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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Ashley Davies: Triple word score... H-E-R-P-E-S.
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17 December 2005 | by (Compton, Ca United States) – See all my reviews

OK, first let me start by saying, I am a 17 year old teen in Los Angeles, California. Most public schools in CA are the same, over crowed, there's always one dumb kid in the AP classes, and there is always some 'hidden genius'. I love this show because it truly pushes the envelop and explores sexuality and racism. I attend a school that's 75 percent African American and about 24 percent hispanic, with 1 percent other. The divisions within the show between the black the black and white families, could easily be seen on TV with black and hispanic families.

I love the family completely because the mom and dad have built a home on love trust and faith, and even though each has been tested since moving to CA, they still remain sane, which isn't what I can say for my family. Also--props to the writer that wanted one of the adopted kids to be black, the show gets an extra point for that-there I said it! (it was brave, and they tackle the issue very nice, I might add) I love Ashley and Spencer because they place two characters on television that I have never seen before, Ashley an open lesbian, and Spencer, a girl questioning her sexuality. Adian is just there, he's okay.

CLay and his friend are truly moving characters. The show may me happy when they portrayed their geniuses in a positive light.

Madison! She's the best because I have the same type of cheerleaders at my show, only they're black.


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