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Sook-Yin Lee and three complete strangers share a hotel room for one night. Each comes with a problem and with Sook-Yin's help, they spend the next 24 hours exploring what's bothering them and how to make it better.

Sook-Yin Lee and three complete strangers share a hotel room for one night. Each comes with a problem and with Sook-Yin's help, they spend the next 24 hours exploring what's bothering them and how to make it better.
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Toronto, ON

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CBC

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Sook-Yin Lee and three complete strangers share a hotel room for one night. Each comes with a problem and with Sook-Yin's help, they spend the next 24 hours exploring what's bothering them and how to make it better.

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English


Episodes

Charlie's conundrum

6/21/2018
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Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her. Will strangers Scaachi Koul and Alan Zweig be able to help solve Charlie's troubles?

Duration:00:27:59

Jagmeet’s Disarming Style

6/21/2018
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Punjabi-Canadian Jagmeet Singh is a politician and martial artist, who loves serving his constituents. He wears brightly colored turbans to disarm racism, but worries that his stylish reputation is taking center stage.

Duration:00:26:51

Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition

6/21/2018
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Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.

Duration:00:01:58

Tiny repairs in reality

6/21/2018
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Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.

Duration:00:27:39

Judy Wants Romance

6/21/2018
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Judy Kennedy, 61, is unable to walk because of a neurological disease. She wants romance but is finding it hard to meet new people. Politician Jagmeet Singh, math prodigy Tai Poole and host Sook-Yin Lee help Judy find ways to new connections.

Duration:00:28:03

Tai’s Trouble

6/21/2018
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Boy genius Tai Poole is struggling with a problem that he can't quite solve: accepting his ailing grandfather's mortality. Sook-Yin and strangers suggest ways they can stay close and offer insight from their own experiences with death and sickness.

Duration:00:28:03

Josis Moves Out

6/21/2018
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Teen Josis Thomas is set to attend Laurentian University on a scholarship. It is a dream opportunity but he’s worried about leaving behind his beloved Regent Park, making ends meet, fitting in and living up to all his expectations.

Duration:00:28:03

Sheila vs. the Internet

6/21/2018
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Author Sheila Heti is a shining literary light. But it seems the more popular she is, the more detractors there are. She doesn’t want to be paralyzed by online comments, but she refuses to ignore valid criticism

Duration:00:28:03

Jon the Good Doctor

6/21/2018
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Dr. Jon Fiddler is “a wild child queer kid at heart”, who works on a Pikangikum First Nation reserve. The reservation's living conditions impede his ability to treat those in need. Jon has to decide whether or not he wants to work there.

Duration:00:28:03

Alan Takes Control

6/21/2018
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Alan Zweig is a documentary filmmaker and self-described ‘old dad’. He has major control issues that he's encouraged to let go of at the sleepover. What will Alan hang onto when his problems are unleashed in

Duration:00:28:07

Scaachi and the Silent Treatment

6/21/2018
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Scaachi Koul is an outspoken writer with an undeniably bold presence. As night falls, she reveals the weight of her upsetting personal problem: the deterioration of an important relationship that has turned into a silent standoff. She says it's unsolvable

Duration:00:27:59

Charlie's Conundrum

6/21/2018
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Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her. Will strangers Scaachi Koul and Alan Zweig be able to help solve Charlie's troubles?

Duration:00:27:44

Sleepover SEASON 2 launches May 8

6/21/2018
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Sleepover Season 2 is unleashed online May 8. For the first time ever binge on an entire Sleepover three episodes at a time. When strangers collide incredible things happen.

Duration:00:02:09

A Sneak Listen

6/21/2018
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Meet the incredible cast of strangers that slept over with Sook-Yin Lee and spilled their problems for Season 2.

Duration:00:02:42

Native Child and the Full Moon 1: The Search

6/21/2018
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Sook-Yin Lee, on a quest for an institution to sleep over in, finds Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, a Children’s Aid Society, where she meets three Indigenous youth. Hear what life is like for them, their experiences and challenges.

Duration:00:31:02

Native Child and the Full Moon 2: Caterina

6/21/2018
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Caterina Sinclair (Saulteaux Ojibway Nation, Spawning & Manila, Philippines) spent 6 difficult years in foster care. She’s grounded, smart, resilient, and committed to living healthy. How can she maintain her friendships and stay on her own path?

Duration:00:26:50

Native Child and the Full Moon 3: Tegan

6/21/2018
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Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop. A few years ago, her family went through a rough patch. Now, she wants to unpack it. How can she approach this difficult conversation?

Duration:00:30:11

Native Child and the Full Moon 4: Jordan

6/21/2018
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Jordan Lonechild-Lavalley (Plains, Cree & Ojibway, Saskatchewan). Childhood struggles helped build his strong character. Now he wants to be a social worker but can be quick to snap at people. How can he curb his temper and excel professionally?

Duration:00:33:28

Sleepover Check In 2: Perfect Strangers Return to an Imperfect World

6/21/2018
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Perfect strangers sequester themselves for 24 hours to help each other. But what happens when they return to an imperfect world? Sook-Yin Lee checks in with guests from Toronto and Peterborough to find out.

Duration:00:27:04

Peterborough I: Trudy's Family Feud

6/21/2018
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Deep in the Canadian wilderness arrives Trudy Wilson— realtor, long distance swimmer, and devoted mom. Family is important to Trudy, but since her mom’s death, she’s been battling with her big brother. Can strangers solve Trudy’s sibling rivalry?

Duration:00:27:38