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|My Name is Tracy Beaker and these are my Survival Files.||0:00:05.24||0:00:08.76|
|Your guide to the ups and downs of growing up.||0:00:08.76||0:00:11.68|
|Life in the Dumping Ground has taught me about "stuff."||0:00:14.16||0:00:17.64|
|Stuff that can make you want to scream.||0:00:25.08||0:00:27.80|
|If you can cope with stuff that goes down in this place,||0:00:27.80||0:00:31.32|
|you can cope with anything. I've spent most of my life here.||0:00:31.32||0:00:35.16|
|First when I was a kid, and now it's where I work.||0:00:35.16||0:00:38.84|
|I've learned a lot about friends.||0:00:38.84||0:00:42.20|
|About what life can throw at you.||0:00:47.56||0:00:49.80|
|It's not always been pretty.||0:00:52.76||0:00:55.16|
|But it's made me who I am today.||0:00:55.16||0:00:58.00|
|And now I'm passing on my wisdom to you guys in a video blog.||0:00:58.00||0:01:02.68|
|I've lived through all this so you don't have to.||0:01:02.68||0:01:06.00|
|This time...brothers and sisters.||0:01:07.68||0:01:11.60|
|The friendships and the fall outs. Getting jealous and getting even.||0:01:11.60||0:01:16.68|
|It's a minefield.||0:01:16.68||0:01:18.44|
|They can be the best of friends.||0:01:23.40||0:01:25.48|
|Also the deadliest of rivals.||0:01:30.24||0:01:32.64|
|Game on, bro!||0:01:32.64||0:01:34.12|
|But they are always looking out for each other...||0:01:34.12||0:01:38.08|
|Brothers and sisters are all of these things.||0:01:46.80||0:01:50.12|
|Family ties can be complicated.||0:01:50.12||0:01:52.28|
|Having a brother or sister is a connection||0:01:52.28||0:01:55.16|
|different to anything else.||0:01:55.16||0:01:57.12|
|And being in care can make that bond even stronger...||0:01:57.12||0:02:00.72|
|because you've got nobody else. Take Lol and Bouncer.||0:02:00.72||0:02:04.16|
|"I just can't get you out of my head, boy your loving..."||0:02:04.16||0:02:08.60|
|What a double act!||0:02:08.60||0:02:10.24|
|It was a laugh a minute with that pair.||0:02:10.24||0:02:13.36|
|Oh, hit me with your handbag! Aagh!||0:02:13.36||0:02:16.08|
|They were inseparable. One without the other||0:02:16.08||0:02:19.04|
|would be like tea without six sugars,||0:02:19.04||0:02:21.48|
|or tuna pizza without the raspberries. Seriously,||0:02:21.48||0:02:24.76|
|you should try it.||0:02:24.76||0:02:26.24|
|That was good, Bounce.||0:02:29.24||0:02:30.72|
|Then one day, the bubble of brotherly love burst.||0:02:32.60||0:02:35.80|
|And civil war broke out.||0:02:35.80||0:02:38.04|
|It was not pretty.||0:02:39.00||0:02:40.52|
|You're not sitting with Lol, then?||0:02:41.84||0:02:44.08|
|Mind your own!||0:02:44.08||0:02:45.92|
| - Not made up with Bouncer yet?|
|Not until he tells what's going on with Sid!||0:02:48.04||0:02:51.08|
|I know how you feel. Roxy never tells me anything.||0:02:51.08||0:02:54.20|
|Not how brothers should treat each other.||0:02:54.20||0:02:56.96|
|- No, it's not.|
- If you've got something to say, say it!
| - Don't let him get to you. |
- Keep out!
| - Don't take it out on her!|
- Or what?!
- Oi! That's enough!
|They normally got on so well.||0:03:06.32||0:03:09.64|
|- What are you doing?|
- Go away!
|How come it all had gone so wrong?||0:03:12.80||0:03:16.24|
| - So what's going on? |
- Well, Bouncer's in there with Sid.
|That's the third time this week.||0:03:19.64||0:03:21.80|
|- He says it's about his birthday. He's lying.|
- How d'you know?
|Cos when he lies he does this weird flapping thing with his arms.||0:03:25.56||0:03:29.56|
|Thanks, Sid, I'll think it over. Were you listening?||0:03:29.56||0:03:32.92|
|- No! Why, got something to hide?|
|- What were you talking about, then?|
- Just...my birthday and stuff.
|- What sort of stuff?|
- Stuff! I don't have to explain myself to you.
|When you're close, then one starts thinking the other||0:03:46.12||0:03:49.68|
|is keeping stuff from him, it's a disaster.||0:03:49.68||0:03:53.12|
|Game on, bro!||0:03:53.12||0:03:54.64|
|They started falling out over everything.||0:03:54.64||0:03:58.04|
|Even a table football game became a matter of life and death.||0:03:58.04||0:04:03.16|
|MUSIC: "Carnaval de Paris" by Dario G.||0:04:03.16||0:04:06.12|
|- Yes, champion!|
- I wasn't ready.
- What? No way.
|- So you're a cheat as well as a liar?|
- Come on!
- Come on, then!
|Come on, you boys have to sort this out.||0:04:24.48||0:04:27.52|
|The truth is, brothers do get competitive.||0:04:27.52||0:04:30.40|
|Even ones that get on well. It's sibling rivalry||0:04:30.40||0:04:33.40|
|and it's all part of growing up, apparently.||0:04:33.40||0:04:36.68|
|But this time, it was out of hand.||0:04:36.68||0:04:39.20|
|I realised that I had to sort them out,||0:04:39.20||0:04:42.68|
|before their fighting tore the Dumping Ground apart.||0:04:42.68||0:04:46.68|
|We needed a cunning plan.||0:04:46.68||0:04:48.76|
|- I made cakes and lemonade.|
- For my birthday?
- Cor, thanks!
| - A subtle, delicate lie... |
- In here, yeah?
|..and...a great big shove!||0:04:58.52||0:05:02.40|
| - Let us out!|
- Not until you two have sorted things out!
|- I'll kill you, Tracy!|
- Not from in there!
| - This isn't funny. |
- Shout all you like, it won't help!
|Finally, the boys were talking.||0:05:13.60||0:05:16.24|
| - You want to know what it's about? |
- The truth was out there.
|I might be leaving. You happy now?||0:05:20.00||0:05:23.04|
|And it just kept coming.||0:05:23.04||0:05:25.08|
|You know how I'm 16? Sid said I have to think about moving||0:05:25.08||0:05:28.64|
| - to a halfway house. |
- Why didn't you say?
|- Cos I was scared.|
- Of what?
- Of hurting you.
|We've always been together. I don't know||0:05:34.44||0:05:37.00|
|if you can hack it without me. What if I can't hack it without you?||0:05:37.00||0:05:41.28|
|So, you're going to go?||0:05:42.92||0:05:44.32|
|I don't know. I've got to grow up sometime, haven't I?||0:05:44.32||0:05:49.56|
|I'm 16, and I'm sitting in a Wendy house.||0:05:49.56||0:05:53.00|
|You should have said something.||0:05:53.00||0:05:55.32|
|Look, whatever you decide to do, I'll be right behind you.||0:06:03.68||0:06:09.00|
|You know I let you win at football.||0:06:11.00||0:06:13.76|
|- So you think you can take me on.|
- When I'm un-blindfolded.
|Phew! One minute Lol and Bouncer were worst enemies.||0:06:18.08||0:06:21.64|
|The next they were best mates.||0:06:21.64||0:06:23.56|
|That's the way it goes with siblings. It's a rollercoaster.||0:06:23.56||0:06:27.92|
|That's especially true when it comes to Johnny and Tee.||0:06:27.92||0:06:31.48|
|They are so close,||0:06:31.48||0:06:33.68|
|but their relationship isn't without its ups and downs.||0:06:33.68||0:06:40.68|
|I hate you! You're weird. I hate that you're my brother!||0:06:40.68||0:06:45.36|
|Tee, what's it like having a big brother?||0:06:48.96||0:06:51.80|
|Great. There's someone looking out for you,||0:06:51.80||0:06:54.68|
|making sure you're OK, checking up on you...||0:06:54.68||0:06:57.84|
|It's a big responsibility, constantly looking out for her.||0:06:57.84||0:07:01.56|
|Making sure she doesn't get into trouble.||0:07:01.56||0:07:04.20|
|But Johnny thinks he knows best.||0:07:04.20||0:07:06.28|
|If she doesn't do what she's told, that can be a wind-up...||0:07:06.28||0:07:10.00|
|If he's stressed, it does your head in.||0:07:10.00||0:07:12.60|
|Tee could do with listening more.||0:07:12.60||0:07:14.72|
|And if he's bossy, it totally does your head in!||0:07:14.72||0:07:17.64|
|I wouldn't change her.||0:07:17.64||0:07:19.44|
|I wouldn't want him to change though...much.||0:07:19.44||0:07:23.64|
|So, Johnny can be a bit controlling. But it comes from a good place.||0:07:23.64||0:07:27.80|
|He wants the best for his sister, even if he ends up hurt.||0:07:27.80||0:07:31.24|
|Like when he persuaded her to be fostered by the Watsons without him.||0:07:31.24||0:07:35.72|
|- No way.|
- Think about it.
|Ponies, ballet lessons, cable TV...||0:07:37.44||0:07:41.84|
| - And a family.|
- You are my family. Johnny, I'm not leaving without you.
|But you've got to! Go on, tell her.||0:07:46.80||0:07:49.40|
|What about Hannah? She's your best friend, isn't she?||0:07:49.40||0:07:54.08|
|Johnny's my brother.||0:07:54.08||0:07:55.68|
|Exactly. Don't you want me to get fostered?||0:07:55.68||0:07:58.52|
|- Of course I do.|
- Then use your brain!
|Why d'you think I've been stuck here? That stupid rule about||0:08:01.32||0:08:05.36|
| - brothers and sisters. |
- It's not stupid!
|Course it is! Nobody wants to take on two kids.||0:08:07.92||0:08:11.52|
|If you go, I might stand a chance.||0:08:11.52||0:08:13.68|
| - Otherwise we'll be stuck here for the rest of our lives.|
- I don't care.
|Well, maybe I do!||0:08:18.16||0:08:19.64|
|It was a hard decision. But Johnny was sure it was||0:08:30.24||0:08:33.32|
|the right thing to do.||0:08:33.32||0:08:34.76|
|I didn't want her to go. Of course I didn't.||0:08:34.76||0:08:37.64|
|But Child Services don't normally split up siblings.||0:08:37.64||0:08:41.16|
|And...I was holding Tee back. And I wanted her to have a chance.||0:08:41.16||0:08:46.04|
|We thought we'd see each other all the time, anyway.||0:08:46.04||0:08:49.60|
|- You are going to visit?|
- All the time, like Lulu does with her sisters.
|- You'll call every day?|
- Of course.
|But once Tee got to the Watsons', things didn't work out||0:08:56.32||0:09:00.04|
|the way Johnny had hoped.||0:09:00.04||0:09:01.68|
| - Tee!|
- How are you?
- Yeah, I'm OK.
|- I've been to get my new school uniform.|
- You're moving schools?
| - You never told me.|
- It'd be best if I went to the same school as Hannah.
|And then Mr Watson dropped the bombshell.||0:09:13.68||0:09:17.16|
|- Hey, Johnny. How are you doing?|
- All right.
- Good. Listen, Johnny,
|I wonder if you can do me a little favour.||0:09:23.60||0:09:26.28|
|I've noticed that Tee spends a lot of time on the phone.||0:09:26.28||0:09:30.04|
| - Yeah?|
- I'm just wondering if that's the right thing for her.
| - I promised I'd call every day. |
- Hey, of course!
|Look, you're a good brother.||0:09:37.84||0:09:40.24|
|You're the one who really understands where Tee's coming from.||0:09:40.24||0:09:44.84|
|I know your life together's been unsettled. Things have changed.||0:09:44.84||0:09:50.80|
|Tee needs to feel secure.||0:09:50.80||0:09:53.24|
| - She deserves a chance to settle down, don't you think?|
|So, if you could just help me out here. Johnny?||0:09:57.56||0:10:02.40|
|Maybe try cutting down on the calls, eh? Just for the first...few weeks.||0:10:03.40||0:10:10.04|
|OK? Is that cool?||0:10:11.52||0:10:15.96|
| - Everything OK?|
- Yeah, fine!
|That wasn't right. He shouldn't make me promise that.||0:10:30.16||0:10:33.68|
|Why didn't you say something to us?||0:10:33.68||0:10:36.16|
|Tee seemed to have got her life sorted out.||0:10:36.16||0:10:38.80|
|With the big house and the ponies and that.||0:10:38.80||0:10:41.72|
|I couldn't mess that up, cos the Watsons seemed to really like her.||0:10:41.72||0:10:45.80|
| - So I kept quiet. |
- How did that feel?
|I don't know. I felt...alone.||0:10:48.60||0:10:52.96|
|Johnny was trying to do what he thought was best for his sister,||0:10:52.96||0:10:57.04|
|though it wasn't best for him. He was trying to be a good brother.||0:10:57.04||0:11:01.28|
|But he wasn't the only one feeling abandoned.||0:11:01.28||0:11:06.00|
|- Hello, Elm Tree House?|
- Hi, Tracy.
- Tee! How's it going?
|I'm great. We've been ice-skating, swimming,||0:11:11.20||0:11:14.36|
|- and tonight we're going bowling.|
- Aw, sounds good.
|- So, how's Johnny?|
- OK...he misses you.
|- Why doesn't he answer his phone?|
- Doesn't he?
|- I've been calling and he won't pick up.|
|This didn't sound right.||0:11:30.68||0:11:32.44|
|- Hey, Johnny. What are you doing?|
- I've got a better one.
|We're going bowling tonight.||0:11:36.84||0:11:39.16|
|- Can I just stay here?|
- No you can't.
- Er, give me that back!
|29 missed calls from Tee? What's going on?||0:11:43.96||0:11:47.68|
|I'm just giving her some space.||0:11:47.68||0:11:49.88|
| - Well, I don't think she wants space. |
- Well, maybe I do.
| - Johnny, you've got to stop punishing yourself.|
- I'm not.
| - Then why don't you call Tee? |
- Because...Mr Watson asked me not to.
| - He did what?!|
- And he's right! She's better off without me.
|I had to get Johnny and Tee talking, but Johnny refused to speak to Tee.||0:12:07.04||0:12:11.68|
|If only they could bump into each other.||0:12:11.68||0:12:14.36|
|Say, at a bowling alley? We needed a coincidence.||0:12:14.36||0:12:17.56|
|So I arranged one.||0:12:17.56||0:12:19.04|
|Come on, this is our lane!||0:12:23.48||0:12:25.72|
|..two fingers left over for balance.||0:12:25.72||0:12:28.16|
| - Tracy! Did you know about this? |
| - Tee!|
- Tee! Hi, honey! You all right?
| - I don't believe this! |
- What are you doing here?
|Just go and talk to her.||0:12:42.52||0:12:44.40|
|I told you. She's better off without me.||0:12:44.40||0:12:47.68|
|Come on! Let's get bowling!||0:12:47.68||0:12:49.68|
|- Wait. Where's Johnny?|
- I don't know! He was here a minute ago.
|- Where are you going?|
- To find Johnny.
- Can't you just forget about him?
|- No, he's my brother.|
- He isn't acting like it.
| - Hannah.|
- It's true! Tell them about last night.
|- It was nothing.|
- Nothing? You cried all night.
|- Tee, why?|
- Cos Johnny didn't call her.
| - Yeah? And why's that?|
- Cos he doesn't care about you. Not like I do.
|Yes, he does. Tell them!||0:13:24.44||0:13:27.56|
|Andrew, tell Tee the truth.||0:13:29.40||0:13:31.72|
|Tee. Johnny didn't call you because...||0:13:34.32||0:13:38.72|
|I told him not to.||0:13:38.72||0:13:40.08|
|Why would you do that?||0:13:40.08||0:13:42.04|
|Because we care about you very much.||0:13:42.04||0:13:45.84|
|And we wanted you to settle down with us.||0:13:45.84||0:13:48.36|
|We just thought you needed some stability.||0:13:48.36||0:13:51.48|
|Everybody thinks they know what I need!||0:13:51.48||0:13:53.96|
|- Why does no-one ever ask me?|
|Splitting up Johnny and Tee was a rubbish idea.||0:13:58.52||0:14:02.00|
|Sure, they got on each other's nerves and squabble.||0:14:02.00||0:14:05.36|
|But nobody comes between them, and nobody keeps them apart.||0:14:05.36||0:14:09.12|
|Not for long.||0:14:09.12||0:14:10.32|
|So what have we learnt so far about brothers and sisters||0:14:12.28||0:14:16.16|
|to put into my Survival Files?||0:14:16.16||0:14:18.12|
|If YOU'VE got brothers and sisters you'll know that,||0:14:18.12||0:14:21.44|
|like it or not, brothers and sisters aren't like friends.||0:14:21.44||0:14:25.92|
|The connection is a special one.||0:14:25.92||0:14:29.04|
|And because brothers and sisters know each other so well,||0:14:29.04||0:14:32.76|
|things can get complicated.||0:14:32.76||0:14:34.60|
|Whether it's World War Three on the table football pitch||0:14:34.60||0:14:38.16|
|between Lol and Bouncer,||0:14:38.16||0:14:39.96|
|or Tee and Johnny trying to do what's best.||0:14:39.96||0:14:43.04|
|One minute, brothers and sisters can be inseparable buddies.||0:14:43.04||0:14:47.00|
|Next, they're at each other's throats.||0:14:47.00||0:14:49.68|
|Then before you know it, they're mates again.||0:14:49.68||0:14:52.80|
|Sometimes it's hard to keep up.||0:14:52.80||0:14:54.92|
|Bouncer and Lol. Tee and Johnny. We've seen major sibling shockwaves.||0:14:58.36||0:15:04.00|
|But one family fall-out shook the Dumping Ground to its foundations.||0:15:04.00||0:15:08.40|
|Nobody saw it coming.||0:15:08.40||0:15:09.80|
|I remember the day the three Wellard kids arrived.||0:15:15.44||0:15:18.96|
|Chantal, Rio and Roxy were scarily close.||0:15:18.96||0:15:22.24|
|Well, they were scary in every way.||0:15:22.24||0:15:24.88|
|If you take on my sister, you take on me too.||0:15:24.88||0:15:27.52|
|- And me.|
- We're a team.
- That's the way it's always been.
|But then one day cracks started to appear between the terrible trio.||0:15:34.76||0:15:39.24|
|It all started with a delivery.||0:15:42.20||0:15:44.96|
|- There's a parcel for Chantal.|
- Who rules?
- Roxy rules.
| - Who'd send a Wellard a present? |
- Bog off, Beaker.
|So, who had sent a present to Chantal?||0:15:58.04||0:16:01.48|
|Roxy was desperate to find out.||0:16:01.48||0:16:03.88|
|Open me! Open me!||0:16:03.88||0:16:08.84|
|With the Wellards, the brother-sister thing was so strong||0:16:14.36||0:16:18.04|
|that there wasn't room for anyone else in their world.||0:16:18.04||0:16:21.44|
|"Dear Chantal, Have a lovely birthday. See you soon. Love, Dad."||0:16:21.44||0:16:26.64|
|Not even for parents.||0:16:26.64||0:16:28.88|
|And Roxy wanted to make sure it stayed that way.||0:16:28.88||0:16:32.20|
|So she hid the package.||0:16:32.20||0:16:33.76|
|But nothing stays secret in the Dumping Ground for long.||0:16:33.76||0:16:37.32|
|What was in your parcel? The Cheats Annual? The Bumper Book of Cheats?||0:16:37.32||0:16:41.76|
| - What parcel?|
- It came in the post for you. I gave it to Roxy.
|There is one golden rule of being a Wellard.||0:16:49.12||0:16:52.68|
|Wellards look after Wellards, no matter who gets hurt,||0:16:52.68||0:16:56.12|
|as long as it isn't a Wellard.||0:16:56.12||0:16:58.16|
|Wellards do not do the dirty on each other.||0:16:58.16||0:17:01.12|
|They don't nick other Wellards' stuff.||0:17:01.12||0:17:04.00|
| - Why did you steal the present my dad sent me?|
|Is this why you gave me a hard time?||0:17:07.88||0:17:10.00|
|- You're the one planning to meet your dad without telling us.|
- No, I'm not!
|"See you soon. Lots of love, Dad."||0:17:14.56||0:17:17.56|
|I thought we could trust each other. I was wrong.||0:17:17.56||0:17:21.08|
|You're wrong if you think I'm ever going to speak to you again.||0:17:21.08||0:17:24.92|
|You don't say anything to her either!||0:17:24.92||0:17:27.24|
|You shouldn't have done it, Roxy.||0:17:27.24||0:17:29.84|
|Who'd have thought it?||0:17:29.84||0:17:31.96|
|The three-headed monster turned out to be human.||0:17:31.96||0:17:35.28|
|Three separate humans, in fact.||0:17:35.28||0:17:37.52|
|But it wouldn't last. The Wellards had no time for fighting.||0:17:37.52||0:17:41.48|
|They were busy trying to achieve world domination.||0:17:41.48||0:17:44.88|
|You know you've got it all wrong. Just cos my dad sends me a present||0:17:44.88||0:17:49.92|
|- doesn't mean I'm interested in him.|
|I gave him the boot, just like your dad.||0:17:53.44||0:17:56.28|
|And just like I would with my dad. If I knew who he was.||0:17:56.28||0:18:00.72|
| - I'm sorry.|
- Me, too.
- Me, three.
|The problem was Roxy's jealousy.||0:18:07.08||0:18:09.20|
|That can happen with brothers and sisters.||0:18:09.20||0:18:11.92|
|If one gets the idea someone else is favourite...||0:18:11.92||0:18:15.00|
|Once, Justine Littlewood had a bad case of sisterly jealousy.||0:18:20.92||0:18:25.00|
|She never was good at sharing, but this was spectacular even for her.||0:18:25.00||0:18:29.40|
|We, your dad and me... we're going to have a baby.||0:18:30.88||0:18:35.36|
|Yep. She managed to become jealous before her brother was even born.||0:18:38.84||0:18:43.60|
|Typical Justine, eh!||0:18:43.60||0:18:46.32|
|She's having a baby of her own! She won't want me in the way.||0:18:46.32||0:18:49.48|
| - Your dad?|
- He'll do what Carrie wants. She doesn't want me.
| - You don't know that.|
- Don't I? What happened to Tracy Beaker
|when her foster parents found out they were having a baby?||0:18:58.56||0:19:01.88|
|She got dumped back in the Dumping Ground!||0:19:01.88||0:19:05.08|
|Sorry. I didn't mean it. I was just...||0:19:08.32||0:19:11.60|
|No, you're right. Babies suck.||0:19:11.60||0:19:16.00|
|I knew what she was going through. I'd been there.||0:19:16.00||0:19:20.36|
|Being dumped for a new baby hurts.||0:19:20.36||0:19:23.56|
|Nobody deserves that. Not even Justine Littlewood.||0:19:24.84||0:19:28.12|
|Go away. I don't want to hear your stupid excuses.||0:19:31.60||0:19:35.84|
|I just wanted to show you something.||0:19:35.84||0:19:38.76|
|This isn't any old baby.||0:19:40.80||0:19:43.52|
|It's Justine Littlewood's little brother or sister.||0:19:43.52||0:19:47.80|
|This baby connects us all.||0:19:55.48||0:19:59.00|
|You, your dad, me. It makes us a family.||0:19:59.00||0:20:02.92|
|And as soon as we get things properly organised, we want you to come home||0:20:03.92||0:20:09.80|
|and stay with us for good.||0:20:09.80||0:20:12.48|
|That's what I really came to tell you.||0:20:12.48||0:20:15.52|
|Aww, how sweet. Of course, it didn't last.||0:20:18.96||0:20:22.16|
|Justine's dad and step-mum kept going on about the baby,||0:20:22.16||0:20:25.88|
|and it wasn't long before Justine was totally sick of it again.||0:20:25.88||0:20:30.20|
| - D'you want the baby to be a boy or a girl?|
- Who cares?
|You can't call a tiny little baby George! Tell him, Justine!||0:20:34.24||0:20:38.88|
|Did you know that one baby can create more washing than 10 adults?||0:20:40.72||0:20:45.28|
|Stop talking about the stupid baby! I'm sick of baby, baby, baby!||0:20:58.64||0:21:04.08|
|Hmmm. Difficult to tell which one the baby was in that family,||0:21:04.08||0:21:08.32|
|when "big sister" is throwing her toys out of the pram like that!||0:21:08.32||0:21:13.44|
|But, in the end she went to live with them.||0:21:13.44||0:21:16.08|
|I wonder how it's working out.||0:21:16.08||0:21:18.16|
|Imagine having Justine Littlewood as your big sister.||0:21:18.16||0:21:21.72|
|They're probably fine. I bet they share dummies and everything.||0:21:21.72||0:21:26.00|
|The truth is, being a big sister isn't easy,||0:21:29.04||0:21:32.16|
|even for someone like me.||0:21:32.16||0:21:34.04|
|I don't actually have a brother or a sister of my own.||0:21:34.04||0:21:37.88|
|But when Lily moved in, I got a ready made sister overnight.||0:21:37.88||0:21:41.72|
|Problem was, Lily had practice at being a sister.||0:21:41.72||0:21:45.00|
|And I had to learn it all as I went along.||0:21:45.00||0:21:47.96|
|It was great at first. But then it started to dawn on me||0:21:47.96||0:21:51.52|
|that sisters have to share.||0:21:51.52||0:21:53.44|
|Bathrooms, TV remotes and parents.||0:21:53.44||0:21:56.60|
|I know you're really bored, love. Let's do something special today.||0:22:00.24||0:22:04.48|
|Maybe I could go into the Dumping Ground with Tracy?||0:22:04.48||0:22:07.88|
|- Good idea.|
- What? Now? I've got to leave five minutes ago!
|Moving in with you and Cam has been the best thing in years.||0:22:12.60||0:22:16.48|
|We thought you deserved a break.||0:22:16.48||0:22:18.84|
|Thing is, it was going really well,||0:22:18.84||0:22:21.64|
|and then you just started going really frosty.||0:22:21.64||0:22:25.96|
|I know. I'm sorry.||0:22:25.96||0:22:28.08|
|It was like you were punishing me. But I didn't know what for.||0:22:28.08||0:22:32.08|
|Yeah. I know.||0:22:32.08||0:22:34.44|
|OK, here's the thing. As an adult, I'm mature, sensible||0:22:34.44||0:22:38.32|
|and sorted in pretty much every way.||0:22:38.32||0:22:40.72|
|But when I had to share with Lily, I began to forget how to be grown up.||0:22:40.72||0:22:45.64|
|You're never too old for sisterly jealousy!||0:22:45.64||0:22:48.72|
|Is that my new top?||0:23:02.12||0:23:04.00|
| - Yeah, Cam said you wouldn't mind. |
- Not a problem, is it?
|No, just don't get paint on it, OK?||0:23:08.32||0:23:11.92|
|One new top. One reluctant lender. One girl in a wheelchair.||0:23:11.92||0:23:16.56|
|One pot of pink paint.||0:23:16.56||0:23:18.44|
- Oh, nice top!
| - What you doing? |
- I'll leave you to it.
|You'll never guess what happened next.||0:23:24.12||0:23:27.04|
|What? Don't you like it?||0:23:27.04||0:23:29.24|
|It's not that, it's just...this is Poppy and Rosie's room.||0:23:29.24||0:23:33.12|
| - Not any more.|
- Yeah, but you can't just paint us all out, Carmen.
|They don't live here and neither do you!||0:23:37.84||0:23:40.68|
|Yeah, but it still feels like home.||0:23:40.68||0:23:42.92|
|Lily, it was your choice to leave so don't have a go at me!||0:23:42.92||0:23:46.64|
|- Look what you did!|
- It's Tracy's, it's brand new!
| - It'll come out.|
- You stupid mare!
|I thought my luck had changed. I thought I had this new start.||0:23:56.28||0:24:00.48|
|And then it started going horribly wrong.||0:24:00.48||0:24:04.12|
|You was being off with me. And then, Carmen wrecks your new top.||0:24:04.12||0:24:09.08|
|I had to put things right.||0:24:09.08||0:24:11.00|
| - Are you sure it'll work? |
- 100 per cent!
|Maybe use a bit more water. Oh, nightmare!||0:24:14.48||0:24:17.28|
| - Why's it done that? |
- Don't do it again!
| - She's so going to kill me! |
- Nah, she'll probably laugh.
| - You're joking! |
- It's only Tracy.
|Yeah, but she's been acting weird with me, lately.||0:24:32.60||0:24:36.00|
| - Oh?|
- I'm not sure she likes me being at Cam's.
| - Why?|
- I don't know. I really don't.
|It's like...she hasn't got time for me.||0:24:45.12||0:24:48.72|
|You made things so much worse! Why didn't you just tell me?||0:24:50.32||0:24:54.00|
|You was in a mood with me. You'd go ballistic||0:24:54.00||0:24:57.00|
|if you found out I'd wrecked your top! I had to try and cover it up!||0:24:57.00||0:25:01.48|
|Is that my top?!||0:25:01.48||0:25:03.44|
| - You just go into my room and help yourself?|
| - And then trashed it?! |
- It was an accident!
| - We were washing it. |
- I don't want to hear it!
|Don't have a go! She's moved into your flat and you're never there.||0:25:15.96||0:25:19.92|
|She's all on her own, and you just want to go to work||0:25:19.92||0:25:23.20|
|so you can buy new clothes.||0:25:23.20||0:25:25.12|
|Carmen was right. So I thought about what she said,||0:25:25.12||0:25:28.44|
|and took a good look at myself and my behaviour.||0:25:28.44||0:25:31.40|
|Being a big sister turned out to be difficult.||0:25:31.40||0:25:34.96|
|So I decided to try a bit harder.||0:25:34.96||0:25:37.52|
|Look, Lily, I have been keeping out of your way.||0:25:38.92||0:25:42.56|
| - Why?|
- Because...this is going to sound so stupid,
|but there's no other way.||0:25:47.12||0:25:48.76|
| - I was jealous. It's always been just me and Cam here.|
- Oh, come here!
| - Sorry.|
- Sorry about your top, too.
|Don't worry about it. I know you didn't mean anything bad by it.||0:26:01.16||0:26:05.96|
|I kind of did, though.||0:26:05.96||0:26:08.52|
|I thought if you were angry you might notice me.||0:26:08.52||0:26:12.56|
|Well, you got that right! Trouble is,||0:26:12.56||0:26:15.64|
|I've had no practice at being a sister.||0:26:15.64||0:26:18.48|
|But I think I'm getting the hang of it.||0:26:18.48||0:26:21.24|
|So, I messed up my first chance to be a big sister.||0:26:22.64||0:26:25.84|
|But I learned from my mistakes.||0:26:25.84||0:26:29.24|
|If you can do the same, things will usually work out OK in the end.||0:26:29.24||0:26:34.60|
|So what's the low-down on brothers and sisters||0:26:40.44||0:26:44.04|
|to upload into my Survival Files?||0:26:44.04||0:26:46.20|
|Sometimes siblings can be annoying, sometimes they can be brilliant.||0:26:46.20||0:26:51.12|
|They can be both at the same time. Ask Johnny and Tee.||0:26:51.12||0:26:54.96|
|Love them or hate them,||0:26:54.96||0:26:56.80|
|there's no denying it's a relationship like no other.||0:26:56.80||0:27:00.44|
|The way the Wellards look out for each other is proof of that.||0:27:00.44||0:27:04.16|
|When brothers and sisters fall out, it can be massive,||0:27:04.16||0:27:08.04|
|like with Bouncer and Lol. That sort of thing happens pretty often.||0:27:08.04||0:27:12.44|
|Because when brothers and sisters are close, they can be competitive.||0:27:12.44||0:27:16.84|
|In fact, it happens so often it has its own name...sibling rivalry.||0:27:16.84||0:27:21.60|
|But your siblings are there for the long run,||0:27:21.60||0:27:24.44|
|so it's worth making up.||0:27:24.44||0:27:26.16|
|It's great to have someone who really knows you,||0:27:26.16||0:27:29.56|
|and who'll always be there for you,||0:27:29.56||0:27:31.84|
|especially in a place like the Dumping Ground.||0:27:31.84||0:27:35.32|
|So that's the Beaker guide to brothers and sisters||0:27:35.32||0:27:39.00|
|safely uploaded to the Tracy Beaker Survival Files.||0:27:39.00||0:27:42.88|
|More gems of wisdom next time.||0:27:44.44||0:27:46.96|
|Another session of unmissable advice from big sister Tracy.||0:27:46.96||0:27:51.84|
|Remember, I've been through this so you don't have to.||0:27:51.84||0:27:55.32|
|Subtitles by Red Bee Media Ltd||0:28:06.72||0:28:08.76|