Thrown From the Ride is the fourth episode of Season Five.
Ali attempts to regain the role of leader of the group, but she finds out Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are not as going to blindly follow her as they once were. While most kids are curious about what happened to Ali, Mona and her army are more focused on planning for Ali's return to school. After seeing Shana's funeral online, Aria goes for Ezra's comfort, meanwhile Ali lies to the doctor about an injury. Veronica confesses to Spencer that after Ali went missing, Jessica would go to the police to accuse Spencer from doing something to Ali, and when Peter threatened her, Veronica became suspicious to him. Spencer arrives at Ali's who tells her that Jessica had Losartan in her system which was for high blood pressure, since she had low blood pressure, was what made her heart stop working. Hanna starts to steal again. Spencer discovers Losartan belonging to her father. After Paige's warning about Mona's army, Emily tells Ali that she should leave, but Ali says she wants to go back to school, even if there are people who wants revenge on her, and finishes saying that if they stick together they would be safe. In the last scene, Ali is going through her internet hate page.