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Degrassi High 

Degrassi Junior High (original title)
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The lives and trials of students of a city high school.
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1991   1990   1989   1988   1987  
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Series cast summary:
Pat Mastroianni ...  Joey Jeremiah / ... 67 episodes, 1987-1991
Stefan Brogren ...  Archie 'Snake' Simpson / ... 67 episodes, 1987-1991
Maureen Deiseach ...  Heather Farrell / ... 65 episodes, 1987-1991
Angela Deiseach ...  Erica Farrell / ... 65 episodes, 1987-1991
Arlene Lott Arlene Lott ...  Nancy Kramer 65 episodes, 1987-1991
Duncan Waugh ...  Arthur Kobalewscuy / ... 65 episodes, 1987-1991
Siluck Saysanasy ...  Yick Yu / ... 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
Stacie Mistysyn ...  Caitlin Ryan / ... 58 episodes, 1987-1991
John Ioannou John Ioannou ...  Alex Yankou / ... 58 episodes, 1987-1991
Maureen McKay ...  Michelle Accette / ... 57 episodes, 1987-1991
Dan Woods ...  Mr. Raditch 55 episodes, 1987-1991
Sara Ballingall ...  Melanie Brodie / ... 56 episodes, 1987-1991
Rebecca Haines ...  Kathleen Mead / ... 54 episodes, 1987-1991
Cathy Keenan Cathy Keenan ...  Liz O'Rourke / ... 49 episodes, 1988-1991
Michael Carry Michael Carry ...  Simon Dexter / ... 48 episodes, 1988-1991
Dayo Ade ...  Bryant Lester 'BLT' Thomas / ... 48 episodes, 1988-1991
Andy Chambers ...  Luke Matthews / ... 46 episodes, 1988-1991
Kyra Levy Kyra Levy ...  Maya Goldberg / ... 43 episodes, 1988-1991
Amanda Cook ...  LD Delacorte / ... 41 episodes, 1987-1990
Keith White Keith White ...  Tim O'Connor / ... 38 episodes, 1987-1991
Christopher Charlesworth Christopher Charlesworth ...  Scooter Webster / ... 38 episodes, 1988-1991
Billy Parrott ...  Shane McKay / ... 38 episodes, 1987-1990
Michelle Goodeve Michelle Goodeve ...  Ms. Avery / ... 34 episodes, 1987-1990
Kirsten Bourne ...  Tessa Campanelli / ... 32 episodes, 1988-1991
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The filming schedule for Degrassi took place from April to October (with a two-week summer break in the middle). The schedule was set up that way, so the actors would miss the least amount of school. Since the show was filmed during the summer, most of the characters wear summer clothing throughout the series. Even in episodes that took place in the middle of the school year, many of the characters are walking around in shorts. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Followed by Degrassi Goes Hollywood (2009) See more »

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We Can Start Again
By Wendy Watson
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A Classic Canadian Show!
21 March 2007 | by SylviastelSee 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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1987 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Degrassi High See more »

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Playing With Time See more »
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Runtime:

(70 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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