Life with Derek (2005–2009)

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Comedy tracing the constant feud between 15-year-old Casey and her step-brother Derek as they vie for control of their household.

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 Derek Venturi (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Casey MacDonald (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Lizzie MacDonald (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Edwin Venturi (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Nora MacDonald (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 George Venturi (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Marti Venturi (70 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Emily / ... (50 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Paul / ... (38 episodes, 2005-2009)
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A teenage girl whose mother is re-married, moves into her stepfather's house with her sister and mother. She also has to change schools and attempts to fit in with new friends, one stepsister, and two stepbrothers. Written by Spencer Karter

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In the original script Casey and Derek were suppose to be in Junior High instead of High School. See more »

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Theme: It used to be my mother and my sister and me, a happy little family, and all right with me. When mom got married, that's when everything changed. Some things were lost, and others were gained. A new school, a new house, so many changes it makes my head spin. Now I've got a brother who gets under my skin. This is life with Derek. This is life with Derek. This is life with Lizzie, Edwin, George, Nora, Marti, and Casey. This is life with Derek. Livin' life with Derek.
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All the qualities of a great show!
10 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great show with superb acting. Ashley Leggat(Casey) portrays her character wonderfully, and Michael Seater (Derek) is perfect for the role of a rebellious (and don't forget good-looking) teenager. Ariel Walker(Marty) is absolutely adorable, and is a natural for her role of Marty, a fussy young toddler. David Madger(Edwin) and Jordan Todosey (Lizzie), who act as secret allies in this show, look like they really enjoy playing their parts, and makes the show fun to watch. This is a great family show many people can relate too. Casey and Derek's constant fighting add a lot of laughs to this overall great show. I give Life With Derek two thumbs up!


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