South of Nowhere (2005–2008)

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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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 Spencer Carlin (43 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Ashley Davies (43 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Aiden Dennison (42 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Paula Carlin / ... (42 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Glen Carlin (41 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Arthur Carlin (41 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Madison Duarte (37 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Chelsea Lewis / ... (35 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Clay Carlin (30 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Sean Miller (29 episodes, 2005-2008)
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 Kyla Woods / ... (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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In reality the actress that plays Spencer Carlin, Gabrielle Christian, is 3 years older than Chris Hunter, the actor who plays her on-screen big brother Glen Carlin. See more »

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Spencer Carlin: [after Spencer's mother has found out about her daughter's sexuality] Why can't you just accept that this is who I am?
Paula Carlin: Because who you are is not acceptable!
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A good bookend to Degrassi
18 November 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

The-N has developed a reputation for being a network aimed toward Teens that is not afraid to push the envelope in telling their stories the way life is. Degrassi, the network's most popular show, is another example of this type of truth in storytelling. It has never sugar coated the truths that some teens live, no matter what the subject may be. And because of that, it has won awards.

Following in this tradition, we now have South of Nowhere. It is a story of a family uprooted to Los Angeles. The three brothers and sisters now have to deal with a life that is far different from what they were used to.

So far, the show has dealt with racism, questioning sexuality, and fitting in. And no, it is not afraid to deal with these subjects honestly.

So far it has been very careful to offer both sides of a story where two opinions exist. The sibling's parents come from both sides of the spectrum, one being very liberal, the other conservative.

I don't believe it is the producer's intent to push a specific agenda for teens, as much as it is to provide them with an honest look at the typical teenage existence, which from what I remember, is not as cut and dry as some would like it to be.


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