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
- SPOILER: Melody (Marlee Matlin) opposes Emmett's relationship with Bay, because she believes that a hearing person cannot truly love and relate to a deaf person. In Children of a Lesser God,…
[show]SPOILER: Melody (Marlee Matlin) opposes Emmett's relationship with Bay, because she believes that a hearing person cannot truly love and relate to a deaf person. In Children of a Lesser God, Sarah (Matlin's Academy Award-winning feature film debut role) faced similar deaf-community opposition because of her relationship with a hearing man.
- 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.
- Travis mentions deaf baseball player Dummy Hoy. Ryan Lane, the actor who plays Travis, previously portrays Dummy Hoy in I See The Crowd Roar: The Story of William Dummy Hoy (2007).