Make It or Break It

Are We Family?

Season 1, Ep 20, Aired 3/8/10
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  • Episode Description
  • The girls go up against the Chinese team to prove that they are the best, but the girls are anything but ready. Still mad from her revelation, Kaylie makes a decision that leaves her team in shock. Emily still is still unsure about her gymnastic abilities and a broken heart does not help at all. With the Chinese at the Rock and at risk of losing their position on the National Team, will they be able to pull it all together?moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Susan Ward

    Chloe Kmetko

  • Peri Gilpin

    Kim Keeler

  • Candace Cameron

    Summer

  • Zachary Burr Abel

    Carter Anderson

  • Cassie Scerbo

    Lauren Tanner

  • Photos (8)
  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • This episode had a lot to live up to considering the finale of last year, and it did okay. It wasn't spectacular, but it was good.

    By MatthewFoxx, Mar 09, 2010

  • The only word I could come up with for this episode is wow!

    By Love4Acting, Mar 09, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Emily: I've come too far to be passed over. Gymnastics is my life, and I won't let anything, or anyone, get in the way.

    • Ellen: Kaylie, we had a deal. Alex: My daughter doesn't make deals with the devil.

    • Genji Cho: That was very good, Kaylie...for you being so old.

    • Chinese Reporter: Ah, yes, we know who you are now: Emily Kmetko, the one everyone thinks doesn't belong. Emily: Yeah...that's me.

    • American Reporter #2: Any plans for Nationals next year? Payson: Just to win it!

    Notes (2)

    • Original International Air Dates: United Kingdom: Saturday, March 5, 2011 on E4/E4 HD

    • Featured Music: -Weekend Warriors - "Mr. Right Now" (reporters interview the girls while awaiting the arrival of the Chinese National team) -Nsm Psm - "Atomic Bomb" (Chinese team arrives and Sasha announces Kylie won't compete) -Josh Schroeder - "Love is A Shade" (Carter tells Damon to write a letter for Emily) -Romi Lovel - "Rock Your World (Squarepusher Remix)" (Chinese team and the Rock team enter and Kaylie joins them) -Moneypenny - "We Are Family" (Kaylie talks to her team about proving themselves) -Miss TK and the Revenge - "No Biterz" (Emily nails the vault) -Superchic[k] - "Hey Hey" (during the competition montage) -Caitlyn Smith - "Crushed and Created" (Sasha tells Payson she's in) -Superchic[k] - "Alive" (Kaylie does a triple twist on beam and the Rock girls win 5 medals) -Shapes of Race Cars - "Get Melted" (Pizza Shack after the competition) -Cassettes Won't Listen - "Paper Float" (Chloe wishes she could hug Steve) -Paul Freeman - "Tightrope" (DJ interviews Damon)

    Allusions (1)

    • Emily: That's Genji Cho?! She's looks like a little kid! The constant remarks made about the youth of the Chinese team in relation to The Rock girls is based on an on-going controversy about the actual ages of the girls on the Chinese team at the past three Olympic Games. Gymnasts must be 16 to compete in the Olympics or World Championships, and the Chinese team has been accused on more than one occasion of using under-age gymnasts, presumeably because of their fearlessness in competition. (China used to be known for having gymnasts that were inconsistent in competition and would psych themselves out of doing well.) Several former Chinese gymnasts have admitted to being too young to compete at previous competitions, so the International Olympic Committee has been investigating the matter for a few years now. China has had to give back the medals it won in the 2000 Olympic Games because it was discovered that some of the girls on the team were as young as 14.

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