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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The working title for the series was "My Life With Derek". See more »

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Marti Venturi: Two questions, when's dinner, can I have a pony?
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Somewhere between "Malcolm in the Middle" and "The Brady Bunch"
16 January 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

What a refreshing change from what you are used to seeing on the Disney Channel. It's zany like Malcom in the Middle with a "Brady Bunch" format. This show presents itself as a family drama and a comedy at the same time. It brings forth family crisis and conflicts that could easily happen with any family and adds a strong touch of humor. In the word of the immortal Howard Cosell, "it tells it like it is." Well directed, with a strong cast, this show is one of the best that Disney has aired. Daniel Magder (Edwin) and Jordan Todosay (Lizzie) are cast as the "unsung heroes" and they pull it off effortlessly. I'm really looking forward to season two!


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