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South of Nowhere 

A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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Series cast summary:
Gabrielle Christian ...  Spencer Carlin 43 episodes, 2005-2008
Mandy Musgrave ...  Ashley Davies 43 episodes, 2005-2008
Matt Cohen ...  Aiden Dennison 42 episodes, 2005-2008
Maeve Quinlan ...  Paula Carlin / ... 42 episodes, 2005-2008
Chris Hunter ...  Glen Carlin 41 episodes, 2005-2008
Rob Moran ...  Arthur Carlin 41 episodes, 2005-2008
Valery M. Ortiz ...  Madison Duarte 37 episodes, 2005-2008
Aasha Davis ...  Chelsea Lewis / ... 35 episodes, 2005-2008
Danso Gordon ...  Clay Carlin 30 episodes, 2005-2008
Eileen April Boylan ...  Kyla Woods 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Austen Parros Austen Parros ...  Sean Miller 29 episodes, 2005-2008
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

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Got it all figured out... think again (Season 3) See more »

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4 November 2005 (USA) See more »

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Aasha Davis, who plays Chelsea Lewis, was in her early 30s by the time she was cast in the show, making her the oldest teen actor on the show. See more »

Quotes

Spencer Carlin: [Ashley gives her some lip gloss] Aw, now you've got me wearing your shade. How convenient, just in case we end up in some spontaneous liplock.
Ashley Davies: Trust me, it won't be spontaneous.
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17 December 2005 | by Problemchild723See all my reviews

OK, first let me start by saying, I am a 17 year old teen in Los Angeles, California. Most public schools in CA are the same, over crowed, there's always one dumb kid in the AP classes, and there is always some 'hidden genius'. I love this show because it truly pushes the envelop and explores sexuality and racism. I attend a school that's 75 percent African American and about 24 percent hispanic, with 1 percent other. The divisions within the show between the black the black and white families, could easily be seen on TV with black and hispanic families.

I love the family completely because the mom and dad have built a home on love trust and faith, and even though each has been tested since moving to CA, they still remain sane, which isn't what I can say for my family. Also--props to the writer that wanted one of the adopted kids to be black, the show gets an extra point for that-there I said it! (it was brave, and they tackle the issue very nice, I might add) I love Ashley and Spencer because they place two characters on television that I have never seen before, Ashley an open lesbian, and Spencer, a girl questioning her sexuality. Adian is just there, he's okay.

CLay and his friend are truly moving characters. The show may me happy when they portrayed their geniuses in a positive light.

Madison! She's the best because I have the same type of cheerleaders at my show, only they're black.


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