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Degrassi High 

Degrassi Junior High (original title)
The lives and trials of students of a city high school.
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Series cast summary:
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 Joey Jeremiah (67 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Archie 'Snake' Simpson (67 episodes, 1987-1991)
Duncan Waugh ...
 Arthur Kobalewscuy (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Maureen Deiseach ...
 Heather Farrell (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Erica Farrell (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Siluck Saysanasy ...
 Yick Yu (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Arlene Lott ...
 Nancy Kramer (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Lucy Fernandez (62 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Christine 'Spike' Nelson (62 episodes, 1987-1991)
Neil Hope ...
 Derek 'Wheels' Wheeler (61 episodes, 1987-1991)
Irene Courakos ...
 Alexa Pappadopoulos (60 episodes, 1987-1991)
John Ioannou ...
 Alex Yankou (58 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Caitlin Ryan (57 episodes, 1987-1991)
Maureen McKay ...
 Michelle Accette (57 episodes, 1987-1991)
Sara Ballingall ...
 Melanie Brodie (56 episodes, 1987-1991)
Dan Woods ...
 Mr. Raditch (56 episodes, 1987-1991)
Rebecca Haines ...
 Kathleen Mead (54 episodes, 1987-1991)
Cathy Keenan ...
 Liz O'Rourke (49 episodes, 1988-1991)
Michael Carry ...
 Simon Dexter (48 episodes, 1988-1991)
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 Bryant Lister 'BLT' Thomas (48 episodes, 1988-1991)
Andy Chambers ...
 Luke Matthews (46 episodes, 1988-1991)
Kyra Levy ...
 Maya Goldberg (43 episodes, 1988-1991)
Amanda Cook ...
 LD Delacorte (41 episodes, 1987-1990)
Keith White ...
 Tim O'Connor (38 episodes, 1987-1991)
Christopher Charlesworth ...
 Scooter Webster (38 episodes, 1988-1991)
Billy Parrott ...
 Shane McKay (38 episodes, 1987-1990)
Michelle Goodeve ...
 Karen Avery (34 episodes, 1987-1990)
Kirsten Bourne ...
 Tessa Campanelli (32 episodes, 1988-1991)
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The kids of Degrassi street have now grown to be teenagers attending Degrassi Jr. High where they face the facts and problems that are typical for people their age. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In the first episode as Ms. Avery is taking attendance, one of the twins, later known as Heather and Erica, is referred to as "Stacy". See more »

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Characters are shown speaking at the corner of Degrassi St. and Pape Ave (as indicated by the street sign). These streets run parallel and are about 10 blocks away from each other. See more »

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Referenced in Please Like Me: Spanish Eggs (2013) See more »

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Humans Can Talk
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A Classic Canadian Show!
21 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I always wished that Degrassi Junior High admitted that they were set in Canada. They always seem to omit the city location. I remember spending my weekends watching Degrassi Junior High on our PBS stations with my friends. We were about the same age as the cast. Let's not forget those awful clothes that the cast of characters wore. The show never ignored away from serious subjects such as teenage pregnancy, homosexuality, poverty, drugs, abortion, alcoholism, etc. It was the kind of show that teens should be shown to show that they are not alone in the world nor are they alone in getting trouble. I have to say that the first season with Arthur and Stephanie was worth watching. I remember the identical twin girls, Spike's pregnancy, Snake's brother who comes out of the closet and gets disowned, etc. The teens were never treated like superstars. They dealt with big topics in ways that I wished adults would deal with. The show was a big hit.


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