Season One is the first and only season of the TV series Twisted.
The series focuses on 16-year-old Danny Desai, who was charged with killing his aunt, Tara Desai when he was eleven. Having spent five years in juvenile detention, he is released and returns to his hometown of Green Grove, New York. While trying to rekindle old friendships and facing the challenges of dealing with his judgmental peers, Danny becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a classmate, Regina Crane. Realizing the town does not care about the truth and only wants to see him charged with the crime, Danny becomes determined to clear his name. Meanwhile, he must maintain a secret he has never told anyone: the reason he "killed" his aunt.
- Avan Jogia as Danny Desai
- Maddie Hasson as Jo Masterson
- Kylie Bunbury as Lacey Porter
- Ashton Moio as Rico
- Denise Richards as Karen Desai
- Kimberly Quinn as Tess Masterson
- Sam Robards as Kyle Masterson
- Karynn Moore as Regina Crane, a bubbly, flirtatious popular girl who came onto Danny and claimed to know why he killed his Aunt Terra. She was found murdered after her house party shortly after her revelation to Danny via text. She has a currently unknown connection to Danny's family.
- Grey Damon as Archie Yates, the star soccer captain and Lacey's boyfriend who takes an immediate dislike to Danny upon his return and seems to be the crush of Regina.
- Brittany Curran as Phoebe Daly, Regina's former best friend who is disliked for her quirky and dramatic personality.
- Chris Zylka as Tyler Louis, Phoebe's popular, party-boy brother who is making a documentary on Danny's return and uses that as a reason to date Jo.
- Jamila Velazquez as Sarita, a popular mean girl and close friend of Lacey and Regina who has a rivalry with Jo and a dislike for Phoebe.
- Todd Julian as Scott, Archie's close friend and fellow soccer player.
- Tracey S. Lee as Jana, a smart and obsessive girl who is infatuated with Scott after hooking up with him once at a party.
- John DeLuca as Cole, Danny's friend and fellow soccer player who is poisoned by another player.
- N/A as Doug, an awkward and short tech nerd.
- N/A as Clara Porter, Lacey's 13-year-old sister.
- T.J. Ramini as Vikram Desai, Karen's husband, Danny's dad, and Tess' former lover, who was presumed dead five months before Danny's return and is brought up many times. Someone was paying Regina off before her death using his Connecticut mailing address. He was the former head of Magna Realty Inc.
- Jessica Tuck as Gloria Crane, Regina's mother who is blind to her daughter's true identity and is avoiding the public after her daughter's passing away.
- Robin Givens as Judy Porter, Lacey's recently divorced mother and friend of Gloria, Karen, and Tess who wants Jo and Lacey to be friends again.
- Allan Louis as Samuel Porter, Lacey's homosexual and recently divorced father who lives a double life in Seattle until being outed by Jo.
- Scott Connors as Mitch, Clara's overpriced swimcoach and Samuel's lover.
- Daya Vaidya as Sandy, Chief Masterson's lead officer and right hand woman.
- Aaron Hill as Eddie, a partner and fellow officer of Chief Masterson.
- Christopher Cousins as Mayor Rollins, the mayor of Green Grove who is disappointed in the murder case's progress.
- Rob Yang as Principal Mark Tang, the school principal who was hooking up with Karen Desai for the exchange of keeping Danny at Green Grove High.
- Kathy Nijamy as Mrs. Fisk, the sophomore english teacher.
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|1||Pilot||March 19, 2013||1.19 million (sneak peek)|
|Danny, Jo, and Lacey were best friends in childhood. At age 11, Danny murdered his Aunt Tara and was placed in a juvenile detention center. Five years later, Lacey is part of the popular crowd, while Jo is a social outcast; the two no longer friends. Newly released, Danny tries to reconnect with the girls. Jo warms up to him and they go to a party thrown by Regina, Lacey's best friend. Lacey also begins to warm up to Danny when they share a bag of chips in Danny's bedroom later in the evening. That night, Regina texts Danny that she knows why he killed his aunt. The next day, she is found murdered, the necklace from her neck the only thing missing. Danny becomes the prime suspect, and it is revealed that he has the necklace.|
|2||Grief Is a Five Letter Word||June 11, 2013||1.8 million|
|As everyone at school tries to move on with the aid of grief counselor April (guest star Keiko Agena), Jo battles with her father over her friendship with Danny as she and Rico set out to prove Danny’s innocence. In an effort to show that he is a normal kid, Danny and Jo set up a dinner between their two families, which goes awry when the adults drudge up past grievances. Meanwhile, Lacey struggles to cope with her emotions and bristles when former ‘frenemy,’ Phoebe (guest star Brittany Curran), attempts to bond with her.|
|3||PSA De Resistance||June 25, 2013||1.4 million|
|Jo tries something new and participates in a sobriety skit at school, but it doesn't go well. Elsewhere, Kyle questions Karen about the missing photo of Aunt Tara's necklace; and Danny tries to reconnect with Lacey.|
|4||Sleeping with the Frenemy||July 2, 2013||1.06 million|
|Lacey’s mom Judy (played by Robin Givens) invites Jo to a sleepover, much to Lacey’s dismay. Despite the promise of an incredibly awkward evening, Jo seizes the opportunity to get closer to Regina’s friends and uncover potential evidence that points to another suspect in her murder. Tess persuades Karen to reconnect with her old friends, only to have it end in humiliation when Regina’s mother Gloria (played by Jessica Tuck) viciously confronts Karen about Danny. Meanwhile, Danny has his first soccer match and struggles to stay on civil terms with Archie and his teammates, and Kyle steps up his investigation.|
|5||The Fest And The Furious||July 9, 2013||1.61 million|
|As Green Grove prepares for the annual Fall Festival, the town residents are at odds over whether Danny should be allowed at the Festival. When Danny shows up, tensions escalate into a riot, which Kyle has to quell. Green Grove’s Mayor Rollins (played by Christopher Cousins) chastises Kyle about the lagging case and Jo’s increasing involvement with Danny. Father and daughter find it increasingly difficult to see eye to eye when Jo questions the significance of the necklace in the murder investigation. Lacey also wonders about the necklace and approaches Regina’s mother, Gloria, for information. Meanwhile, Jo and Rico’s friendship is strained as Jo spends more and more time with Danny.|
|6||Three For The Road||July 16, 2013||1.58 million|
|When new evidence in Regina's murder mystery points to Connecticut, Danny, Jo, and Lacey decide to hit the road without telling their parents. The trip could well end in disaster. Jo and Lacey are at odds, with Danny trying to play peacemaker, and Danny is blatantly crossing his parole by crossing state lines. Meanwhile Kyle is determined to track Jo down, and Karen and Tess bond over an impromptu pottery lesson.|
|7||We Need To Talk About Danny||July 23, 2013||1.48 million|
|Jo goes on a date with Tyler (Chris Zylka). Kyle's working with another cop, Eddie (Aaron Hill) to find the necklace. Lacey and Jo want answers from Danny about his secrets, but they end up revealing one of their own secrets.A soccer problem leads to consequences for Danny.Lacey defends Danny aganist Archie's increasingly vicious verbal attacks.|
|8||Docu-Trauma||July 30, 2013||1.31 million|
|Kyle grills Karen about the necklace. Kyle has a surprise for Karen.. and her lawyer won't be happy. Danny's throwing a party in hopes of convincing everyone he's a good guy. Tyler agrees to help if he can film the party as a documentary. Rico's not happy to see Jo and Tyler together there.|
|9||The Truth Will Out||August 6, 2013||1.32 million|
|Rico confesses a secret to Jo. Kyle and Eddie investigate Danny's dad's Connecticut apartment. Danny and Kyle discover shocking photos. Lacey's dad visits from Seattle. He has a secret -- and Jo learns all about it. The secret involves a man named Mitch.|
|10||Poison of Interest||August 13, 2013||1.44 million|
|The mayor's hired Marilyn Rossi to investigate the murder. Danny's in trouble -- in more ways than one. One of the problems involves a poisoning. Someone loses his job.|
|?||Socio Studies 101||August 20, 2013||0.99 million|
|Socio Studies 101 is a special recap episode narrated by Ashton Moio better known as Rico, the special recap takes moments from the first 10 episodes leading to the mid-season finale.|
|11||Out With The In-Crowd||August 27, 2013||1.62 million|
|Sarita's not happy with Lacey because Lacey's now involved with Danny. And by "involved", it doesn't just mean as friends...|
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|12||Dead Men Tell Big Tales||February 11th, 2014||1.29 million|
|Danny overhears his mom and Chief Masterson talking about Danny's father being alive. Danny remains on the run from the police. Rico attempts to be comforting towards Lacey. Danny tries to tell Jo about the news of his father but she rats him out and he runs again. Karen is pissed and takes her anger out on the Mastersons. Rico lets Danny stay with him for a while. Jo confesses to Tess that she regrets sleeping with Tyler. Danny comes clean to Jo and Lacey about his aunt's murder - his father killed her and coerced Danny into taking the blame. Vikram returns, leading to a confrontation with Danny. As the confrontation gets physical, Vikram assaults both Danny and Jo but falls off the edge of a cliff when Danny tries to defend himself and Jo.|
|13||Sins of the Father||February 18th, 2014||1.37|
|In "Sins of the Father", Danny struggles to come to terms with the latest development in the search for his father, and wonders if he truly deserves the chance to start over. Lacey becomes interested a connection between Gloria Crane (guest star Jessica Tuck) and Vikram, while Charlie (recurring guest star Jack Falahee) becomes increasingly interested in Lacey.|
|14||Home Is Where the Hurt Is||February 25th, 2014||1.12|
|Green Grove’s annual Homecoming dance is approaching, but tension is also building between Danny and Lacey as he questions whether he’ll ever get over recent events. Danny recognizes a familiar face in town and makes a mysterious connection to his time in juvenile hall. When Jo figures out that cute but nerdy Andie has a crush on Rico, she gives him the nudge he needs to make the first move. Meanwhile, Jack (guest star Ivan Sergei) moves in on a conflicted Karen, and Tess finds it increasingly difficult to hide her secrets from Kyle.|
|15||Danny Indemnity||March 4th, 2014||1.10|
|In the episode titled "Danny Indemnity," a massive cover-up leads Danny and Jo to wonder if someone is out to help or hurt them, and Kyle can't quell his suspicions that things aren't at all what they seem. Danny comes into a sizable amount of money, which puts the spotlight on him again in town and complicates his relationship with Karen. Jo confronts Tess about the tension between her parents and Tess drops another huge revelation on Kyle.|
|16||The Son Also Falls||March 11th, 2014||1.02|
|Kyle begins to dig into Karen's motives. Jo and Andie compete for student body president. Lacey strikes up a friendship with Whitney, Jack's daughter.|
|17||You're a Good Man, Charlie McBride||March 18th, 2014||1.13|
|Charlie's growing relationship with Jo concerns Danny; Lacey takes a liking to Whitney's wild side; Karen gives Danny positive advice and helps Tess with personal problem; Kyle has suspicions about Jack.|
|18||Danny, Interrupted||March 25th, 2014||0.72|
|Danny visits an old confidant; Jo questions a friend's motives; Tess receives bad news.|
|19||The Tale of Two Confessions||April 1st, 2014||TBA|
|Kyle's investigation culminates with a series of shocking and contradictory confessions and potentially deadly consequences. The complicated triangle between Jo, Danny and Charlie comes to a shocking head. Karen and Tess uncover more of Vikram's secrets, including a piece of evidence that has major implications for Tess and the Masterson family. Meanwhile, Whitney's mother Gretchen (Elaine Hendrix) shows up to bring her daughter back to the city, and her candor about Whitney's past causes Lacey to question her friend. And Rico makes a major faux pas in his first meeting with Andie's parents. It is revealed that Charlie is Tess' son. Gunshots were fired.|