"Born Free" is the fifth episode of Season 2 of The Secret Life of the American Teenager. It aired on July 20, 2009.


Amy is in the kitchen, practicing her Italian when Ashley comes in and tells Amy that their mom is engaged to David. Amy is surprised, and when their mom walks in a moment later, Amy confronts her about it. Ashley quickly leaves, as Anne tells Amy that she hasn't answered David yet, and she's not sure if she wants to get married or not.

Over at Ricky's house, he's talking with his foster parents about how he wants his own place since he's almost seventeen, and in a year he's going to be out of the foster care system. At first they say no, sure he only wants his own place so he can have sex, but he persuades them till they finally say yes.

Over at Grace's house, she is talking to Tom about how George lied about his vasectomy, he doesn't seem to care too much, but when he stands up to leave the table, Grace freaks out when she sees that he is wearing their fathers robe. Grace's mom tells her that she gave it to him, and when Grace storms upstairs, she tells Tom about how they need to get back the sports jacket that they gave Jack.

In school, Grace is at her locker when Adrian walks up, and Grace admits to Adrian about how George lied about his vasectomy. Adrian is thrilled thinking that Anne is indeed pregnant with George's baby. She tells Grace that her family is looking for a house, and she thinks that George will move back in with Anne. Grace then tells Adrian to not tell anyone else about it. Madison and Lauren are talking, and Lauren says that she knows about George not having the surgery. Madison is surprised, and asks Lauren who told her; she says her brother told her. Ben is talking to his friends Alice and Henry, when they tell him about George. He is shocked, and asks them how they know. Henry says Jack told him. Then Henry asks Ben if he can go with him to Italy, and Ben declines the offer, and says he's forced to take Amy and the baby with him, and then you hear Amy's voice. She is clearly annoyed that Ben would say that. Ben chases after her and tells her he didn't mean it. Amy says no matter what she is going with Ben to Italy because she needs to get away for a while. Ricky comes up, and tells Amy that she can't just take their son to another country. Amy says she can do whatever she wants, and then tells Ben, if he would really want to leave her alone for the summer when Ricky is getting his own place. At lunchtime, Ricky is eating with Adrian, and she tells him about George even though she promised Grace she wouldn't.

Amy is eating lunch with Madison and Lauren when they start to ask questions about her family, she gets suspicious, and Madison and Lauren quickly leave. Grace is with Jack, when Madison comes up and tells them about how her mom died and she knows how it feels. Grace asks her if she wants to sit with them and she happily agrees. Ben goes over to sit with Amy, when Betty comes over to give Ben his lunch, after she leaves, Amy comments on how much Betty looks like a hooker. Ben then admits to Amy about her dad's non surgery.

Ricky is talking to Ben's dad about how much hours he can work, when he tells him about how he is looking for a new apartment. Ben's dad shows him a space above the butcher shop, and says that Ricky can live there. Ricky accepts, and he is really happy. He calls Adrian, who is less than pleased when she hears the news. She is scared that Ricky will cheat on her with Amy if he has his own place. Amy is at her house, when she calls Ashley to come over. When she does, Amy is freaking out about how George might or might not have had a vasectomy. Ashley tells her not to worry that her dad did, and she is about to leave, when she turns around and asks Amy if she wants company. Amy shakes her head yes.

Anne is with her boyfriend, when he tells her that he wants to buy a house for just the two of them, without Amy and her baby.

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