Humiliated and furious, Rick returns to Degrassi with a handgun in his backpack and prepares to take revenge on the students of Degrassi for laughing at him. Jimmy sympathizes with Rick and promises ...
Alex is regretting what she has done especially after she gets a call from Paige at work and they get back together later. Alex is happy she has brought a lot of money into the house but doesn't want...
The gang travels to Los Angeles, California as they attempt to live out their dreams. While Manny continues to pursue her acting career, Paige manages to acquire a leading role in a ... See full summary »
On the last day of school to celebrate graduation and the end of another school year, the Coyne twins throw a party at their mansion. Spinner finds out, overhearing Holly J. and Jane talk ... See full summary »
An informational show written, produced, directed and hosted by Degrassi Community School students for the students. It informs faculty and students of the latest and greatest going on in and around the community.
Based on a song she wrote and performed, a young girl wins a national contest for a recording contract. Now she must balance the life of a normal teenager with that of a rising star in the music industry.
Robbie, Ray, Lily and Travis have had enough with the lame crap on the radio. So they decide to take over the airwaves and give Roscoe High what it needs: an underground radio station. Can ... See full summary »
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
Spinner lied to everyone but Holly J about being accepted into the Police Academy. Law enforcement was listed as one of his career options in season 6, but he didn't decide to apply until season 8. His application was ultimately rejected. See more »
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 »
I can't, man. My bat... it's wooden.
Sorry, my ears were plugged this morning. Sorry?
I have a boner.
And it's been like this all week. A girl walks by and just, bam! It's all because of Emma's stupid science fair project.
What does the project have to do with it?
She made me eat granola and fruit.
Bananas don't give you boners. Hormones do.
All I know is that I ate some healthy food and now I'm like, a sex Superman.
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This may not live up to the level of the original '80s Degrassi series, but I still think this is the best (new) show ever for the set age group (preteens and teens). This NOT a fluffy and unrealistic show like Dawson's Creek or Saved By The Bell; it deals with issues many kids face in real life (discrimination, drugs, rumors, and so forth), and often like in real life, things don't just get back to normal at the end of each episode.
The characters on this show range from fantastic to 'eh.' My absolute favorites are Terri and Sean. Terri is VERY sweet and goes to show you that you don't have to be underweight to be beautiful. Sean's often misunderstood. Most see him as a rebel, but he's really a sensitive and loving kid who comes from a bad family.
Tobey and J.T. are great together, though J.T. gets on my nerves sometimes. I don't care much for Liberty or Paige for the fact that they're a bit over the top. Emma's self-righteous at times, but she's still a good character (she's also the daughter of one of the original Degrassi characters, Spike). Manny, Ashley, Jimmy, Spinner, and Craig are all okay too. (I'd say more about these characters but I don't want it to get too long!)
Degrassi: TGN is a breath of fresh air from all the crummy teen shows on nowadays. For one thing, you really can relate to certain characters and plots (I can really relate to the pilot episode where Emma finds out that someone she meets from online isn't who she quite expects. I wasn't so careful about who I talked to online back when I did). But I REALLY hope that Noggin also airs the original Degrassi series someday. That would be incredible.
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