15 year old lux had been in and out of foster homes her whole life, until she decided to get emancipated but when that doesn't work out is when she meets her birth parents.

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 Lux Cassidy (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Catherine 'Cate' Cassidy (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Nate 'Baze' Bazile (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Matthew 'Math' Rogers (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Ryan Thomas (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Natasha 'Tasha' Siviac (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Eric Daniels (12 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Emma Bradshaw (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Fifteen year-old Lux has spent her life going from foster family to foster family. She has finally decided to become an emancipated minor. During her journey through the legal maze, Lux finds her biological father, 32, Nate "Baze" Bazile, who lives above a bar and is astonished to learn he has a daughter. Lux learns that her mother is Cate Cassidy, a star on local radio, along with her boyfriend, Ryan Thomas. A judge decides to grant temporary custody of Lux to Baze and Cate instead of emancipating her. Author Written by Josef

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Shiri Appleby (Cate) and Britt Robertson (Lux) became very close friends during the run of the show and in fact lived together for some time. See more »

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24 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first heard this show being compared to Juno and Gilmore Girls, I had to give it a chance. I was kind of expecting it to be a show TRYING to be like Juno and Gilmore Girls, and that was going to be obvious in the worst possible way, but I couldn't resist watching it.

And now I'm hooked. In the best possible way. Life Unexpected has succeeded in being it's own show, although I do think the comparisons are appropriate. Despite the plot being the main selling point in the commercials, it is a very character-driven show (which is good, because how slowly can you burn out the "just met my daughter" thing? Not very slowly...) One complaint I did have, though, is that it cheeses out at the end of almost every episode. This can be looked at two ways. One being that it's cheesy, and the other being that each episode is like it's own little movie, and while connected to the whole series, independent. I love movies. So I chose the second way and now I love that, too.

All in all, Life Unexpected is a really good show. It's been a while since I've seen one of those and I'm so excited to get a new hour of it every week.


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