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Summerland 

Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident.
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2005   2004  
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Series cast summary:
Lori Loughlin ...  Ava Gregory 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Merrin Dungey ...  Susannah Rexford 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Ryan Kwanten ...  Jay Robertson 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Jesse McCartney ...  Bradin Westerly 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Shawn Christian ...  Johnny Durant 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Kay Panabaker ...  Nikki Westerly 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Nick Benson ...  Derrick Westerly 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Taylor Cole ...  Erika Spalding 21 episodes, 2004-2005
Zac Efron ...  Cameron Bale 16 episodes, 2004-2005
Jonathan Slavin ...  Colby Freed 12 episodes, 2004-2005
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Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Ava Gregory (their aunt) gets custody of her niece and nephews and they move into her Californian home (in Summerland). Ava, a struggling clothes designer, lives with her best friend and business partner, Susannah Rexford, her friend, an ex- pro.surfer, Jay Robertson and her ex-boyfriend, real estate agent, Johnny Durrant. All four of them are highly unequipped to handle children and are not use to including them in their everyday lives. The series follows each of their struggles through life. Ava is trying to get her fashion line to take off. Whilst also fighting feelings for Johnny, her childhood sweetheart. And now trying to bring up her sisters 3 children up as well as possible. Johnny is forever trying to fight his feelings for Ava, knowing he ruined that relationship long ago. Johnny is the father figure ... Written by Amie S

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'Taylor Cole' (Erika) is Shawn Christian's (Johnny) stepdaughter in real life. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where we learn about the summer of '97, closer to the end of the episode, Bradin goes and sits down beside Jay. When he runs up, he's shown wearing flip-flops. After a scene between the two of them, Jay gives Bradin his board and Bradin runs off with it. When he gets up to leave there are no sign of the flip-flops. See more »

Quotes

Amber Starr: Oh my god, Nikki Westerley, you are so naive if you looked it up in the dictionary your picture would be there!
Cameron Bale: If you knew how to use a dictionary.
Cameron Bale: [hits him with her notebook] owwww!
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SummerLand IS California Beach Life !
21 October 2005 | by realkaligurlSee all my reviews

I am a native of California and "SUMMERLAND" is exactly how surf life and beach life is in the local beach's like Long Beach, Newport Beach, Rincon, etc... Just like "THE OC" is exactly how the rich part of Orange County is... This show was god and should never have been canceled, it ended before it even was given a chance. When the DVD collection of the show comes out I am so there, though canceled it can still live on in our DVD players..... That is IF they ever get it out on DVD, everything else comes out so why not this? A lot of people would buy the set at any cost because thats how good of a show it is.....

And perhaps we can look forward to syndication of this program? Never know, someone might get smart and bring it back where it belongs!!


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