Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987 to 1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of ...
I put together both DJH Theme song versions over the entire 3 seasons. LYRICS: Wake up in the morning, feeling shy and lonely, gee, I gotta go to school. I don't think I can make it, don't think I can take it, I'm wondering what I'm gonna do. But when I look around I see, that someone is smiling right at me. Wait! That someone's talkin' to me, hey, I gotta new friend. Everybody can succeed, all you need is to believe. Be honest with yourself, forget your fears and (go), C'mon give us a try at DEGRASSI JUNIOR HIGH.
When Spike's period is late, she can hardly believe it - she never meant to go as far as she did with Shane. She is torn apart, not knowing what to tell Shane, ...
Spike's pregnancy would not only turn out to be a major, ground-breaking story line in the history of 80s TV, but the story would continue 15 years later on 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' when Spike's (fictional) daughter, Emma, becomes a central character in the new series.
Degrassi Junior High (later Degrassi High) started quietly enough in January of 1987. Most viewers' first exposure to it came in the form of classroom screenings - as it had with the series antecedent The Kids of Degrassi Street, a slept on masterpiece of early 80s Hogtown lore. Primarily shown across North America in classrooms on beaten up, pinking 16mm films, Kids was as much loved by lazy teachers as it was bored students, and blazed a curriculum friendly edu-tainment trail which Junior High successfully followed.
Just as Lucy's parents seem busier than ever, the new substitute teacher makes Lucy his class pet.
This episode, which explored sexual abuse by a teacher, helped position 'Degrassi' as a show that tackled serious, sensitive topics teens faced that no other shows wanted to talk about.
The following is a list of characters who appeared in the teen drama series Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High (including the immediate follow-up made-for ...
Rick and Caitlin try to help Kathleen when they discover that her mother is an alcoholic.
This is also one of the most memorable episodes of 'Degrassi', focusing on a central character, Kathleen, and her mother's alcoholism.
Sometimes it's tough to get a straight answer. Kathleen is spreading rumors that Ms. Avery is gay which ultimately causes Caitlin to question her own sexuality.
A teen show that explored sexuality in a thoughtful and serious way!! This was UNHEARD of in the late '80s!
Joey plans to find out for himself if Liz, a new student, is as fast as everyone says. Arthur and Yick have questions about wet dreams.
Wet dreams. There was nothing Degrassi wouldn't...ahem...touch.
See where Miriam McDonald, Cassie Steele, Drake, Nina Dobrev and more of the cast of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' are today.
Almost 30 years ago, to be exact, and our beloved stars have grown up a lot since then. While most of them have led happy, productive lives (except for Wheels, R.I.P. Wheels), only a few reprised their roles for "The Next Generation" and most weren't super successful as actors. "No one's hit it big. No one's become Mel Gibson," Pat Mastroianni, who played Joey, told The Globe and Mail back in 2001.
An emotional, haunting piece on the life and death of Neil Hope, who played the beloved Degrassi character "Wheels".