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 Episode03x22 Yuletide Fortune Tellers Aired: Dec. 08, 2014
As the holidays approach, Bay bristles at Kathryn’s festive holiday spirit, complete with homemade peanut brittle and Christmas karaoke, while …
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The parents navigate the new living situation; Daphne hangs out with Liam.
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Bay begins to ask questions about her biological father.
Series Fun Facts
- Episode titles are named after art pieces.
- When the series began, Bay (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne (Katie Leclerc) were both supposed to be 15 (consequent to the show's premise, the characters share the same birthday). In reality…
[show]When the series began, Bay (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne (Katie Leclerc) were both supposed to be 15 (consequent to the show's premise, the characters share the same birthday). In reality Marano was 18 and Leclerc was 24, but their birthdays are less than a week apart.
- 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.