“High Fidelity (1)”
Season 5, Episode 18
March 13, 2006
May 19, 2006
When Darcy discovers that Spinner is far from a virgin, she's ready to pull the plug on their relationship, but not before she pulls a big ol' handful of Manny's hair. Spinner's at risk of losing the girl he loves. If only there were some way he could become a virgin again...
Spinner lies to Darcy about being a virgin, but when she finds out the truth about him and Manny, her jealousy and anger over being deceived leads to the end of their relationship and a fight between Manny and Darcy.
- This episode is named after the song High Fidelity by Elvis Costello.
- This episode marked the end of Darcy and Spinner's first relationship.
- This episode marked the end of Paige and Alex's first relationship.
- This episode marked the first time that Alex admitted to being an actual lesbian.
- Spinner reveals he has had sex with two other girls after Manny.
- After suffering from a panic attack in Our Lips Are Sealed (2), Emma is back from the hospital and is trying to work on recovering from her eating disorder.
- While trying to get support for the variety show, Manny is subjected to "Take it off!" comments from Danny Van Zandt and Derek Haig, referring to the video that circulated around the school of a drunk Manny taking her shirt off in Venus. The same video got her kicked off of Power Squad, which Manny later mentions.
- Paige is accepted into Banting University, the college she has always wanted to attend.
- Darcy is jealous of Spinner and Manny's past relationship, and the fact that they have had sex.
- Marco helps Spinner "re-virginize himself" and says that the incident with Friendship Club back in I Against I is old news.
Regular Cast (Ordered Alphabetically)
- Sarah Barrable-Tishauer as Liberty Van Zandt
- Deanna Casaluce as Alex Nuñez
- Lauren Collins as Paige Michalchuk
- Ryan Cooley as J.T. Yorke
- Melissa DiMarco as Daphne Hatzilakos
- Jake Goldsbie as Toby Isaacs
- Aubrey Graham as Jimmy Brooks
- Jamie Johnston as Peter Stone
- Shane Kippel as Spinner Mason
- Andrea Lewis as Hazel Aden
- Mike Lobel as Jay Hogart
- Miriam McDonald as Emma Nelson
- Adamo Ruggiero as Marco Del Rossi
- Cassie Steele as Manny Santos
- Dalmar Abuzeid as Danny Van Zandt
- Lisa Berry as Shelley
- Marc Donato as Derek Haig
- Shenae Grimes as Darcy Edwards
- Adam Korsan as Male customer
- Caroline Park as Kim
- Paige: "She's high on carpe diem. Side effect of being fired."
- Darcy: "Manny, even you can become pure again. All it takes is repentance."
Manny: "Yeah, I'll get right on that."
Darcy: "Well, you should, considering you are the school's biggest slut."
Manny: "You are THE LAST PERSON TO EVER CALL ME THAT!"
- Spinner: "You know what I believe, Darcy? I believe I will never be clean enough, not for you. We're through, okay."
- Alex: "Jay, I'm not bi! I'm not confused. I'm a lesbian, an actual lesbian."
- "Doesn't Anybody Hear" by The Novaks
- "Dullsville" by The Novaks
- "Tell Me" by Donatella