|Intimacy Level||Ex-Boyfriend and Ex-Girlfriend|
|Started Dating||This Charming Man (313)|
|Dating Status||Broken Up before Ghost in the Machine (1) (401)|
After breaking up with her ex-boyfriend Sean Cameron, Emma became interested in Chris while she was on the rebound. The two flirted, though Emma was unaware that Chris had a girlfriend at the time. After Chris and his girlfriend Melanda had broken up, he and Emma began to date. Chris and Emma both shared similar interests in books, current events, and more, which was a reason why they got along so well. They went on and dated for half of the third season of Degrassi: The Next Generation, but broke up over the summer before their sophomore year.
Their relationship started in This Charming Man and ended approximately three weeks prior to Ghost in the Machine (1) for an unknown reason. However, they may have had a tough break-up because in Modern Love, Chris makes fun of Emma for contracting gonorrhea from Jay Hogart.
In Against All Odds, she goes to the rave with Manny to see him, not knowing that he has a girlfriend, Melanda. After Chris and Melanda get into a fight, Emma comforts him. She uses advice from Manny to take advantage of his vulnerable state. But after a kiss, Emma pulls away. She leaves the rave, telling him that she wishes that things could have been different.In This Charming Man, Emma develops a crush on Chris after he shows that he is intellectual, charming, and cute. She convinces Chris to help catch Jay and Sean with the stolen equipment. Chris, however, is able to see that Emma is not over Sean, and tells her he is just wasting his time with her. Emma later finds Chris and asks for another chance, to which he decides to give to her.
In Accidents Will Happen (2), Chris comes over to Emma's to give her a book. They hear Manny and Craig on the baby monitor, and they joke that they are in "basic training" for parents.
In It's Raining Men, Emma and Chris both go to J.T.'s party to watch his commercial. After the commercial has aired, they both think it is funny.
In The Power of Love, Emma is Chris's date to the dance, and they have a good time with Manny and J.T. After the dance moves outside, they are seen dancing together.
At the beginning of Season 4, Chris and Emma toy with the idea of getting back together. Chris seemed more enthusiastic about the idea than Emma was. However, as Liberty Van Zandt developed a crush on Chris, Emma's jealousy led her to try and win Chris back, but only so he wouldn't be seen with Liberty. At the end, Chris seemingly decided that he didn't want either one of the girls and it ultimately led to Liberty ending her friendship with Emma (but of course, they reconciled eventually).
- They both had an interest in reading books.
- They both disliked Jay Hogart but Emma eventually became friends with him.
- It is never stated why they broke up, but they split between seasons 3 and 4.
- Start Up: This Charming Man (313)
- Broke Up: In July of the summer before Ghost in the Machine (1) (401)
- Reason: Unknown