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Life Unexpected: Parents Unemployed

When Cate and Baze are summoned to the principal's office at Lux's school, they are shocked to learn that Lux is failing and must make a drastic improvement in her grades or risk being kicked out. Meanwhile, after having the rug pulled out from under her at work, Cate starts the difficult process of looking for her next job, and in an effort to be a grown up, Baze decides to interview for a position at his father's firm. Emma Caulfield guest stars as a woman who works for Baze's father.

Source: TheCW

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x2
Airdate: Tuesday September 21st, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Sep 21, 2013

Guest Stars
Amy Price-FrancisAmy Price-Francis
As Kelly Campbell
Arielle KebbelArielle Kebbel
As Paige Thomas
Emma CaulfieldEmma Caulfield
As Emma Bradshaw
Shaun SiposShaun Sipos
As Eric Daniels
Main Cast
Kerr SmithKerr Smith
As Ryan Thomas
Shiri ApplebyShiri Appleby
As Cate Cassidy
Kristoffer PolahaKristoffer Polaha
As Nate 'Baze' Bazile


The scene opens with Ryan getting ready to go to work and Lux is getting ready for school. Baze is getting up for another day of unemployment as well. Paige gets up and walks into the kitchen and tells tha Cate doesn’t have to be up because she is unemployed now. She tells that she has to do something. Baze walks in and finds Lux and tells her to get going. He looks at Cate and is wondering why she is awake because of the recent loss of her job on the radio show. Baze is there to pick Lux up and take her to school and tells that he has an interview for a company because he has to be able to pay his bills if he is going to be able to get the bar back up and running. Baze notices that Lux is dolled up as well and asks why she is all dressed up she tells that she is always dressed up. Before getting out of the car, Lux tells Baze tha the has a beer stain on his tie. At school, Lux walks into Eric Daniel’s calls and he is buttoning up his shirt. He tells that his friend doesn’t have a closet for him so he has to bring his clothes everywhere. Math walks and asks why Lux is in Mr. Daniel’s class and he tells that he was just giving her a copy of Great Expectations. Math tells that she could go to him and that he has it too. She leaves with Math to her class. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorLiz Tigelaar
Executive ProducerGary Fleder  |  Liz Tigelaar
Co-Executive ProducerPatti Carr  |  Lara Olsen  |  Adele Lim
ProducerChristopher Fife  |  Joseph Patrick Finn  |  Mary Beth Basile
Co-ProducerAgatha Warren
Consulting ProducerTaylor Hamra
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