Two teenage girls discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a poor neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together.
Last Episode03x21 And Life Begins Right Away Aired: Aug. 18, 2014
Everyone is looking forward to commencement until shocking news about Carlton threatens to overshadow their special day. Daphne fears her future …
Series Fun Facts
- Like the Twigg/Mays real-life birth swap (upon which the TV movie Switched at Birth (1991) (TV) was based), one of the mothers is named Regina.
- The three main deaf characters - Daphne, Emmett, and Melody - are all played by actors who are deaf or hard of hearing in real life.
- The names Bay and Daphne are interchangeable - Bay is the type of tree that the mythological Daphne turned into while she was being chased by the god Apollo.