Children's reality television series where six boys and six girls from across the United Kingdom experience living as evacuees in World War II.
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Episode 2x10; Feb 15, 2008
2x10: Going Home
2x9: The Upper Class
2x8: The Fete
2x7: The New Arrival
2x6: Pheasant Shooting Season
2x5: A Night in the Cellar
2x4: Miss Young's PE Lesson
2x3: School with Miss Young
2x2: Lunch with Lady Olstead
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