|Back in The Game|
|Series 5, Episode 2|
|Air date|| 20/01/17 (compilation)|
Miscreants, Robots and Bullies
One Giant Leap
Back in The Game was the second episode of season 5 of The Dumping Ground. It was first broadcast in compilation format with its first half under the title Back in The Game at 4:30pm on 20th January 2017 on CBBC and CBBC HD.
Having discovered that Dexter is being used to mark houses for robberies, Bailey comes up with a plan to get Roddy jailed. Elsewhere, the young peoples' attempts to make their new neighbours feel welcome fail.
- Final appearances of Kasey McKellar as Bailey Wharton and Sage as Mischief, though they both continue to appear in the opening titles until the mid-season finale.
- Dexter moves in to The Dumping Ground.
- Dexter mentioned that he's being assessed with a youth offender officer called Roxy, and that she has a motorbike and a tattoo. This might be Roxy Wellard from The Story of Tracy Beaker series.
- On leaving the Dumping Ground, the kids sing "We Love You Bailey, We Do". This was previously sung by Tyler and Rick in Quitters.
- Bailey brings up his old dog-sitting service, from First Past The Post and Risky Business