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The Fosters

Series Summary
Stef, a dedicated police officer, is in a relationship with Lena. The two have built a close-knit family with Stef's biological son, Brandon, and adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. When Lena meets Callie -- hardened from being in and out of foster homes -- the couple welcome her into their home, thinking it is temporary. Callie's blunt commentary about the atypical family hits a nerve with the twins, who struggle with their own identities. Then the girl discovers a secret that could land Mariana in trouble. Brandon helps Callie navigate the social scene at high school, but she skips school to meet up with an old friend. Her behavior makes Stef and Lena second-guess their decision to help her.

Air Dates: 2013 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: ABCF

  • Season 3, Ep. 10 : Lucky Aug 17, 2015

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    Stef and Lena throw a 40th anniversary celebration for Lena's parents; Callie meets the judge who will determine her fate; Mariana attempts to fix her relationship with Mat.

  • Season 3, Ep. 9 : Idyllwild Aug 10, 2015

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    Life-changing secrets are revealed when the family takes a trip to Brandon's music competition; Callie questions Carmen and Brooke's motives; Mike finds an unexpected connection that may support Stef's theory.

  • Season 3, Ep. 8 : Daughters Aug 3, 2015

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    Callie is surprised to learn that Rita has a biological daughter; Stef gets a fresh lead in the hit-and-run case; Brandon confronts his mothers about tensions in the household.

  • Season 3, Ep. 7 : Faith, Hope, Love Jul 20, 2015

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    Mariana's biological grandfather informs her that she cannot be Isabella's godmother unless she is first baptized; Stef confronts Callie about her actions at her birthday party.

  • Season 3, Ep. 6 : It's My Party Jul 13, 2015

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    Jude surprises Callie by throwing a house party to celebrate her 17th birthday; Brandon is suspicious of AJ's behavior; Callie and Mariana shop for a car without telling their mothers.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • Somehow the premiere hour fills in all this background without getting lost and--more importantly--with sincerity and sensitivity. [10 Jun 2013, p.50] show more

  • If it sticks with the quiet, string cheese moments, it could end up being an understated--but provocative--must watch. show more

  • On the basis of the pilot, the show does a slightly better than average job of turning off-the-shelf ingredients into something diverting and occasionally moving. show more

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