3.14 The Family Photo Badge
In true family photo style the Family Photo Badge has the Squirrels dress up in clothes they would never normally wear. It is also a true reflection of the chaos that occurs when trying to take a formal picture.
A camera shape.
Norrie watering her Venus flytrap.
Tag is playing with a car. Happy is blowing bubbles. Betty is playing with a rocket. Roly is watching Norrie with a hula-hoop.
Duggee is hanging a picture of his old friends who were just like family. If you spend a lot of time with your friends then you can become like family. The Squirrels think they should have a family photo as the Squirrel Club are like family. Duggee has his Family Photo Badge.
The Squirrel go to get their smart clothes on:
- Betty brushes her teeth.
- Happy polishes his glasses.
- Roly puts on a clean shirt but it has a stain on the front.
- Duggee tries to set up the camera on a tripod and accidentally takes a photo of himself.
- Tag adjusts his bowtie and admires himself in the mirror.
- Roly rubs the muddy stain and makes it worse.
- Norrie brushes her ears.
- Roly finds a clean shirt which immediately gets dirty again.
- Duggee takes another accidental picture.
Duggee has the camera ready. He tries to arrange the Squirrels for the photo. He starts with a traditional centre frame picture and moves through a series of more questionable poses and back to the original. Just as they are ready they spot Enid and insist that she joins the picture. Enid runs away into the barn and Duggee pursues her, getting covered in straw as he does. The Squirrels begin to spot other animals that they want to join the photo:
- The chickens
- The rabbits
- The cows
- The sheep
- Chew Chew
- King Tiger
- Angry bull
There is a picture montage of Duggee chasing these animals and more until they are all ready for the picture and Duggee is thoroughly dishevelled. It’s a squash and a squeeze and everyone is arguing and talking. Duggee calls for them to smile and look at the camera. Roly is worried Duggee won’t be in the picture but Duggee’s camera has a timer so he can run in.
Duggee goes to set up the photo but he’s too close and he cannot fit everyone into the frame. He has to back up a long way to see everyone. While Duggee is pulling back Happy thinks there is someone missing. By the time Duggee sets the timer he is miles from everyone and has to run through bushes and mud. He nearly trips over Mole and the Squirrels realise that’s who is missing. Duggee runs back to grab him. He continues to race, accidentally knocking the washing off the line and re-pegging it. Then leaping over a closed gate, through a hay stack, deftly through some tyres, bouncing across some mushrooms, swinging on a swing and into shot.
Duggee and the Squirrels love the result.
- Duggee photobooth pictures.
Close and Credits
The Squirrels have earned their Family Photo Badge.
Duggee takes another photo of himself.
The Squirrels all have smart outfits for the photo:
- Tag has a green suit and spotty bowtie.
- Roly is wearing a white shirt.
- Happy has a white shirt and fish-shaped tie.
- Betty has on her explorer’s outfit.
- Norrie has a rainbow dress.
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