Jo travels to Essex where Sue (39) and Paul (40) have five boys: 8-year-old Nathaniel, 7-year-old Caleb, 6-year-old Benjamin, 3-1/2-year-old Jacob, and 8-month-old Joel.

Synopsis Edit

Family Test Run Edit

While Jo was gone, the parents turn to physical punishment. Nathaniel abused Sue, then she spanked him with a wooden spoon on his buttocks saying "Don't abuse me like that! I'm your mother and you should have some respect". This left Nathaniel crying in his room.

Trivia Edit

  • This was the first ever episode to have spanking or abusive parents

In the news Edit

Supernanny kids set fire to own house after visit from TV expert - Daily Mail, 10/2/2007. In this article, we learn that at 3 years old, youngest son Joel accidentally set fire to their home and that Sue and Paul are separated.