The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008– )

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After an unplanned pregnancy, teenager Amy Juergens's life will never be the same, as she deals with other teenagers around her.

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 Amy Juergens (121 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Ben Boykewich (121 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Ricky Underwood (121 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Grace Bowman (121 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Adrian Lee (121 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Jack Pappas (120 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 George Juergens / ... (114 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Leo Boykewich (110 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Anne Juergens (96 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Ashley Juergens (91 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Lauren Treacy (90 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Kathleen Bowman / ... (90 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Tom Bowman (90 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Madison Cooperstein / ... (89 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Henry Miller (81 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Alice Valko / ... (81 episodes, 2008-2013)
Matthew Levinson ...
 John (64 episodes, 2009-2013)
Joseph Levinson ...
 John (64 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Ruben Enriquez (51 episodes, 2008-2012)
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The series documents the evermore complicated yet heart warming life of Amy Juergens; a typical high-school student who is characterized by her ambition and musical talent. However, it is after one hormonal-driven night at Band Camp, that she is faced with a responsibility no 15-year-old wants to take; being a teen mom. The audience is taken on a journey with Amy as she confronts her problem and the father of her baby. Written by B.Oliveria

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During the beginning of filming, Shailene Woodley had to wear a back brace to correct her scoliosis See more »

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Referenced in Jessie: The Secret Life of Mr. Kipling (2012) See more »

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Oh my goodness.
1 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am 15, going on 16 in a few weeks. Being around the same age bracket/grade as most of the characters in this show, I can honestly say it is really, really off. Even the most genuine characters are phony. There are plot holes all over the place, and most things are never explained. Remember Rumer Willis? Who, what, where, when, wtf? Amy's dynamic with everyone just sucks, especially with Ben. According to them, they were in love after like two minutes. (A side note, the world love is tossed around excessively on this show, along with sex, funeral, baby, etc.) If they are so madly in love, why do they seem to hate each other? Another thing that bugs me is how nonchalant the parents are about their young children having "serious' relationships. Just because you are a high schooler does not mean the only thing you think about is sex/omg I need a boyfriend! The whole show is going nowhere, but it has found its place in my TV schedule as comic relief. I'm in too deep now, but if I were you, I would avoid Secret Life at all costs.


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