Life Unexpected

The CW (ended 2011)



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Life Unexpected
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Life Unexpected stars Shiri Appleby, Kerr Smith, Austin Basis, Britt Robertson and Kristoffer Polaha.
Lux (played by Britt Robertson), is a 15 year-old foster child who connects with her biological father, Nate (played by Kristoffer Polaha), a manchild who never knew he had a daughter. Nate teams up with Lux's mother, Cate (played by Shiri Appleby), to give Lux a normal family life.

Life Unexpected is produced by Mojo Films in association with CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television with executive producers Liz Tigelaar (Brothers and Sisters, What About Brian) and Gary Fleder (October Road). The series premiered on The CW network on January 18th, 2010.

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  • ITS TIME!!!!

    I just found the show on Netflix and I LOVE it think if the show is brought back now it will be bigger than ever :) wish I could rate higher than 10 lol
  • Bring it Back!

    I discovered this show on netflix, couldn`t stop watching. It's really a shame that shows like this gets canceled, before I even discover them. Would have loved to have seen the 2 year time laps in full. Since it is 2 years later now, that wouldn`t work anymore. So let Lux go to college!!
  • I Love, Love, Love the Series!!

    I just started watching this Series, I love everyone in it!
  • Love it. Bring back!!!!!

    I have totally fallen in love with the characters, Cate, Base, Lux, and Ryan. Their life dramas seem so normal yet how they react and handle life's challenges is completely compelling. I can't stopped watching one episode after the other. I love it more than General Hospital which I have watched since high school in the 90's. It moves fast and it is hard to predict how the characters will react. I totally thought Cate was going to bail out on Ryan. But I really like them together. I started liking radio talk shows because of your show with Cate & Ryan. I hope you will bring back. I just discovered your show and I am hooked.moreless
  • Wonderful

    This was an amazing show. I found this on Neflix and just had to watch both seasons as a marathon. I started to watch it because of Shiri Appleby and continued because it was so wonderfully written. I loved all of the actors even though sometimes some of the characters seemed a bit dull and stupid.

    All in all this show was touching. Ending sucked though. Everything was all wrong. I'm just gonna imagine a different ending and maybe then this show is a 10.moreless

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    absent parent, bad parenting, Family Dramas, cool parents, quirky love story