"Ciao" is the fourth episode of Season 2 of The Secret Life of the American Teenager. It aired on July 13, 2009.


The episode starts out with Amy and her mother sitting in the kitchen, both tired after having been woken up by John. At his house Ben tells his dad that he's sorry for yelling at him, and his dad gives him his job back at the butcher shop. Then his dad tells Ben that he has a summer job for him abroad in Italy. Ben asks if he can take Amy and John, and his dad says maybe he should go alone to think about some things and his future with Amy. Ben agrees, and when his dad leaves, he calls Adrian to ask her what he should do about telling Amy that he doesn't want her to go with him; Adrian tells him hes stupid to leave Amy in America with Ricky. She then tells Ben that she hates him and hangs up the phone. Grace is at her house and she tells her mom that she thinks shes ready to go back to school and her mom is hesitant, but finally allows her.

In school everyone is going up to Grace, and telling her that their sorry for her lost, and some people even tell her about when they had sex for the first time, and one girl says her cat died because of it, Adrian sees Grace and tells her shes sorry that she hasn't called her, and Grace gets angry and leaves the school. Amy sees, and walks over to Adrian to ask her whats going on, Adrian doesn't reply, but then sees Ben and tells Amy that Ben is going away for the summer. Amy and Ben are talking when he adds in that maybe she could go with him, and Amy agrees. Ben is surprised, and asks what about John, and Amy says that she doesn't care, and that John can stay with her parents, and that she needs to get away from him.

Grace is walking home, when Amy's dad sees her and pulls over. They talk and eventually Grace feels better and goes back to school. At school Grace sees Jack and they talk and get back together. Adrian and Ricky have sex, and afterwards Ricky tells Adrian that he wants to be exclusive with her. She says that she doesn't want him to have sex with Amy, and he says hes not, but he needs to go to her house to watch John.

At Amy's house, after her mom says no to watching John, she asks Ashley and her dad. They both say no even though Amy begs and pleads. Then Ricky comes in, and he takes John from George. Amy gets an idea but before she asks Ricky says he can't watch the baby for a month while Amy is gone.

Back at Amy's house, Anne is with her boyfriend, and he tells her that he thinks she is lying about him being the father, and he thinks she is only with him because his parents are rich. She gets angry, but before she can say anything, he gets down on one knee and proposes.

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