[Episode 5 | 1968 : Sofia]
Sofia and her friend Mareka are watching Professor Julius Sumner Miller's television science show, Why is it so? Janice arrives and meets Sofia's mother and grandmother. She needs Sofia to translate the conversation and Sofia deliberately tells each party the wrong translation.
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When Janice meets Sofia's mother and grandmother, she needs Sofia to translate the conversation. Sofia deliberately tells each party the wrong translation.