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Season 01, Episode 01 Home Alone

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Jan 4, 2013
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Home Alone Jan 4, 2013 "Home Alone" is the first episode of the first series of the British children's television series, The Dumping Ground. It originally aired as a two-part episode on CBBC in the United Kingdom on 4 January 2013. It aired with "Liberty in the DG" resulting in the joint episode episode being titled "Freedom".The episode was written by Elly Brewer, who has previously written episodes for the previous series, Tracy Beaker Returns. The episode was directed by Craig Lines and Louise Sutton served as the producer.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Liberty in the DG

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Jan 4, 2013
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Liberty in the DG Jan 4, 2013 Mike is still away, Gina is in hospital and now food and money is in short supply, and the Young People start to turn on each other. Elektra is convinced Mike wants to get rid of her and so has created an escape route out of the Dumping Ground for herself. To protect her plan Elektra tries to capitalise on the fractures within the group and when Johnny crosses her she is forced to take drastic action.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Baby

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Jan 11, 2013
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Baby Jan 11, 2013 "Baby" is the third episode of the first series of the British children's television series, The Dumping Ground. It originally aired on 11 January 2013,and is notable for expanding the recurring characters of Lily Kettle and her dad Steve Kettle, and for introducing Holly Quin-Ankrah as Shannay, a recurring character who also appears in Episode 11.

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Season 01, Episode 04 SOS

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Jan 18, 2013
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SOS Jan 18, 2013 Jody is back with her family and on the surface all seems well, but when she turns up at the Dumping Ground with a bag full of swag it’s clear that her brother, Kingsley, has been out stealing. When Kingsley comes to collect her, terrified Jody is forced to return home. So it’s up to a worried Carmen to mount a rescue mission for her friend.

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Season 01, Episode 05 What Would Gus Want?

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Jan 25, 2013
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What Would Gus Want? Jan 25, 2013 The Dumping Ground is divided when a same-sex couple show an interest in fostering Gus. As Johnny and Elektra come to blows about whether gay couples should be allowed to adopt, Gus is in turmoil about leaving the Dumping Ground and father figure Mike behind.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Real Faith Davis

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Feb 1, 2013
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The Real Faith Davis Feb 1, 2013 When the police turn up at Elm Tree House looking for Faith, wicked whispers fly. But Faith won’t give anything away, preferring to focus on her training for a charity run. The Young People are shocked to learn the brutal truth and rally round to support Faith, while the new girl in the house, Floss, wonders where on Earth she’s been dumped.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Truth Is Out There

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Feb 8, 2013
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The Truth Is Out There Feb 8, 2013 After getting bad exam results Frank denounces school and gets a job in the local café. He develops a full-blown crush on the waitress, Jade, and when she introduces him to a psychic medium it seems like Frank has finally found some answers about his future. But his Dumping Ground friends worry that he’s been taken for a ride.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Dreamland

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Feb 15, 2013
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Dreamland Feb 15, 2013 Rick gets a huge shock when he finds his dad, disguised as a boiler man, right inside the Dumping Ground. Gerry insists that he's above board now and promises Rick a happy family future, but it quickly becomes clear that Gerry still loves the buzz of a hustle, and Rick is distraught. Meanwhile, Tee takes a shine to Gina's mum, Hattie, and is furious to hear Mike suggest that Hattie should move into a care home for the elderly, However, all is not what it seems, as Tee soon finds out.

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Season 01, Episode 09 A Day In The Past

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Feb 22, 2013
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A Day In The Past Feb 22, 2013 It's the Dumping Ground annual trip out and the Young People finds themselves living like Edwardians for the day in the country estate, to learn about history by experiencing it. Resentment and tensions build as they split off into servants and masters, and soon boundaries between real life and make-believe become very blurred. A class war begins between the slaves and the Earl, Johnny, who begins to take his power way too seriously. Meanwhile, Elektra knows a secret...

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Season 01, Episode 10 Oh, Mo!

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Mar 1, 2013
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Oh, Mo! Mar 1, 2013 Mo is the Dumping Ground’s new eccentric resident and everyone thinks he’s a bit strange, especially Tyler - who has to share a room with him. Tee takes pity on him and helps him with his arty creations, but poor Mo has never had a real friend before and it’s not long before Tee starts to feel suffocated. Mo can’t take a hint and pushes Tee right to her limit, with dangerous consequences.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Seriously Funny

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Mar 8, 2013
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Seriously Funny Mar 8, 2013 A classic Tyler practical joke backfires, causing irreparable damage and Tyler is forced to re-evaluate himself; maybe it’s time he grew up. Without his comedy to fall back on, he finds himself in a dark and scary place. It’s up to his friends to try their best to convince him to be himself but will they succeed? Lily, Carmen and Tee fall out at an unsupervised sleepover at Lily’s flat.

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Season 01, Episode 12 Esme

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Mar 15, 2013
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Esme Mar 15, 2013 A beautiful stranger named Esme visits Elm Tree House and soon Carmen's head is turned by tales of a glamorous live in Rio. However, the rest of The Dumping Ground is more divided, with many kids thinking she's a snob. However, Mike soon falls ill and now Carmen has a choice: stay at Elm Tree, or run away to Rio?

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Season 01, Episode 13 Scary Beasts

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Mar 15, 2013
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Scary Beasts Mar 15, 2013 A face from the past comes back to haunt Faith, and brings danger right inside the Dumping Ground. Mo buys a magic egg which hatches… into a snake! Elektra thinks it’s cool and decides to keep it as a pet.

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