Lux Cassidy (Britt Robertson) had been through the foster care system for almost her whole life.( until she was 16) Cate Cassidy (Shiri Appleby) had given birth to her while at age 16, but gave her up for adoption after being promised by Social Services that the baby would quickly be adopted.
Due to heart problems as a baby (she had ventricular septal defect), and countless surgeries, she was not a desirable candidate for adoption, and instead ended up in the foster care system and in and out of group homes.
Just before her 16th birthday, Lux is petitioning the court to become an emancipated minor, but before that occurs, she must get signatures from her unknown birth parents.
Set in Portland, the story follows Lux Cassidy, a teenager who was given up at birth and has spent her life in foster care who finds her biological parents Nate Bazile and Cate Cassidy.Just before her 16th birthday, Lux is petitioning the court to become an emancipated minor, but she learns that she must get signatures from her unknown birth parents.Her journey through the legal maze leads Lux to her biological father, 30-something Nate "Baze" Bazile (Kristoffer Polaha, "Mad Men"), who owns a bar, lives like an aging frat-boy with two slacker roommates, and is astonished to learn that he has a teenage daughter.Although they haven't seen each other in 15 years, it doesn't take Cate and Baze long [...] (More)Cate (Shiri Appleby) and Baze (Kristoffer Polaha) are paid a visit by a social worker whose job it is to evaluate both of them and determine if they are fit parents.Life Unexpected was an American drama television series that aired for two seasons from 2010 to 2011.