between her parents about what to do with their childhood home.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 2, otherwise titled “Yikes” (which I said about twenty times during the episode), Stella and Wes deal with an immigration officer policing their marriage after Wes is threatened with deportation because of their quickie marriage and the misfiling of paperwork. Meanwhile, Ida and Paul are at war over whether to sell the house, sending Stella into the lion’s den with her mother.
After discovering she’s not dying of cancer, as she’s spent the last eight years of her life believing, Stella is tasked with finding a path for her future.
On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 1, “Pilot,” the journey of Stella and the Abbotts begins as Stella learns she’s cured of cancer… and that her entire family has been lying to her for the last eight years of her life about everything. While this may not have been the strongest first outing, it set up what is sure to be an incredible story as we see Stella cope with uncertain life.