I immediatley was hooked on the show. A second incident happens when Derek insults her again and she falls into Marti's box in front of Sam. Each episode is an alpha-teen comic war between two self-obsessed teenagers in a take-no-prisoners fight for control of their house, their school, and their world. For Casey MacDonald and Derek Venturi, their own, genetic, siblings were never a real threat. Casey McDonald happens to be idealistic and independent and academically ambitious.
George and Nora worry about Casey's new look because it scares their family. In this episode it is graduation time and Casey, yet again is stressing over another thing, her valedictorian speech. Edwin also helps with the Party-Planning. Meanwhile, Edwin bets Lizzie that someone will call him cool. Casey sees Max , with his ex-girlfriend Amy and assumes they are getting back together. So she decides to get a slacker to work with her on her group assignment like Derek, while Derek is failing English and wants to get a smart partner to work with on the same assignment as Casey.
Derek tries to break Casey and Sam up but fails to do so. Also, Lizzie dares junk food addicts George and Edwin to eat only healthy food for a week and to exercise regularly, otherwise they'll get their hair dyed purple. He gets on everyone's nerves but no one knows how to get rid of him. Casey has reoccurring dreams about Truman. He is often an accomplice in many of Derek's schemes. George has to prevent himself from getting the chicken pox Derek has, as he has presentation. So they choose each other.
Derek is on the brink of failing English and wants to pick someone smart to work with on the same group assignment — like Casey. Derek wants to take Emily but she's already made plans with Casey to go to the prom together. It turns out in a battle between the two to determine who will have Derek's room. George crashes into a policeman's parked car. Derek tries to help Nora land a business deal with a wealthy client.
This upsets Casey and she leaves the house. Derek is on the brink of failing English and wants to pick someone smart to work with on the same group assignment — like Casey. Will Noel make a move? Derek feels guilty after hearing from Scott that he's dating other soccer sisters. Bonus features for this Canadian production include rather dry interviews with cast, crew, and director Ron Murphy as well as backstage footage of tours, photo shoots, and episodes being filmed. Date Aired Life with Derek Episodes Season 1 18 September 2005 25 September 2005 02 October 2005 16 October 2005 23 October 2005 30 October 2005 06 November 2005 13 November 2005 04 December 2005 11 December 2005 18 December 2005 15 January 2006 22 January 2006 Season 2 01 July 2006 29 July 2006 22 September 2006 29 September 2006 06 October 2006 13 October 2006 20 October 2006 27 October 2006 03 November 2006 09 November 2006 01 December 2006 08 December 2006 15 December 2006 Season 3 11 May 2007 18 May 2007 11 February 2008 01 June 2007 23 June 2007 28 July 2007 07 July 2007 25 September 2007 30 October 2007 21 July 2007 15 October 2007 26 November 2007 19 May 2008 26 August 2007 05 August 2007 08 September 2007 07 January 2008 03 March 2008 07 April 2008 19 April 2008 02 June 2008 11 August 2007 16 June 2008 03 December 2007 29 June 2008 05 July 2008 Season 4 19 July 2008 27 July 2008 12 August 2008 26 August 2008 12 September 2008 23 September 2008 07 October 2008 28 October 2008 04 November 2008 18 November 2008 02 December 2008 16 December 2008 30 December 2008 4 March 2009 04 March 2009 18 March 2009 25 March 2009 25 March 2009 Season 5 1 January 2010 8 January 2010 8 January 2010 22 January 2010 28 January 2010. Nora schedules a book club at the house, which she forgets to tell George about, and the family tries some last minute cleaning to look organized. A second incident happens when Derek insults her again and she falls into Marti's box in front of Sam.
Edwin Venturi looks up to his older brother. But, when Emily advises her to keep in mind the risk of destroying her reputation, Casey decides to enlist Derek to run for her, since he is popular. She also has to work with a boy named Noel, since he is the main male role of the play, but she found out that he only did the play because of a bet, thus she gets angry. Meanwhile Nora and Edwin help George get out of his midlife crisis by reuniting his old band, George of the Jungle. However Lizzie has a problem playing hockey and Derek is the only one who could be her trainer and seeing as Derek is always with Lizzie, Edwin asks Casey for help about girls. What could possibly go wrong? Season one was taped in Corner Brook, Newfoundland Labrador.
What if she can't get her movie finished in time? Meanwhile Derek breaks up with Kendra in order to get around buying Kendra a Valentine's Day present. Lizzie is freaked out when her best friend Jamie tells her he likes her. Sally tells Derek how she feels about him and is disappointed that he doesn't tell her anything back. Quotes Casey: to herself Make room for the grub. All Systems No Go 6. Nora is concerned with her daughters' boyfriends and wonder if they are right for them. Meanwhile Edwin tries to find a place to sleep while the hole in the ceiling of his attic bedroom is getting fixed with great difficulty.
Lizzie McDonald is rather patient and enjoys sports. Casey confronts Truman in school and begs him to stop annoying her. Noel Covington returns in this episode. The situation could be compared to having two north poles, two captains of the same ship, two alpha dogs in the same wolf pack. It is about dealing with a new family and the changes that come along with it.
But things don't go his way when Kendra asks Casey's crush Max to the dance. She also finds out that her boyfriend doesn't want to watch her perform! George has to prevent himself from getting the chicken pox Derek has, as he has a job presentation. Life with Derek is a thirty minute comedy that first aired on the Disney Channel. . Derek can't stop laughing as he and his best friend, Sam, look on. While there, he develops a crush on Casey.