Life As We Know It (2004–2005)

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Life through the eyes of Dino Whitman (Faris), Jonathan Fields (Lowell) and Ben Connor (Foster), three hormone-charged teenage boys.

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 Dino Whitman (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Ben Connor (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jonathan Fields (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jackie Bradford (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Deborah Tynan (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Sue Miller (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Annie Whitman (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Michael Whitman (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
Evan Smith ...
 Max Whitman (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Monica Young (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Mia Tynan (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Ali O'Keefe (7 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Zoe Cresswell (6 episodes, 2004)
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 William Miller (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
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At a Seattle high-school, three best buds live fairly normal teenage lives, as far as horny hormones allow. Dino Whitman is the cocky one, a beautiful hockey athlete, spontaneous, a born charmer and adored by kid brother Max. Ben is the brightest academically, but comes from an over-protective home which undermines his confidence. Jonathan is the third wheel, clumsiest at everything. They have girlfriends, the main ones being Jackie Bradford, Dino's counterpart in popularity and temperament; Sue Miller, Ben's girl, except for a phase with teacher Monica; Deborah 'Deb' Tynan, odd and unpopular enough to 'match' Jonathan, but as unforgiving as Jackie, while her mother Mia has an affair with Dino's dad Michael, and his ma Annie even worse, with ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Most of the school scenes are filmed around two in the morning. See more »

Quotes

Deborah Tynan: We were so close, and now you won't even look at me.
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Sooner or Later
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Great Show
11 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has been one of the stand out shows of the new season. Not only is it entertaining, but it's characters closely reflect the angst that teenagers feel. I also like the fact that they don't shy away from how life really is for kids. They show them drinking and always trying to have sex. That's really the way it is for many if them.

They artfully handle story lines that deal with things like parents getting a divorce.

Although the show is from the three male lead's point of view, they are equally as good at painting the female characters.

My only wish is that it was in a better time slot. Perhaps ABC will allow it to build an audience.


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