The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Episode 5.16 : Shiny and New

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TV Info

Episode Premiere

April 08, 2013


ABC Family



Show Period

2008 - 2013

Production Company

Brendavision!, Prodco, Inc.

Cast and Crew


Gail Bradley


Paul Perlove

Main Cast

Additional Cast


Ricky dreams that he cheats on Amy with Clementine. Grace leaves a distraught Jack to tour colleges with her mom. Amy admits to Ricky she wants to tour Hudson University in New York. Ricky tells Leo he's not married and gives back his wedding present, Leo asks if he might want to be with someone else like Clementine. Jack offers Nora a ride to the office and ends up falling asleep at the wheel and hitting a parked police car, but Nora thankfully knows the female cop. Jack tries to sleep anywhere but his dorm room while Grace is gone. Clementine's friend at the coffee shop gives Ricky a personal note from Clementine. Ethan is failing math but won't accept Kathy's help because she's his girlfriend. Amy decides to go on the tour of Hudson University and Ben asks her to travel the world with him. Omar heads off to New York too to meet with the CEO of his company. George buys Geoff's Restaurant in an effort to break ties with Anne and their furniture business. Amy and Omar end up sitting next to each other on the plane. Omar questions whether Amy really wants to marry Ricky and they talk about how much they love New York. Ben who is secretly behind them on the plane overhears their conversation. Ricky reads Clementine's note that reveals she's in love with him, but asks that he gives his relationship with Amy a shot first before they can be together. Jack makes a fortress in George's backyard and sleeps with a gun that accidentally goes off when George comes out to invite him inside. No one gets hurt though.

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