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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Beach Girl: Hi, did you just move in?
Nikki Westerly: I live in Kansas.
Beach Girl: Wow! Well, bye.
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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: To Live and Let Diorama (2005) See more »

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I love this show!
12 February 2006 | by (Jonesboro, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

This is an awesome show because it is family oriented, but not lame. It has aspects to entertain all types of audiences, and it's one of the few shows families can watch together. The plot of the show was entertaining and different from most shows in its appeal, though I can't truly explain how. Lori(Ava) is just as great as she was on Full House, and the younger actors are great, too. I think Kay Panabaker is a wonderful young actress, and she plays Nikki Westerly well. I wasn't a fan of Jesse McCartney, but because of this show I am. All of the actors play their parts very well, and they did a great job in making this show amazing! I hope the show starts up again, sometime soon.


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