After 15 years in foster homes, Lux decides to get emancipated, which leads to her meeting her birth parents.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
1,229 ( 83)

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2011   2010  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Secret Circle (2011–2012)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.

Stars: Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin
The Lying Game (2011–2013)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Lying Game follows long-lost twins Emma and Sutton. Separated under mysterious circumstances, Sutton was adopted... by the wealthy Mercer family in Phoenix, while Emma grew up in the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexandra Chando, Andy Buckley, Allie Gonino
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A case of mistaken identity has a dateless high school outsider living a double life as a twenty-something career girl in the fashion world.

Stars: Nick Roux, Rowly Dennis, David Clayton Rogers
The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.

Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong
Make It or Break It (2009–2012)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight.

Stars: Ayla Kell, Josie Loren, Cassandra Scerbo
Twisted (2013–2014)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A teen with a troubled past reconnects with his two female best friends from childhood. He becomes the prime suspect when a fellow student is surprisingly found dead in her home.

Stars: Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Ashton Moio
Hart of Dixie (2011–2015)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.

Stars: Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Cress Williams
Awkward. (2011–2016)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An unpopular 15-year-old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.

Stars: Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Jillian Rose Reed
Finding Carter (2014–2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.

Stars: Kathryn Prescott, Cynthia Watros, Anna Jacoby-Heron
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

15-year-old foster-care vet Lux has finally decided to become an emancipated minor. During her journey through the legal maze, she finds her biological father, 32-year-old Nate "Baze" Bazile, who lives above a bar and is astonished to learn that he has a daughter, and finally her biological mother, Cate Cassidy, a local-radio star with a fiancé, Ryan Thomas. A judge decides to grant temporary custody of Lux to Baze and Cate instead of emancipating her. Written by Josef

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Light Years  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kerr Smith, who plays Ryan Thomas, plays Robert Quinn on ABC Family's 'The Fosters'. Robert Quinn finds out about a daughter he never knew he had and attempted to adopt her, similar to Baze. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Brilliant!
22 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

Love this show!

Watched Shiri in 'Roswell', Kerr in 'Dawson's Creek' and wondered if they could pull it off as a couple. They do.

Shiri's character Kate is forced to face the child she gave up almost 16 years ago. Lux (Brittany) has spent those years bouncing through the foster home system and she's excellent as a young woman who struggles to fit into this new family.

Rafi is perfect as Bug, Lux's boyfriend who struggles with many issues himself.

I've not seen Kristoffer's previous work but he's great as Lux's father who's struggling to be a father as he grows up himself.

Each week's episode brings me to tears, sometimes of joy and sometimes of sadness - then I have to wait another week for the next episode!

I will be buying this on DVD - love this show!


23 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page