Tower Prep is an action-thriller telling the story of a rebellious teen, Ian (Drew Van Acker), who wakes up one morning to find himself trapped at a mysterious prep school focused on tapping into the "unique potential" of its students. Ian forms a secret group with fellow students CJ (Elise Gatien), Gabe (Ryan Pinkston) and Suki (Dyana Liu) as they search for answers to where they are and how to get home.
(l to r: Drew Van Acker, Dyana Liu, Ryan Pinkston, Elise Gatien) (Source: Cartoon Network)
Recaps1x13: Fathers recap
: The Gnomes close in on Ian, and their leader arrives. He tells them that he’s seen the future, where they’re defeated, and then attacks. Prying a bar loose, Ian defeats the Gnomes, and the Gnome leader grabs his own improvised weapons. The two go at each other and Ian finally defeats his opponent... read more.1x12: Snitch recap
: As the fringers calculate star positions to determine the location of Tower Prep, they contemplate who may have betrayed the Broken. Ian still suspects Cal, even though he wasn’t the Gnome that attacked them. They agree to tell no one anything about their plans. As they talk a plane flies overhead. The Tower Prep security systems go off, and Ian spots a jumper parachuting down. As he goes to help, Monitors come to the door and try to get in. They try to get their keys to work, but finally give up. Once they go, the fringers lock up the cabinet with their evidence and make their way through the tunnels, dodging the Gnomes. Once the guardians go past, Ian scouts ahead and Gabe follows after him... read more.1x11: Trust recap
: In the observatory, Ian tells the others that they’ll escape during the next Monday during the new moon. SATO-SAT-3 will be at optimal strength for one minute, 27 seconds, and Suki can use her brother’s PDA to boost her signal and make a four-minute phone call. CJ says she can make the rope in the next six days, but she hesitates and then assures them that she’ll be ready. They’ll start storing food and avoid attracting attention to themselves by blending in with the other students. When the time is right, they’ll use the tunnels to get out into the forest, and then use the rope to climb over the wall to the other side. Then they’ll use Suki’s phone to call for help and escape from Tower Prep... read more.1x10: Phone Home recap
: Ian is at the observatory alone, and looking over the clues that they’ve assembled, including the photo of himself as a child with Cornelius Tower... read more.1x9: Dreams recap
: Gabe finds his beloved sock monkey, Señor Guapo, sitting at his bedside and telling him, “In dreams begin responsibilities,” in an old man’s voice. In response, Gabe notes that he ended up talking to a parole officer the last time Señor Guapo talked to Gabe. When he realizes that Señor Guapo’s voice has changed, Ian wakes up and suggests they ask the Great Unknown what he thinks. Their hooded roommate is packing and explains that they’re letting him leave Tower Prep. He refuses to show them his face, which he claims is hideous. Ian rips it off and reveals that the Great Unknown is Headmaster... read more.