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The Best Years 

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Teen drama that chronicles the college life of Samantha Best and her friends in Boston, MA


Aaron Martin




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Series cast summary:
Charity Shea ...  Samantha Best 21 episodes, 2007-2009
Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller ...  Kathryn Klarner 21 episodes, 2007-2009
Randal Edwards ...  Noah Jensen 21 episodes, 2007-2009
Sherry Miller ...  Dorothy O'Sullivan 15 episodes, 2007-2009
Brandon Jay McLaren ...  Devon Sylver 14 episodes, 2007-2009
Athena Karkanis ...  Dawn Vargaz 13 episodes, 2007
Niall Matter ...  Trent Hamilton 13 episodes, 2007
Alan Van Sprang ...  Lee Campbell 11 episodes, 2007
Tommy Lioutas Tommy Lioutas ...  Rich Powell 9 episodes, 2007-2009
Ashley Diana Morris ...  Shannon Biel 9 episodes, 2007


Samantha Best is girl who's been in orphanages and foster homes. She gets a scholarship to an Ivy league school. The school thinks she doesn't belong there but Dorothy O'Sullivan, the woman who gave her the scholarship is behind her. And she tries to fit in and interact with the other students. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Will these be your Best Years?





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Release Date:

22 May 2007 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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(21 episodes)


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All of the Season 1 episodes were titled after famous movies, but this stopped in Season 2. See more »

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Kind of an anomaly.
25 December 2014 | by lois-lane33See all my reviews

I just happened to see a few episodes of this particular show and when I found out it was a show made in Canada about Americans going to a prominent College in the USA I was surprised. It's bad enough that there are so few Canadian dramas and or comedies on TV without having to deal with Canadian shows that are about "Americans Livining in the USA." The female lead-I think she was called Charity Shea-is obviously a talented new actress who didn't seem to do anything else after this show was canceled/canceled, however you want to spell it. I detected more than a slight sense of the show being an 'Ode to Daddy Warbucks' type of thinking which I thought was a bit off target where the modern nuclear family is concerned-no matter where its located. I guess you can't win them all.

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