Community rallies around threatened dog
8:27

Community rallies around threatened dog

Clip from Red Dog

Media arts

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
When a caretaker threatens to get rid of Red Dog, the town rallies behind the kelpie, who represents their values.

When a caretaker threatens to get rid of Red Dog, the town rallies behind the kelpie, who represents their values.

Dog becomes part of the community
6:04

Dog becomes part of the community

Clip from Red Dog

Media arts

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Dampier miners adopt Red Dog, who joins their union, and later meets his "true master", an American outsider.

The Dampier miners adopt Red Dog, who joins their union, and later meets his "true master", an American outsider.

The dog picks his master
4:12

The dog picks his master

Clip from Red Dog

Media arts

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Red Dog pursues the American, John, who slowly warms to the kelpie and saves him from being exploited by miners.

Red Dog pursues the American, John, who slowly warms to the kelpie and saves him from being exploited by miners.

Social etiquette and understanding human interaction
1:52

Social etiquette and understanding human interaction

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
At the barbeque, Edward is overwhelmed by the neighbour's requests and unsure how to behave. When Bill uses a figure of speech to say the food is ready, Edward is confused by ...

At the barbeque, Edward is overwhelmed by the neighbour's requests and unsure how to behave. When Bill uses a figure of speech to say the food is ready, Edward is confused by the phrase. That night, Edward remembers his lessons on social etiquette and how to interpret emotions.

Suburbia, difference and gossiping neighbours
2:03

Suburbia, difference and gossiping neighbours

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
While driving through the small cookie-cutter suburb, Peg's neighbours can be seen running back into their houses or gossiping on the phone about the details of her new ...

While driving through the small cookie-cutter suburb, Peg's neighbours can be seen running back into their houses or gossiping on the phone about the details of her new passenger. Edward's timid curiosity is juxtaposed with the meddling behaviour of the suburban community.

Utopia
2:42

Utopia

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Individuality: Edward cuts a place for himself
6:27

Individuality: Edward cuts a place for himself

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Edward performs activities for the neighbours and family. Over dinner, Bill Boggs suggests Edward charge for his services, and Kim and her friends' behave coldly to Edward's ...

Edward performs activities for the neighbours and family. Over dinner, Bill Boggs suggests Edward charge for his services, and Kim and her friends' behave coldly to Edward's differences. The next day the community begins to accept Edward for his unique talents, and his list of jobs grow from topiary to dog grooming to hair cutting. Before long, every neighbour has a new individual haircut.

Accountability and the ethics of right and wrong
3:40

Accountability and the ethics of right and wrong

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Edward reveals he knew they were breaking into Jim's house, and why he went along with the plan.Kim is upset they let Edward take the blame and fights with Jim about telling ...

Edward reveals he knew they were breaking into Jim's house, and why he went along with the plan.Kim is upset they let Edward take the blame and fights with Jim about telling the truth. Edward trashes the bathroom in a fit of anger. Over dinner that evening, Bill Boggs asks Edward a hypothetical question regarding the ethical response to a situation. Edward's answer is kind but legally incorrect. The scene raises questions about individual accountability and behavioural ethics.

The Lost Thing comes home
1:37

The Lost Thing comes home

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Confusion, drink driving and prejudice
2:43

Confusion, drink driving and prejudice

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jim bullies his friend into drink driving to the Boggs' house. Edward and Kim notice a van swerving drunkenly down the street as they hug by the window. Worried for Kevin's ...

Jim bullies his friend into drink driving to the Boggs' house. Edward and Kim notice a van swerving drunkenly down the street as they hug by the window. Worried for Kevin's safety, Edward rushes outside and pushes Kevin off the road, inadvertently nicking him in the process. A crowd gathers to witness the confusion of events. Jim attacks Edward and Edward defends himself. Realising how dangerous prejudice and hysteria in a small community can be, Kim tells Edward to run.

Peg tries to help Scissorhands fit in
5:41

Peg tries to help Scissorhands fit in

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Peg welcomes Edward Scissorhands into the Boggs home, showing him pictures of her family and his new room. Edward is in awe of the new environment as he follows Peg around. ...

Peg welcomes Edward Scissorhands into the Boggs home, showing him pictures of her family and his new room. Edward is in awe of the new environment as he follows Peg around. Peg leaves Edward to change when the phone rings. By offering Edward new clothes, Peg naively tries to assist with Edward's assimilation into the suburban culture by normalising his appearance.

Finding the lost thing
2:07

Finding the lost thing

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, find out what it is in this clip.

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, find out what it is in this clip.

No one knows about The Lost Thing
1:31

No one knows about The Lost Thing

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Edward is deceived and labelled a villain
5:25

Edward is deceived and labelled a villain

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Kim's spoilt and insensitive boyfriend, Jim, convinces Kim and Edward to help him steal belongings from his parent's house. Under false pretences, Edward goes along with Jim's ...

Kim's spoilt and insensitive boyfriend, Jim, convinces Kim and Edward to help him steal belongings from his parent's house. Under false pretences, Edward goes along with Jim's plan. During the robbery, Edward gets locked inside, and Jim makes the others flee without him. Edward is arrested and takes the blame. Although the police psychologist gives Edward the all clear, remarking on his creativity and intellect, the community begins to ostracise him again.

Edward remembers his creation story
2:41

Edward remembers his creation story

Clip from Edward Scissorhands

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Edward helps Peg Boggs prepare for the neighbourhood barbeque. Peg tries to reassure Edward that the neighbours are very kind people, telling him to be himself. Edward is ...

Edward helps Peg Boggs prepare for the neighbourhood barbeque. Peg tries to reassure Edward that the neighbours are very kind people, telling him to be himself. Edward is confused by who he is and where he fits in the world. While Peg opens a can with an electric can opener, Edward is reminded of his creation story. Edwards creation story is reminiscent of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, where an unorthodox inventor desires to create a sentient creature.

The Department of Odds and Ends
3:05

The Department of Odds and Ends

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
How to make a TV show segment
4:44

How to make a TV show segment

Clip from Gardening Australia

Media arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Millie Ross reveals how the Gardening Australia team puts together segments for their show, from researching ideas to shooting the story.

Millie Ross reveals how the Gardening Australia team puts together segments for their show, from researching ideas to shooting the story.

7.30 celebrates BTN
6:10

7.30 celebrates BTN

Clip from 7.30

Media Arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
As Behind the News prepares to celebrate 50 years on Australian television, 7.30 looks back at the origins and impact of the current affairs show for children.

As Behind the News prepares to celebrate 50 years on Australian television, 7.30 looks back at the origins and impact of the current affairs show for children.