The Best Episodes Directed by Tim Hopewell
#1 - House of Hacks
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 37
When a poisonous article about Nina appears on the school website, speculation is rife about the identity of the school's phantom blogger. In order to save Vera, Victor hatches a plan and leaves his reflectors in his office, knowing that Sibuna will snoop around and find them when he goes out. The gang succeeds in finding the objects, and Fabian also finds Victor's completed zodiac, along with a list of where he believes the remaining reflectors are. Alfie and Amber go into the attic to retrieve the reflector from the stained glass window but, unaware that Vera is still catatonic nearby (concealed beneath a blanket by Victor), they accidentally reveal the existence of the passage between the tunnels and the library. is
#2 - House of Deja Vu
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 22
As Mara gathers evidence against Vera, Sibuna completes the web task after Fabian puts the larger spider in its place. They move on to the next task where they must follow the clues on the wall and pick the right liquids and pour them into six different tubes on a lion's head, which will free the glue stuck to the door into the next tunnel. Meanwhile, Victor realizes that the latest task is one that he can solve himself and takes the lead in the race for the mask. Jerome needs help to win back the Frobisher Shield, but he never expected for it to come from Amber, who has been a ping-pong champion in the past. Nina and Fabian see Victor with some chemicals and become suspicious. Patricia calls Eddie Mr Sweet's pet and best friend. After Patricia leaves, Eddie convinces Mara to upload her report exposing Vera on the school website
#3 - House of Keepers
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 36
The kids persuade Jasper to offer Rufus the replica mask from the library while they rescue Trudy; however, Alfie and Nina have to take a test leaving Amber, Jerome, and Fabian to rescue Trudy. But they are locked in the barn by Vera and Patricia and Nina can't rescue them because Senkhara traps them wanting the two to focus on the quest for the mask. Alfie manages to rescue the kids but accidentally smashes the dollhouse and knocks Trudy unconcious who forgets everything about Vera and the Collector. Senkhara promises to help get the three reflectors back by slowing down Victor's progress; Joy misinterprets advice from Ms. Valentine and decides to write a rude post about Nina on a blog by an anonymous blogger named "Jack Jackal"; Rufus meets with Vera and promises to share the power of the Mask of Anubis with her; Victor has a dream of Vera getting marked by Senkhara, but when she doesn't show up to make breakfast and Victor tries to find Vera, he makes a terrible discovery...
#4 - House of Hoods
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 23
Alfie is delighted when Jerome makes him ping pong coach. Vera is upset about Mara's article. Patricia's mocking causes Eddie to plan an epic prank on Mr. Sweet. In the tunnels, Victor completes the task and moves on to the next task. Senkhara becomes furious and causes Nina's mark to burn. Mara and Vera go head to head in a hearing to establish the truth of Mara's claims. But Mara does not realise that her key witness is also Vera's. Fabian thinks that they have solved the potions task, but Nina is suspicious that Victor may have beaten them to it. Eddie's prank on Mr. Sweet backfires on Mara, and she is expelled
#5 - House of Wires
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 40
The Sibunas are reeling at Nina's disappearance and must cover for her both at school and to a suspicious Victor and Vera at home, as well as keeping a furious Senkhara at bay. Joy enters her article into the contest, but Mara thinks that her article was entered. Eddie knows that Joy had lied to Mara and tells Jerome. Nina wakes to find herself in an underground cell, and she is not alone... A distressed Fabian goes to tell Mr Sweet everything, but then while Mr Sweet isn't in the office, he hears Nina calling from underneath realising that Nina is still alive. Patricia tries to be more couply with boyfriend Eddie, which only serves to alarm him. Nina sees Victor Rodenmark Sr.'s ghost. Under pressure, Fabian makes a wrong move at Senet and things look even worse for the Sibunas.
#6 - House of Stings
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 38
Joy tries to apologize to Nina, who is upset over Gran being cursed, but the gang isn't having it and they freeze Joy out. Sibuna realizes that in order to complete the task, they will have to borrow a "Sibuna temp" to hold the sixth reflector, so Patricia hatches a plan to bring a blindfolded Eddie into the tunnels under the pretense of a "date." Sibuna and the oblivious Eddie manage to complete the task and enter the final chamber.
#7 - House of Double-Cross
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 39
The Sibunas realize they must play the ancient Egyptian game of Senet - and the stakes are high. Joy is still getting a hard time because of Mara, so when Mr Sweet tells her to enter Mara in the blog competition, Joy makes other plans. Trudy is having strange dreams - could her memory be returning? Victor and Vera secretly practice Senet in his office, while the Sibunas meet Jasper who tells them Rufus knows he's been tricked, and he does it soon after the Sibunas find the rules on a mismatched tile on the library floor. Jerome finally makes his move on Mara, only to discover she's still not over Mick. Down in the tunnels, disaster strikes when Nina moves to the wrong square and the floor gives way beneath her.
#8 - House of Deceit
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 24
A shocked Mara is expelled, while Jerome fires "Coach" Alfie. Vera has secretly bribed her witness - and Trudy is still suspicious. Mara doesn't get expelled but can't work for the website anymore and Mrs. Andrews takes the punishment and leaves the school. Patricia learns a huge secret about Eddie and Nina gets some bad news about Gran... Jerome's tournament goes badly - will he fail his dad? As Victor is getting ahead, Senkhara is getting angrier. She yells at Nina for visiting Gran instead of working through the tunnels. Nina gets upset and says that Senkhara doesn't exist and walks through her. Senkhara then tells Nina her punishment "will be to punish." The next day, Nina's innocent words to her friends are twisted by Senkhara into hexes. Nina gets a vision about herself turning into Senkhara and the Sibuna gang is running away from her
#9 - House of Pressure
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 21
Victor is translating the Book of Isis, but it is not as easy as he had hoped. Eddie tries to get Patricia to admit that she likes him. Fabian and Joy go to a movie. Nina is hurt by Fabian's action and decides that they should go to the tunnels to solve the spider web task without Fabian, but it is a decision that she will regret after Alfie's life is put in danger. Eddie and Patricia misbehave in class, but it is Patricia who Mr. Sweet punishes. Alfie and Jerome realize that if Jerome wants the shield in which the gem belongs, he will have to win it back from a rival school. Meanwhile, Mara figures out that Vera's resume is all lies, and Nina learns Senkhara's name. Sibuna finally passes the spider web task, opening a door, which then starts to close. As it closes, Nina walks inside, knowing that this is the only chance she has to get closer to finding the mask.
#10 - House of Blackmail
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 4
Senkhara leaves her mark on Nina, and Fabian's godfather, Jasper, advises her about the mark and the Mask, which he believes to be a myth. Jerome finds Fabian's poem to Nina. The dollhouse begins to communicate with Nina, and Nina thinks that the Mask is in the house. Nina starts to become jealous of Fabian and Joy spending time with each other. Alfie passes Step 3 in Amber's dating book, and Amber tells him that they need to have a trial date before they are officially "together". Mara decides that she needs to make Mick break up with her so that he can go to a sports school in Australia. Mara takes Patricia's implicit advice and acts nerdy around him. The plan fails, making Mick like Mara even more than before. Later on, the dollhouse opens a hidden compartment to reveal a map. Poppy researches her father and discovers some interesting information. That night, Senkhara marks Fabian as well.
#11 - House of Sibuna
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 25
Alfie accidentally reveals Jerome's opponents have used crooked balls and then helps him win the match. Victor explores the next task and is deafened by a powerful klaxon. Nina realises that it's her words that have hexed her friends. Senkhara tells her the punishments will last until the task is complete. Patricia loses her voice, Alfie turns into a little kid, Fabian loses his memory, and Amber is turning old. The Sibunas are alarmed that Victor has his own amulet. Mrs. Andrews gets replaced by a teacher named Mrs. Valentine. Due to Fabian being hexed with memory loss, he calls Joy "Pam" which sends her running out in tears confirming her crush is indeed crushed. Eddie tries to speak to Patricia about his feelings for her, and Patricia confirms her feelings with a kiss while Joy walks in on them. Later, in the tunnels, Alfie plays on the horns, but he gets the tune wrong. The klaxon sounds again, but this time, the ceiling cracks and begins to collapse
#12 - House of Dolls
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 2
Nina's grandmother comes to visit the house. A seventh grader blackmails Jerome. Alfie tries get Amber to be his girlfriend by giving her raspberry cupcakes, but Amber is allergic to raspberry and develops a blotchy face. Meanwhile, Nina has a dream inspired by Victor's riddle, which she has overheard. A malignant spirit emerges from the cup. Sibuna finds out who is blackmailing Jerome, and Victor is convinced that he will find the Book of Isis in a traveling Egyptian artifacts exhibition. Nina hears some noises and goes up to the attic to examine. She takes the cup out of the hiding place, and Senkhara comes out. The spirit tells Nina to find the Mask of Anubis before anyone else or forfeit her life. Trudy cleans out the attic to prepare a guest room and throws out the dollhouse. Alfie saves it to give to Amber and passes Step 1 in Amber's dating book.
#13 - House of Rivals
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 5
Fabian decides to keep the mark secret from Nina. The map leads Nina to think that the mask is hidden in the house. As Fabian and Alfie set up a picnic for their double-date with Nina and Amber, respectively, Alfie keeps saying that he wants to give Amber the best so that she does not "put him on the bench".
#14 - House of Hello
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 1
The students return after the holidays, but who is Jerome avoiding and why? Amber is regretting agreeing to be Alfie's girlfriend. Sibuna has a midnight feast in the attic and are soon joined by the rest of the residents in Anubis house. Amber finds a dollhouse that is an exact replica of Anubis house. They get caught by Victor and everyone files down the stairs and back into their bedrooms, but Nina is determined to look for a new hiding place for the Cup of Ankh. Victor finds her as soon as she puts it into the secret door.
#15 - House of Spirits
House of Anubis Season 2 - Episode 3
Mara is upset that Mick's family is moving. Alfie tries to impress Amber with one of his photos in a magazine cover and passes Step 2 in Amber's dating book. Fabian writes a poem for Nina, but Nina has something else on her mind. It is discovered that someone else might have found the path to the Mask of Anubis. There is a replica of the Mask of Anubis in the exhibition, so Nina and Fabian go check it out. Jerome's sister, Poppy, reads her father's letter to Jerome. Meanwhile, Fabian's attempt to read Nina his poem fails, and Nina has another terrifying dream.
#16 - Hello Conscience
Hollyoaks Season 12 - Episode 201
Sonny tells John Paul he is entering a DJ competition at the Loft and invites John Paul to go and see him. John Paul later meets Craig who supports John Paul entering the competition. Sonny cheats by using a CD. In the toilets John Paul asks Sonny to leave Craig alone as it’s his brother who is guilty.. John Paul wins the competition and is made resident DJ.
#17 - Home Sweet Home
Hollyoaks Season 12 - Episode 202
John Paul goes to see Claire to sort out his first gig at the Loft. As he goes to school he sees Sonny bullying Craig in the village; he asks Craig if he’s still up for the football tryouts with him. The pair go to get changed and Craig finds his mum put in odd socks including one pink sock triggering more bullying from Sonny. John Paul is annoyed at the tryouts that Michaela is interested in Sonny. Michaela is annoyed he is so perfect, and John Paul says he’d swap shoes any day.
#18 - Bills, Bills, Bills...
Hollyoaks Season 12 - Episode 203
Craig and Sonny wait with Frankie and Calvin to face the head over their debacle after the trials. They are both given a warning and Sonny refuses to shake hands and make peace. Craig decides he can’t handle Sonny and will leave school. When he has met John Paul, his mate questions why he’d return to school to just give up. The pair see Jake and Carmel outside the salon who give Craig ideas for jobs. By the end of the conversation he is ready to return to school!
#19 - Piggy in the Middle
Hollyoaks Season 12 - Episode 205
Sonny jostles John Paul so he drops his records on the way in to the Loft. Sonny shows his annoyance that John Paul won, but John Paul stands his ground. Sonny takes over trying to act cool and knowledgable during the sound check – it seems Warren has offered him a second chance and he is told to return after JP has warmed up. John Paul goes down a storm on his first gig much to Sonny’s annoyance, and Claire won’t remove JP from the decks.