One of my favourite relationships in Dance Academy: Sammy and his Dad.
Series 1 Episode 5: Real Men Don’t Dance
Dad can’t tolerate that Sammy is wasting his intelligence on Dance, especially as he even struggles with the Dance aspect of his studies, and threatens to pull Sammy out of the Academy… first one.
Series 1 Episode 13: Family
Dad failed to show up… first one.
Series 1 Episode 26: Learning to Fly
Father failure to show up… second time.
Series 2 Episode 10: A Good Life
Dad about to ruin Sammy’s chances at the Academy, second time. But once again changes his mind at the last minute, and without telling his son or talking to him, again…
Series 2 Episode 20: Check ? Cross
It says it all….
Series 2 Episode 24: The Prix de Fonteyn
There, finally there!!!
And Series 3 Episode 10: NFktd
There are romantic relationships in this show which I love, but this, this son and father relationship, that’s one that gets me straight to my heart. May it teach me a lesson as my kids grow up…