Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Ava Gregory ... See full summary »
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 Ava Gregory (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Susannah Rexford (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jay Robertson (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Bradin Westerly (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Johnny Durant (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Nikki Westerly (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Derrick Westerly (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Erika Spalding (21 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Cameron Bale (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Colby Freed (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Ava Gregory (their aunt) gets custody of her niece and nephews and they move into her Californian home (in Summerland). Ava, a struggling clothes designer, lives with her best friend and business partner, Susannah Rexford, her friend, an ex- pro.surfer, Jay Robertson and her ex-boyfriend, real estate agent, Johnny Durrant. All four of them are highly unequipped to handle children and are not use to including them in their everyday lives. The series follows each of their struggles through life. Ava is trying to get her fashion line to take off. Whilst also fighting feelings for Johnny, her childhood sweetheart. And now trying to bring up her sisters 3 children up as well as possible. Johnny is forever trying to fight his feelings for Ava, knowing he ruined that relationship long ago. Johnny is the father figure ... Written by Amie S

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The show was originally canceled due to low ratings but was picked up again by The N. See more »

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In the episode where we learn about the summer of '97, closer to the end of the episode, Bradin goes and sits down beside Jay. When he runs up, he's shown wearing flip-flops. After a scene between the two of them, Jay gives Bradin his board and Bradin runs off with it. When he gets up to leave there are no sign of the flip-flops. See more »

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Ava Gregory: You are not the only one who lost somebody.
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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: To Live and Let Diorama (2005) See more »

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13 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, i started watching Summerland in 2004, and i got hooked right away. When i heard it had been Canceled, i was very depressed, and i started watching it again on the N on Noggin. the story is that Ava Gregory (Fashion Designer) now has the responsibility of 3 kids, Braiden, Nikki, and Derrick Westerly. When their parents Died, the Three Westerly's moved all the way from Kansas to California to live with Ava, Susannah,(Ava's working partner), Johnny(Ava's ex) and Jay(a family friend). The three Westerly's cope with their parents death differently. Braiden, the oldest, learns to surf, and ignores the fact that his parents are no longer with him. Nikki, the middle child tries to fill in her mothers shoes and argues with everyone. Derrick, the youngest tries everything he can to be with his parents again in anyway possible. And in the end, They all work it out and become a really big happy family.


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