2004 - 2005, Drama
An ambitious fashion designer must raise her sister's three children.

Episode Guide

  • Summerland - What's Past Is Prologue (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    What's Past Is Prologue

    When Nikki decides to take it upon herself to get Ava and Johnny back together, she quickly realizes that Johnny has serious reservations.

  • Summerland - Careful What You Wish For... (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Careful What You Wish For...

    When Bradin saves his friend from drowning, he begins to consider a career in medicine rather than in surfing.

  • Summerland - Safe House (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Safe House

    When Nikki sees Cameron's dad (C. Thomas Howell) being arrested for a DUI, she begins to think that Cameron may be living in an abusive household and that his father is an alcoholic.

  • Summerland - The Space Between Us (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Space Between Us

    Succumbing to surfers' suggestions, Bradin rejects Jay's parenting bids and humiliates Erika in the process.

  • Summerland - Signs (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    When Bradin returns from his surf tour in Hawaii, he is asked to replace Jay with a well-known sports manager who can make him a media star.

  • Summerland - Leaving Playa Linda (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Leaving Playa Linda

    When Ava learns that Johnny and Mona (Carmen Electra) have moved in together, she is disappointed and decides to reveal her true feelings for Johnny.

  • Summerland - Where There's a Will, There's a Wave (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Where There's a Will, There's a Wave

    Ava takes a job designing a wedding gown for a famous pop star (Christy Romano); Bradin decides to end his relationship with Callie and realizes that he and Erika may have feelings for each other.

  • Summerland - The Pleiades (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Pleiades

    After the incident at Ava and Simon's wedding, Ava is strangely calm, even though Nikki feels extremely guilty for breaking them up.

  • Summerland - Mr. & Mrs. Who (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Mr. & Mrs. Who

    When Simon sees a private moment between Ava and Johnny, he encourages Ava to move their wedding date up to the coming weekend, a proposition that leaves Nikki and Derrick with mixed emotions.

  • Summerland - Pick Nik (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Pick Nik

    When Simon suggests that Ava allow her friends to help co-parent the children, Ava is offended.

  • Summerland - Sledgehammer (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    After Ava allows Bradin to rejoin the high-school surf team, she learns that he has been skipping tutoring sessions and his grades are dropping.

  • Summerland - I Am the Walrus (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    I Am the Walrus

    When Johnny decides to make a fresh start, he invests all of his money into a restaurant and learns that his silent partner is a sexy divorcee (Carmen Electra).

  • Summerland - The Wisdom to Know the Difference (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Wisdom to Know the Difference

    When Ava decides to take control of her life, she starts by proposing to Simon, which disappoints Nikki, who feels that Johnny is the right man for Ava.

  • Summerland - On the Last Night of Summer (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    On the Last Night of Summer

    Summer nears its end and all reconsider their respective relationships.

  • Summerland - Yummy Mummy (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Yummy Mummy

    Ava has a difficult time running the business without her partner and finds her relationship with Simon unsatisfying.

  • Summerland - Life in the Fishbowl (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Life in the Fishbowl

    Johnny realizes his true feelings for Ava when he sees her having a good time on a date with Nikki's principal, Dr. O'Keefe.

  • Summerland - Kicking and Screaming (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Kicking and Screaming

    Ava and Johnny chaperone Derrick and Martha's date at the movies and find they are enjoying themselves; Susannah considers ending her partnership with Ava to work for a high-end French designer; Jay asks Erika to move in with him.

  • Summerland - Skipping School (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Skipping School

    Ava thinks Nikki may be better off bypassing her last year of junior high and going straight to high school, but Nikki has a different opinion; hoping to avoid attending a strict boarding school, Sarah invites Bradin to run away to Mexico with her.

  • Summerland - Secrets (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Ava becomes increasingly concerned about Bradin's relationship with Sarah (Sara Paxton), even as Bradin contemplates ending the relationship; Derrick misinterprets an embrace between Susannah and Johnny while on a camping trip.

  • Summerland - To Thine Own Self Be True (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    To Thine Own Self Be True

    Derrick's friend appropriates a naked picture of Ava; Bradin asks Jay and Johnny for advice about having sex with Sarah; Nikki's relationship with Cameron is strained.

  • Summerland - Big Waves (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Big Waves

    Jay's health keeps him from competing in a local surfing competition; Ava enlists Johnny and Susannah's help in organizing the house, but none of them can agree on how to do it.

  • Summerland - The Grass Is Greener Than You Think (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Grass Is Greener Than You Think

    Ava learns why Johnny broke up with her years ago; Susannah pretends to be interested in Jay in order to deflect advances from her ex-boyfriend (James Black).

  • Summerland - Into My Life (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Into My Life

    Ava discovers a marijuana cigarette in Bradin's jeans; the realty office consumes all of Johnny's time, causing him to break a promise to Derrick.

  • Summerland - Fireworks (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Ava's relationship with a divorced man, Kyle (C. Thomas Howell), gets complicated when she realizes he is the father of Nikki's new crush.

  • Summerland - And So the Day Begins (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    And So the Day Begins

    Nikki, still struggling with the loss of her parents and her new life in California, refuses to cooperate with her aunt Ava's attempt to be a parent.

  • Summerland - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    When her sister and brother-in-law die in an accident, an ambitious fashion designer must raise their three children.