|Bad Luck Boy|
|Series 1, Episode 3|
|Written by||Johnathan Evans|
|Directed by||Neasa Hardiman|
New Life's Eve
By The Book
Bad Luck Boy was the third episode of Tracy Beaker Returns. It was orignally broadcast at 17:00 on the CBBC Channel on 15/01/2010.
Having got stuck on what to write for her column, Tracy decides to write about Toby and how he believes he is jinxed with bad luck. This does not go down well with Toby when he learns Tracy has written about him.
- This is the first time Johnny comes up with an idea to get himself and Tee fostered (in this case, serve tea and biscuits to the potential foster parents).
- Sapphire's boyfriend, Ferris, is first mentioned in this episode. He later makes an appearance in Secrets.
- A newspaper cutting of Tracy's column about Toby will later be seen in The Dumping Ground episode Growing Pains.
- When Tracy releases the spider she found in the bath, it is smaller in size than when it was in the bath.
- In the Tracy Beaker Survival Files: Rules, Tracy recalls the time when Sapphire got band tickets in this episode. When Mike calls Sapphire, the subtitles say Sophia instead.
|Tracy Beaker Returns episodes|
Season 1: Tracy Beaker Superstar • New Life's Eve • Bad Luck Boy • By The Book • Family Values • Anarchy in the DG • Secrets • Sisters • Good Luck Boy • Viva Carmen • The Werewolf • A Day at The Beach • Moving On
Season 3: The Visitors • Firestarter • Shadows • Big Brother • Belonging • Eggs • Justine Littlewood Returns • Reward • Summer Holiday • Going Home • Jody Jackson • The Invitation • Goodbye Tracy Beaker