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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
18 January 1987 (Canada) See more »
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Plot:
The lives and trials of students of a city high school. Full summary »
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Awards:
10 wins & 13 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
I thank The-N for bringing it back. See more (35 total) »

Cast

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Pat Mastroianni ... Joey Jeremiah (67 episodes, 1987-1991)

Stefan Brogren ... Archie 'Snake' Simpson (67 episodes, 1987-1991)
Duncan Waugh ... Arthur Kobalewscuy (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Maureen Deiseach ... Heather Farrell (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Angela Deiseach ... Erica Farrell (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Siluck Saysanasy ... Yick Yu (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Arlene Lott ... Nancy Kramer (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
Anais Granofsky ... Lucy Fernandez (62 episodes, 1987-1991)

Amanda Stepto ... 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)

Stacie Mistysyn ... 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 (55 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)

Dayo Ade ... 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, 1987-1991)
Billy Parrott ... Shane McKay (38 episodes, 1987-1990)
Michelle Goodeve ... Karen Avery (34 episodes, 1987-1990)
Kirsten Bourne ... Tessa Campanelli (32 episodes, 1987-1991)
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Series Directed by
Kit Hood (46 episodes, 1987-1991)
John Bertram (12 episodes, 1987-1991)
Eleanor Lindo (6 episodes, 1989-1990)
Clarke Mackey (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mike Douglas (2 episodes, 1988)
Philip Earnshaw (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
 
Series Writing credits
Yan Moore (47 episodes, 1987-1991)
Susin Nielsen (16 episodes, 1988-1991)
Kathryn Ellis (5 episodes, 1987-1990)
Avrum Jacobson (2 episodes, 1987)

Kit Hood (unknown episodes)
Linda Schuyler (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Jim Ellis .... line producer (42 episodes, 1987-1989)
Linda Schuyler .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1990-1991)

Brian White .... post-production producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Philip Earnshaw (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Film Editing by
Alan Collins (2 episodes, 1987)

Robert de Lint (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Judy Shiner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Sari Friedland .... production manager (1 episode, 1989)

Laura Vickers .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mitra Sen .... assistant director (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Art Department
Jocelyne Borys .... art department assistant / assistant art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Peter Winninger .... dialogue editor / assistant sound editor (44 episodes, 1988-1991)
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist (13 episodes, 1987)
Dino Schiavone .... sound assistant (1 episode, 1989)

Manse James .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
Sid Lieberman .... foley recordist (unknown episodes)
David Yonson .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Malcolm Nefsky .... grip (21 episodes, 1987-1988)

Byrd Dickens .... grip (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Robert Mistysyn .... animation designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Peter Winninger .... post-production assistant (13 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Music Department
Lewis Manne .... composer: theme music (1 episode, 1989)
Wendy Watson .... composer: theme music (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Other crew
Stephen Stohn .... legal counsel (67 episodes, 1987-1991)
Tony Desmond .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1990)

Sheila Brogren .... craft service (unknown episodes)
Kathryn Ellis .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Frank Faulk .... production assistant / production supporter (unknown episodes)
Anne Fotheringham .... craft service (unknown episodes)
Lisa Lightbourn-Lay .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Nancy Sinclair .... tutor (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Degrassi Junior High" - Canada (original title)
"Degrassi, Old School" - USA (rerun title)
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Runtime:
30 min (70 episodes)
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Trivia:
Sue Johanson, host of the "Sunday Night Sex Show" (1996), voiced the character of Dr. Sally, a sex expert whose radio show Yick Yu and Arthur Kobalewsky call, in the episode "Degrassi High: Great Expectations (#2.3)" (1988). At the time the episode was made Dr. Johanson hosted a radio show called Sex with Sue. Johanson appeared on screen in the episode "Degrassi High: The Whole Truth (#3.7)" (1989). Johanson played Dr. Sally again in the "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (2001) episodes "Degrassi: The Next Generation: The Mating Game (#1.6)" (2001) and "Degrassi: The Next Generation: Careless Whisper (#2.14)" (2003).See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: 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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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
I thank The-N for bringing it back., 21 October 2006
Author: Joel (Tenchi64589@aol.com) from Flower Mound, Texas

For years, I never thought that any channel would bring this show back.

The Next Generation is entertaining, but I've always wondered if they'd show this version at some point... I got the answer later last year.

In comparison to the current Degrassi, this seems a bit tamer. All the same, it still has the drama that everyone enjoys. (By the way, "It Creeps" is my favorite episode.)

I just have to say one other thing: watch this series, and then watch Next Generation and compare and contrast the original cast members... man they look different!

This series is up to par with it's current counterpart.

8/10

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