Since then, characters have left the show, with new main characters having both been written in and out of the series.
In addition, Secret Life features multiple guest stars each week, some having larger roles than others.
MTV: How did Ricky manage to explain to John why his mother suddenly went away?
Hampton: Ricky explained that sometimes the daddy stays with the children while the mommy goes to college or works.
Even though the series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" ended two years ago, it's recently been on the tip of everyone's tongue.
The cast met up earlier this month to celebrate co-star Megan Park's wedding to "One Tree Hill" star Tyler Hilton, making all of us remember the trials and tribulations from the hit ABC Family show.
MTV: Did Amy eventually come back from New York to live full-time with Ricky and John?
And if so, were she and Ricky able to rekindle their deep love for each other and/or have another child?
Amazingly, everyone lived happily ever after — I guess that does happen sometimes in life.
The show features a regular cast of characters, which began with eleven people in its first season.
Also, Leo got Ricky a job at a neighborhood butcher, and after awhile, with everyone else in the old neighborhood, Leo packed up and moved to Brooklyn Heights too. Amy’s love of the arts led her to a career in documentary films.