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The Fosters (TV Series 2013–2018) Poster

(2013–2018)

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Callie and Jesus barely share any dialogue in most episodes.
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When Sherri Saum was pregnant with her twins, she thought about naming them Jesus and Mariana. She later then found out they were both boys.
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David Lambert, who plays piano prodigy Brandon Foster, was cast for the role without confirming if he even can play the piano. It turned out he is actually a good pianist.
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Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez are best friends in real life.
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Hayden Byerly (Jude Adams-Foster) and Gavin Macintosh (Connor Stevens) were once best friends in real life.
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"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" ended the same night "The Fosters" premiered. Both episodes starred Cierra Ramirez.
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All of the actors and actresses out of the kids in the main cast have been on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. Maia Mitchell: Teen Beach Movie; Jessie: Jake and the Neverland Pirates; David Lambert: Den Brother; Hayden Byerly: Sofia the First; Cierra Ramirez: The Suite Life of Zack and Cody; Jake T. Austin: Wizards of Waverly Place, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, Wizards Return: Alex VS Alex, Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana
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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.
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Maia Mitchell, who plays Callie, is Australian. However, she uses an American accent for her character Callie's voice.
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Noah Centineo took over the role of Jesus after Jake T. Austin's departure from the series in Season 3.
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In an interview on The Fosters' set, Cierra Ramirez stated that her most prized possession was a blanket that she had had since she was a little girl that she called her "night night." In S01E09, while Mariana and Jesus are going through boxes of items from when they were younger, Jesus pulls out a blanket that Mariana states is her "night night."
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Bailee Madison (Sophia) plays the girl version (Maxine) of Max (Jake T. Austin) in Wizards of Waverly Place.
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Hayley Kiyoko (Gabi) & Jake T. Austin (Jesus) first met at the set of Wizards of Waverly Place.
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Jordan Rodrigues and Maia Mitchell are both Australian. For the show, they both use American accents.
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Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint were best friends in a civil rights era show "Any Day Now"!
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This marks the second collaboration between Maia Mitchell and Garrett Clayton, first being Teen Beach Movie.
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Cierra Ramirez and Marlene Forte also played grandmother and granddaughter in season five of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
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Maia Mitchell (Callie Adams-Foster), Jordan Rodrigues (Mat Tan), and Louis Hunter (Nick Stratos) are all Australian, but unlike Mitchell and Rodrigues, Hunter does not have a strong Australian accent.
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Kerr Smith who plays Robert Quinn, and Cierra Ramirez who plays Mariana Adams Foster both share the same birthday March 9th.
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In season three Matt and Mariana played Romeo and Juliet in a musical. Jordan Rodrigues played Romeo in the third season of Dance Academy.
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Jake T Austin (Jesus Foster) and Cierra Ramirez (Marianna Foster) played twins in the show, but Jake was actually 4 months older.
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On January 3, 2018, Freeform announced that The Fosters was ending after five seasons. The series is set to conclude with a three-episode finale event to air summer 2018. The finale will also act as an introduction to a spinoff-series starring Cierra Ramirez and Maia Mitchell. The show will start with a thirteen-episode first season and will be set a few years in the future and follow "Callie and Mariana, as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives.
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In Season 1, Episode 15: Padre, the box of cupcakes that Stef opens' brand name is Kovisars. This is named after Jules Kovisars, the Production Manager.
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In the beginning of the series Aiden is in the show for no more than a few minutes but his name is mention a few times throughout the show. He returns later in season 4 as a member of the robotics team with Emma, Mariana, and Jesus
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Maia Mitchell (Callie) and Garrett Clayton (Chase/Paris) worked together on the movies Teen Beach Movie (2013) and Teen Beach 2 (2015)
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David Lambert (Brandon), Mary Mouser:Guest Star (Sarah), and Hayley Kiyoko: Guest Star (Gabi) are all left handed.
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Maia Mitchell and Jordan Rodrigues both have Australian accents but use American accents on the show
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Connor's bullet wounded foot changed from the time he was in the hospital to when he is in crutches.
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Bailey Madison (Sophia) and Maia Mitchell (Callie) are often mistaken as sister in real life. However Maia is Australian and Bailey is American.
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When Callie runs away and ditches Wyatt, she tries to get a job at a diner. She tells the owner of the diner that she lives on Lismore Street. Maia Mitchell, who plays Callie, is from Lismore, Australia.
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Jude (Hayden Byerly) was originally intended to go down a trangender path - which was slightly hinted at in the pilot, when his sister Callie (Maia Mitchell) informs Brandon (David Lambert) that she was sent to juvie after she took a baseball bat to her foster-father's vehicle in an effort to stop him from beating Jude for wearing his ex-wife's dress. However, transgender stories would be explored in a different area of the show, and instead, Jude's character would explore his sexuality and sexual prefrence once he came out as gay in season 2.
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Noah Centineo originally audtioned for Brandon Foster, but the role would go to David Lambert. Jake T. Austin's character Jesus Adams-Foster would later be recasted in season 3, and Noah Centineo would take his place.
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In season 3, Brandon (David Lambert) has a new girlfriend that is older than him named Cortney (Denyse Tontz.) In real life David is older than Denyse. He was born in 1992 and she was born in 1994.
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Throughout the first part of season 3(through episode 10) the part of the theme song with a hand falling off the bed doesn't say Jake T Austin or Noah Centineo. There is no name because this was the auditioning period for the new Jesus after Jake was removed from the show.
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