The Best Episodes of Degrassi

Last Updated: Dec 3, 2018

Degrassi is a Canadian teen drama television series, set in the Degrassi fictional universe created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1980. Degrassi is the fourth fictional series in the Degrassi franchise, following The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, and Degrassi High. Like its predecessors, Degrassi follows a group of students attending Degrassi Community School who face challenges common to teen life, such as self image, peer pressure, child abuse, sexual identity, gang violence, self-injury, school shootings, teenage pregnancy and drug abuse.

Lovefool (2)

#1 - Lovefool (2)

Season 12 - Episode 30

After winning tickets for a trip to Vegas at a fundraiser, a bunch of the Degrassi kids take off on a spring break adventure that none of them will soon forget.

star 10.00
3 votes
The Time of My Life (2)

#2 - The Time of My Life (2)

Season 12 - Episode 40

the seniors get ready for graduation.

star 9.17
6 votes
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The Time of My Life (1)

#3 - The Time of My Life (1)

Season 12 - Episode 39

the seniors celebrate their prom and Fiona is in a partying mood. Meanwhile, Marisol wants her dreams of romance to come true; and Eli seeks forgiveness.

star 8.44
16 votes
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Lovefool (1)

#4 - Lovefool (1)

Season 12 - Episode 29

After winning tickets for a trip to Vegas at a fundraiser, a bunch of the Degrassi kids take off on a spring break adventure that none of them will soon forget.

star 8.43
14 votes
Hearts Like Mine (2)

#5 - Hearts Like Mine (2)

Season 9 - Episode 12

KC begins to question his relationship with Coach Carson.

star 8.42
12 votes
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When Doves Cry

#6 - When Doves Cry

Season 2 - Episode 1

In the season premiere, major changes face the kids as they return to school from summer break. No longer just a junior high, Degrassi is now sharing space with the high school crowd. Among the new students is Craig Manning, the charming but mysterious stepson of Degrassi alum, Joey Jeremiah. Although Craig's father has forbidden him from seeing Joey and Angela, Craig can't seem to stop himself. Craig is good at covering up the physical and emotional bruises caused by his dad, but Sean and Emma suspect something's wrong. Meanwhile, J.T.'s a man on a mission: this year, he's going to land an older woman. And his chosen challenge? Paige Michalchuk. And a newly unpopular Ashley turns to a different crowd when her former friends refuse to forgive her.

star 8.29
31 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers: Aaron Martin, Yan Moore, Linda Schuyler
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Jagged Little Pill

#7 - Jagged Little Pill

Season 1 - Episode 15

At the end of the year a little girls night at Ashley's turns into the party of the year. Toby invites Sean and JT as his guests and JT has a little ""party favor"", he's brought extacy. When Sean tells them he's going to the kitchen to split the pill into 2 so Toby and JT can take it, he runs into Ashley. He switched the extacy with asprin and gives the extacy to Ashley telling her to throw it out. Meanwhile, Paige is pressuring Ashley to have more fun so Ashley takes the extacy. She then calls Jimmy and his friends and Jimmy quickly discovers Ashley is high. JT and Toby also invited Emma and her friends over so Emma and Sean fight. Sean is heartbroken. Ashley then cheats on Jimmy and makes out with Sean. Then Jimmy finds out and Ashley publically dumps him and then she even makes fun of Paige. The next day while trying to clean the house up Spinner comes by to inform her that Jimmy wants to break up and gives her some things Jimmy had of her. Ashley is now no longer popular and her onl

star 8.23
31 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers: Aaron Martin, James Hurst
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In The Cold, Cold Night (2)

#8 - In The Cold, Cold Night (2)

Season 11 - Episode 45

When the Coyne's finances are frozen, the semester ending event runs into funding problems, and Fiona considers leaving Degrassi. Fiona decides to sell her stuff, the event is a success, and Fiona and Imogen share a kiss. Working on the school newspaper, Clare and Eli are talking again, and also share a kiss. After Maya considers auditioning for a band at a bar, she decides taking up the trumpet will be the challenge she is looking for.

star 8.17
18 votes
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Here Comes Your Man (2)

#9 - Here Comes Your Man (2)

Season 6 - Episode 2

Emma can't get over Sean and Peter stands by helplessly watching his girlfriend fall for another guy. Peter and Sean want to know which of them she wants more, so they take to the streets for a race that ends with disasterous results. Meanwhile Ellie faces the harsh realities of dorm life and decides to do something about it.

star 8.16
19 votes
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Nowhere to Run (2)

#10 - Nowhere to Run (2)

Season 11 - Episode 31

The Degrassi students return from a summer of activities a week before the new school year. Jake and Clare are still not talking, and their parents wedding sends Jake looking for space away from Clare. Katie is concerned that Bianca has been spending too much time with Drew, and Alli returns to Dave to find out he has cheated on her. Jake invites Katie, Drew, Marisol, and Alli to his remote cabin for a summer ending event, when Clare finds out, Bianca agrees to drive her. Clare arrives to find Alli kissing Jake, and runs into the woods, Jake and Drew follow, but Eli finds her first. Marisol freaks out when strange things start to happen, and Bianca keeps making references to horror movies. Marisol and Katie decide to relax with some weed Marisol found in the couch, but the two become paranoid in a shed. When repairing Clare's wound, Jake admits he still has feelings to her, the night ends with Clare and Jake's parents checking in on the party. The following morning Clare and Alli separate as friends, Katie becomes more comfortable with Bianca around, and Clare's and Jake's flirtation returns.

star 8.14
7 votes
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Take On Me

#11 - Take On Me

Season 3 - Episode 16

Five kids from different worlds are stuck in a room - on a Saturday! When Raditch introduces Saturday detention, Sean, Ellie, Hazel, Jimmy and Toby are the first inductees. Despite being in different cliques, the students come to realize that they're all in the same boat together. With a school all to themselves, they have a lot more fun than they anticipated. But will these new-found friendships survive Monday morning?

star 8.13
15 votes
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Young Forever

#12 - Young Forever

Season 13 - Episode 8

The students of Degrassi prepare to say good bye to one of their own, but Drew isn’t ready to let go of his younger brother yet.

star 8.13
23 votes
Sabotage (1)

#13 - Sabotage (1)

Season 12 - Episode 17

Clare writes an article, to the chagrin of Dallas, and others at school. Tori, Tristan, and Dave enter a talent competition. Drew and Bianca's relationship.

star 8.11
9 votes
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When Doves Cry (2)

#14 - When Doves Cry (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2

The second part of the season premiere, with great performances by new main stars and guest stars. When Craig got home, he discovers that his father has been rumaging through his dark room, viewing all the photos that he has taken of Joey and Angela. This led to his father beating him, resulting in the destruction of Craig's camera. The next day, Craig's father apologizes and offers Craig a few thousand dollars for a new digital camera. Later, Craig takes Angela off of Emma's hands to the park, but Craig surprisingly asks Angela to go to British Columbia with him, with the money that his father gave him for a camera. Joey finds out about this, and is angered, finally telling him to stay away from his daughter. When Craig arrived home, his father receives the news earlier in the day, and chases after Craig, ready to beat him. Successfully, Craig jumps out of his window, and meats up with Sean, thinking whether to leave to British Columbia. When he played chicken with a train, he runs of

star 8.11
18 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers: Aaron Martin, Yan Moore, Linda Schuyler
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White Wedding (2)

#15 - White Wedding (2)

Season 2 - Episode 13

Snake and Spike are only two days away from the wedding. Emma styles her hair, only for it to turn out worse than she thought. Spike and Snake have an argument about having a baby in which Snake reveals that he's not ready for a child. Spike later finds out that she is pregnant...and plans to have an abortion. Snake has a bachelor party in which Joey invited a stripper. Emma catches J.T. and Toby spying on ""Fancy"" outside Joey's window on her way to tell Snake about the baby. Spike finds out that Emma told Snake, and they end up having a long discussion that makes them late for the wedding. The wedding goes on, and so does the reception afterward. Emma makes up with Sean and they kiss in the end.

star 8.11
18 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers:
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Unbelievable (2)

#16 - Unbelievable (2)

Season 13 - Episode 24

Conclusion. Zoë gets drunk at a party and rumors circulate about what happened. This prompts Beck to do a story on DTV about teenage girls and alcohol, but then she finds a video of Zoë and two unidentifiable guys and digs deeper.

star 8.11
9 votes
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White Wedding (1)

#17 - White Wedding (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12

Snake and Spike are only two days away from the wedding. Emma styles her hair, only for it to turn out worse than she thought. Spike and Snake have an argument about having a baby in which Snake reveals that he's not ready for a child. Spike later finds out that she is pregnant...and plans to have an abortion. Snake has a bachelor party in which Joey invited a stripper. Emma catches J.T. and Toby spying on ""Fancy"" outside Joey's window on her way to tell Snake about the baby. Spike finds out that Emma told Snake, and they end up having a long discussion that makes them late for the wedding. The wedding goes on, and so does the reception afterward. Emma makes up with Sean and they kiss in the end.

star 8.10
21 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers:
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Scream (2)

#18 - Scream (2)

Season 12 - Episode 20

It is the opening night of the play, and Tristan can not be found. Clare plans her next meet with her former internship boss.

star 8.09
11 votes
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Cabaret

#19 - Cabaret

Season 1 - Episode 13

Center stage at Degrassi this week goes to the talent show! Why's Terri using ESP instead of just talking to Ash? Can their friendship survive their creative differences? And what on earth is Toby doing in TIGHTS?

star 8.07
27 votes
Directors: Laurie Lynd
Writers: Aaron Martin, James Hurst
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Rusty Cage (1)

#20 - Rusty Cage (1)

Season 12 - Episode 13

Campbell feels he is letting his hockey team down, and decides to fake sick to miss a practice, and be with Maya. The team finds out he was singing karaoke, and Dallas makes him skate until he collapses. K.C.'s father is out of prison, and is showing that he has changed himself, getting a job, and flirting with K.C.'s mother again. Fiona's loft is a mess, both she and Drew blame each other.

star 8.06
16 votes
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Closer to Free (1)

#21 - Closer to Free (1)

Season 12 - Episode 9

Jenna meets Becky, and she invites Jenna to her home, without mentioning the Christian group there to meet her. Becky pursues a relationship with Jenna, but it is Becky's attractive brother, Luke, that Jenna is most invested in. Clare receives advise from her mentor, but when she turns down Connor's, he publicly posts her comments on Twitter. Drew finds schoolwork difficult, with his concussion, but a job at the mall seems natural.

star 8.06
17 votes
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Believe (2)

#22 - Believe (2)

Season 13 - Episode 38

Zoë's trial winds down with some secrets from her past being exposed by the press. Becky continues to struggle with her testimony.

star 8.06
17 votes
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Dressed in Black

#23 - Dressed in Black

Season 2 - Episode 18

Jimmy invited Ashley to come to his party in ""Message in a bottle"" and she didn't know why. Now they become friends again but decide that they grew to far apart for anything else. Ashley considers changing the new gothic her to get back with Jimmy but decides its not worth it if she can't be herself. Mean while JT and Toby learn about condoms in sex ed class and JT convinces toby that they should be prepared and stock up on them. Spinner finds the condoms in Toby's locker and tells kendra. Neither of them trust toby anymore.

star 8.06
17 votes
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Mother and Child Reunion (2)

#24 - Mother and Child Reunion (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2

Emma is at a hotel waiting for Jordan, an enviornmentalist whom she met on the internet. After waiting in the hotel lobby, his ""teacher"" greets Emma and invites her up to his hotel room, saying that the person Emma is supposed to meet should be coming soon. Emma soon discovers that the teacher is the boy she met on the Internet. She freaks out and attempts to leave, but he stops her so she scurries into the bathroom. The teacher tells Emma that he is leaving, but it is actually a trick. He has a video camera, and plans on taping himself raping Emma. Toby, J.T., and Manny dash to the reunion and tell Spike and Mr. Simpson about the whole situation and how Emma is in danger. They hurry to the hotel room and rescue Emma before anything extremely dangerous happens. In the end, though somewhat disturbed, Emma learns her lesson and the bond between her and Spike grows even closer.

star 8.02
42 votes
Directors: Bruce McDonald
Writers: Yan Moore, Phil Earnshaw.
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Walking on Broken Glass (2)

#25 - Walking on Broken Glass (2)

Season 12 - Episode 4

Drew tries to win back Bianca, by entering the academic wiz team, but his concussion symptoms are revealed. Drew explains his MMA past to his mother, and tackles a shoplifter at the mall, not helping his situation, but winning back Bianca. Eli and Becky continue to clash while casting Romeo and Juliet, when Becky labels Tristan as "confused", Eli changes the two leads to homosexual males. Tristan tells Campbell he was posing as Maya, causing Campbell to become angry at both of them.

star 8.00
20 votes
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