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Switched at Birth 

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Two teenage girls' lives are turned upside down when they find out they were switched at birth.

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Lizzy Weiss
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Series cast summary:
Katie Leclerc ...  Daphne Vasquez / ... 104 episodes, 2011-2017
Vanessa Marano ...  Bay Kennish / ... 104 episodes, 2011-2017
Constance Marie ...  Regina Vasquez / ... 104 episodes, 2011-2017
D.W. Moffett ...  John Kennish 104 episodes, 2011-2017
Lea Thompson ...  Kathryn Kennish 104 episodes, 2011-2017
Lucas Grabeel ...  Toby Kennish / ... 104 episodes, 2011-2017
Sean Berdy ...  Emmett Bledsoe 98 episodes, 2011-2017
Ryan Lane ...  Travis Barnes 62 episodes, 2012-2017
Gilles Marini ...  Angelo Sorrento 55 episodes, 2011-2017
Marlee Matlin ...  Melody Bledsoe 46 episodes, 2011-2017
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Tells the story of two teen girls who discover that they were accidentally switched at birth. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing as a child due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a poor neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls. Written by Anonymous

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One mistake changed two families forever.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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Trivia

Like the Twigg/Mays real-life birth swap (upon which the TV movie Switched at Birth (1991) was based), one of the mothers is named Regina. See more »

Goofs

This series took place in Kansas City, but took an approach that is actually common to TV shows trying to limit their clothing and scenery budgets, which is to pretend that winters (especially fierce Midwestern winters) don't exist. Characters wear short sleeves year round. See more »

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Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Lea Thompson (2016) See more »

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11 stars out of 10
15 October 2012 | by chana210See all my reviews

I'm not a fan of much family TV series. But this took me off the habit. It's one of the best series I have ever watched. Story is centered round two kids whose Switched at birth (Just as the Title suggest). One of them been Def take us all to a whole new society which we are yet to shed some light and discover. How they handle the hardships thrown on them by the "Hearing" - Society and so on. Whole story-line is so flawless and It will grab your interest from the 1st episode. It's really depressing that they take so much time to complete this season but it's really worth the wait. Hope I will see more of this in upcoming years and hope that it will never loose its present quality!


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6 June 2011 (USA) See more »

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