Episode Eight : Burn Baby, Burn
Sophie can’t bring herself to like her mother’s
boyfriend, Glenn. No matter how hard he tries Glenn can’t do a thing right and Sophie won’t give him an even break.
Life at home is difficult for Ruth, too. When her mother goes on a diet she is forced to join in even though she doesn’t
need to lose any weight.
Episode Nine : My Funny Valentine
When Mr Long forces Anna and Ross to work together and they have to
find a topic they can agree on it seems like an impossible task – until Anna comes up with and idea. They will swap
character traits! Oscar begs his family not to embarrass him when Fiona comes for tea. And Kurt decides to make a video on
the old lady next door.
Episode Ten : The Grass is Greener
Kurt’s video of his elderly neighbour, Mrs Green begins
as a joke. He wants to hurt the old lady by making her seem stupid, but the more time he spends with her the more he gets
to like her. The new Kurt surprises his classmates, but not Mrs Green. She always knew there was more to the sullen boy. Kurt
and Mrs Green form a close bond that is broken when she passes away before his video is completed.
Episode Eleven : Super Geek
Directing his first film script proves to be a much harder job than Oscar imagined.
The cast wants to rewrite the script and can’t agree on Oscar’s image of the characters. Kurt is still mourning
his friend and neighbour, Mrs Green but his mood lightens when a new family moves in next door and their daughter is everything
he dreamt of in a girl – a female version of him!
Episode Twelve : The Thrill of the Chase
The class is led on a merry chase when the twins steal the class
video camera and hold it to ransom. They have been kicked out of the media studies class and want to prove they should be
able to return and not be forced into tech design. Kurt is the only one not involved in the hostage drama. He has his own
problems – a reluctance to take part in a personal profile video.
Episode Thirteen : A Fete Worse Than Death
The end of term is approaching and everyone is looking forward
to the holiday. The class organises an awards night with the winner of the best film getting to take the camera home for the
holidays. But before the holiday there is muck-up day. Pandemonium reigns until a word appears on the school over. Chaos takes
over. And it is chaos that could see Kurt expelled.
Episode Fourteen : The Anarchists’ Convention
The new term begins with Kurt showing his holiday video –
a film of student revolution. Ross is motivated and decides to stand for Student Representative Council. Oscar is motivated
too. He helps Kurt show his film on the internal TV system, seeing it as a way to get a student run TV station. The class
is enthusiastic, but Mrs Bartlett doesn’t think it is such a good idea.
Episode Fifteen : Eye of the Tiger
The class is determined to change Mrs Bartlett’s mind about the
student TV station and plan to put together a promo tape to show her just what they have in mind. Anna is going to be the
face of the student TV but doesn’t turn up to the planning meeting. Everyone is annoyed until they realise she is seriously
ill. Should they proceed without her?
Episode Sixteen : What A Feeling
The school dance is coming up and Fiona is holding dance lessons, and
her only two students – Ross and Oscar. They both want to impress and be her date for the dance. Ruth is sick of Kurt’s
attitude and tells him so. He tries to ask her to the dance but the words never come out right. Everyone is having a good
time until they find out that Anna is really ill – she is in a coma.
Episode Seventeen : Every Vote Counts
With Anna still gravely ill in hospital an election is held to replace
her as head of form. Both Sophie and Ruth nominate – setting the two for an interesting battle. Ruth is the caring sharing
candidate and Sophie wants a revolution. Mrs Bartlett makes a decision about the student TV station. It can’t go ahead
while Sophie is preaching revolution. She will have to withdraw from the race for the station to have a chance. Sophie has
a decision to make.
Episode Eighteen : The Night of Nights
Mrs Bartlett has finally given her permission for the student channel
to go to air, but it isn’t easy sailing getting the station up and running. Anna is out of her coma and has just one
wish – that Ross isn’t the anchor. That leaves a reluctant Fiona to take the spotlight. Oscar takes over running
the channel and becomes a tyrant. Some how the kids have to bring him into line.
Episode Nineteen : Splitting A Tom
It is clear that the twins depend too much on each other so Mr Long
proposes a test. They must each make a video without the help of the other. Tim’s is good, but the same can’t
be said for Tom’s. He copied Tim’s idea without the same success. In hospital Anna borrows a video and has a lot
of fun making a film with the other patients.
Episode Twenty : Mummy Dearest
Kurt’s mother returns home after seven years absence and the boy is transformed.
The sullen face is gone and a smile has replaced it. No one can believe the change – especially Ruth, when Kurt invites
her out! But the new Kurt is going to be short lived. Oscar has been filming Ruth’s mother’s pregnancy and she
has had enough – no more filming. But he arrives unannounced and is there where Ruth’s baby sister is born.
Episode Twenty-one : Party On, Rhys
Fiona is having a birthday and she wants a more grown up party that
doesn’t include the boys from the media studies class. Fiona is inviting her Year 11 boyfriend and his mates –
it proves to be a disastrous move. Anna is out of hospital but too scared to go back to school or Fiona’s party. Sophie
and Ruth have a plan to get her back in the action. And the boys have a plan to get their own back for not being invited to
Episode Twenty-two : Fight The Power
Oscar’s sister comes home for an anti-uranium demonstration. Her
mother is going to join in but Oscar and his dad want them to keep out of trouble. Sophie is keen to be part of it and when
she can’t get anyone to join her she goes alone. Kurt makes a special appearance with his father’s band –
but it is a gig he doesn’t want anyone to find out about.
Episode Twenty-three : Cops & Robbers
The class has been getting complaints about their programming of the
student TV channel so they decide to create an original film for broadcast. The cops and robbers film is going well until
they are all arrested. Mrs Bartlett is far from amused when she hears the news. The media studies class is banned from the
school channel and Mr Long is out of the classroom and into the gym – teaching PE.
Episode Twenty-four : Survivor
With Mr Long teaching PE and the Year 9 students locked out of the TV studio
drastic measures are called for. Led by Sophie, the class stages a sit-in. Everyone is prepared to take part – except
Ross. He has soccer. The strike creates a lot of interest with the entire school. To bring it to an end Mr Long makes an unusual
Episode Twenty-five : As A Row of Tents
The class heads into the bush for the school camp. No one is very keen
apart from Ruth and Kurt who see it as a chance to sneak off together and Mr Long who will be able to spend time with Miss
Petersen. When Kurt and Ruth go missing everyone fears the worst.
|Episode Twenty-six : Cut
The big day is looming and there are wedding jitters for Mr
Long and Miss Petersen. When the kids find out that Miss Petersen has landed a job in Greenland they decide to stop the wedding.
They can’t lose their favourite teacher to Greenland with his wife. Complicated plans are hatched and in full swing
when Oscar finds out that Mr Long loves Miss Petersen and is keen to go away with her. Somehow he has to stop the plans and
get Mr Long to church on time.