Matjala questions Lorrpu when he arrives at the hospital. Lorrpu sings by Botj's side, waiting to see if he will be okay. Lorrpu finds Milika at the oval to tells him the news, but Milika doesn't care. A love interest between Darwu's granddaughter and Lorrpu develops. The elders remind Milika and Lorrpu of their responsibilities as dirramu (men). Lorrpu devises a plan to help his friend Botj, and Milika comes through in the end.
Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to Maddie, telling her to build a school in Africa. Wandering the streets alone, Joe bumps into Raj and discovers Bum Fresh has gone bust overnight. At home, Len and Joe make amends, and Bob and Julie generously invite them for Christmas dinner.
Botj goes to see Darwu, and determine his future. That night, he tells of getting jailed for pretending to be on turtle hunt, the boys laugh. The next day Botj visits his father, finding him drunk and unable to recognise Botj. Lorrpu and Milika plead Botj's case to Darwu. Botj, caught between two worlds, turns to bad habits. Milika and Lorrpu come to an understanding about their own futures. Botj's body is found washed up below the bridge.
Omri returns home with his friend Patrick, finding his brothers inspecting Little Bear's longhouse. Omri orders them out and searches for Little Bear. Patrick is amazed to see the figurine alive, begging Omri to transform one for him. Omri refuses, having learnt of the responsibility of such a transformation. While Omri is downstairs, Patrick goes against his wishes and transforms a cowboy called Boohoo Boone. Boohoo Boone presents a danger to Little Bear and is placed in a drawer. Omri takes Li
After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English because the British used his people to fight the French. Realising the power the key and cupboard hold, Omri transforms a plastic tepee for Little Bear. Little Bear accepts the shelter, although not common to his clan. Omri decides to transform a selection of toys but quickly sees the dangers of being careless.
Dale Kerrigan introduces loveable patriarch and dad, Darryl (the "backbone" of the family), mother Sal ("the other bones"), brothers Steven and Wayne, sister Tracey and her husband Con. The Kerrigans live in Coolaroo, nestled between the airport and the power lines. They are your typical working-class family, battlers with big hearts, modest dreams and a little rough around the edges. Darryl loves their "castle", but one day he gets a visit from a property valuer that changes their lives.
Darryl, Dennis and Lawrence Hammill plead their case to the High Court of Australia. Lawrence argues the case thoughtfully, but the respondents make a judgemental remark about the Kerrigan home and Darryl looses his cool. Outside, Darryl apologises for getting heated but explains they don't understand that value is in the home, not the house. During closing remarks, Lawrence argues for just terms, the pricelessness of place and the difference between a house and a home.
Li and classmates watch the VHS teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1979 Chairman Mao dies, Madame Mao (Jiang Qing) is sentenced to jail, the Gang of Four are arrested, and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, the Huston Ballet director, Ben Stevenson, visit the Academy. During practice, Li Cunxin catches Ben's eye. Teacher Gao, at Ben's request, makes a case for Li to the Party Officials.
Ben teaches Li the steps to the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel if he wants. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reminded of his journey up to this point; his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan (Chan Laoshi) and the parable teacher Chan told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly alongside his partne
Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principle dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.
Meet the Sherpa rescue team that is looking to help decrease the number of injuries and fatalities that take place on Mt Everest. So often, when somebody calls for help, they're too high up to be rescued in time. Join the team on a daring mission as they attempt to save a woman overcome with frostbite and stranded at a place called the Death Zone which is over 8000m high.
With all of the pressing concerns regarding climate change, astrophysicist, Jess Bloom, weighs in some of the effects we're seeing now. Plus, is making our home on another planet our hope for the future That may not actually be the case and it's important to conserve the planet we inhabit now, but Jess discusses why she still thinks exploring space is something to get excited about. (Coarse language.)
Peter Greste is a journalist that was imprisoned just for doing his job! Peter is out now but many other journalists are still in prison and facing risks around the world as they work to report the truth, even when some powerful people don't want the story told.
When poor settlers came to the colony of Victoria during the gold rush in the 1800s, they found themselves facing a lot of difficulties in an effort to get ahead. Everyone was required to purchase a license to mine and many families couldn't afford one. There was soon a conflict between miners and the authorities over this matter, leading to the Eureka Stockade.
Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.
The boys set out for Darwin, with only themselves, their memories and their hopes. Lorrpu leads the group, entreating the others to trust him and their cultural knowledge. Back home in north-eastern Arnhem Lab, Matjala reasons with police to give him a chance to find the boys first. Bäru Dirramu (crocodile man) visits Botj, Milika and Lorrpu as they dream.
Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an overturned boat called Mary Lou. Zero offers him some "bloosh", a familiar peaches syrup from the past. They notice a mountain peak that looks suspiciously like the God's Thumb rock formation from his grandfather's story.
At camp, Warden Walker is annoyed by the lack of results. While in Green Lake, Charles "Trout" Walker has become enraged that Katherine rejected him for Sam and has incited the town to persecute him. Katherine is heartbroken and seeks revenge on those involved, transforming into the infamous "Kissing Kate". The scene deals with American history, racism and law.
Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. Hearing his mother's furious call, he finds that Charlie has had an accident and is enjoying the sensory stimulation of playing with it. Maggie signs for Charlie to stop. Thomas and Maggie get into an argument over the responsibility. Thomas struggles to cope with the extra duties around the home and being a "normal" teena
Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to life. That night Jackie and the family attend Charlie's school play, Animals Afloat. Charlie's partner gets stage fright, and Thomas joins his brother on stage. The two brothers celebrate their theatrical success by sharing a bubble bath. In the bath, Thomas gets emotional and admits he used to wish Charlie was "normal".
Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids derided him for the way he behaves. The next morning, Charlie accidentally breaks a carton of eggs, offering an insight into Charlie's sensory experience of the world. Later, local kids make cruel remarks as Charlie's bus drives past. At school, Thomas is made to wear second-hand swimmers and called reductive names by his new
During class, Jackie plays with Thomas but ultimately proves he can trust her to be respectful and kind. Thomas gives the monkey ears back to Charlie and attempts to engage him in speaking. The next day, Jackie finds Thomas after school and invites both Thomas and Charlie to walk home with her. Jackie learns how to say "hello" in Australian Sign Language (Auslan) and gets an insight into the stresses of being a carer, and a teenager.
Darryl puts his case to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, arguing family homes are priceless, the importance of being just and fair, and "a man's home is his castle". Farouk and Darryl are optimistic, but learn AirLink is a formidable opponent. As they deliberate, Sal asks Farouk what he was offered in compensation. Farouk explains that the planes don't bother him because in Beirut is not value that is dropped, offering an anecdote on political conflict. Darryl decides to fight AirLink.
Ron Graham, a representative of AirLink, visits Dennis and offers to rectify a "mistake" made when valuing the Kerrigan house. Dennis suggests Darryl isn't in it for the money and Ron insinuates that political frustrations could spill into other parts of life. Dennis, intimidated and pessimistic, tries to convince Darryl to take the money but Darryl sticks to his guns. That night, Sal tells her sons about falling in love with Darryl and his principles. (Coarse language.)
Li Cunxin arrives in Huston, Texas, and is collected from the airport by Ben, Cynthia, Betty Lou, Mason Lori and Dilworth from the Huston Ballet Company. Li is shocked by the scale and grandeur of his new and the new world he is seeing. That night, Li thinks of his life at home in 1972, the harsh reality of Shangdong province, Mao's Cultural Revolution and what lead him to where he is now.
Moving into a new country as an immigrant or a refugee can be kind of scary which is why a welcome camp led by students is such a great idea. Through hiking and camping, they bond with the new students and give them the opportunity to make new friends and learn about each other's cultures.
Omri hears his brother's rat, discovering the missing key as he searches under the floorboards. Little Bear volunteers to retrieve the key and brave the escaped rat. Upon retrieval, Omri sends for Tommy the WWI medic. While Tommy treats Boohoo's wound, Omri realises it's time to let Little Bear and Boohoo Boone return home. Before returning them, Omri tries to transform a wife for Little Bear, but Little Bear refuses to let Omri displace her from her family and clan.
Sal finds Darryl packing up the "pool room" and they discuss taking care of Jack and looking for a new home. Darryl talks about memories, displacement and Australia's history of land theft, when Lawrence "Lawry" Hammill makes a surprise visit. Lawry explains he was a retired QC (Queen's council), or "lawyers rich people use", who specialised in Australian constitutional law and offers to appear on Darryl's behalf, pro bono.
Botj watches Milika and Lorrpu's ceremony into manhood. Afterwards, he goes to see his estranged mother. The next day, envious of Milika and Lorrpu, Botj pressures them into breaking into the local store. Botj gets into a fight with Lorrpu. Feeling isolated and angry, Botj decides to get high. Memories of Bäru (crocodile) initiation and anxieties about his future flash through his mind and he spins out of control, trashing the Youth Centre.
Omri return home to find that Little Bear has built the longhouse. Omri shows Little Bear a Mohawk chieftain figurine he has brought for his longbow. When the chieftain dies from shock, Little Bear requests a proper burial. Seeing that Omri is upset, Little Bear asks him about his experience of death. Realising Omri is only a child, Little Bear tells him not to practice magic he doesn't understand. Downstairs, Omri tells his father he is old enough now to go to the shops alone.
Omri awakens to find Little Bear and Boohoo Boone fighting. Boohoo Boone insults Little Bear with American frontier language. Omri is worried by their fighting but still decides to take both men to school. At school, Patrick demands to carry the two men. Little Bear and Boohoo Boone are forced to communicate while Omri and Patrick are in class, ultimately finding common ground. As Omri leaves class, his teacher praises his knowledge of Iroquois culture. Patrick threatens to reveal their secret,
Omri and Patrick discover the cupboard is missing. Omri returns the rat ball in exchange for the cupboard, but the key is gone. Boohoo Boone argues for their future, saying Little Bear needs a family and that it's the dawn of a new century in his town. That night, Omri, Patrick, Little Bear and Booho Boone watch television. Little Bear becomes distressed during a program showing the massacre of Native Americans. Little Bear cares for Boohoo Boone regardless.
Erica overhears Alison on the phone to her mother and realises Alison's life might not be so perfect after all. Feeling sympathetic, Erica impersonates Ms Belmont to Alison's mother imploring her to notice her daughter. The plan backfires and they both get into trouble. Alison doesn't let her explain her actions. Erica decides she has to leave Camp Desolation and ventures to the next town, but is found by Ms Belmont.
Joe loses his new friend Bob and learns a hard lesson about lying. Len tries to fix Joe's litter duty problem and bribes the principal to sack Mrs Sharp. Joe starts a petition to get her reinstated, discovering the bribe his father made. Joe takes Bob's words to heart and decides to confront his father at his engagement party. Joe runs away, and Len finally seeks an "honest" answer from Warwick Davis.
Worried his choice to stay in America reflects badly on Ben and the Company, Li decides to inform Official Zhang in person. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles are asked to speak with the Vice Council privately and Council Zhang asks to speak with Li, but Elizabeth stays. Zhang tells Li to trust the Party knows best, but Li expresses an individualism that goes against the grain. Li is forcibly removed and forced to defect.
Howl has a tantrum after using the wrong potion in the shower and accidently dying his hair from blonde to red. Inconsolable, Howl begins to call the spirits of darkness around him. Sophie comes to terms with her own insecurities.
Distraught and confused, Jessie returns to Terabithia. May Belle tries to follow him, but he pushes her away. Jack finds Jessie and consoles him, telling him not to give up that special thing Leslie inspired. Jessie recognises he can keep Leslie alive in his memory. He decides to make amends with May Belle and create a safe passage into Terabithia with the skills Leslie taught him. The next day, he invites May Belle to Terabithia and crowns her the future leader.
Jessie and Leslie talk about their families, and Leslie pulls Jessie up on his assumptions about gender. Jessie's dad, Jack, treats Jessie differently to his sisters and punishes him for having his head in the clouds. Jessie starts losing faith in his imagination and dreams.
On opening night Lennie Grubb gives Erica a pep talk, persuading her to continue with the play. After sorting out the props she is sent back to her dorm by Ms Belmont where she finds a hardcopy of her play complied by Alison. She realises all she has missed and goes back to watch the final act. Alison invites her on stage to accept the applause. Erica realises what she has to do and goes outside to find Alison.
Lennie Grubb drives Erica to camp drop-off and tries to talk to Erica about his marrying her mother. The conversation goes badly and Lennie accidently tells Erica some hurtful truths about her father. Erica tells Lennie he will never be her stepfather. Alison and Erica are assigned cabins together, much to their annoyance. Erica and Barry Holis have a flirtatious altercation in the dining hall.
The opening sequence shows a divide between the gentle, lavish and privately educated lifestyle of the wealthy, and the chaotic, harsh and publically educated environment of the poor. This classist motif reoccurs throughout the film. The lead character, Erica Yurken, is not from the gentle world of tennis and ballerinas, but the harsh world of graffiti and bullies. She is instantly drawn to the new teacher, Ms Belmont, who vows to crush the infamous 9C classroom into shape.
Deciding it's time Lockie learned about puberty, mum hands him her Little Green Book, which makes Lockie wonder how other people around him deal with sex education. Meanwhile Lockie continues to be a target for bullies.
When Lockie accidentally mouths off in maths class, Mum is called into the office of Old Squasher, the principal. As usual, Mum blames herself. Lockie wonders if it would be easier for Mum if he was born a girl.
What chance have you got when your dad's a cop, your mum's a frighteningly understanding parent, your brother wets the bed, your best friend's a heavy metal devotee and then you fall in love. It can only mean trouble, worry, mega-embarrassment and some wild, wild times. Through the eyes of Lockie Leonard we view the truly mixed-up, yet very normal life of Lockie, his family and friends.
The Robshaw family are experienced time travellers - but this time they are going further back than they've ever been before - to the turn of the 20th century, to discover how the food we ate and the way we ate it, helped shape the modern family. An ordinary house in South London will be their time machine, transporting them through five decades and two world wars. Guided by presenters Giles Coren and social historian Polly Russell they'll trace the incredible changes to Britain's diet and the extraordinary social transformation they reveal.
The family discover a very surprising decade of progress and optimism as they journey through the 1930s. Gone is all the starch formality of previous decades. Their larder is now stuffed with familiar brands and snacks and deliciously healthy dinners too, even if they are made in a pressure cooker that looks more like an unexploded bomb than a bit of kitchen equipment. Along the way Brandon and Rochelle take a trip out for dinner and a dance in their very first family car, there's popcorn to go with their own home cinema, but the family's old servant Debbie finds out that the 1930s bring hard times for working women like her.
As the Robshaws taste the food, wine and hope of a very progressive era, the threats on the horizon come closer with a visit to London's East End to commemorate the battle of Cable Street and all the traditional favourites of a Jewish dinner with Giles. But as 1939 comes around their hopes for the future are dashed as their final party is interrupted by an historic radio announcement.
Lockie goes to school camp, where Vicki is keen to spend as much quality 'couple' time with him as possible, but when Egg reveals his parents are separating and he may be moving with his mum, Lockie's priorities are tested.