After his piece, Ezra is surprised to find that his old college friend Hardy is also in attendance.
She's not ready to tell her friends yet, so they keep it a secret, only for the girls to spy them together at the end of Shadow Play.
It was revealed in "Free Fall" that he had a brief relationship with Alison Di Laurentis and has been tracking her and The Liars in order to write a "true crime novel" and figure out who 'A' is.
They see each other again at Alison's funeral and though Aria seems prepared to say goodbye, he does not; he kisses her there in the church. Fitz to sign the slip giving her permission to transfer out of his class.
He asks her to come into the classroom so they can speak privately. Mona saunters into to class and asks if she's late while calling Ezra "Mr Fritz." He simply tells her to take her seat.
He then became a substitute teacher at Rosewood High school, then became a full-time teacher again.
Aria regretfully ended their relationship because it was becoming too complicated.
He tries to persuade her to stay, stating that he can keep his feelings in check. She tells him that she can't sit in a classroom calling him Mr. Aria walks in after and drops the permission slip on Ezra's desk showing that it has been denied. They sit next to each other uncomfortably for the duration of the film.
She then takes her seat and they glance at each other longingly realizing the only chance they had to be together just slipped through their fingers. Fitz outside the movie theater where she is seeing It Happened One Night with her mom. Later, Ezra sees Aria walking home during a rainstorm.
-Had a relationship sexually with a student Aria Montgomery (exposed) -Formerly engaged to Jackie Molina (exposed) -Pretended to be present when Ella Montgomery was grading Emily's test in order to get her out of trouble - Lied about his family history and the fact that his family is rich (exposed) -Had a relationship with Alison (exposed) -Is Board Shorts (exposed to The Liars) - Got close to Arianna for research for his book about Allie (exposed) - Was with Alison the night she disappeared (exposed) - Knows that The Liars buried Elliott Rollins Ezra Fitz, born as Ezra Fitzgerald, comes from an extremely wealthy family from which he is almost entirely estranged, having both rejected his existing and future inheritance, and changed his last name from Fitzgerald to Fitz.