The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Character: Jesse

Created by: Brenda Hampton

Directed by: Keith Truesdell, Anson Williams, Gail Bradley, Lindsley Parsons III, Jason Priestley, Ron Underwood, John Schneider, Barry Watson

Written by: Brenda Hampton, Elaine Arata, Jeffrey Rodgers, Caroline Kepnes, Paul Perlove, Jeff Olsen, Courtney Turk, Kelley Turk, Chris Olsen, Anne Ramsay, Orlando Bishop

Cast Members: Shailene Woodley, Molly Ringwald, India Eisley, Ken Baumann, Daren Kagasoff, Megan Park, Francia Raisa, Greg Finley

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Duration: 43min

15 year old Amy ends up pregnant after one night at band camp, throwing her whole life upside down. It doesn't help that she's now going to school with that guy.

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Episode Guide

02.12 Be My, Be My Baby
Aired September 7, 2009

George gives Ricky and Ben some much needed advice. Ricky and Adrienne go to couples therapy and Adrian shares a very personal story explaining why she wants commitment so badly. Grace continues to argue with her mom over dating so soon and decides she isn’t ready for a serious relationship herself. When Anne goes into labor they come to the conclusion that they won’t make it to the hospital in time so George, Amy, and Ashley are forced to deliver the baby at home. Adrian and Ricky spend the night together and Ricky finally says the words Adrian has been waiting to hear. Meanwhile, back at the Jeurgens household George comes to a shocking discovery about the baby.

02.16 Just Say Me
Aired January 25, 2010

Grace makes a new campaign that takes over the school. Adrian tries to continue befriending Amy.

02.17 The Second Time Around
Aired February 1, 2010

George tries to win Anne back, while Ben and Grace connect.

02.20 Mistakes Were Made
Aired February 22, 2010

Adrian makes a confession to Ricky.

02.21 Choices
Aired March 1, 2010

Ricky confronts his mom about the past abuse.

02.22 Good Girls and Boys
Aired March 8, 2010

Ricky, Ben, Amy, and Adrian try to work out all of their differences.

02.23 I Got You Babe
Aired March 15, 2010

Ricky tries to get George’s assistance in getting joint custody.

02.24 Ben There, Done That
Aired Mar 22, 2010

John’s first birthday is here. Ricky and Amy come to an agreement about John’s party, however Amy sabotages it. Meanwhile, Adrian harbors a big secret.

03.07 New York, New York
Aired July 19, 2010

Ben goes to New York to visit Amy and finally tell her the news.

03.08 The Sounds of Silence
Aired July 26, 2010

Amy reaches out to Adrian and Ricky asks Ruben for help.

03.10 My Girlfriend’s Back
Aired August 9, 2010

Ricky visits Amy in New York, and Ben goes with Adrian for a sonogram.

03.13 Up All Night
Aired August 30, 2010

Amy’s back from New York and asks Ricky to spend the night (platonically). Ben and Adrian discuss the possibility of having sex again but talk of their exes soon intervenes. Meanwhile Grant overhears Jack and Jesse discussing Jack’s continued feelings for Grace. Across town Alice and Henry share a bed while waiting for Ben to return home. Ricky and Amy agree to a date.

03.15 Who Do You Trust?
Aired March 28, 2011

Returning to school after the summer break, Ben and Adrian go to find out the sex of their baby. Amy tells Ricky that she is ready to take the next step in their relationship, but only if he first agrees to be tested for STDs.

03.19 Deeper and Deeper
Aired April 25, 2011

Ashley studies with another home schooled student.

04.08 Dancing With the Stars
Aired August 1, 2011

Amy tries to convince Ricky to take her to the senior dance.

04.11 The Games We Play
Aired August 22, 2011

Amy wants Ricky to propose.

04.13 And Circumstance
Aired September 5, 2011

Henry and Alice’s break-up has them fighting over custody of Ben’s friendship. Adrian decides that she needs one last kiss from Ricky to resolve her feelings for him. Jack asks Grace to help him write the invocation for graduation but it’s primarily a ploy to spend time with her. Ricky delivers the valedictory graduation speech but adds a surprise finish.

Script developed by Never Enough Design