|"`JUNO MEETS GILMORE GIRLS'" IN A NEW
HEARTWARMING FAMILY DRAMA STARRING SHIRI APPLEBY ("E.R."), KRISTOFFER
POLAHA ("MAD MEN"), BRITT ROBERTSON ("SWINGTOWN"), AUSTIN BASIS ("CURB
YOUR ENTHUSIASM") AND KERR SMITH ("DAWSON'S CREEK") - After spending
all of her 15 years bouncing from one foster family to another in
Portland, Oregon, Lux has decided it's time to take control of her life
and become an emancipated minor. Her journey through the legal system
leads Lux to her biological parents, local radio personality Cate
Cassidy and thirty-something Nate "Baze" Bazile, who had a one-night
stand back in high school. Although they haven't seen each other in 15
years, it doesn't take Cate and Baze long to fall into the same
contentious relationship they had as teenagers. However, when a judge
decides that Lux isn't ready for emancipation and unexpectedly grants
temporary joint custody to Baze and Cate, they agree to try to get past
the arguments and awkwardness and make a belated attempt to give Lux
the family she deserves.
|CATE AND BAZE FIGHT FOR CUSTODY OF LUX - Cate and Baze are paid a visit by a social worker whose job it is to evaluate both of them and determine if they are fit parents. Lux is torn when her boyfriend, Bug, and best friend, Natasha, suggest that Cate and Baze may not be in it for the long haul and that Lux should return to her old life and the people who love her most of all. Meanwhile, Cate is pressured by the executives at the radio station to deny that she has a daughter in order to save her job.|
|MEET THE PARENTS - When Baze tells his parents about Lux, they insist on planning a dinner at which they can meet their granddaughter and Cate. Cate reluctantly agrees to go to the dinner and is further annoyed when her overbearing mother and neurotic sister show up unexpectedly. Meanwhile, when Cate hears about a gang fight at Lux's school, she immediately decides to have Lux transferred to her and Baze's alma mater, Westmonte.|
|LUX GETS SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL - When Lux
gets suspended from school, Cate does her best to convince Principal
Dugan to give Lux a second chance, but, unfortunately, her efforts may
have made the situation considerably worse for Lux. Meanwhile, Baze is
insulted when he finds out that Cate and Ryan are hosting a radio
station event at the bar across the street.
Principal Dugan: Merrilyn Gann.
|LUX THROWS A PARTY IN BAZE'S LOFT - Off to
a rocky start at her new school, Lux offers to throw a party in Baze's
loft in an effort to impress the high school quarterback, Jones, and
his friends. Cate worries that her relationship with Lux will never
measure up to the bond Lux has so easily made with Baze.
Jones: Austin Butler.
|BAZE JOINS CATE AND RYAN ON THE AIR - Pressured by radio station management, Cate and Ryan reluctantly agree to let Baze join them on air for what turns into a public therapy session. Lux tries to get Jones to drop the charges against her boyfriend, Bug.|
|CATE CONSIDERS TELLING RYAN THE TRUTH
ABOUT BAZE - In the midst of feeling like he is being pushed out of
Lux's life by Cate and Ryan, Baze wins the chance to compete against
Ryan in a radio station contest and is determined to be the last man
standing. Cate contemplates finally telling Ryan the full truth about
Baze, but can't bear the thought of what might happen if she does. When
Tasha tells Lux she may have to move three hours away to a new foster
home, Lux decides to help Tasha track down her mother who is still
living in town.
Natasha: Ksenia Solo.
|LUX AND JONES GO ON THEIR FIRST DATE -
Cate and Ryan are forced to put on a happy face as the hosts of a
wedding expo, but the unfortunate situation becomes even more
unfortunate after Baze and Math show up at the event. After watching
Lux mope around the house for days, Baze solicits help from Jones in an
effort to cheer her up.
Jones: Austin Butler.
|LUX GOES TO PROM - Jones asks Lux to be
his date for the Winter Formal. Baze finds a condom in Lux's room, and
thinking it belongs to Jones, shows up at the dance to try and stop Lux
and Jones from having sex. Cate agrees to chaperone the dance, but
being at her old high school for Winter Formal brings back painful
memories about the night Lux was conceived.
Jones: Austin Butler.
|LUX, CATE AND RYAN GET IN TROUBLE WITH
THEIR SOCIAL WORKER - After Lux and Bug are picked up by the police for
a curfew violation, Lux's social worker decides it's time to meet with
Cate and Baze to reevaluate their custody of Lux. During a meeting
with the social worker, Cate, Baze and Lux agree to put on a happy face
to ensure that Lux isn't placed back in the foster care system.
Meanwhile, in an attempt to show Lux that she supports her, Cate
offers to find Bug a job at her radio station, but winds up
disappointing Lux once again.
Bug: Rafi Gavron.
|LUX IS CONFUSED BY HER FEELINGS FOR JONES - Lux is forced to face her complicated feelings for Jones when she sees him kissing another girl at a party. When a storm hits Portland, Ryan and Lux find themselves stranded at the radio station, and Ryan learns more than he ever knew about what Lux went through as a child. Cate goes to Baze's bar looking for Lux, but the storm traps her there with Baze, Math, Jamie and her sister, Abby.|
|IT'S THE ROAD TRIP EPISODE/PETER HORTON ("THIRTYSOMETHING") GUEST STARS - With her wedding on the horizon, Cate decides to take a road trip with Lux to find her father, Gordon, who abandoned her when she was a little girl. Meanwhile, when Bug's "friends" trash Baze's bar, Lux invites Baze to join her and Cate on the road trip, allowing Bug some time to repair the bar before Baze discovers the truth.|
|WILL CATE MARRY THE MAN OF HER DREAMS? -
With her wedding fast approaching, Cate must confront her true
feelings for the two men in her life, Baze and Ryan. To complicate
Cate's already conflicted feelings, on the day of the wedding, Lux
reveals something that threatens to change all of their lives
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