Special programmes focusing on the three teenagers in the first series of The Family

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Accompanying Channel 4's landmark series The Family - which documented the ups and downs of life in the Hughes home for 100 days and nights - this 15-part series focuses on the stories of the three teenagers in the family: 19-year old Emily, 17-year-old Charlotte and Tom, 14. From messy bedrooms to skipping school, fights over bedtime to learning to drive, the issues faced by the Hughes teenagers tap into the day to day lives of thousands of young people.

Family rebel Emily is under fire from her parents about the state of her messy bedroom

First shown: Mon 3 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 1

Fourteen-year-old Tom asks his parents to reconsider his 9.30pm bedtime

First shown: Tue 4 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 2

Parents Jane and Simon go out for the evening, leaving big sister Emily to supervise Tom

First shown: Wed 5 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 3

Charlotte struggles with the demands of her coursework and wants to leave school

First shown: Thu 6 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 4

Charlotte's father discovers that she has been skipping school

First shown: Fri 7 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 5

Emily struggles to balance the demands of her busy social life and her part-time job

First shown: Mon 10 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 6

Tom is fed up with being told what to do by his dad and decides to assert himself

First shown: Tue 11 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 7

Emily, who only works a few hours a week in a clothes shop, is fed up with being broke

First shown: Wed 12 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 8

Tom is unhappy at school and his opposition to authority is getting him into trouble

First shown: Thu 13 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 9

Emily and her mum Jane are finding it hard to get along

First shown: Fri 14 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 10

Emily is caught borrowing mum Jane's clothes without asking permission

First shown: Mon 17 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 11

Charlotte is about to turn 17 and sees driving as her route to independence

First shown: Tue 18 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 12

Tom secretly gets his ear pierced without his parents' knowledge

First shown: Wed 19 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 13

Emily's behaviour - ignoring house rules and skipping work - pushes her parents

First shown: Thu 20 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 14

Simon and Jane get annoyed with the constant battle to get their kids to help at home

First shown: Fri 21 Nov 2008 | 28 mins

Series 1 Episode 15

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