An ABC Family original series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager centers on the topic of teen pregnancy.
Band geek Amy discovers that she's pregnant after a one-night stand with Ricky Underwood, the school's player. Meanwhile, devout Christian cheerleader Grace promises abstinence to her parents.
High school graduation is finally here, prompting everyone to reminisce about how much their lives have changed over the past few years. Amy's relationships with Ricky and Ben weigh heavily on her mind, while Gr...
Ricky suspects that Amy is hiding something and confronts her about their future. Everyone gives Ethan some much-needed advice about his love life. Amy is furious when she learns the lengths Ben will go to in order t...
Adrian is devastated by Omar's decision and takes her pain out on Ricky and Jack. Ben refuses to give up on his dream of reuniting with Amy and makes a shocking confession to Alice. Ethan and Margaret have an ho...
Amy, Adrian and Grace struggle to reconcile their pending marriages with their individual dreams. Anne begins to feel like an outsider in her own family but soon finds an unexpected ally in Kathleen. Kathy and Ethan ...
Amy and Ricky announce they will get married the day after Amy graduates from high school, but everyone is skeptical that the wedding will actually happen. Grace and Jack announce their engagement, but it's soon...
Ethan is convinced no adult actually uses algebra, but a chance meeting with Danica McKellar helps him look at math in a different light. Amy's frantic search for her missing wedding bands leads her to Ben, who ...
Ricky tries to find a way to support Amy's dream of going to Hudson University, despite everyone's reservations about their relationship. Amy worries about her future when her meeting with the college couns...
George and Reverend Stone insist that Jack see a therapist, but it's Adrian's advice that ultimately persuades him to go. Ricky feels Amy's absence as he juggles taking care of John with his work and s...
Amy and Ricky's relationship grows increasingly strained when Amy decides she wants to tour a college in New York. Leo questions Ricky about his friendship with Clementine. Jack goes to extreme lengths to protec...
Anne is furious with George for lying about Robie's paternity and calls off Amy and Ricky's wedding, inadvertently revealing the truth about their non-marriage. Jack refuses to get help as he struggles to c...
Ben is in a euphoric mood, while driving Ethan to the airport he has an epiphany that Amy may not have been his first love. Omar leaves his student teaching job and proposes to Adrian. Ethan pleads with Kathy's ...
Amy and Ricky continue planning their wedding, so Amy buys her dress - at a thrift store. The dress is a little worse for wear - but only Amy sees the potential to make it great. Meanwhile, Ricky is upset about the d...
It's Christmas Eve and Ricky and Amy are celebrating their first holiday together as a family. Ricky talks about an old tradition he had as a kid of sneaking into a toy shop with his fellow foster care friends e...
Jack remains in the hospital; Ricky discusses the wedding with George.
Adrian and Omar think about moving in together; Anne starts to plan Amy's wedding.
Ben and Amy have a candid discussion about their relationship.
Amy envies Ricky's life as a college student.
Amy is displeased to see Kathy hanging out with a bad crowd.
Grace persuades her friends to attend church, but her plan doesn't come together as she expected.
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Family and friends want to have a post-elopement wedding celebration for Amy and Ricky, but agreeing on the details of the event proves difficult...
Leo offers Ricky full employment after his graduation; Amy is asked to advise a new student at her school.
Amy and Ricky return from their secret adventure. Meanwhile, Grace continues to shut out Adrian.
When Amy and Ricky suddenly leave, suspicion arises that the two have gotten married.
Ben must decide if he wants to transfer to Dylan's school after touring it. Anne shares important news with her family.
Grace gets jealous of Amy being in the spotlight. Elsewhere, Ashley and Anne return from traveling abroad.
Amy announces a wedding date, and the news travels quickly. Meanwhile, a rumor concerning Anne surfaces.
Amy learns she's doing poorly in summer school, so her dad tutors her and provides her with some life advice.
A desperate Kathleen resorts to bribery to get Grace to talk to Jacob. Elsewhere, Dylan attempts to befriend Adrian.
Ben and Dylan go on their first real date together. Elsewhere, Tom runs into problems with police.
Dylan and her pals surprise Ben at school, while Grace doesn't want Jacob attending school with her. Elsewhere, Kathleen tries to understand her late husband's secrets; and an overburdened Amy acts ornery a...
Amy is increasingly short with everyone in her life, including Ricky, leaving him wondering what is going on with her, but he is not prepared when she reveals that she might be pregnant again. Ben, determined to get ...
The fathers of Amy, Lauren and Madison set up a dinner for their daughters, hoping the girls can settle their differences.
Summer school is the backdrop for another series of intrigues: Amy, Madison and Lauren argue, Henry is in the doghouse with both Ben and Alice, and summer plans take a sudden twist for Grace and Ben.
It's summer vacation and Amy and Ricky are basking in the glow of their engagement while some new girls befriend Ben.
Grace helps Jack with his graduation speech; Ben and Adrian go out to celebrate; Ricky's graduation speech features a surprise for Amy.
Jack tries to reconnect with Grace while working on a project for school. Elsewhere, George notices that Anne and Nora have been bonding.
Adrian is introduced to the brother of one of Daniel's friend, and sparks fly. Amy hopes for a proposal from Ricky -- who has a surprise of his own.
A voicemail message causes tension for Amy and Ricky. Elsewhere, Grace plays matchmaker for Adrian by introducing her to a pal of Daniel's
Adrian has a change of heart about Ben and instead focuses her energy on somebody else.
As the senior dance approaches, Jack is desperate to find a date while Amy pressures Ricky to invite her to accompany him.
Grace adjusts to dating a college man. Meanwhile, Amy tries to help Ricky get accepted into college.
Kathleen's interview at a college takes an unexpected turn. Elsewhere, Ricky pulls a prank on Grace.
Adrian and Ben have a blowup when she packs up the nursery.
George puts conditions on Ashley's return home. Meanwhile, Amy fears her son is ill
Grace returns to town with a secret. Meanwhile, Ben shuts down in front of Adrian, but he tells everyone else how he feels about her.
Ashley forges ahead with her trip. Elsewhere, Betty reaches out to Adrian and attempts to get her to talk about her emotional state.
Adrian becomes despondent and refuses to leave her home. Meanwhile, Amy decides to move.
Everything changes for everyone...including Amy and Ricky.
Amy gets mad when Ricky let's Jack use his apartment; Adrian is getting nervous about the baby.
Adrian and Ben both have second thoughts about their upcoming wedding; George continues meddling in his daughters lives.
Quarreling continues among the kids, despite the festive baby shower being held for Adrian
Ben jeopardizes his friendship with Amy when he comes to Adrian's defense
Grace helps Adrian shop for a wedding dress and asks Amy to assist with Adrian's baby shower. Meanwhile, Ricky grows frustrated with Amy's hesitancy to move their relationship forward; and Grace meets Grant's parents ...
Amy prepares to move into Ricky's apartment, but Ricky has doubts about taking this step in their relationship
Ashley gets a study buddy to help her succeed with homeschooling. Elsewhere, George asks out Nora, unaware that she's already seeing someone else.
George is lonely without Anne and shows interest in Ricky's mom; Lauren finds out something about her parents.
Ashley continues with her home schooling, and Ben proposes.
Ben contemplates asking Adrian to marry him. Elsewhere, Amy meets Ricky's birth mother, who thinks Amy resembles her; Grant professes his love for Grace; and Madison begins going out with her older boss.
Ricky's birth mom unexpectedly reenters his life. Meanwhile, Amy wants her relationship with Ricky to progress; Ben and Adrian learn the sex of their baby; and Ashley conveys her desire to be homeschooled to her new g...
Amy and Anne think that George is being unfaithful again. Meanwhile, Amy goes out with Ricky; and Grace and Grant prepare for camp
Ricky and Amy decide to explore whether they still have chemistry. Meanwhile, Grace and Grant grow closer.
With only a few days remaining until Amy returns home, Ricky cannot seem to remain faithful to her. And if the tension wasnâ€™t thick enough already, Adrian has an unfortunate pregnancy scare that takes her to th...
After an altercation with Ricky, Ben is fired; Amy goes to a New York nightclub.
Ricky travels to New York City to see Amy. Meanwhile, Ben accompanies Adrian when she gets a sonogra
A confused Ashley realizes she has feelings for both Grant and Ricky. Elsewhere, Grace tries to fix up Griffin with someone.
Amy contacts Adrian and offers her support. Meanwhile, Ricky seeks assistance from Ruben; and George arranges a romantic rendezvous with Anne. Michael Imperioli guest stars as Adrian's ob-gyn.
Ben travels to New York City to visit Amy and tell her about Adrian's pregnancy. Elsewhere, Ricky gets reacquainted with his mother.
Adrian meets Ricky's mom at the clinic and admits to her that she does not want to be a teenage mother but after talking, she has a change of heart and tells Ben that she will not go through with the abortion. When Ri...
Adrian argues with her parents over her decision about the baby; Amy meets Bristol Palin at her music program in New York.
Ricky temporarily moves into the Juergens' home to look after his son, and Anne and George take note of the bond building between Ricky and Ashley.
Amy gets support from her friends and family as she moves forward in pursuing a music program in New York City. Meanwhile, Ben doesn't let Amy in on his secret.
Amy doubts she can attend a music program in New York City; Jack looks for a place to live.
Adrian copes with major news; Ben reveals his love for Amy.
John celebrates his first birthday; Adrian has a secret.
Ricky and Adrian don't speak to each other; at a custody hearing for John, Amy makes an important decision
Ricky, Ben, Amy and Adrian attempt to work out differences.
Ricky visits a squalid Hollywood hotel in search of his mother
In the fallout from the dance, Ben realizes he misses Amy, and Ricky leaves town. Meanwhile, Jimmy consoles Amy; and Ashley starts falling for Griffin's cousin.
The mother-daughter dance at school has arrived, but it ends up being a strange and uncomfortable event for everyone involved. It is revealed that Leo and Betty are planning a wedding, and George and Anne are ready t...
Amy fears that Jimmy's standoffish behavior is a result of her bad kissing, so Ricky offers to help her practice, which ends up being a bad idea. Elsewhere, Adrian's parents are planning a quiet, low-key we...
George attempts to win Anne back; Ben and Grace connect; Amy and Jimmy go on a date.
Adrian and Amy start a trend when they decide to take care of themselves and not worry about others.
Ricky and Adrian fight over money; Amy and Ben try to iron out the troubles in their relationship
Ben's Italian girlfriend comes to visit while Ricky confronts Amy about his parental rights to their son John.
Ben's female friend from Italy arrives in town, promising even more strain on his relationship with Amy. Meanwhile, Anne and Amy take off on a relaxing vacation with their babies, which upsets George and Ricky.
Amy and Ben work hard to get their relationship back on track, whilst Grace and Jack's is not so good.
Ashley gets her own room out in the garage, much to the envy of Amy. Ricky still wants to be with Adrian even though she no longer shows interest in him.
Amy tries to keep Ben's attention; Grace makes an impression on Adrian.
Amy and Adrian's quarreling begins to get out of hand, so Ricky steps in to mediate.
Adrian pushes George and Anne together to suit her personal needs.
Summer vacations come to an end, and George reveals something to Anne.
Amy is jealous when she realizes Ben is going on a summer trip, while she has to continue working and going to school.
Grace reveals a secret; Amy wishes to accompany Ben on his trip.
Amy is having trouble copy with her hectic lifestyle now that she has school and a baby to look after. Ben begins to decide how he will be spending his summer break.
When Grace begins to pull away from everyone, Ricky takes it upon himself to try to help her out.
Grace is plagued with guilt. Meanwhile, Ben tries to figure out where he fits in Amy's life.
As Amy deals with the daily struggles of teen motherhood, Anne has some life-changing news of her own to handle. Elsewhere, Ben's father falls hard for an interesting new woman, and Adrian's once-estranged ...
Both friends and family come for the birth of Amy's baby, and Amy has some difficulties with becoming a mother. Ashley and George move out of the house.
While waiting for her baby to be born, Amy flashes back to when she met Ricky at band camp.
Adrian and Grace have trouble getting everything together for Amy's baby shower. Adrian is distracted waiting for her brother to call, resulting in her forgetting to invite anyone to the shower. Meanwhile on her...
Amy gets help from her friends on what to do about the baby.
Adrian wants to mix things up a bit and tries to change her look, Jack is still bringing out his thoughtful side by raising money, and Anne might soon be off the unemployment list.
Ashley tries her best to get Amy and Ben back together again, while Ricky tries to sabotage the adoption process.
Amy and Ben struggle to get along when Ben tells her he wants some time to himself. Anne and George start looking for suitable adoption parents.
Amy and Ricky consider adoption as a possible option. Meanwhile, George's co-worker shows interest in adopting Amy's baby.
Amy has the opportunity to find out the sex of her unborn child. Meanwhile, Jack does community service and believes that he sees Bob violate his parole.
Ricky's father comes to town with some advice for him on how to be a parent.
Anne and George are reunited after Amy and Ben's parents find out they got married, and Adrian's dad tries to get to the bottom of where the fake IDs came from.
Assisted by their friends, Ben and Amy marry in secret. Meanwhile, Tom asserts his independence after meeting a new girl.
Adrian's father calls the police after his daughter disappears from school; Amy and Ben decide against having sex.
Amy faces her first day back at school, while Cindy Lee encourages Adrian to foster a relationship with her father.
George bonds with Amy and Ashley. Elsewhere, Tom hires a "friend" for the night, and Lauren is caught kissing Ricky.
Amy and Ashley's grandmother visits. Elsewhere, Adrian flaunts her budding friendship with Grace.
Ricky wrestles with the repercussions of sleeping with Amy. Meanwhile, Amy considers moving in with her grandmother, Mimsy.
Amy shares the news of her pregnancy with her mother. Later, Amy's absence from school sparks a rumour that she's having an abortion.
Ben proposes to Amy after learning of her pregnancy. Meanwhile, Amy contemplates having an abortion, and George leaves home and moves in with Cindy Lee - Adrian's mother.
Grace hands in her pompoms after she's caught on tape defending herself against two drunken men. Meanwhile, Amy finds Ben's clingy behaviour very irksome.
Ben continues to pine after Amy, which later results in them sharing their first kiss. Amy shares the news of her pregnancy with Ashleyâ€”leaving their parents in the dark.
Grace struggles to decide whether to forgive Jack or move on. Amy experiences her first bouts of morning sickness, and a rumour that is circulating about her shocks Ben.
After losing her virginity to Ricky Underwood at band camp, Amy Juergens discovers that she is pregnant. As Amy contends with her family life, and struggles to come to terms with her pregnancy, she seeks solace from ...