"The Shock of Being Seen"[title 1] is the twenty-fifth episode of ABC Family’s Switched at Birth Season One and the series overall. it was written by Joy Gregory and Becky Hartman, and it was directed by Steve Miner. It was originally aired on September 17th, 2012.


At work, Daphne tries a sexier look to attract the attention of her boss, Chef Jeff. Meanwhile, Bay meets a group of questionable young street artists before learning that she is on academic probation. Trying to make himself useful, Angelo helps Bay with some of her homework. In an attempt to get closer with Bay, Angelo also lets her use him as an alibi to meet up with her new street artist friends. Bay secretly tags Kennish Car Wash to prove herself to her new street artist friends. When John realizes Bay lied to him, he tells Angelo he needs to be a parent.

Kathryn and Regina do a TV interview about Kathryn’s new book, but the reporter makes Regina out to look like a hero, and Kathryn a spoiled rich wife. Later, Regina, Kathryn and Melody dine at Daphne’s restaurant and all take a liking to Chef Jeff. Emmett is happy for his mom when he spots Jeff leaving Melody’s house--little does he know that Jeff is also Daphne’s unrequited crush. When John discovers Bay’s piece at the car wash, he is livid and makes her paint over it, not realizing that she is one who actually painted it.

ABC Family’s Official Summary


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After Daphne causes an accident at work that damaging several cupcakes, she and Jeff stay late to fix them and begin to develop a friendship. Believing he may like her, she dresses differently to attract his attention. Bay is grounded due to academic probation, but manipulates Angelo into covering for her, which causes Angelo and John to clash on the issue of proper parenting. An interviewer's interest in Regina sparks jealousy in Kathryn, who later discovers that a nurse at the hospital may have a connection to Angelo. John finds graffiti at his car wash--which happens to be Bay's doing. Later, Bay announces her love. 

The CastEdit




  • Marianne Chambers as Leanne Crowley
  • Alexandra Siegel as Vivienne
  • Victoria Gabrielle Platt as Marcia Grace
  • Mario Ardila Jr. as Mouse
  • Darrell Lake as Eight Ball


John: [to Angelo about Bay] Let me explain something to you, you aren't her friend, you're her father!
Melody: [about Jeff] He can amuse my mouth, anytime he wants.
Daphne: Once they start letting me cook, then I'll be living my dream.
Bay: [to Daphne] We have found some real common ground here. You're gonna help me with trig and I'm gonna help you with your borderline slutty rebranding.
Angelo: Have you ever played with a band?
Toby: Yeah but my bass player got shipped off to boarding school and my drummer had sex with my girlfriend, so I'm kinda nowhere right now.
Jeff: [to Daphne] You are fun on caffeine!


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Title ReferenceEdit

  1. From the 2012 painting, The Shock of Being Seen by Gor Sudan.


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