‘Switched At Birth': Vanessa Marano Previews Bay & Ty’s Intense Reunion

Mon, June 10, 2013 10:00am EST by 67 Comments
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Will Ty’s return crush any hope for a Bay-Emmett reunion? Vanessa gives HollywoodLife.com the scoop!

Switched At Birth returns with all-new episodes June 10, and if there’s one word to describe Bay’s upcoming relationship drama, it would definitely be “Love Is A Battlefield.” Ty (Blair Redford) returns from the Army, and while Bay is happy to see him, Vanessa Marano tells HollywoodLife.com to expect major “complications.”

“He’s coming back from war, and usually when people are coming back from war — especially in this TV world in which we live — they’re a little bit tougher than they were,” she says. “[Bay and Ty] want to try to pick up where they left off, but they can’t, because he doesn’t want to burden her with all the emotions he’s feeling.”

Still, Vanessa’s really excited to have Blair back on set.

“This was one of the great relationships of the series, especially for Bay,” she says. “It was one of her first serious boyfriends. She almost gave her virginity to this guy; she really loves him!”

Exploring Bay & Emmett’s Potential Future

Fans hoping to see Bay and Emmett (Sean Berdy) rekindle their romance in this new batch of episodes will probably be disappointed, as Ty’s a pretty major roadblock in that process.

“Ty came before Emmett, so Emmett better be freaking out,” Vanessa tells me. “If anyone could give Emmett a run for his money, it’s Ty.”

That said, we will get some pretty epic Bay-Emmett scenes in a future episode that takes place in an alternate reality.

“We have a ‘what if’ episode coming up where we see what would have happened if Regina had told the Kennishes about the switch right away,” Vanessa reveals. “We explore Bay and Emmett’s relationship through that — like, what would have happened if the hadn’t met through Daphne?”

HollywoodLifers, are you happy to have Ty back in the fold, or are you still holding out hope for Bay and Emmett to reunite? Drop a comment with your thoughts and predictions below!

— Andy Swift

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Ty & Bay 4ever

Posted at 1:34 PM on January 2, 2015  

Bay &Ty back together is meant to be. She is only with Emmett because Ty is gone, and I don’t think she really loves Emmett I think that she just cares for him alot and she wouldn’t won’t him to get hurt. Ty was so true and loyal to Bay he listend to her, helped her with her graffit & art, spoke his mind to her, helped her make the right decisions, and etc. Ty just doesn’t want Bay to get her heart broken like Mary Beth did with her brother so he lied to keep her safe he doesn’t know what’s going to happend in afghanastain so he took the risks to break up with her by lying, he is in the army it is too much for Bay to understand, + Ty told Bay that he will always come back to her, Emmett is just desperate to find someone, he shouldn’t have cheated on Bay and then wait so long to tell her so he is not loyal, or trustworthy but Ty is an amazing guy nobody can replace him ever.So Ty and Bay back together in season 4 please….

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Posted at 12:05 AM on February 13, 2015  

I agree wholeheartedly! I loved Bay and Ty together…it broke my heart when he left and it was infuriating when she got back together with Emmett!!! The Hammer Girl on his tank…that was amazing. He understood her and was so good to her. I wish he’d come back and Bay would realize he’s the one she has always loved…and that the both of them live happily ever after!

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Posted at 5:13 PM on September 22, 2014  

i want ty and bay back together in season 4 please =)

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Posted at 2:48 PM on April 28, 2014  

I am so tired of the constant switching in drama. It drives me crazy! Bay constantly gets sidelined while everyone fights for and fights to protect the drama queen, Daphne. All she does is whine and complain. Fill her life with the constant drama and bring some stability to Bay. She the victim with no one seeming to care how shes doing. Bring back Ty, its the only time shes happy and sound of mind. Quit breaking them up and sending him away. If the actor cant stay on full time, then allow an accident at war with plastic surgery to fix him. Bring him back a War hero and write it in that he uses that status to run for a local public office to better his neighborhood. Allowing a stable relationship and Allowing her to feel loved and wanted. Treasured! As for Emmett, he and Daphne are perfect for one another, they both make excuses for their bad action. Bring them together and break them up over and over again. As for the Kennishes, leave their marriage alone. No cheating, just resolving real family issues in their family. Show how Toby and Nikki overcome separation and triumph. Angelo and Regina have enough to overcome for this story line. Show how you Can come from nothing, triumph and give back. Stop alluding that rich people are unstable and cant be trusted, while poorer people constantly cheat, drink, sale drugs and have babies with no daddies to help out. We deal with enough drama in our own lives, bring us some romance and true love, with trust that has not already been tainted with cheating. If I wanted day time drama I can watch my moms soaps. I want hope that there is a solution to my real problems and that someday I can find real love where no one cheats on me. women love romance and we are the ones who watch this show and vote. However, This IS just one opinion.

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Posted at 12:00 AM on February 13, 2015  

I know this was a while ago, but I completely agree with you! I’d really like Ty to come back and be together with Bay…he was perfect for her and treated her right. I know he lied and I hate when guys think the girl can’t choose for herself, but he really thought he was doing what was best for her…he deserves a second chance (unlike Emmett). Here’s to hoping Bay and Ty end up together!!!!

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Posted at 1:34 PM on January 14, 2014  

I really hope Mary Beth tells Bay that Ty didn’t really cheat on her it was some other guy with his girlfriend in his bed Ty and Bay are the cutest couple Ty was first not Emmett and he actually cheated on her yea I know he’s sorry but Ty and Bay will always be made for each other there really good together but Ty also lied to Bay what I think they should do I think they should make Ty’s plane crash or something then they can’t find him so then Mary Beth tells Bay that Ty didn’t really cheat on her and then she feels sorry for self again like she always does then Ty comes back up kinda broken broken leg broken arm stuff like that and then she goes and sees him and then they get back together and Ty cause he’s hurt gets an honorable discharge and then they get together not Bay and Emmett Bay and Ty best match ever ❤️Bay and Ty❤️

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Posted at 6:33 PM on January 14, 2014  

Part of me agrees however as it was seen in the episode where what would have happened if Bay and Daphane were raised together Emmett is the constant in her life. He may have cheated and Ty didn’t but Emmett was honest about it Ty may be upset about going over seas but knowing her insecurities he should have been honest about what happened instead of letting her believe he cheated. Twice Ty has not being honest about things with her.

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Posted at 11:51 PM on January 30, 2014  

Well, i think Bay and Ty should get together because he planted all that stuff in his room so he wouldn’t have to break up with her

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Posted at 2:57 PM on April 28, 2014  

I agree that they should bring Ty back, make what happened with Emmett at the end of season 3 a dream. Dont make her an idiot that goes back for more heartache. Make her what we all wish we were. Happy, successful and Treasured by a faithful fine lookin man. Give her the happy ending we so frequent romantic movies for.

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Posted at 2:45 PM on December 30, 2013  

Emmett is way better for Bay. He’s really sweet and I can tell he’a genuinely sorry for cheating on her and he knows it’s like the worst mistake he’s ever made in his life. Ty is way too old for Bay and he just bothers me. Emmett and Bay better get back together very soon or I’m gonna be mad!

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