Karen is finding it hard adapt to life in big school. Ben auditions for a part in the school musical despite having no talent. Jake makes a foolish fashion choice.
Karen uses her competitive instincts. Ben takes a look at the mysteries of human psychology. Jake appoints himself as a parenting expert. Dad finds himself being hounded by a Daily Mail reader.
Dad's god-daughter from Australia shows up and manages to have an unfortunate effect on the Brockman household.
Dad and Ben embark on a winter camping trip, where Ben gets the chance to show off his survival skills. Jake has to decide whether to take a gap year. Mum is fed up with Australian god-daughter Stacey staying at the house.
Some crossed lines and lack of communication cause problems for Sue and Pete as they attempt to locate where their children are.
Stacey is back, Ben has a crisis of confidence over his starring role in Spartacus The Musical and Karen still hopes her escaped hamster will be found. Auntie Angela returns.