The relationship between siblings Liberty Van Zandt and Danny Van Zandt was introduced in Season 4 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. Danny is shown to annoy Liberty at times, but is often very protective of her.


Season 4

In Mercy Street, Liberty scolds Danny when he brings out their mother's ironing board as a diving board.

In Voices Carry (2), Danny tries to give Liberty and J.T. Yorke an idea for Degrassi's upcoming play.

In Eye of the Tiger, Danny does not like the idea of J.T. and Liberty dating and tries to break them up when he rats them out to Mr Van Zandt. The next day at school Liberty worries when after J.T. pushes Danny down from their fight and leaves mad. After school when J.T. tries making up with Liberty, Danny decides to help him out, then gets disgusted when he sees them kissing.

Season 5

In I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, Danny was the second one to find out that J.T. got Liberty pregnant, after Toby. He gets mad at J.T. and is determined to make J.T. pay for his mistakes. He does that by making J.T. do his homework (including taking care of a baby for family planning). Later, Danny realizes that he should be supportive and does so.

In Total Eclipse Of The Heart, Derek goes over Danny's house to be tutored by Liberty. When Danny leaves to orders a pizza. Derek asks Liberty if she ever thought about keeping her baby. She takes the innocent question too personally, and orders Derek out of the house, leaving Derek confused what had happened between them. He later reveals that he asked the question because he was adopted himself. Later on, Derek suggests that J.T. and Liberty make a treasure box of personal items to send to her baby to see in the future. Liberty likes the idea and agrees. She then asks both Danny and Derek to put some things inside, so the baby would know he had lots of good people supporting him.

Season 6

In Rock This Town, Danny attended Liberty's birthday party shortly before his good friend J.T. was fatally stabbed by a Lakehurst Secondary School Drake Lempkey.

In The Bitterest Pill, Danny and Liberty both attended the Degrassi memorial service for J.T..

In If You Leave, they both objected to the presence of Lakehurst students in Degrassi.


Season 7

In Death or Glory (1), Liberty tries to break up a fight between Danny and Lucas Valieri.

Season 9

In Degrassi Takes Manhattan, they both attended Emma Nelson and Spinner Mason's wedding.