Risky Business
Season 4, Episode 13
Risky Business
Air date 14/10/16
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Risky Business is the 13th episode of the fourth season of The Dumping Ground. It was first broadcast on 14th October 2016 at 4:30pm on CBBC and CBBC HD.


While attending a meeting for entrpeneurs, Bailey gets a crush on a girl. He soon learns, however, that business and romance do not mix. Meanwhile, a new boy named Sammy is temporarily staying at the Dumping ground.


  • First appearance of Roderick Gilkison as Sammy Doyle.
  • This is the third time Bailey is taken into police custody, after The Barbecue and Mischief.
  • During the cartoon animation where Sammy imagines Carmen and Kazima as vicars, they open a book to a page which says "Rule 666". This is a reference to the Book of Revelation in the Bible, where 666 is the Mark of The Beast.
  • Duncan Bannatyne is the third celebrity to appear on The Dumping Ground as himself, after Viv Anderson in Sticks and Stones and Dallas Campbell in Fake it to Make it. He is also famous for being one of the investors from the BBC business program Dragon's Den.


  • When Ryan is telling Jody "imagine if I'd given up on Chloe", the subtitles read "Glennie" instead of "Chloe".

The Dumping Ground episodes

Series 1: Home AloneLiberty in the DGBabyS.O.S.What Would Gus Want?The Real Faith DavisThe Truth is Out ThereDreamlandA Day in The PastOh, Mo!Seriously FunnyEsmeScary Beasts

Series 2: Kick OffQuittersThe Dumping Ground ExperienceThe BarbecueFinding FrankHolding OnEnduranceI Have a DreamSticks and StonesGI JohnnyBe My GirlHopeFace The Music

Series 3: Party GamesGrand Theft DGStuck with YouMischiefNow You See MeIt's Not About the MoneyFake it to Make itBreaking InThe Long Way HomeDragon SlayerThree DaysFree to Good HomeBetter Than YouWho Are You?Where is Love?Goodbye GirlSomething BorrowedWhat Matters?Coming RoundRefuge

Series 4: Lost and FoundBear-Faced LiarStepping UpThey Walk Among UsHold The Front PageGrowing PainsSubmarineFirst Past The PostSurvivorsThe End of it AllPerfect MatchDorisRisky BusinessI TrollIt Takes TwoGetting to Know YouTwo CampsHow to be PerfectOne For SorrowTwo For Joy

Series 5: Miscreants, Robots and BulliesBack in The GameOne Giant LeapThe Fairytale PrincessSittin' in a TreeFaking ItSasha Bellman P.I.BeliefVox PopuliFreeThe WardrobeFarvelChoose Your Own AdventureMaking WavesThe Phantom of Ashdene RidgeThe SwitchMission Totally ImpossibleSickRough JusticeWhere You Belong#SaveTheDGWhat Lies Beneath

Specials: Jody in WonderlandLiam's StoryFloss The FoundlingDumping Ground Island