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What happens when the rule books change? In this revealing series, US couples with very different outlooks exchange families and partners for ten days to discover a new approach to family life

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What happens when the rule books change? In this revealing series, US couples with very different outlooks exchange families and partners for ten days to discover a new approach to family life

Series 3 Summary

Two American wives with very different views on how best to raise a family, embed themselves in each other's broods for ten days to discover if they can change their outlook or learn something from their way of life. In this series, a thrifty wife swaps with a big spender.

  • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    In this episode, a thrifty wife swaps with a big spender. Can they learn from each other?

  • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    A nonconformist family with radical views about mainstream society swap lives with a busy family in Colorado who are grooming their children to become conventional, successful adults.

  • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    A Washington biker family swap lives with a family passionate about their wholesome Irish heritage, but rarely get to see their dad. Can these families learn anything from each other?

  • Episode 4

    Episode 4

    Can an eccentric pair of yoga instructors who have raised their son to be the king of the household swap with a hard working, no-nonsense family of six and each learn something from it?

  • Episode 5

    Episode 5

    The hard-working Toulou family never take a day off from their real estate business and now they are swapping lives with the fun-loving Heistein family who think life is about fun and kids

  • Episode 6

    Episode 6

    A strict family who run their brood like a business and live for martial arts swap lives with an unconventional family of actors whose home is drowning in costumes and unpaid bills.

  • Episode 8

    Episode 8

    A family of four who love to demolish scrap cars and eat fried foods swap with a super organised family who eat a diet full of fruits and vegetables.

  • Episode 9

    Episode 9

    Young parents who celebrate Halloween all year round swap lives with older parents who believe in strict, traditional values.

  • Episode 10

    Episode 10

    A family who choose to live without modern conveniences like electricity or a refrigerator, swap lives with a wealthy, materialistic family obsessed with status.

  • Episode 11

    Episode 11

    A meat-loving cowboy family with traditional values swap lives with a free-spirited vegan family who live their lives according to astrological charts.