"Dressing for the Charade"[title 1] is the 4th episode of the second season of ABC Family's Switched at Birth, and it is the 34th episode of the series overall. It was written by Chad Fiveash and James Stoteraux, and it was directed by Melanie Mayron. It was aired on January 28th, 2013.


Toby surprises everyone when he invites Lana to dinner. Meanwhile, Angelo continues to try to patch things up with a disgruntled Bay. Daphne discovers Travis is being kicked out of his house, and confronts Travis’ mom about it to no avail. Frustrated with John’s political campaign, Kathryn invites Regina to go out to a jazz club and let off some steam. At the club Regina runs into her old friend and musician, Zane, and sparks fly between them.

John’s political opponent launches a TV ad against John, and his campaign manager advises John to retaliate. Lana comes over for dinner, and the Kennishes learn she plans on putting the baby up for adoption. During dinner an investigator shows up to check on Regina and Angelo’s marriage. The Kennishes, Regina, Daphne and a visiting Travis take part in trying to hide the fact that Regina’s still living in the guest house. But when Regina and Lana finally come face to face, things get complicated.

Daphne realizes she may have romantic feelings for Travis, and they kiss.


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The Cast




  • Robert Curtis Brown as Ivan Ronan
  • Shashawnee Hall as Julian Spencer
  • Suanne Spoke as Karen Barnes
  • Hans Obma as Art Appraiser
  • Sophia Regan as Shannon

Music Featured

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Title Reference

  1. From the 1886 painting, Dressing for the Charade: The Children of Patrick Allan Fraser, by Robert Herdman.


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