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Mona Vanderwaal

First appearanceNovel : Pretty Little Liars (2006) Television : " Pilot " (2010)
Last appearanceNovel : Unbelievable (physically) Stunning (flashback) Television: "Enter the Professor" (2019)
Created bySara Shepard
Portrayed byJanel Parrish
Other AppearancesPretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
In-universe information
Alias" A " Ali Dee Mina Davis "A.D." Alison DiLaurentis
NicknameLoser Mona Crazy Mona Nutjob Mona Original A Mona 2.0 mad house mona
GenderFemale
Occupation" A " Lobbyist (formerly) Game Designer at HT French Doll Shop Owner (formerly) Head of recruitment and admissions at Beacon Heights University (currently)
FamilyLeona Vanderwaal (mother) Mr. Vanderwaal (father)
Significant otherNoel Kahn (ex-boyfriend; deceased) Mike Montgomery (ex-boyfriend) Unnamed French man (ex-boyfriend) Mason Gregory (ex-boyfriend)
RelativesNed (uncle)
EducationRosewood High School (formerly; graduated) Duke University (formerly; graduated)
ResidenceRosewood, Pennsylvania (formerly) Paris, France (formerly) Beacon Heights, Oregon (currently)
StatusAlive
Seasons1 - 7 ( PLL ), 1 ( PLL: TP )

It's no secret that Mona was one of the most diabolical characters in Pretty Little Liars. Not only did she turn out to be for the first two seasons of the series, but she was also always involved with-Team in some shape or form for the remainder of the show. Mona was dangerous because of how much of a chameleon she could be. One minute she was Hanna's best friend and the next minute she was sporting a black hoodie and hitting Hanna with her car. While Mona does have positive character development, her dark side always remain. Here are 10 worst things that Mona ever did

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Television series

Deep down inside, Mona never forgets the way Alison had previously treated her; as an outsider and dork. Ironically, Mona begins behaving like Alison after she resumes Alison's place as Queen Bee. She taunts Lucas and calls him 'Hermie', despite once being friendly to him. Mona is a very self-conscious person. Due to the bullying and rejection she faced when Alison was around, Mona developed a complex in which she was not happy with her life. Although she does not show this side of her in public, this is why Mona felt such a need to remain popular, beautiful, and best friends with Hanna. This is also why she Start tormenting girls because she was afraid that liars would steal Hanna from her, who was her only friend. She and Hanna became best friends when Alison's crowd was disband. Mona figures that Hanna would not give up chance to become popular. Their friendship stays strong until ever so infamous begins torturing girls, forcing Hanna to become closer to her old friends. Other Liars, besides Hanna, don't care much for Mona, and this is a source of conflict in certain episodes, but it ends up being much more severe than simple annoyance when it is revealed that this is the very reason she became A; she was angry at Liars for taking Hanna away From her after Ali's body was find. Mona can also speak French, hack computers, and do voice impressions. Mona was revealed to be in the Season 2 finale. She considers herself a genius, but also has personality disorder. Mona was under the influence of someone in Red Coat until she was kicked off The-Team in the Season 3 finale. In Season 5, after it is revealed Alison is in fact alive, Mona forms an Army of people who were victimized by Alison prior to her disappearance, to fight against her return. The group includes Lucas, Paige and Melissa Hastings. In Season 5 summer finale, Mona is brutally murdered in her own home after discovering what she believes to be proof that Alison is 'A. Her assailant is unknown.

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Television storylines

She becomes romantically involved with Noel Kahn, much to Hanna's disapproval, but is later dumped by him for Jenna Marshall. She and Hanna eventually become best friends again and Mona tries to become accepting of Caleb. When they begin sending threatening notes to Mona, she grows closer to the Liars and becomes part of their group. In unmasked, Mona is still helping Liars, who haven't fully accepted her yet, and volunteers to drive Spencer out to Lost Woods Resort where they find A's lair. Here, it is revealed that it is actually Mona herself, who claims that she became because of liars taking Hanna away from her and never doing anything to prevent Alison's bullying. She and Spencer get into a fight near a cliff and Mona is accidentally pushed off. She survive, however, and is committed to Radley Sanitarium, after being diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. Here, she is approached by someone, who wants to start a partnership and form a team. Parrish, who had learned of A's identity in novels, revealed she was pleased that the situation had not been changed in the TV series.

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Reception

The show's breakout player, Mona Vanderwaal, was named greatest character in the TV series by prettylittleliars. Com, which cite her cleverness, multiple layers, and chemistry with Spencer Hastings and Hanna Marin. MTV named Mona one of the best characters on television in 2014, labeling her smart, ferocious, and consistently interesting. In reviews for bustle. Com, Kaitlin Reilly calls Mona complicate, brilliant, and perpetually paradoxical, while Caitlin Flynn state, No one keeps viewers guessing quite as much as Mona. In a related review, Dana Getz declares that Mona quietly become the most important character in the series. Bustle also note Mona's character development, declaring that she had redeemed herself in later seasons of the show. Similarly, Heather Hogan of autostraddle. Com identify Mona as central to the show's theme of redemption, labeling the character practically perfect in every way and recognizing her as the best and most beloved character on Pretty Little Liars. I. Marlene King, producer of the TV series, acknowledged Mona as beloved character during the series' run, prompting producers to expand Mona's role beyond her arc in novels. Mona's revelation as in episode unmask received much media attention. Zach Johnson of Us Weekly calls the development shocking and intense. Bustle. Com's Kaitlin Reilly label scene is amazing. Stephanie Goldberg of CNN was less positive, finding revelation obvious while also citing the lack of change from book series. Seventeen magazine's Michelle King notes that the episode sends chill up our spine, and reviewed it favorably. At conclusion of the TV series, article from hypable. Com laud Mona's impact on the show, calling her brilliant, hilarious, brave, and beautiful, also labeling the character as always fun to watch. In review of the series finale, Louise McCreesh of Digital Spy called Mona the show's One true hero, citing her role in bringing down the final antagonist. Janel Parrish felt that her character got the perfect ending. Writers for numerous media outlets, including Entertainment Weekly, hypable. Com, BuddyTV, and bustle. Com, calls for a spin-off focusing on Mona Vanderwaal. Jessica Goldstein of Vulture highlighted Mona's fashion choices while also praising her relationship with Mike Montgomery, saying, I like her Little Breakfast at Tiffany's look, her winged eyeliner, and even her overdone updo, because such devotion to hairspray seems very Mona-esque to me.

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Appearances

Appearances

PilotSex, Lies and AlibisIf One of Them is DeadThe Ghost SonataThe Patchwork Girl
Lost and FoundDead WeekHook, Line and BookerLie Together, Die TogetherEnter The Professor

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Notes

Mona is one of two confirmed characters from Pretty Little Liars to be starring in this series. Mona was one of the primary antagonists of the original series, Pretty Little Liars, known as. When Pretty Little Liars end, Mona had won the game and became final and kidnapped Uber a, Alex Drake, and her mother Mary, locking them inside her own personal dollhouse. It is currently unknown how this will factor into the series, though I. Marlene King confirmed it would be address. Mona subtly reveals that two of them have escaped Janel Parrish says that Mona is not trying to hide who she is anymore. She's never really just on anybody's side, she's kind of on her own. I think she's established herself as one of the good guys, but she's definitely got darkness, and issues and secrets, and that will stay the same.

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Biography Edit

Liars may not appreciate her, but Pretty Little Liars fans all know that Mona Vanderwaal is the true star of the show. From Hannas sassy best friend, to, to practically only Thing keeping Liars afloat, Mona has always been an integral part of Pretty Little Liars. Brilliant, hilarious, brave, and beautiful, shes always fun to watch and her words-be they witty or wise-are highlight of every episode that shes in! To celebrate the unsung hero of Pretty Little Liars, let's look back at some of her best quotes over seven seasons of the show.

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Trivia Edit

Janel Parrish originally auditioned for the role of Spencer Hastings. After being informed she did not get the part, She re-audition for the role of Mona, and got the part. In Never Letting Go, Mona mocks Aria at fashion show dress rehearsal while Aria is practicing her catwalk: are your legs always that short, Aria? In the same episode, Spencer alludes to Mona being five feet tall. Mona's and Aria's wikia pages both show that they share the same exact height: 5'2! Mona along with Hanna have appeared in character in commercials for TRESemme hair products, including TRESemme Climate Control Mousse and TRESemme Fresh Start. Mona is up on her Wizard of Oz references, as she tells Lucas in Perfect Storm to ask the Wizard to make him a man. Is up on their Wizard of Oz references too, custom designing fortune cookie that read There's No Place Like Homecoming. Also, in can You Hear Me Now?, Send flier towards Pretty Little Liars that read, ding Dong, Bitch is Dead, reprisal of the film's song ding Dong, Witch is Dead. Janel Parrish revealed in an interview that she did not know she was until the week before they started filming for the finale, but she was always hoping that she was. Mona is released From Radley in She's Better Now, which implies what the title meant. Mona's favorite holiday is Halloween, She likes it better than Christmas because it involves more makeup.-Mona got kick off team at the end of Season 3 finale and is now considered to be part of Liars starting in Season 4. Put doll of Mona with Liars in doll house is for-LIVE. Mona is one of two female characters with a history of mental illnesses. The other one is Meredith Sorenson. In EscApe From New York, Mona has formed a group of people who have been mistreated by Alison in the past. It is known as Mona's Army.

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Book Comparisons Edit

Main article: Mona Vanderwaal in show, Mona has dark hair and brown eyes. In books, she has blonde hair and blue eyes. In Books, Mona witnesses Jenna Thing and receives burns from an accident. While on the show, only Toby saw what Liars do. In the books, Jenna and Mona were friends, but in the series, they hardly know each other. In the TV series, Spencer is first to find out that Mona is. In books, it was Hanna. In the show, Mona dates Noel. In Books, she hooks up with Noel's brother Eric, before her death in Unbelievable. Mona dies after she's revealed in books. In the TV show, Mona survives fall and is admitted to Radley Sanitarium and becomes an ally to Liars after the events of DAngerous GAme. In books, Mona become as revenge for liars taking part in the blinding of Jenna Cavanaugh. In the TV show, Mona starts to be and also create-Team because she feels that liars take Hanna away from her. In books, Mona is first, and seems to have no accomplice. In show, Mona start-Team, and while she was in Radley, Charlotte DiLaurentis stole GAme from her. Mona dates Lucas before Ali disappears in the books. This never happens on show. In Books Mona was much more reckless, getting waste, helping Hanna crash Sean's car, and showing her underwear to guys for fun. In Books, Mona's friendship with Hanna was just a ploy to get information, whereas, in the show, they had real friendship with Mona seemingly atoning for being. In the show, Mona and Mike are dating, however in the books they barely interact. In the book, Mona is killed when she accidentally falls off a cliff after a fight with Spencer at a quarry, whereas, in the TV show, Mona is still alive. In the TV show, she also fakes her death in Taking this One to Grave, in order to get Alison arrest. On September 25 2017, it was announced that Mona would return for the Pretty Little Liars spinoff, Pretty Little Liars: Perfectionists.

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