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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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Tommy Lynch
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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 Seton ...  Kyla Woods 29 episodes, 2006-2008
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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English

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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 »

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Ashley Davies: I love... these brownies.
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A good bookend to Degrassi
18 November 2005 | by jon-36See all my reviews

The-N has developed a reputation for being a network aimed toward Teens that is not afraid to push the envelope in telling their stories the way life is. Degrassi, the network's most popular show, is another example of this type of truth in storytelling. It has never sugar coated the truths that some teens live, no matter what the subject may be. And because of that, it has won awards.

Following in this tradition, we now have South of Nowhere. It is a story of a family uprooted to Los Angeles. The three brothers and sisters now have to deal with a life that is far different from what they were used to.

So far, the show has dealt with racism, questioning sexuality, and fitting in. And no, it is not afraid to deal with these subjects honestly.

So far it has been very careful to offer both sides of a story where two opinions exist. The sibling's parents come from both sides of the spectrum, one being very liberal, the other conservative.

I don't believe it is the producer's intent to push a specific agenda for teens, as much as it is to provide them with an honest look at the typical teenage existence, which from what I remember, is not as cut and dry as some would like it to be.


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