Life UneXpected

2010, TV Show

Life Unexpected Season 1 episodes

Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Love Unexpected" Season 1, Episode 13

The first season of Life Unexpected culminates with Ryan and Cate's wedding, but there are still a few hurdles for the happy couple to jump over before they say "I do." First, Lux needs to officially become part of the family. Second, Baze needs to decide whether he's still in love with Cate. Third, Cate, yes Cate, has to decide whether she's in love with Baze or not. Lastly, the couple actually has to make it down the aisle.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Father Unfigured" Season 1, Episode 12

In this week's episode of Life Unexpected, Cate, Baze and Lux head on a road trip to find Cate's missing father, Baze learns how to be a father and Lux decides it's time for them to truly be a family. Meanwhile, Bug is back at the bar trying to repair damage done by some friends from his past.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Storm Weathered" Season 1, Episode 11

This week's episode of Life Unexpected mixes stormy weather and weathered relationships. Cate and Ryan's plans to elope are dashed when the city is flooded. During the storm, we learn about Lux's back story, Cate learns about Baze dating her sister, and Jones learns he shouldn't make out with other girls at a party. Let's see what else the episode taught us, eh?

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Family Therapized" Season 1, Episode 10

In this week's episode of Life Unexpected, both Cate and Baze try to get in Lux's good graces by getting Bug a job. Of course, they both happen to let her down, leading their social worker to think they really won't be able to make it as a family. Meanwhile, Ryan and Cate take a step towards reconciliation.

Welcome to another morning in Portland. Ryan and Cate skip the traditional morning sex convo on the radio show to talk about sleeping with each other. Same thing, no? It's more about the morning after cuddling. As they discuss, we see glimpses of Lux and Bug in bed — very cute — then Baze and Abby — not so cute. Also, the ice between Ryan and Cate continues to thaw.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Formal Reformed" Season 1, Episode 9

In this week's episode of Life Unexpected, Lux attends the winter formal, the site of Lux's conception years prior, which doesn't sit well with Cate, who is chaperoning, and Baze, who finds a condom in Lux's room.

Sorry for missing last week, guys! Sometimes even two DVRs is not enough, let alone CW changing the airtime. So here we go...

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Bride Unbridled" Season 1, Episode 8

After last week's fallout between Cate and pretty much everyone she knows, she is forced to host an event with Ryan. The plot thickens when Baze and Math show up. Meanwhile, Lux and Jones go on their first date...

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Crisis Unaverted" Season 1, Episode 7

In this week's episode of Life Unexpected, Lux desperately tries to keep Tasha from having to move away with a foster family. Meanwhile, Cate attempts to keep Baze and Ryan apart so her future hubby won't learn their secret, but this leads to complete disaster...

The episode kicks off with Lux reeling from her breakup with Bug, while Cate and Ryan discuss that very topic on their radio show. Cate later joins Lux for a gallon of ice cream to help ease the pain. "He drove himself away," Cate says trying to comfort her. Lux admits that despite being dumped, her life has been pretty great lately, thanks to her new mommy. "Whatever you need, I'm here," Cate adds.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Truth Unrevealed" Season 1, Episode 6

In this week's episode of Life Unexpected, Ryan and Cate's job are in jeopardy and the only person who can save them is — you guessed it — Baze. Meanwhile, in an attempt to get Jones to drop the charges against Bug, Lux gets a little too close for comfort, which leads to a huge blow up with her boyfriend.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Turtle Undefeated" Season 1, Episode 5

Poor parenting skills are the name of the game in this week's episode of Life Unexpected. Cate tries to be the cool mother, while, in a strange turn of events, Baze ends up being the bad guy. Lux is the all around terrible daughter when she throws a party in Baze's loft that gets out of hand.

The episode opens on Lux leaving school, continuously being taunted by her "old friends," who call her a "foster freak." Bug says she wouldn't want to friends with them anyway and nearly insights a fight with them. Brynn's boyfriend, Jones, decides they're not complete losers and chats with them, mentioning the party Brynn is throwing him in place of getting the bong lamp confiscated.

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Life Unexpected Episode Recap: "Bong Intercepted" Season 1, Episode 4

Another blowup erupts between Cate and Lux in this week's Life Unexpected after the latter is suspended from school. This eventually leads to a revelation that will change Cate and Ryan's lives. Meanwhile, Baze attempts to raise the money he owes Lux, even if he has to go about it using unconventional means.

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Rent Uncollected Season 1, Episode 3

Baze's parents insist on meeting their granddaughter, so they host a family dinner and also invite Cate's family. Meanwhile, safety issues at Lux's school cause a fearful Cate to transfer Lux to her old alma mater---before consulting Lux on this matter. read more

Home Inspected Season 1, Episode 2

A social worker evaluates Cate and Baze and inspects their homes. Meanwhile, Lux's friends express skepticism about her newfound parents and ask her to return to her old life; and Cate's bosses pressure her to deny that she has a child on her radio show. read more

Pilot Season 1, Episode 1

In the series opener, teenage Lux (Britt Robertson) attempts to leave the foster-care system and become an emancipated minor. She locates her birth parents (Shiri Appleby and Kristoffer Polaha) for the first time, then winds up in their custody. Ryan Thomas: Kerr Smith. read more

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Premiered: January 18, 2010, on CW
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Premise: A teenage girl in the foster-care system reconnects with the birth parents she never knew.

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