"What Would Gus Want?" is the 5th episode in Series 1 of The Dumping Ground and the 5th episode overall. It aired on January 25, 2013.


The Dumping Ground is divided when a same-sex couple show an interest in fostering Gus . As Johnny and Elektra debate about whether gay couples should be allowed to adopt, Gus is in turmoil about leaving the Dumping Ground and father figure Mike behind.


  • Gus has been fostered.
  • The episode won "Best Children's Television Script" at the "2013 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards".