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“Flight or Fight Response”
Season 1, Episode 22
Aus. Airdate

29 June 2010

U.S. Airdate

July 2, 2012


Liz Doran


Ben Chessell

Episode Guide

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out


BFF: Best Friends Forever

"Flight or Fight Response" is the twenty-second episode of season one of the Australian television series, Dance Academy. It aired on 29 June 2010 on ABC3 and on July 2, 2012 on TeenNick. The episode was written by Liz Doran.

Episode Overview

The date for Christian's sentencing hearing has been set but his defense strategy relies on his best mate, and co-accused, Aaron to admit that he was the one who brought the knife to the robbery. However, Aaron has vanished and as Christian's calls to him go unanswered, he loses hope that he'll avoid juvenile detention. Christian decides to stop playing by other people's rules and spend the rest of the time he has left doing all the things he's always wanted. It takes Sammy's loyal friendship to stop Christian from throwing away everything he's worked for and go back to the Academy. During this, Tara has been working hard in rehab and the time has come for her to go back to dancing but she's scared she's not ready and will get injured again. Ethan has been her coach, using the time he spends with Tara to avoid signing his Company contract, because he's no longer sure it's what he wants. Both realize they need to face their fears in order to reach their dreams. Abigail also has to be brave and accept that there are problems in her relationship with Sammy. It takes Kat's illegal hip hop class and some advice from an old friend for Abigail to realize she has to end things with Sammy.


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