|Tracy Returns to the Dumping Ground|
|Series:||The Story of Tracy Beaker|
|Series Number:||Series One|
|Kids:||Tracy Beaker (introduced)|
Justine Littlewood (introduced)
Louise Goven (introduced)
Adele Azupadi (introduced)
Ben Batambuze (intoduced)
Peter Ingham (introduced)
Jenny Edwards (introduced)
Mike Milligan (introduced)
Steve Littlewood (introduced; guest)
|Broadcast:||8 July 2002|
|Format:||1 x 15 minute episode|
This episode introduces the following characters for the first time: Tracy Beaker, Justine Littlewood, Louise Goven, Adele Azupadi, Ben Batambuze, Ryan, Zac, Peter Ingham, Maxie, Duke, Mike Milligan and Jenny Edwards.
Returning to the Dumping ground after a failed foster, with Ted and Julie, Tracy is appalled to see that her bedroom has been taken by a new girl, Justine. Sneaking into the room Tracy manages to break Justine's clock, and when she hears Justine and her old best friend, Louise, coming she runs away.
Justine is devastated and furious, especially as her Dad gave her the clock and he is coming later. Ryan and Zac promise to fix the clock, but time is running out, will it be mended in time? Tracy meets a boy, Ben, while out, and is impressed by his huge quantities of chocolate.
- When Tracy meets Ben, he gives is surname as "Batambu".