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The Fosters 

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Teenager Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive, and foster children.
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2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013  
7 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Teri Polo ...  Stef Adams Foster / ... 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Sherri Saum ...  Lena Adams Foster / ... 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Hayden Byerly ...  Jude Adams Foster / ... 104 episodes, 2013-2018
David Lambert ...  Brandon Foster 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Maia Mitchell ...  Callie Jacob / ... 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Cierra Ramirez ...  Mariana Adams Foster / ... 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Danny Nucci ...  Mike Foster 88 episodes, 2013-2018
Amanda Leighton ...  Emma Kurtzman 54 episodes, 2014-2018
Noah Centineo ...  Jesus Adams Foster 53 episodes, 2015-2018
Jake T. Austin ...  Jesus Adams Foster 42 episodes, 2013-2015
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Storyline

Stef Foster and Lena Adams, a lesbian couple, have a family of adopted, biological, and foster children. Mariana and Jesus are adopted 15-year-old twins and Brandon is Stef's 16-year-old biological son from a previous marriage. Everything is going fine in the house until Callie and Jude arrive. 16-year-old Callie and her 12-year-old brother Jude have been in many different foster homes, but when they are placed with the Fosters, things begin to happen. In this series, the Fosters will deal with many different issues: hook-ups, break-ups, romances, and important life lessons.

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How do you define family?

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Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Freeform [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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The Fosters See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sherri Saum (Lena Adams Foster) was pregnant in real life with twin boys around the same time that her character was pregnant on the show. However, the writers have stated that they did not write in the pregnancy due to Saum's real-life condition and that they had planned for that storyline previously. See more »

Goofs

The series takes place in San Diego, California. In some episodes throughout the series, there are scenes when police vehicles have their lights on without a steady red light present. All police vehicles in California are required to have a steady red light on when the police lights on the front of police vehicles are on. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: The Fosters S5.5 (2018) See more »

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Where You Belong (Title Song)
Performed by Kari Kimmel
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Love is thicker than blood
16 July 2013 | by ahartmakSee all my reviews

I am so happy that this show exists. It does a great job at bringing foster life to light. There are some fantastic foster families out there, but there are also lots of abuses. This show gives an example of both in a very accurate way. Bravo to the fosters for taking that leap. And bravo to the actors for doing such a fantastic job at playing such emotionally charged roles and doing it so flawlessly. I can't wait to keep viewing and see how their stories unfold. There is so much pain in the world, but the Fosters' house seems to be the cure and can be a model for all families to go by. Regardless of where you come from, you are worth love and the sense of belonging.


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