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 are 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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Molly Ringwald sings the show's theme song "Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love" written by Cole Porter. See more »

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This show is horrible
2 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad acting, terrible writing, absurd overuse of the word "sex", bogus plot lines, repetitive dialogue, insulting stereotypes.

Series creator Brenda Hampton (the lady who gave us 7th Heaven), seems to think all teenagers are sex obsessed maniacs, that everyone cheats on their spouse or significant other, and that your supposed "friends" couldn't keep a secret if their lives depended on it. If all that is her state of mind, she seriously needs to wake up.

Does Secret Life have any merits? Well, George is pretty funny with his often insensitive, but humorous lines. Ashley, the younger daughter seems to be one of the few with some intelligence. Ricky, the baby daddy of the show has his character flaws, but yet has often called out someone when they're in the wrong.

But these good moments do not out weigh the bad ones. Not by a long shot.

Avoid this stupid show.


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