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We Tried To Convince Toby From "PLL" To Reveal Spoilers And It Kinda Worked

Try again, sweaty. (This post may or may not contain spoilers, you've been warned.)

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Pretty Little Liars is wrapping up this week after seven seasons. We chatted to Keegan Allen who plays Toby Cavanaugh about his time on the show, whether Toby ever recovered from the gummy bear experience, and who the hell A.D. is.

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Here's the tea he spilt. Pls do not @ us about spoilers if you continue to read this and you're not up to date.

A.D.'s storyline definitely makes sense.

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"The whole storyline makes sense to me now. It’s like filling in the golden puzzle piece for sure. Fans will have the biggest, mind-blowing, exploding heads… it is the absolute bookend the show needed, it answers a lot of questions, it puts a lot of things into perspective, and it’s a great send-off."

Toby will be in a scene with A.D during the finale.

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Remaining tight-lipped on this one, Keegan simply answered that he will share the screen with A.D. in the last episode.

And when asked about the Spencer's twin theory, Keegan talked a lot about Toby and his beard.

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BuzzFeed: "We haven’t seen Toby since he slept with Spencer in the cabin, and now his phone is switched off. Is this because Toby actually slept with Spencer’s TWIN?"

Keegan: "You know I’ve heard a lot of theories about this kind of stuff. I feel like at the end of everything, all these theories will be debunked, answered, and everyone will have what they want. I can tell you though, I was rocking a pretty sick beard during that scene – it was a real beard – and then in the finale I was going to have an even BIGGER beard but I had to shave it. I went through three-and-a-half hours of makeup to have a huge beard, and I went on the set and no one could take it seriously, because I looked like I was from Castaway… so we took it off. So in the finale, I don’t have a beard anymore, like I might get fired but the show is already off the air... um, I just told a big secret, I don’t have a beard anymore in the finale! Anyway, that was that."

(Sounds like a giant deflection of the question to us.)

Just like Ezra's stress stubble, Toby's beard was symbolic of his grief and stress.

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"I remember really badly wanting to keep my beard for that scene in the cabin because I was like, 'man, Toby’s really gone off the deep end, like his wife has died, I mean c’mon, he’s not gonna shave ever again!' I can grow a beard within like three days. Like a FULL beard. I just squeeze my face and my pores shoot hairs out. A lot of people think Toby’s beard is A.D. and it’s gonna come off and be like 'I’ve been here all along'. But that’s just a Tumblr thing."

Even Keegan is unsure about Toby's police training.

"I feel like Toby decided to be a cop one night, around 8:30pm, logged onto his computer, went to RosewoodPD.com, printed off his diploma, went to work the next morning, and was a police officer. The only reason I think that was a reality was… the fact he’s such a BAD cop, he’s not a terrible person, he’s just a better carpenter you know? He’s a better carpenter than he is a cop, and he is an OK carpenter. I think that’s why he ultimately retired!"

Apparently Toby's partner Lorenzo just moved on up in the police force.

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When question about what the hell happened to Lorenzo, Keegan said this:

"Ahh Lorenzo…. Uh huh. So he became a detective in the beginning of Season 6, and I remember going into work and being like 'hey man, why do you get to wear a suit?!' and he’s like, 'well I’m a detective now', and I was like 'what the hell man? I’ve been a cop for like three seasons why don’t I get to be a detective?' So I think he just became a detective and he just worked his way up and he’s important now, he’s on like Lethal Weapon now or something!"

Another random PLL character gone too soon. 😢

Toby's experience with the drugged gummy bears ~probably~ got him "fired".

"He was high AF and ended up being like 'Where I am?' and the police officers all around him were like, 'Dude you can’t be a police officer anymore, cause you’re high'. He was just lit, and then he got fired, pretty much," Keegan joked.

And Toby wearing a du-rag in the earlier seasons was a complete accident.

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"That was actually a mistake that scene! My hair was really long and I had to look like I had a shaved head. And they put on the du-rag just to keep my hair down, and they were gonna take it off when I was about to shoot, and my hair would be slicked back and I’d look really dangerous and juvenile. But when we were shooting, Michael the director was like, 'OK we’re gonna shoot the rehearsal', and I had the du-rag on, and I didn’t take it off, I was just in the middle of the scene. Then months had gone by, and the production editor showed Mandy (the wardrobe person), and she was like 'what the hell is this, why is the du-rag on his head?!' and everyone was like 'what are you talking about? This has already been in production for months' and she was like 'oh my god NO!' It ended up staying in... It was nobody’s fault, just an accidental mess up!"

It was only during filming the finale that Keegan started to piece together what was going on, and he was definitely shocked by who killed Charlotte.

"The truth is, I wasn't really keeping the storyline straight. I couldn’t keep up. What ends up happening when we were shooting most of the time was that we’ll have the writer and you’d be like 'hey, what’s going on?' and they’ll give you just snippets you need to know for your character, because there are so many storylines that your circuits would get crossed and you’d go crazy. Then if you dare, later you could go back and start to piece things together. But up until the finale I hadn’t been piecing anything together, then I started to when we were shooting the finale. I remember reading last week’s episode when there was all this info that was dumped on the audience. And me being part of the show I was like, 'wait, WHAT… Who killed Charlotte?!' I was so enamoured by our show in that moment. Because you’re part of a show and you love doing it as much as people love watching it, but then you also get sucked into the fandom and canon of storytelling and get shocked by it."

He even said there were some plot holes you could "literally drive a train through", when asked about Detective Wilden covering up Marion Cavanaugh's death.

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BuzzFeed: "Jessica DiLaurentis bribed Detective Wilden to cover up Toby’s mom’s death, after ~Bethany~ pushed her off the roof at Radley. According to our calculations Wilden would've been a young teen at the time, so there's no way he could be a detective. Is that right?"

Keegan: "I don’t know. That’s more a question for Marlene King. Because there are some plot points during the show that you could literally drive a train through... until the end of the show, that is. The finale will make so much sense to so many people, because they’re like, 'This show has plot holes the size of Swiss cheese!' and like yeah, but it will make sense at the end. There’s something that happens and just collectively you’re like, 'oh shit that makes total sense now, of course!' and that’s what will happen. Hopefully."

And Keegan mentioned while he did get a laugh out of trolling his PLL fans, he's been dropping clues this WHOLE time.

"I love trolling the fans! But I also love placing little easter eggs, because there is sometimes truth to things I’m saying. When the show ends, I can go back and be like: 'I said this and nobody picked up on it!' I've done interviews and I’ve totally divulged things but nobody picks up on it. Once the show ends I’ll do an entire investigation into my own past stuff that I’ve said and I’ll be like, 'haha, I told you guys!'."

BTW, he loves memes.

It's called endgame sweaty look it up 💅🏻😑

"I don’t really have friendships, they’re just direct message memes, so I love trolling fans (with memes). I think the sweaty thing, the misspelt sweetie meme, is my favourite thing ever. I kept doing it and fans were like 'you misspelt sweetie, what’s wrong with you!' and 'I’m like, no, no that’s the meme guys!'."

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