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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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English

Release Date:

1 June 2004 (USA) See more »

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Immediate Family See more »

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Hermosa Beach, California, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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The show was originally canceled due to low ratings but was picked up again by The N. See more »

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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 »

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Dr. Simon O'Keefe: Anyone who's under 30 who isn't a socialist has no heart, anyone over 30 who is, has no head.
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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: To Live and Let Diorama (2005) See more »

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And the show was canceled... because?
22 February 2009 | by anna-508See all my reviews

This show, I have to say, is so completely fantastic! It's new and fresh and I never wanted it to end... never. I didn't see it when it first air because it didn't air here, where I live but now, spending probably 3 day watching, I find myself completely captivated. There should be more shows like these, about family and all that comes with it. Everyone living under the same roof was a good idea and loads of embarrassing moments that comes with being a teenager. as for the actors; i never was one for full house but i have watched and I will say that i think this show was actually better. but that's my opinion, feel free to hate it if you want! and Lori Laughlin does an amazing job, doing this roles, it's like it was made for her and her only. And the ones playing the kids; Jesse, Kay and Nick are absolutely fantastic and they make their roles so believable. A lot of roles that gets played now a days, and i'm not just talking about TV-shows but movies too, are not believable, so thats a nice change. I just really wish that the show should have gone further than it did and it's so sad that it didn't. And last but not least; everything about this show is great, even the slightly cheesy lines that they worked in the script. But overall... wonderful!


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