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Life Unexpected 

After 15 years in foster homes, Lux decides to get emancipated, which leads to her meeting her birth parents.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Britt Robertson ...  Lux Cassidy 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Shiri Appleby ...  Cate Cassidy 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Kristoffer Polaha ...  Nate 'Baze' Bazile 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Austin Basis ...  Matthew 'Math' Rogers 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Kerr Smith ...  Ryan Thomas 26 episodes, 2010-2011
Ksenia Solo ...  Natasha 'Tasha' Siviac 13 episodes, 2010-2011
Shaun Sipos ...  Eric Daniels 12 episodes, 2010-2011
Emma Caulfield Ford ...  Emma Bradshaw 11 episodes, 2010-2011
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15-year-old foster-care vet Lux has finally decided to become an emancipated minor. During her journey through the legal maze, she finds her biological father, 32-year-old Nate "Baze" Bazile, who lives above a bar and is astonished to learn that he has a daughter, and finally her biological mother, Cate Cassidy, a local-radio star with a fiancé, Ryan Thomas. A judge decides to grant temporary custody of Lux to Baze and Cate instead of emancipating her. Written by Josef

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2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light Years See more »

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Dolby

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1.78 : 1
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Based on the actresses real ages, Cate (Shiri Appleby) would have been 11 when she had Lux (Britt Robertson). See more »

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Charming and sweet TV show
10 May 2010 | by ana_luisa_slbSee all my reviews

I started watching this TV show and I just couldn't stop till episode 12. It's the most promising show I've seen since "Gilmore girls". The plot is about a girl, Lux, who at 15 years old found her biological parents (who conceived her at the age of 16 and gave her for adoption) and starts a relationship with them. The actors are wonderful and the characters are great. I can't say who is the more interesting one. They are sweet, funny and it's amazing to watch the development of the connection between the three of them. I just hope that this show continues for many seasons. It's a mixing of drama and comedy in its best shape and it's rare to watch such a moving story on TV.


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