Becoming Us is an unscripted show that chronicles the life of 17 year old Ben Lehwald of Evanstan, Illinois, as his father Charlie transitions to Become Carly. The docu-series from Ryan Seacrest Productions will take Ben's perspective as he watches his dad divorce his mom, Suzy, before undergoing gender reassignment surgery. The series will also focus on Ben's girlfriend Danielle, whose dad is also transitioning into a women.
Ben struggles in school and goes on a strange shopping trip with his girlfriend and their dads in the series premiere of this reality show about a teenager who learns to deal with big changes in his life as his father becomes a woman.
Danielle's family invite Ben to dinner to try to help him sort out his feelings; Brook hopes Ayton and Lathan will bond at an outing she's organized; Sutton and Carly select items for Sutton's wedding registry.
Carly hosts a camping trip for Ben and his pals, and she bans cell phones in order to promote conversation; Brook and Lathan have clashing memories about their youth; Sutton's fiancé assists with the wedding planning; Ben gets a driving lesson from Carly.
Lathan and Carly grow closer as Lathan opens up about a new relationship; Carly tries to get to the root of why Ben's having trouble in school; Ben and Ayton come up with a business idea; Danielle assists her dad with an online dating profile.
Carly is introduced to Kevin's parents at Sutton's engagement party.
Ben seeks relationship advice from Carly; Ayton hits a rough patch with Brook.
Ben and Sutton are invited to an important dinner; Danielle helps her father get ready for a date.
Ben and his family spend Thanksgiving in NYC.
Everyone is taken by surprise by a sudden medical emergency. Sutton and Kevin are given some bad news. Lathan and Chris grow closer. Danielle finds out something unexpected about Ben.