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Life Unexpected 

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

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Liz Tigelaar
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2011   2010  
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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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Drama

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Kristoffer Polaha appeared as Eric Hughes in season 3 of Roswell (1999) where Shiri Appleby played one of the lead roles as Liz Parker. See more »

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Brilliant!
22 March 2010 | by indiacarlessSee all my reviews

Love this show!

Watched Shiri in 'Roswell', Kerr in 'Dawson's Creek' and wondered if they could pull it off as a couple. They do.

Shiri's character Kate is forced to face the child she gave up almost 16 years ago. Lux (Brittany) has spent those years bouncing through the foster home system and she's excellent as a young woman who struggles to fit into this new family.

Rafi is perfect as Bug, Lux's boyfriend who struggles with many issues himself.

I've not seen Kristoffer's previous work but he's great as Lux's father who's struggling to be a father as he grows up himself.

Each week's episode brings me to tears, sometimes of joy and sometimes of sadness - then I have to wait another week for the next episode!

I will be buying this on DVD - love this show!


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Release Date:

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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