Double Trouble: episode guide


The Twins

Episode 1
Sat, August 23, 2008
Written by David Ogilvy
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

When Yuma and Kyanna meet in Alice Springs, they realise they could be long lost twins and decide to swap lives with Kyanna heading with her father to Sydney and Yuma trekking to an outback community where she meets her mother for the first time.

Note: no guest actors are credited for the entire series

The First Test

Episode 2
August 30, 2008
Written by David Ogilvy
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Yuma and Kyanna decide to try to live each others' lives for one week but have trouble adjusting to unfamiliar people and surroundings. While Kyanna is faced with an important history test, Yuma finds herself helping Aaron with a video project about bush tucker.

Best Laid Plans

Episode 3
September 06, 2008
Written by David Ogilvy
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Yuma finds herself in the uncomfortable position of having to try out for the new girls football team, while Kyanna, although misssing home, becomes closer with her brother, who isn't sure his sister hasn't been replaced by an alien.

Bush Tucker

Episode 4
September 13, 2008
Written by David Ogilvy
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Kyanna does her best to avoid practicing with Sasha for their dance audition but her odd behaviour draws out her brother and best friend's suspicions. Meanwhile, Yuma learns about bush tucker.

The Water Hole

Episode 5
September 20, 2008
Written by Mitch Torres
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Max helps Ky set up her computer to chat with her sister. A trip to the water hole with Aaron lands Yuma in hot water. Ky is dejected to learn her return to The Alice will be delayed but a familiar sight soon lifts her spirits. Aaron looks for a clunk.

Mean Girls

Episode 6
October 04, 2008
Written by Mitch Torres
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Kyanna faces a shopping trip and the pressures of an impending dance audition. Yuma learns about father and Aaron learns an important.

With: Brooke Callaghan as Mandy (uncredited)

Lost in the Desert

Episode 7
October 11, 2008
Written by Danielle MacLean
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

In the search for some time alone to practice her dance, Yuma get's herself lost in the bush. Ky is homesick and eager to return home, unfortunately, her father's return trip to Alice Springs has been postponed again. Yuma shares her secret with Iona. Frustrated, Sasha finds a new dance partner.

Note: Danielle MacLean's script for this episode was awarded a 2007 Australian Writer's Guild Award in the category of Children's Television (C Classification)

Alien Alert

Episode 8
October 18, 2008
Written by Danielle MacLean
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Yuma tries to discover why her mother gave up painting, and in the process learns to paint herself. Heath continues to look for evidence to confirm his sister is an alien.

Two Dollars

Episode 9
October 25, 2008
Written by Richard Frankland
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Kyana and Heath's antics cause a rift between their parents. Tired of waiting for Kelton to ask her to the community Dance, Freda takes the initiative. Ky confides in Max but doesn't get the reaction she'd hoped for. Aaron takes on his competition on his own ground.

The Audition

Episode 10
November 01, 2008
Written by Mitch Torres
Directed by Wayne Blair and Richard Frankland

Working together, the girls' concoct a reason for Yuma to travel to Sydney for her audition, receiving help from an unexpected source.

Double Dancing

Episode 11
November 01, 2008
Written by Richard Frankland
Directed by Richard Frankland and Wayne Blair

Yuma tries to keep Ky's presence in the house a secret as Heath's suspicions grow. Yuma performs her second audition but the requirement of having to perform a duet with Sasha could ruin everything.

Going Home

Episode 12
November 08, 2008
Written by Danielle McLean
Directed by Richard Frankland and Wayne Blair

While Heath enjoys the benefits of keeping a secret, the girls make plans for Kyanna to return to Alice Springs. Kyanna learns the truth behind her and Yuma's seperation.

Sand & Surf

Episode 13
November 15, 2008
Written by
Directed by Richard Frankland and Wayne Blair

When Yuma and her family to travel to Alice Springs, Milly and Jimmy arrange for Henry to finally meet his other daughter, leading to a welcome family reunion.