Secrets and Lies Recap: A Mother's Secrets Emerge in "The Mother"

By Patty Gopez | Apr 27th, 2015

Welcome to Neighborhood Watch for "The Mother" episode of Secrets and Lies, originally airing on April 26, 2015. If you've missed the latest most talked-about episode, here you'll find highlights and recaps. *Warning: There WILL be spoilers! 

Is Christy the Killer?: Ben (Ryan Phillippe) shows Dave (Dan Fogler) the box full of cash Christy (KaDee Strickland) was hiding and reveals that his lawyer is pointing to Christy as an alternate suspect. Dave doesn't dispute the theory, telling Ben why he thinks it's possible.

The Killer is Female: Convinced Ben is not a suspect anymore, Cornell (Juliette Lewis) goes back to the crime scene to investigate further. She concludes that the killer is a female.

Goodbye, Sam: Cornell breaks up a romantic evening between Christy and her client-turned-boyfriend Sam, interrogating the both of them. When Sam tells Cornell he's not involved with the investigation, she tells him otherwise, scaring him off. 

There's Something About Jess: After spending a passionate night together, Ben and Jess (Natalie Martinez) share a tender moment... that is, until Jess makes a suggestion that gets Ben to realize something is off. His suspicions are heightened when he finds a photo of Tom and Jess, with Jess wearing a blue jacket - the same jacket the killer was wearing.

Jess' Dark Secrets: Digging around, Ben uncovers Jess' secrets, including the fact that she is on medication for bipolar disorder and that she had a daughter who died when she was a baby. When Jess catches Ben snooping, he tells her what he knows and she goes crazy, getting violent with him.

Read the full detailed recap for "The Mother" here.

Don't miss the season finale of Secrets and Lies SUNDAY MAY 3 9|8c on ABC.

Check out more Neighborhood Watch recaps below:

Neighborhood Watch: "The Son"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Cop"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Confession"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Jacket"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Sister"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Affair"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Father"

Neighborhood Watch: "The Trail"

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