Kenneth explains that Charles tried to hurt Alison when she was a kid; he was subsequently admitted to Radley for diagnosis, and he died when he was 16.
Unable to deal with her home life, she runs away and stays with Emily for a while.
Meanwhile, Ali tries to get answers out of her dad about Charles Di Laurentis, but he insists there is no one of that name in their family; however, Jason remembers Charles as his imaginary friend when he was a kid.
Later, Andrew is released from police custody because of lack of evidence, and the Liars realize that he isn't Charles after all. Di Laurentis with Jason and another boy, Alison and Jason found out that they had an older brother that was, in fact, Charles.
The sixth season of the American mystery drama television series Pretty Little Liars, based on the books of the same name by Sara Shepard, was renewed on June 10, 2014 for two additional seasons, making the show ABC Family's longest running original series. After trying to escape the dollhouse in the season five finale, Charles punishes Emily, Hanna, Spencer, Aria, and Mona, subjecting them to various types of torture while Alison, Ezra, Caleb, and Toby try to find a way to help find the girls.
It was previously said that the sixth season will not include a special holiday-themed episode between the first and second half of the season, which is set to air on January 12, 2016, however on October 9, 2015 at New York Comic Con it was announced that there would be a behind-the-scenes special.
The title of the premiere, "Game On, Charles", was revealed by King after the fifth season finale.Andrew becomes a suspect after being reported missing.Realizing what Charles is planning to do with Alison, the Liars hatch a plan to get out of the dollhouse by setting his vault on fire.The plan worked successfully, and the girls get out of the dollhouse where they are met by Alison, Ezra, Caleb, Toby, and the police.Andrew is arrested and accused of kidnapping the girls.However, the girls are far from okay, as they all suffer from PTSD from their time in captivity.