"We Were So Close That Nothing Used to Stand Between Us"[title 1] is the fourth episode of ABC Family's Switched at Birth Season Four, and it is the seventy-eighth episode of the series overall. It was written by Linda Gase and Bekah Brunstetter, and it was directed by Allan Arkush. It was originally aired on January 27th, 2015.


Bay feels pressured to maximize her short time with Emmett when he comes for a surprise visit. Daphne is mortified when she does poorly on her midterm exam. Melody and John clash when John encourages Travis to try out for the UMKC baseball team.

ABC Family's Official Summary


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The Casts




Featured Music

Song Artist Notes Link
Perfect Day Sophie Park Emmett surprises Bay with a visit “in person”; Emmett helps Bay take off her ankle monitor. YouTube
My Story is Your Story Phillip LaRue John preps Travis for his tryout; Travis tries out for the UMKC baseball team. To be added.
Sleepless [feat. Angelique Bianca] (Wehbba Remix) Joyce Muniz Bay arrives at the party along with Travis who carts in a keg of beer; Daphne greets Bay, they chat; Bay & Daphne talk to Tank then Bay leaves with Tank to go and find other alcoholic stimulates. YouTube
Can I Get an Oh Yeah! The Gods Of Macho Daphne spots Josh at the party, she tells him her news about her chemistry class; Josh leaves with Vimla; Bay & Tank talk about Emmett before toast to the night and chugging their jungle juice. To be added.


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  • This episode is third longest title, which is total 11 words.


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Title Reference

  1. From the 1961 painting, We Were So Close That Nothing Used to Stand Between Us, by Vasile Dobrian.


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