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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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Liz Tigelaar
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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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Storyline

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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English

Release Date:

2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light Years See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Creator Liz Tigelaar had previously used the name Lux in a pilot she had written that was never greenlit, so decided to use it for this show. Tigelaar had come across the name while reading the novel 'The Virgin Suicides' by Jeffrey Eugenides. See more »

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Fun and heartwarming
5 February 2010 | by anjalidhir05See all my reviews

Love the show. At the moment, there aren't many other shows like this on TV. Mainly crime, or shows like gossip girl, and although they are good in their own right, this adds something different to the mix. It is comparable to Gilmore girls, in my opinion. The acting is good and the script is fantastic. It is a family friendly show, early teens and adults alike can enjoy it.There have only been a few episodes of the show released, but I look forward to the next one each week. It's rare for me to anticipate the next episode for shows, as many of the better ones get cancelled so here's to hoping there are many more seasons to come.


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