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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:00:27:44

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

Peterborough II: Orville Needs Out

6/21/2018
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Orville Thertell -- a typical affable Canadian--might be too nice. Orville’s being taken advantage of, but can’t put his foot down. Sequestered in a boathouse in the woods, can tough talk from a city guy and a realtor help him stick up for himself?

Duration:00:27:12

Peterborough III: Oseko's Secret Life

6/21/2018
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Oseko Ogega is a working class hero with a gift of the gab. He leads a double life, and it’s got him at a crossroads: should he be a working stiff or follow his passion? A rap battle in the wilderness helps unlock the secret of his struggle.

Duration:00:27:36

Toronto Coach House I: Davinder’s Decision

6/21/2018
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Davinder Mahli, 18, is passionate about theatre, and has written award-winning plays. Davinder’s parents worked hard to send him to theatre school, but his inspiration is slipping. Does he stick it out, or does tell his parents he’s switching majors?

Duration:00:27:44

Toronto Coach House II: Walter’s Wall

6/21/2018
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Walter Callaghan is a former military medic, forced out after a serious back injury. Over ten years later, Walter still clings to his military identity and ghosts of the past. Can Walter learn to let go of the guilt he’s been harbouring all these years?

Duration:00:27:39

Toronto Coach House III: Eryn Faye and the Fire Down Below

6/21/2018
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As a “passion coach”, Eryn Faye Frans helps confused Christians navigate sex and intimacy. But for all of her expertise, Erin Faye is struggling with her own problem: after being diagnosed with colon cancer, she's trying to get her own passion back.

Duration:00:27:56

Sleepover Live I: Hot Docs Power Nap Edition

6/21/2018
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In the Sleepover Live Power Nap Edition, three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage with Sook-Yin Lee to share their deepest dilemmas.

Duration:00:27:40

Sleepover Live II: Hot Docs Power Nap Edition

6/21/2018
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Hear part two of 'Sleepover Live Power Nap Edition', where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage with Sook-Yin Lee to share their deepest dilemmas.

Duration:00:27:40

Sleepover Check-In: What Becomes of Your Problem?

6/21/2018
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Sook-Yin Lee checks in with guests from Vancouver, Salt Spring Island, and Toronto after they’ve checked out. The big question remains: Once you return to the world post-sleepover, what happens to your problems?

Duration:00:27:39

Toronto Skyscraper I: Judy Doesn’t Have A Problem

6/21/2018
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Judy, the “NO. 1 GRANNY”, sings, dances, golfs, skis, and loves driving. That’s her problem. Her family is worried about her and wants Judy to give up the wheel. Faced with the realities of ageing, should Judy park the car?

Duration:00:27:38

Toronto Skyscraper II: Ben Wants Friends

6/21/2018
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Ben Goodes, 13, loves eating junk food and playing with his dog and best friend, Maya. Ben is looking for human friends, but has social anxiety related to his autism. People confound him, but he’s braved a sleepover to learn the secret to making buds

Duration:00:27:20

Toronto Skyscraper III: Kai Cheng Unplugs

6/21/2018
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Kai Cheng is a social worker, poet, and workaholic. Her experiences growing up trans inspires her help. She’s always there for others, but it’s exhausting. She needs to set boundaries, and focus on herself. Can she learn to say "no"?

Duration:00:27:37

Salt Spring II: Cathy’s Vanishing Legacy

6/21/2018
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Cathy Roland’s ancestors were sent by Hawaiian King Kamehameha to help with Canada’s 19th century fur trade! She’s proud of her Hawaiian-Salish heritage, but the next generation doesn’t get it. How can she keep their legacy alive?

Duration:00:27:37

Salt Spring III: Scott, Come Down From that Tree!

6/21/2018
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Scott Nyuli is an arborist who swings from the tallest trees but problems begin when he hits the ground. He wants romance but gets completely tongue-tied talking to women. Will Scott unlock the mysteries of love?

Duration:00:27:40

Native Child and the Full Moon 1: The Search

5/29/2018
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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

5/29/2018
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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