I think everybody in the cast when we first signed on to do the show, nobody knew how big of a success it was going to be.And now coming up to the finale of five seasons and more than 120 episodes later, it's crazy.turned heads when it debuted in the summer of 2008.The one-hour drama, featuring breakout star Shailene Woodley, focused on the relationships between families and friends and how they dealt with unexpected teen pregnancies.Kagasoff: Being on the set, in general, you grow that way. We had a lot of guest stars, a lot of people who had been working for a long time; watching the other actors act. Kagasoff: Probably the most fond memory was when I got the job, I didn't know. The finale episode was amazing because everybody knew this was the last time we were all going to be together so it was an emotional thing. The way that Brenda wrote this final episode is heartbreaking.
(Watch the scene above.) Kagasoff talks to was your first big gig. Daren Kagasoff: It's been an amazing journey for me.Daren Kagasoff, who plays bad boy Ricky, hopes that viewers will be happy with the way things end for all the characters."I want them to have a sense of closure," he tells also exclusively debuts a tense scene between Amy (Woodley) and Ricky as they encounter Ben (Ken Baumann) in the school hallway.We wanted to do the best work because in this business, you never know what your next job is going to be.By no means a critical darling, had an audience and its growth in viewership showed that.
By the second-season premiere in June 2009, it would attract a series high 4.7 million viewers.