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Life Unexpected 

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After 15 years in foster homes, Lux decides to get emancipated, which leads to her meeting her birth parents.

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Series cast summary:
Britt Robertson ...  Lux Cassidy 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Shiri Appleby ...  Cate Cassidy 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Kristoffer Polaha ...  Nate 'Baze' Bazile 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Austin Basis ...  Matthew 'Math' Rogers 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Kerr Smith ...  Ryan Thomas 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Ksenia Solo ...  Natasha 'Tasha' Siviac 13 episodes, 2010-2011
Shaun Sipos ...  Eric Daniels 12 episodes, 2010-2011
Emma Caulfield Ford ...  Emma Bradshaw 11 episodes, 2010-2011
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15-year-old foster-care vet Lux has finally decided to become an emancipated minor. During her journey through the legal maze, she finds her biological father, 32-year-old Nate "Baze" Bazile, who lives above a bar and is astonished to learn that he has a daughter, and finally her biological mother, Cate Cassidy, a local-radio star with a fiancé, Ryan Thomas. A judge decides to grant temporary custody of Lux to Baze and Cate instead of emancipating her. Written by Josef

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English

Release Date:

2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light Years See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Nina Dobrev auditioned for the role of Lux, but network wanted her to stay with her role on The Vampire Diaries (2009). See more »

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Surprised
8 October 2010 | by john-d-sage-865-136846See all my reviews

I was looking for a new favourite serial.

To let you know the level of my desires I have enjoyed in no special order:

The Waltons Dallas Dawsons Creek Gilmore Girls

Thus you can tell the level of my mental acuity.

Boy was I surprised. This could so easily have turned into another cold mechanical drama but in my opinion a heart may be beating inside this story. With the brutal cancellation of anything that does not gain instant success it is good to see that sad old gits like myself can still find shows to enjoy and savour


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