Comedy tracing the constant feud between Casey and her stepbrother 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)
Jordan Todosey ...
 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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At the start of the series, Michael Seater (Derek) and Ashley Leggat (Casey) were were both 18 although they were playing 14 year olds. See more »

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[repeated line]
Casey MacDonald: *Der-ek!*
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Followed by Vacation with Derek (2010) See more »

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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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