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Hank's approach to essay writing lands him in hot water. Emily tries to deny that she's a Zipzer to avoid being tarred with the same brush as her brother.

The life of 12-year-old Hank Zipzer, a young man with a unique perspective on the world.

Ms Adolf gives the pupils an assignment to write an essay about their summer holidays. Keen to avoid doing any writing, Hank decides to build a model of his holiday at Niagara Falls and demonstrate the experience to the class instead. However, when he floods the classroom, Hank lands himself in hot water. His punishment is to properly write the essay and read it in front of the whole school in assembly. Emily tries to deny that she's a Zipzer to avoid being tarred with the same disruptive brush as her brother.

First shown: 5pm 28 Jan 2014
Available until Mon 1:35pm
Duration 25 mins

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