About Scar Tissue

Those with addictions and anxiety disorders tend to have triggers — events that set them off on a path of self-destruction. Triggers range in size from the very obvious to the inane minutia seen every day. Pictures, video, conversations that knowingly have these events sometimes come with labels to warn sufferers, known as trigger warnings. It’s a small step, but often these trigger warnings help those mentally prepare to be lured down uneasy paths.

However, life doesn’t come with trigger warnings. At least, not for Amanda Keefe. She suffers daily with two very different (and dangerous) addictions — so much so that she must plan her day around them. A bit of de-stressing throughout the day, a bit of punishment that night. But from the outside, she has it together: a shy but earnest twenty-something and adjunct professor at a small state college in Western Michigan. It’s easy to control with a strict time regiment. Easy, until the night Amanda decides to be more adventurous and invite another pitiful soul into her world. But when addiction becomes obsession, Amanda learns that some things in life are better kept hidden.

Season 1


Season 2

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S2E1: Empty Chairs

A familiar face returns to Amanda's life during a crisis.

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S2E2: Feedback

Both George and Mya encourage Amanda to stand up for herself as internal and external frustrations arise.

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S2E3: Words, Words, Words

Amanda has an encounter in Lansing, followed by a week of bizarre (and painful) events.

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S2E4: Congratulations Mr and Mrs Jason Keefe

As Amanda joins her parents in Chicago while Paula goes into labor, George has some harsh lessons for her about Colin.

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S2E5: Exposure

Amanda faces another challenge at work but grows closer to Raj because of it. Janice Keefe makes a shocking discovery.

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S2E6: Where the Untenured Go To Die

In the season finale, Amanda gets a surprise offer from her family and considers a job in administration.

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Season 3

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S3E1: Fake it 'Til You Make It

Amanda begins the summer semester with a new job, a new home, and some new habits. 

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S3E2: Other People

On Visitor's Day in rehab, Colin struggles with sobriety, his adversaries, and crushing realizations while waiting for his sister.

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S3E3: Levine v Levine

Amanda tries to understand her relationship with the two men in her life as one of them prepares for a custody hearing.

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S3S4: Independence

After her relationship with Raj takes a strange turn, Amanda faces a new panic.

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S3E5: Picture Unavailable

In the wake of tragedy, Amanda investigates a dark secret about someone from her past.

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S3E6: Welcome Home

The semester draws to an end and a family member confronts Amanda with a horrifying discovery.

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