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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Series cast summary:
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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

Jonathan Fields: [on his cellphone in the drugstore] Hello?
Dino Whitman: What's up, Jonathan? Hey, you want to come meet me at Jackie's game?
Jonathan Fields: No, uh, I "got stuff going on."
[pause]
Jonathan Fields: I'm gonna get laid!
Dino Whitman: What?
Jonathan Fields: Sex! I'm gonna get me some sex!
Dino Whitman: Some slacks?
Jonathan Fields: No, sex! *Sex*!
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Sooner or Later
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Life As I Know It
13 October 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Maybe other people think that this show is cliché but I think it couldn't be any more realistic. I just graduated from high school and the way the guys acted on the show is exactly how I know them to be. Every single guy that I knew at sixteen acted exactly like that(I'm only seventeen). Not to mention the teacher on the show that reminded me so much of about four English teachers I have known. It was so realistic when it came to the "full-figured" issue where he likes her but doesn't want to be embarrassed. I think cliché would be high school cheerleaders, jocks, and nerds. I don't see any of those labels here. This isn't some "Saved by the Bell" episode. And I don't think the aim of the pilot was to so much feel for the characters without really knowing them, as it was to just have you understand them.


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