It quickly became a generation’s favorite TV show after launching in 2002.
And adult Tracy Beaker fans were thrilled Friday as they were treated to a trip down memory lane as they watched CBBC’s My Mum Tracy Beaker reboot.
Dozens of viewers took to Twitter after it aired calling the drama a “nostalgia paradise,” with some proudly stating that they were in their 20s and watching the kids’ success.
Love it: Grownup Tracy Beaker fans were delighted on Friday as they were treated to a trip down memory lane while watching CBBC reboot My Mum Tracy Beaker (pictured)
In the reboot, Tracy (Dani Harmer, 32) is seen as a single mom in her 30s trying to get along financially with her young daughter Jess (Emma Maggie Davies).
In a treat for show-lovers from the Noughties years, several familiar faces are set to return, including Bridgerton star, now Tracy’s mom, Ruth Gemmell, 54, and nemesis to snatch Justine Littlewood. , played by 32-year-old Montanna Thompson.
Sharing a snap of a young Tracy after watching the show on Friday, one fan wrote: “Am I in my twenties? Yes. Am I watching the new Tracy Beaker? Yes yes I am ‘
While someone else also shared a GIF, writing, “I’m getting ready to watch 27-year-old Tracy Beaker and logging into CBBC for the first time in 13 years.”
Relive their childhood: Dozens of fans said the series brought back many memories
And another fan shared his surprise and glee at the reboot, tweeting: “Everyone in their 20s live tweeting Tracy Beaker on a Friday night 2021.
“I’m so glad that I’m not the only adult happy to have Tracy Beaker come back. Guess you’re never too old for Tracy Beaker and a little nostalgic, ”wrote a fourth viewer.
While another viewer really stepped back in time saying, “The nostalgia to watch Tracy Beaker.
“Ugh, I feel like tomorrow I’m going to wake up early, have a bowl of cheerios, tune into Ministry of Mayhem and wait for my friends to knock on the door to call me to play.”
And tweeting show star Dani Harmer directly, another avid fan wrote: “You were amazing as always Dani! It brought back lots of memories from my childhood! Tracy Beaker was by far my favorite show when I was a child.
Dani also took to Twitter after the show to thank fans for all of their comments and “making her feel so loved” after the reboot kicked off.
She wrote: ‘The love I have here honestly makes me so emotional !! I’m so glad you all enjoyed that you just watched the 1 ep or binged all 3 on iplayer! I can’t thank you enough for making me feel so loved xxx ‘
Reaction: Dozens of fans shared their joy over the reboot saying it was ‘nostalgia heaven’
In the reboot based on Jacqueline Wilson’s book in 2018, Tracy is a single mom to daughter Jess, as the duo try to “get along financially.”
Yet their lives are transformed by Tracy’s new rich footballing boyfriend, Sean Godfrey, played by Jordan Duvigneau.
Sean, who has recently retired and has always admired Tracy since they were young, wants to take the mother and daughter to his lavish mansion.
Grateful: Dani also took to Twitter to thank her fans for “making her feel so loved” after My Mum Tracy Beaker aired on Friday
But with things starting to get “pear shaped,” it’s Tracy’s 11-year-old daughter Jess to save the day.
The reboot will be shown from Jess’ perspective and coincides with the 30th anniversary of Jacqueline Wilson’s original 1991 book The Story Of Tracy Beaker.
My mom Tracy Beaker will also see original show regulars Lisa Coleman, who plays Cam, Tracy’s foster mother, Montanna Thompson, who plays Tracy’s nemesis, Justine Littlewood, and Ruth Gemmell, who plays Tracy’s mother. Tracy, Carly Beaker, from whom she is estranged.
All grow up! In the new My Mum show Tracy Beaker, Tracy’s footballer boyfriend, Sean Godfrey, played by Jordan Duvigneau, wants to take mother and daughter to his lavish mansion
Then and now: Dani started playing the iconic role of Tracy Beaker in 2002 when she was just 12 (left) and now plays a single mom in her 30s in the reboot
He comes after Dani has said how “playing Tracy once again is” really enjoyable, especially because her character “lost her selfishness” as a teenager and is now a devoted mother.
Speaking on The One Show in a segment with author Jacqueline, 75, Dani, 32, said that after becoming a mom, it’s nice to see how Tracy has developed as she raises her daughter Jess, 11 years old.
Speaking about the huge changes in Tracy’s life, author Jacqueline told Dani: “For Tracy, her biggest thing as a kid was not having a mom there for her and so I thought that the greatest thing in her adult life would be to be that mom who was there for her daughter Jess all the time.
She is back! Actress Dani, who played Tracy in the 2002 original series, shared a 30-second clip showing her reunion with nemesis Justine Littlewood (pictured), played by Montanna Thompson, earlier this week
Family: In the reboot, Tracy is now the mother of nine-year-old daughter Jess, played by Emma Maggie Davies, as the duo try to “get along financially” (pictured together on the show)
Dani then reflected on her own experiences as a mother, the star raising her four-year-old daughter, Avarie-Belle, with her partner Simon Brough.
She said, “Being a mother myself changes you completely. So it was really cool playing Tracy and seeing how she lost that selfishness that she once had and that she only talks about Jess.
“But at the same time, she didn’t get lost. She’s still that fierce, strong woman she always was.
Dani started playing the iconic role of Tracy Beaker in 2002, when she was just 12 years old.
And the former Strictly star recalled playing Tracy when she was younger, and noted that at one point she didn’t want to be known as Tracy Beaker after being constantly called out. by the name of his alter-ego.
She told Jacqueline, “When I was younger I was called a lot more Tracy than Dani. At one point I was like, “Oh, I can’t be Tracy, just a minute! “
To which Jaqueline replied: “It must be difficult when people expect you to behave like Tracy, but a nice surprise when they realize, no actually Dani is not a bit like that! “
Dani then noted how different she was from her character, adding, “We’re kind of completely opposites and that’s why I love playing her.
“I loved playing it when I was a kid because I had to be mean and I really wasn’t allowed to be mean in my house. So that was great! ‘
This is my daughter: Dani recently reflected on her own experiences as a mother, the star raising her four-year-old daughter Avarie-Belle with her partner Simon Brough (pictured in December)