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18 to Life: Season 1 (2010)

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Season One of the CBC situation comedy "18 to Life" follows the upbeat and humorous experiences of Tom Bellow (Michael Seater) and Jessie Hill (Stacey Farber), an 18-year-old romantic couple who get married right out of high school, on a dare, and ultimately move into Tom's parents' attic. Their parents reside next door to one another, and couldn't be more different; hers (Alain Goulem and Angela Asher) are liberal, non-religious free-thinkers who don't believe in marriage; he is the son of a conservative Jewish judge (Peter Keleghan) and a homemaker mother (Ellen David). The first season includes such adventures as the couple's efforts to find a residence, an accident where all of the parents get trapped in Jessie's father's garage, Jessie's mother's fight with an angry postman, and Tom's complicated efforts to help a single friend establish a relationship with a girl who interests him.

Cast

Peter Keleghan
as Ben Bellow
Al Goulem
as Phil Hill
Ellen David
as Judith Bellow
Angela Asher
as Tara Hill
Jesse Rath
as Carter Boyd
Kaniehtiio Horn
as Monica Bellow
Ariel Shiri
as Wendy Bellow
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Critic Reviews for 18 to Life: Season 1

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

There's nothing even remotely that interesting here.

January 4, 2010 | Full Review…

The show isn't very funny, which makes it all the more difficult to swallow.

January 4, 2010 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Granted, it's a familiar twist on coming-of-age comedy, but one graced with a light touch -- at least, beyond its initial premise.

January 4, 2010 | Full Review…
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The show is basically a Juno ripoff in sitcom clothing.

January 4, 2010 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Unfortunately, 18 to Life is not about exploring our attitudes toward marriage or anything much.

January 4, 2010 | Full Review…

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