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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 Kyla Woods (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Sean Miller (29 episodes, 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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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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Madison Duarte: Bite me, "queer eye".
Ashley Davies: Not if you were the last Barbie on earth.
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Not Only Great Writing but the Acting is Stunning
12 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is so well written. South of Nowhere is by far one of the best I have ever seen because of not only great writing but the acting is stunning. The main characters Ashley (played by Mandy Musgrave) and Spencer (played by Gabrielle Christian) nail the parts. Through flawless dialogue, amazing chemistry, both physical and facial expressions you fall in love right along with both of them. The show deals not only with sexuality but race, fame, loss, divorce, drugs, so many issues and is so realistic you get totally engaged. It is so important to see a show that speaks realistically to the audience. Watching this show catch fire warms my heart. They are bringing so much needed understanding to not only their age group but to many others. I first became aware of this show because of the L Word boards where the girls were raving about it. From the first show I saw I was hooked. From what I have read of the second season it looks to be as cutting edge as the first. Another amazing thing to see is how well loved these actresses are outside of these roles by their fans. How kind they are to them, that surely makes watching the career of these talented ladies even more special. I would keep an eye out for these two and the rest of the cast you will be seeing a lot more of them in the future. Certainly this is entertainment with a message.


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