The Story of Tracy Beaker Season 2
S02 E01Jul 10, 2003
Back & Bad Jul 10, 2003 Tracy lands back at the Dumping Ground with a bang after setting fire to Cam's kitchen. She swears never to see or talk to a distraught Cam again. Meanwhile, a new trainee careworker called Nathan arrives. When the other kids find they can't prank him, they seek the help of Tracy.
S02 E02Jul 10, 2003
Bedsit Jul 10, 2003 Tracy is bored of being fussed over by everyone after her untimely return to the Care Home, so when she finds Adele's new bedsit address she decides go and visit her. After being wound up by the other kids, Tracy turns the garden shed into her bedsit. When the others decide to make bedsits of their own, Dolly causes havoc by transforming the bathroom into her bedsit.
S02 E03Jul 17, 2003
Brothers Jul 17, 2003 Nathan is working on a food project and as well as providing nothing but healthy salads at mealtimes, he bans Dolly from a certain orange drink, making her intent on revenge. Meanwhile, Lol and Bouncer buy lots of unhealthy food from Nathan's website and create a shop in the cellar called "The Sugar Shack".
S02 E04Jul 17, 2003
Action Therapy Jul 17, 2003 Tracy has still not been in contact with Cam after coming back to the DG so Elaine resolves to get them talking with a series of role-play and trust exercises.
S02 E05Jul 24, 2003
Alien Jul 24, 2003 A spooky sensation has taken over the DG, with Lol making horror-movies and strange noises in the middle of the night. Finally, the mystery is revealed – a new girl has arrived called Amber.
S02 E06Jul 24, 2003
Doggie Jul 24, 2003 A stray dog is roaming the corridors of the DG and Dolly gets upset as he reminds her of a foster family's pet. Seeing Dolly sad, Tracy tries to help by offering to foster ‘Fang' and they pursue him until he's safely locked up in Tracy's bedroom.
S02 E07Jul 31, 2003
Bad Girls Jul 31, 2003 Tracy sees Amber's bad girl gang and immediately wants to become a member. Meanwhile, Louise is tired of being a goody-goody and has a fashion and personality makeover, inspired once again by Amber's presence.
S02 E08Jul 31, 2003
Big Fight Jul 31, 2003 Justine and Tracy have an argument over the TV remote control and, forbidden to fight by Elaine, set up Champions to wrestle on their behalf. But the two boys in question, Bouncer and Ben, are not keen.
S02 E09Aug 7, 2003
Hollywood Aug 7, 2003 When the home all discover the wonders of the film camera in an attempt to get adopted, everyone tries their own method: Tracy films herself with the camera, with the help of Cam, and talks about why she should be adopted, while Louise tries to cry her way into the hearts of the viewer and Lol and Bouncer try and film the torture that they have to endure in the house, as their way of trying to attract foster parents.
S02 E10Aug 7, 2003
Home Truths Aug 7, 2003 When Dolly makes Nathan play a game of Truth and Dare with her, Duke is worried about the consequences….and rightly so! When Tracy gets cross about being asked why Cam returned her to the home, and at the same time accused of constantly lying, she promises to tell the whole truth until six o'clock!
S02 E11Aug 14, 2003
Day Trip Aug 14, 2003 Jenny has arranged a trip out for the kids at an Adventure Centre and looks forward to a day of peace and tranquillity at the DG whilst Duke and Nathan accompany the kids into the countryside. When they arrive, it's clear that Gordon the Warden is a bit of a prat.
S02 E12Aug 14, 2003
Christmas Aug 14, 2003 Bouncer and Lol's Aunt is considering taking them on full-time and Lol is excited to be leaving the Care Home for a life free of rules and regulations. But Bouncer has the opposite reaction – he's quite at home at the DG and bad Christmas memories of boiled chicken nuggets make him yearn to stay.
S02 E13Aug 21, 2003
Takeover Aug 21, 2003 A mystery takes over the DG when chairs are being re-arranged, shoelaces tied together and other spooky phenomena. Bouncer and Lol are convinced it is the Case of the Night Stalker but when it turns out to be Lol sleepwalking, Justine and Louise have a great time teasing him.
S02 E14Aug 21, 2003
Work Aug 21, 2003 Bouncer and Amber are doing badly at school, so Elaine takes charge of their next project – setting up work placements. Her options are extremely dull so Bouncer is inspired to get his own job – as a paperboy.
S02 E15Aug 28, 2003
Bridesmaid Aug 28, 2003 Justine's Dad is getting married to girlfriend Carrie and Justine is to be a bridesmaid. But her Dad's unfortunate choice of dress leaves her so miserable that Tracy and the girls try to help. Several customisations later, the dress is in shreds and Adele manages to swoop to the rescue. Adele's work is later ruined at the DG's "better-than-posh- restaurant party" – the mood turns sour due to some appalling table manners from Bouncer, Amber and Dolly, and Justine is made to bear the brunt of it when Amber tosses a pizza at her dress.
S02 E16Aug 28, 2003
Quiz Aug 28, 2003 Nathan is inspired after winning a quiz and enters the DG into a Care Home Quiz Competition. But his suggestion coincides with a rather nasty washing incident, which leaves all the kids clothes dyed an unfortunate shade of green proving he's being pretty incapable in his job.
S02 E17Sep 4, 2003
2-Timing Adele Sep 4, 2003 Adele's mobile is being repaired and soon everyone at the Dumping Ground is tired of taking messages from all her boyfriends. But they soon realise that each boy offers a different range of goodies for them all – and set about getting their guy instated as Adele's ultimate beau.
S02 E18Sep 4, 2003
Secrets and Lies Sep 4, 2003 Fears that he and his brother will be put into different schools lead Lol to ‘bug' a big staff meeting. But he's tricked when Amber gets to the tape before he can, and alarmed when she begins to fuel rumour and suspicion about the subjects discussed by the staff.
S02 E19Sep 11, 2003
Music Sep 11, 2003 Inspired by Adele joining a band and sick and tired of sharing everything, Tracy decides she'll learn to play a musical instrument and Duke gets her a saxophone via Elaine. Meanwhile, after having been snitched on by Dolly about the graffiti on her bedroom walls, Amber causes havoc when Tracy is forced to share her room for the night.
S02 E20Sep 11, 2003
Family Tree Sep 11, 2003 A school project has Tracy, Justine and Louise working on their ‘family trees' which brings out some intense feelings. Later, when Louise is about to meet a potential new foster family, she is worried at the thought of losing not only her best friend Justine but everything she knows and loves about the DG.
S02 E21Sep 17, 2003
Ben's Party Sep 17, 2003 Amber accuses Ben of being dull so he decides to throw a huge party while his parents are out and invites all the DG kids along. Tracy doesn't get an invite when she doesn't stick up for him.
S02 E22Sep 17, 2003
Get Lost Sep 17, 2003 When Tracy hears that Ben's Aunt and Uncle are visiting, she lands herself an invitation to his house – and gives Kate and Jasper the run-around thinking that she's a rich kid. Back at the DG, Dolly manages to wear 3 members of staff out all by herself.
S02 E23Sep 24, 2003
The Long Goodbye Sep 24, 2003 It's Louise's last day at the DG, as she's going to be fostered by the Morris family. Sorting out her belongings, she tries to put a brave face on her worries about leaving the DG, her friends and especially Justine. And things look up for Amber as she finds a couple who share her enthusiasm for motorbikes and mayhem.
S02 E24Sep 24, 2003
Genius at Work Sep 24, 2003 After a series of experimental art trials (including inscribing the letter ‘D' all over Duke's face and clothes) Tracy is grounded and is instructed to try to cheer Justine up, who is depressed that Louise has left. Meanwhile, Ben is ill, and Lol and Bouncer use this as a perfect opportunity to play with his games.
S02 E25Oct 1, 2003
Nathan's Assessment Oct 1, 2003 Elaine arrives at the DG to check that Nathan is coming up to scratch as a trainee. After interviewing all the kids and a cross Tracy (whom he has cancelled a bowling trip with) and discovering that he hasn't completed one piece of coursework, her report looks worrying – she has the power to fail him.
S02 E26Oct 1, 2003
Home and Hosed Oct 1, 2003 Ben's Aunt and Uncle, Kate and Jasper, arrive at the DG – and Tracy is informed that they want to foster her. But Ben is curiously unhappy about the plan.