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Life Unexpected 

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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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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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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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2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Light Years See more »

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Dolby

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1.78 : 1
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Kristoffer Polaha appeared as Eric Hughes in season 3 of Roswell (1999) where Shiri Appleby played one of the lead roles as Liz Parker. See more »

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Loved. Unexpected!
1 August 2010 | by jojo_ismalSee all my reviews

I watched the commercial for this series on Hallmark and thought that this is just another unexpected becomings of several characters due to their past. so, I passed on it.

but last weekend, Hallmark was the most appropriate channel to watch since we had family gathering and to my luck, life unexpected was on marathon. i watched the first episode, and yeah, Brittany blew me away with her performance as the teenager, seeking for emancipation, but in the end caught up in the reunion drama. she's just foul-mouthed, but with history that we can forgive her angst.

several reviews mentioned how the adults are not matured enuff in character, but i wud say that, thru the layers that we started to know their stories and obstacles, we get to know that they are having tough times maturing, and to support a child that was almost forgotten (for Cate) and known zero existence of (for Baze), life is surely unexpected and shaken-ed.

I just watched 6 episodes and I like where this series so far. i just hope that the writers cud avoid clichés and focus on developing each character so that people can relate more to them especially to Cate and Ryan. :)


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