"Safe House" - (TV-PG) (HDTV)
Monday , June 27 2005 Fresh Episode
9:00 - 10:00 PM ET
C. THOMAS HOWELL AND DANIELLE PANABAKER GUEST STAR IN AN EPISODE THAT ADDRESSES ALCOHOLISM AND VERBAL CHILD ABUSE - Nikki (Kay Panabaker) and Cameron (Zac Efron) end up in the police station when Cameron's dad (guest star C. Thomas Howell, "The Outsiders") is taken in for a potential DUI. Nikki then discovers that Cameron may be living in an abusive household, and that his dad may be an alcoholic. Meanwhile, Bradin (Jesse McCartney) goes on a date with his friend's sister Faith (Danielle Panabaker, sister of series star Kay Panabaker), Jay (Ryan Kwanten) pursues a single mother (guest star Alexandra Barreto, "The District") and Ava (Lori Loughlin) asks Johnny (Shawn Christian) to move back into the house. Merrin Dungey, Taylor Cole and Nicholas J. Benson also star. Allison Liddi-Brown directed the episode written by Linda McGibney (#211).