You're about to let motherhood hijack your goals

Chapter Twenty-Five
Air date 26 October 2015
Written by Corinne Brinkerhoff
Directed by Robert Luketic
Narrator Anthony Mendez
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Five is 3rd episode of Season 2 on CW dramedy Jane the Virgin.


BIG DECISIONS — When a slot opens up in the graduate program that Jane has been waiting for, she is faced with her first big motherhood dilemma – leaving Mateo sooner than expected. Rafael is still reeling from Petra’s news as he tries to help plan Mateo’s baptism with Jane. Xo helps Rogelio confront his past even though it makes Xo uncomfortable. Meanwhile, Michael takes some advice from Rogelio about how to handle Jane, but it is easier said than done for him.


Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva
Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Villanueva
Yael Grobglas as Petra
Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano
Ivonne Coll as Alba Villanueva
Brett Dier as Michael Cordero
and Jaime Camil as Rogelio De La Vega

Recurring cast

Yara Martinez as Luisa Alver
Diane Guerrero as Lina Santillan
Priscilla Barnes as Magda

Guest starring

Judy Reyes as Dina Milagro
Kate del Castillo as Luciana Leon


Catherine Toribio as Teen Xiomara
Dennis Mencia as Mateo Villanueva
Rosie Garcia as Young Alba
Fernando Luis Vega as 19-Year-Old Mateo
Christopher Caroll as Gustav
Helen Wilson as Clothilde


I wanted you out of my life so I could move forward with Jane
—Rafael to Petra
Emma Stone! I heard she can play any race!
—Rogelio to Dina
You can't even stand to hear her name
– Xo to Rogelio about Luciana
Xiomara – You're a different person, you're not nearly as insecure
Rogelio – Really?
Petra got herself pregnant with Rafael's sperm. I'd be more shocked, but we did that story on Santos
—Rogelio tells Michael
There's no right choice, because we're all different
– Mommy Group leader about parental life choices
Remember, she can't hurt you anymore. This is the last part of letting go
– Xo to Ro
Maybe you get it from her, Janey. The whole writing thing
– Xo about Abuela's beautiful Christening letter
You always bail when you feel threatened. Work through it!
– Alba to Xo


    • First appearance of Jane's grandfather, Mateo Villanueva.
    • First flashback of a young Alba.
    • Both Xiomara and Jane's baptisms are shown.
  • Rogelio and Luciana broke up in 2008
  • Alba gives Xo a little baptism, to break her pattern of not working through things.
  • First appearance of Rogelio's first wife, who broke his heart — telenovela actress Luciana Leon.
  • Luisa's kidnappers speak German.
  • It's telenovela shark week aka. 'Make Love Week'
  • Jane gets into grad school.
  • Luciana is a horder and loves bunnies.
  • Rogelio has a purple feelings journal.
  • Rose is a confirmed sociopath.
  • Jane may have inherited her writing talent from Alba.
  • Alba wrote a letter to Xiomara for her baptism. It has become their family tradition.
  • Jane reads Alba's letter at Mateo's, as Xiomara read it at Jane's.


  • Rafael tells Jane that Petra is pregnant, and Jane tells her family
    • Rogelio tells Michael about Petra's pregnancy
  • Rose's real name may be Denise.
  • Rose brought great suffering upon a Swiss village.
  • Michael sources the name Heidi Von Ocher.


cripple me | REBECCA RUBION
messiah, pt. III, sc. 4: worthy is the lamb | HÄNDEL
messiah, pt. III, sc. 4: amen | HÄNDEL


Episode Guide
PilotChapter TwoChapter ThreeChapter FourChapter FiveChapter Six
Chapter SevenChapter EightChapter NineChapter TenChapter Eleven
Chapter TwelveChapter ThirteenChapter FourteenChapter Fifteen
Chapter SixteenChapter SeventeenChapter EighteenChapter Nineteen
Chapter TwentyChapter Twenty-OneChapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-ThreeChapter Twenty-FourChapter Twenty-FiveChapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-SevenChapter Twenty-EightChapter Twenty-NineChapter Thirty
Chapter Thirty-OneChapter Thirty-TwoChapter Thirty-ThreeChapter Thirty-Four
Chapter Thirty-FiveChapter Thirty-SixChapter Thirty-SevenChapter Thirty-Eight
Chapter Thirty-NineChapter FortyChapter Forty-OneChapter Forty-Two
Chapter Forty-ThreeChapter Forty-Four
Chapter Forty-FiveChapter Forty-SixChapter Forty-SevenChapter Forty-Eight
Chapter Forty-NineChapter FiftyChapter Fifty-OneChapter Fifty-Two
Chapter Fifty-ThreeChapter Fifty-FourChapter Fifty-FiveChapter Fifty-Six
Chapter Fifty-SevenChapter Fifty-EightChapter Fifty-NineChapter Sixty
Chapter Sixty-OneChapter Sixty-TwoChapter Sixty-ThreeChapter Sixty-Four
Chapter Sixty-FiveChapter Sixty-SixChapter Sixty-SevenChapter Sixty-Eight
Chapter Sixty-NineChapter SeventyChapter Seventy-OneChapter Seventy-Two
Chapter Seventy-ThreeChapter Seventy-FourChapter Seventy-Five
Chapter Seventy-SixChapter Seventy-SevenChapter Seventy-Eight
Chapter Seventy-Nine • Chapter Eighty • Chapter Eighty-One

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