"At First Clear Word"[title 1] is the fifth episode of ABC Family's Switched at Birth Season Four, and it is the seventy-ninth episode of the series overall. It was written by Lizzy Weiss and Joy Gregory, and it was directed by Melanie Mayron. It was originally aired on February 3rd, 2015.


After a night of drinking with her friend Tank (guest star Max Adler, “Glee”), Bay wakes to find that she doesn’t remember all the details of the night. She tries to piece together the events of the evening, but as she speaks with different people about the situation, what really happened may not be so clear. Professor Marillo (guest star Bess Armstrong, “My So-Called Life”) invites Daphne to a small gathering of students at her home.

ABC Family's Official Summary


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Featured Music

Song Artist Notes Link
Rah Rah Radio The Delta Riggs (Flashback) Bay, Tank and some other partygoers toast to 'freedom'. YouTube
Happy Call Thrust (Flashback) Bay & Tank race in a chair race together. YouTube
Got a Feeling The Ladykillers (Flashback - Tank) Bay lays down when Tank brings her water then they lay down together and look at the stars and planet stickers on the cling; They both make confessions to each other then kiss. Official Site
I Seen Jesus The Futures League (Flashback - Bey) Bay lays down when Tank brings her water then they lay down together and look at the stars and planet stickers on the cling; They make confessions to each other then Tank kisses her. YouTube
Pieces (Hushed) Andrew Belle Regina & Eric discuss their project with the post cards and table then begin to kiss then Eric invites Regina upstairs. YouTube


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Video Gallery


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This Is Not a PipeAmerican GothicPortrait of My FatherDance Amongst DaggersDogs Playing PokerThe Persistence of MemoryThe Stag HuntPandora's BoxParadise LostThe HomecomingStarry NightThe TempestSelf-Portrait With Bandaged EarLes Soeurs d'EstréesExpulsion From the Garden of EdenLas Dos FridasProtect Me From What I WantThe Art of PaintingWrite a Lonely SoldierGame OnThe Sleep of Reason Produces MonstersVenus, Cupid, Folly, and TimeThis Is the Color of My DreamsThe IntruderThe Shock of Being SeenTree of ForgivenessThe Declaration of IndependenceWe Are the Kraken of Our Own Sinking ShipsThe TrailStreet Noises Invade the House
The Door to FreedomThe Awakening ConscienceDuel of Two WomenDressing for the CharadeThe Acquired Inability to EscapeHuman/Need/DesireDrive in the KnifeTight Rope WalkerUprisingIntroducing the MiracleMother and Child DividedDistorted HouseThe Good SamaritanHe Did What He WantedEcce MonoThe Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone LivingPrudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, AngerAs The Shadows DeepenWhat Goes Up Must Come DownThe MerrymakersDeparture of Summer
Drowning GirlYour Body Is a BattlegroundFountainIt Hurts to Wait With Love if Love is Somewhere ElseHave You Really the Courage?The ScreamMemory is Your Image of PerfectionDance Me to the End of LoveThe Past (Forgotten-Swallowed)The AmbushLove Seduces Innocence, Pleasure Entraps, and Remorse FollowsLove Among the RuinsLike a Snowball Down a MountainOh, FutureAnd We Bring the LightThe Image DisappearsGirl With Death Mask (She Plays Alone)It Isn't What You ThinkYou Will Not EscapeGirl on the CliffAnd Life Begins Right AwayYuletide Fortune Tellers
And It Cannot Be ChangedBracing The WavesI Lock the Door Upon MyselfWe Were So Close That Nothing Used to Stand Between UsAt First Clear WordBlack and GrayFog and Storm and RainArt Like Love is DedicationThe Player's ChoiceThere is My HeartTo Repel GhostsHow Does a Girl Like You get to be a Girl Like YouBetween Hope and FearWe Mourn, We Weep, We Love AgainInstead of Damning the Darkness, It's Better to Light a Little LanternBorrowing Your Enemy's ArrowsTo the Victor Belong the SpoilsThe Accommodations of DesireA Mad Tea PartyAnd Always Searching for Beauty
The CallThis Has to Do with MeSurpriseRelation of Lines and ColorsOccupy TruthFour Ages in LifeMemory (The Heart)Left in ChargeThe Wolf is WaitingLong Live Love

Title Reference

  1. From the 1923 painting, At the First Clear Word, by Max Ernst.


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