The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers.
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 Archie 'Snake' Simpson (325 episodes, 2001-2015)
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 Clare Edwards (223 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 Alli Bhandari (213 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Connor Deslauriers (192 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Drew Torres (187 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Gavin 'Spinner' Mason (181 episodes, 2001-2014)
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 Emma Nelson (180 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Manny Santos (180 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Jenna Middleton (177 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Liberty Van Zandt (161 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Eli Goldsworthy (155 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Fiona Coyne (146 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Jimmy Brooks (145 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Dave Turner (145 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Paige Michalchuk (143 episodes, 2001-2008)
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 K.C. Guthrie (138 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Holly J. Sinclair (136 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Adam Torres (136 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Bianca DeSousa (133 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Imogen Moreno (132 episodes, 2011-2015)
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The next generation of the students at Degrassi are here. Degrassi: The Next Generation takes place 14 years after the cult hit show "Degrassi Junior High" as students continue to deal with the obstacles of being a teenager. From issues like relationship problems, homosexuality and bullying to more darker issues like rape, school shooting and death. Degrassi: The Next Generation plunges into the world of what this generation is really going through. Written by devil_730

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Adam is the first scripted trans-gender teen character in television history (not including documentaries or one-time guest roles). See more »

Goofs

In "Goin' Down the Road, Part 2" the reflection of the cameraman can be seen in the vanity mirror as Spike and Caitlin hug, and again in the glass door, during Kevin Smith's hurried flight from Caitlin. See more »

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Marco: You know, Alex, I can pick my Vice President...
Alex: And I can pick my nose.
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Degrassi: The Next Generation Theme
Written by Jody Colero, Jim McGrath, Stephen Stohn
Performed by Jakalope
Vocals by Katie B
Produced and Arranged by Dave Ogilvie & Anthony Valcic
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An amazing show
23 August 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an amazing teen drama that should be recommended watching for all teens. The characters are 3 dimensional and all sorts of religions and races are showcased.

Some of the episodes are more intense than others, which is just like teen life. Sometimes horrible things happen, sometimes they don't. This show covers all ranges of topics, including teen pregnancy, abusive boyfriends and homosexuality. These are all topics that teens experience in high school, and there is no sugar-coating.

My favourite character is Marco, and I feel he has really grown as a character. He started out as just another guy, but turned into a sensitive, sweet, and overall amazing guy.

I definitely recommend teens watch this, but also parents. I know my mom loves watching it with me! What I don't recommend is anyone under 12 watching this. I have met people who just don't get it, and think it's gross or stupid because they are too young to comprehend what is going on. It is a great Canadian (yeah!!!) teen show.

9 stars out of 10. (I don't believe in anything being perfect, I think everything can be improved)


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