"Pilot" is the first episode of the series and the first episode of Finding Carter overall.

Plot Edit

Carter Stevens has a close relationship with her mother, Lori, but her world is turned upside down when she is told by Child Protective Services that she was abducted from her biological family at the age of three. She learns that her real name is Lyndon and is forced to return to the Wilsons, although she has every intention of reuniting with Lori. She meets her fraternal twin sister, Taylor, and her younger brother, Grant. While she begins to form relationships with her siblings, father, and Taylor's best friend, Gabe, Carter clashes with her biological mother.






  • Carter loves gummy bears.
  • Though Carter and Max broke up, Max still wants to have a friends-with-benefits relationship with her.
  • Before her abduction, Carter/Lyndon liked Grandma Joan's mac & cheese extra gooey.
  • Carter used to be called "Little Lyndon", and Taylor used to be called "Tiny Taylor".
  • The Bourne Identity is a movie about a man who suffers from extreme memory loss and trying to discover his identity whilst a conspiracy within the CIA emits.
  • "GJ5-935" is Kyle's license plate number; his vehicle is a silver Suburu.
  • Taylor attends her first non-goody bag-containing party.
  • Mean Girls is Gabe's favorite movie.
  • Taylor and Gabe have been friends since the second grade.
  • David calls Taylor "Tay-Tay"; he calls Elizabeth "Lizzie".
  • Grant was born ten weeks premature; the doctors said he wouldn't make it.
  • Everyone thought Carter was dead.
  • Grant can hold his breath for almost five minutes.
  • Carter calls Taylor "Tay".
  • The price of Lori's Brain Freeze order was $4.80.
  • Carter says Lori isn't Lara Croft, a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game series Tomb Raider, as Lori can barely throw a frisbee.




  • American Authors — "Believer"
  • Sunderland — "Blue Light (My Generation)"
  • Secret Colours — "Rotten Summer"
  • Grizfolk — "The Struggle"
  • Iggy Azalea — "Fancy (feat. Charli XCX)"
  • Imagine Dragons — "On Top of the World"
  • Ingrid Michaelson — "Girls Chase Boys"
  • Natalie Taylor — "Different Animal"


References Edit

  1. Sara Bibel. "Tuesday Cable Ratings: World Cup Wins Night, 'Rizzoli & Isles', 'Pretty Little Liars', 'Finding Carter', 'Perception', 'Tyrant' & More.". TV By the Numbers.
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Season 1 Pilot  •  The Birds  •  Drive  •  Now You See Me  •  The Heat  •  The Fugitive  •  Throw Momma From the Train  •  Half Baked  •  Do the Right Thing  •  Love Story  •  The Long Goodbye  •  One Hour Photo
Season 2 Love the Way You Lie  •  Shut Up and Drive  •  We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together  •  Pretty When You Cry  •  Wake Up Call  •  Stay With Me  •  Something to Talk About  •  Riptide  •  I Knew You Were Trouble  •  Rumour Has It  •  Wrecking Ball  •  I'm Not the Only One
Native Son  •  Anywhere but Here  •  Rabbit, Run  •  The Sound and the Fury  •  The Consequences of Longing  •  She's Come Undone  •  Never Let Me Go  •  The Heart is a Lonely Hunter  •  The Death of the Heart  •  The Corrections  •  The Sheltering Sky  •  Atonement
Finding Carter: Episodes
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