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"What Would Gus Want?" is the fourth episode of the first series of The Dumping Ground. It premiered of the 25 January 2013.

Synopsis

Mike tells Gus that he has found a lesbian couple who are interested in fostering him. While Gus is tied between leaving the Dumping Ground and going to live with a new family, Johnny is opposed to Gus being fostered under the view that same sex couples should not be allowed to have children. What will Gus decide?

Plot

TBA

Cast

Trivia

  • This episode marks the final appearance of Gus Carmichael; although he still appears in the opening titles in Series 1.
  • In this episode, it is shown Johnny doesn't approve of lesbian couples fostering or adopting children.
  • Tee and Johnny have another fight.
  • This episode was nominated for, and won "Best Children's Comedy Script" at the "2013 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards."
  • This is the third and final time Gus is not seen wearing his Navy shirt and beige  trousers.
  • In The Dumping Ground, it is first time "Hayfever" is mentioned.
  • Gus' new foster parents are the first lesbians of the series, second being May-Li Wang.