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Degrassi (formerly titled, Degrassi: The Next Generation) is a Canadian teen drama television series on Canadian networks CTV (Seasons 1-8) and MuchMusic (Season 9-12) and MTV Canada (Season 13-present), and in the United States, on TeenNick, previously, The N. The show deals with subjects familiar to teenagers, often controversial[1] or taboo topics such as abortion and sexual orientation. This even led the show's American broadcaster, TeenNick, to censor some episodes due to the subject matter.[2]

Here is a list of the issues the show deals with that relates to primarily the teenagers of the show.

General issues

Alcohol abuse

# Episode Name Information
1.04 Eye of the Beholder Paige convinces Terri to get drunk so that she can take the opportunity to steal Spinner's date with Terri.
2.16 Message in a Bottle Sean feels unwanted and starts drinking at Emma's house. He later shows up at Jimmy's party drunk and embarrasses himself.
3.08 Whisper to a Scream After Ellie's father leaves in a military mission to Afghanistan, her alcoholic mother relapses.
3.21 Our House Amy gets alcohol poisoning at Sean's house party.
4.05 Anywhere I Lay My Head Ellie's mother reverts back to her alcoholic ways, and nearly burns the house down as a result.
4.16 Eye of the Tiger After everyone turns against him for his involvement in the school shooting, Spinner gets drunk with Jay by mixing vodka with soda.
5.01 Venus, Part 1 Manny gets drunk on vodka at Peter's party before exposing herself on camera.
5.10 Redemption Song Jay and Spinner consume cans of beer during the Christian group retreat.
5.11 The Lexicon of Love, Part 1 Peter tries to spike the drinks at the premiere of Jay & Silent Bob Go Canadian, Eh?.
5.17 Total Eclipse of the Heart Liberty, upset that her baby's adoptive parents are moving to Seattle, tries to drink away her feelings.
6.11 Rock This Town Emma gets drunk at Liberty's birthday party and vomits during an attempt at sex with Sean. Drake and Johnny get drunk before Drake murders J.T. Yorke. Other characters are seen drinking at the party.
7.01 Standing In The Dark, Part 1 Darcy's drink is spiked with Rohypnol by a stranger. Peter gets drunk.
7.08 Jessie's Girl Ellie gets drunk before her interview with Caitlin Ryan, in which she calls her a slut.
7.21 Everything She Wants Various teenagers are underage drinking at Lucas' party.
8.02 Uptown Girl, Part 2 Mia takes a few shots of liquor at a party.
8.04 Didn't We Almost Have It All Liberty gets drunk at a sorority party, goes streaking and eventually gets her stomach pumped due to excessive alcohol consumption.
8.08 Lost in Love, Part 1 Spinner gets drunk and shows up to Jane's house.
8.13 Jane Says, Part 1 Jane gets drunk at the Dot during the Degrassi Alumni Football Game meeting and Lucas takes her home.
8.19-8.22 Paradise City: Degrassi Goes Hollywood Ellie gets drunk at Paige's party and tries to drown herself in the ocean.
9.11 Heart Like Mine, Part 1 KC and Coach Carson consume many beers and become intoxicated. The next day, KC arrives at school hungover and continues to vomit in a trash can.
10.7 Better Off Alone, Part 1 K.C. doesn't want to live with his mom, so he takes a bottle of alcohol he found in her cabinet and plans to say that she gave it to him. At the end of the episode, Bianca and K.C. go off to drink the alcohol.
10.8 Better Off Alone, Part 2 K.C., Bianca and Fitz wake up in Bianca's car with terrible hangovers.
10.10 I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, Part 2 At a Dead Hand reunion concert, Sav, Eli, and Adam come across a very drunk Bianca and offer to take her home.
10.21 Purple Pills, Part 1 A stressed and nervous Fiona drinks champagne to calm her nerves and nearly costs the school dance because of it.
10.22 Purple Pills, Part 2 Fiona begins to fill water bottles with champagne and drinking at school. When her mom finds out, Fiona cracks. She stops drinking and taking her prescription.
10.27 Love Lockdown, Part 1 Fiona gets drunk at a party at her condo.
10.33 When Love Takes Over, Part 1 Fiona drinks champagne while at a private rehearsal with Adam and kisses him. Later, she continues to drink.
10.34 When Love Takes Over, Part 2 Fiona shows up to Lovers Lunch with Adam, Eli and Clare drunk and when Adam asks if she's drinking because of him, she hesitates. When Holly J. tells Adam she has a problem drinking, he refuses to believe it until he shows up at her condo and she's laying on the couch wasted. She is then sent to rehab.
10.41 Chasing Pavements, Part 1 Fiona gets out of rehab after realizing she has a problem. She considers drinking after the pressure of going to court comes back.
11.11 Paper Planes, Part 2 Charlie (unaware that Fiona is an alcoholic) wants to celebrate being bed bug-free by drinking some champagne. Fiona confesses to Charlie, but tries to insists she's better and can drink.
11.26 Take a Bow, Part 1 Fiona gets her hopes up thinking Charlie is single, but Charlie introduces her girlfriend at an art show. Fiona, upset, grabs a couple of bottles of champagne and gets drunk on her windowsill, letting out Charlie's cat.
11.27 Take a Bow, Part 2 Fiona wakes up with 2 empty champagne bottles, and hides them from her mom. She later goes out and buys a bottle but Charlie takes it from her. When Fiona, Anya, Holly J. and Chantay have their own pre-prom, Fiona confesses she drank.
12.17 Sabotage, Part 1 Clare is in the storage room calling previous interns of Asher when Bo, Invgar, Dallas and Luke walk in. They start to drink beer, and ask Clare if she wants some. When she refuses, they start to guzzle it down. Later, Dallas invites Clare to blow off some steam. She drinks a can and immediately gets drunk. She tells Dallas all about Asher and a drunken Dallas proceeds to kiss her.
12.32 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 2  Dallas drinks beer as a way of coping with Cam's death. 
12.37 Zombie, Part 1 Maya drinks wine coolers and ends up drunk at Drew's campaign party.
13.01-02 Summertime Miles and Maya drink during the party Miles's dad is hosting.
13.22 Basket Case Zoe gets drunk at Miles' party and is assaulted while semi conscious.

Bullying/Assault

# Episode Name Information
1.03 Family Politics Manny and Emma are bullied on their week at Degrassi. Because the person bullying them is a male upperclassman (Spinner), the two end it by fake crying.
1.11 Friday Night Spinner and Jimmy bully a teacher as revenge for what they felt was unfair treatment in class causing her to take a leave of absence.
2.4 Karma Chameleon Ashley is ostracized by her former friends due to her behavior under the influence of ecstasy at a party.
2.11 Don't Believe the Hype Hazel and many other students bully a Muslim student. A few students end up trashing her display of her heritage at International Day.
3.05 Pride, Part 2 Spinner shuns and bullies Marco because of his sexuality. Marco also becomes a victim of a gay bashing.
3.06 Gangsta Gangsta Jay and his friends make fun of Sean and Emma.
4.04 Mercy Street Rick becomes a victim of bullying upon his return to Degrassi after putting Terri in a coma. Emma and Paige work together to turn the entire school against him.
4.07 Time Stands Still, Part 1 Spinner and Jimmy throw Rick into a dumpster. Spinner, Jay and Alex continue to ridicule him. They take the bullying too far and eventually the bullies pour a bucket of yellow paint and chicken feathers on him during one of his proudest moments.
4.08 Time Stands Still, Part 2 Danny, J.T. as well as various other students ridicule Rick behind his back. He brings a gun to school; he shoots Jimmy and attempts to shoot Emma.
4.12 Voices Carry, Part 2 Due to experiencing symptoms of his bipolar disorder, Craig physically attacks Joey at home.
4.16 Eye of the Tiger After the truth is revealed about Spinner's involvement in the shooting, he is ostracized by the whole school.
4.20 West End Girls Manny conspires with other cheerleaders in a prank against Paige, which results in Paige breaking her leg and seeking revenge.
4.22 Going Down the Road, Part 2 Craig is assaulted by a runaway after Craig stops him from mugging someone.
5.01 Venus, Part 1 Spinner continues to be ignored by his former friends when he returns to school.
5.02 Venus, Part 2 Manny is mortified when the video of her exposing her breasts on camera is spread throughout the school. Chantay and a few of the other cheerleaders make fun of her and she is forced to leave Spirit Squad.
5.05 Weddings, Parties, Anything Ellie throws a drumstick at Manny's head due to jealousy.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 J.T. is assaulted when he tries to get out of his drug trafficking schemes.
5.09 Tell It to My Heart Tim, a gay student at Degrassi, gets bullied because of his sexuality.
6.03 True Colors Sean gets assaulted by other inmates while serving his prison sentence for a hit and run.
6.04 Can't Hardly Wait Darcy judges Mia, the new student who happens to be a teenage mom. A fight breaks out during a school basketball game involving Manny, Mia, Darcy, J.T., Nic and a few other Lakehurst student. This is the start of the Degrassi vs Lakehurst rivalry.
6.07 Working for the Weekend Alex joins the lacrosse team where one of her old bullying victims is a teammate. The past victim begins bullying Alex for revenge as all of Alex' school friends have graduated.
6.08 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Derek and Danny encounter a teacher who abuses his powers and bullies his students.
6.10 What It Feels Like to Be a Ghost Part 2 J.T. challenges the bullies from Lakehurst to a fight. He fails to show, so the Lakehurst bullies jump Toby and break his arm.
6.11 Rock This Town

J.T. gets fatally stabbed by the bullies from Lakehurst.

7.04 It's Tricky Holly J insults Mia and ruins her lunch.
7.05 Death or Glory, Part 1 In the school cafeteria, Johnny and his friends tease Toby. Spinner intervenes and breaks up the fight. Lucas taunts Danny over J.T.'s death. A fight breaks out in the school yard involving Liberty, Danny and Lucas. Spinner punches Johnny in the face when he catches Johnny taunting Toby.
7.06 Death or Glory, Part 2 Spinner beats up Johnny. At the end of the fight, Bruce kicks Spinner in the stomach.
7.08 Jessie's Girl Ellie calls Caitlin a slut during a lecture. Holly J calls Derek ugly and Anya laughs. Mia tries to befriend Anya, but Anya insults her and hangs out with Holly J instead.
7.12 Live to Tell Darcy falsely accuses Mr. Simpson of sexual harassment. Students gossip and taunt Emma.
7.18 Another Brick in the Wall When Snake is cleared of sexual harassment, many students still believe that he is guilty, creating a hostile environment for Snake and Emma.
7.20 Ladies' Night Holly J betrays Anya. Anya seeks revenge on Holly J and during a Free the Children Fast, Anya gets a video of Holly J cheating and eating a cookie. Derek, Jane and other students make fun of Holly J and throw trash at her. Holly J ruins the fast by handing out food.
8.03 Fight the Power Many of the football players and cheerleaders do not like Jane playing on the football team. They make fun of her and after practice, Derek and Bruce jump her.
8.11 Causing a Commotion Due to Asperger's Syndrome, Connor pushes Alli. The Shep makes fun of the gifted students and calls Clare a derogatory name.
8.12 Heat of the Moment Alli picks a fight with Holly J. Holly J eventually humiliates Alli. Alli decides to make a hate group about Holly J on a social networking site. During lunch, the cafeteria chants, "I Hate Holly J." Holly J leaves the cafeteria in tears.
9.07 Beat It Riley punches a gay lifeguard and bashes his sexuality.
10.11 Try Honesty Fitz bullies Eli by vandalizing his hearse and giving him a low blow, so to speak. He attempts to fight Adam, but Eli steps in in the nick of time.
10.15 My Body Is A Cage, Part 1 Adam is bullied for being an FTM transgender. His crush outs him and threatens him. Fitz and Owen carry him out of the boy's bathroom and throw him through the girl's bathroom window. Later, the two beat up Adam's brother, Drew.
10.19 Still Fighting It, Part 1 Owen and the jocks ridicule and mock Zane for being gay. Riley, trying to understand, attends a lecture on homophobia with Zane, who confesses about the jokes and being hurt from them. Riley tries to stop the jocks.
10.20 Still Fighting It, Part 2 Riley confronts Owen for writing "HOMO" on his locker and punches him. When Owen calls Riley a whackjob, Riley shoves him into the lockers.
10.22 Purple Pills, Part 2 When Adam wants to join Fitz's secret fight club, Fitz pairs him with Bianca because he has a female's body. Adam becomes enraged and punches Fitz in the gut walking down the hall. Fitz then threatens to find Adam after school. After school, Fitz punches Eli for trying to calm down Adam, who continues to try to fight Fitz and ultimately kicks him in the groin.
10.26 Don't Let Me Get Me, Part 2 Bianca confronts Alli for sending naked pictures of her to the whole school and the two fight.
10.30 Umbrella, Part 2 Dave tazers Wesley to impress his older friends.
11.01 Boom Boom Pow, Part 1 When Bianca's ex, Anson, tries to rape her in an alley, Drew tries to fight him off but fails and Bianca hits Anson with a rock, killing him.
11.05 Idioteque Gang members attack Drew in the middle of the road and beat him severely.
11.06 Cry Me a River, Part 1 Dave becomes freaked out by Adam and calls him out for being a transgender live on air.
11.07 Cry Me a River, Part 2 Adam confronts Dave and they fight after Dave mocks transgender people by cross-dressing.
11.17 Lose Yourself, Part 2 Jenna hits K.C. with a guitar after she finds out he cheated on her with Marisol.
11.23 Drop It Like It's Hot, Part 2 Vince hits Bianca after she refuses to do what he tells her to do.
11.29 Dead and Gone, Part 2 Vince fires two gunshots at prom after Drew fights him off. One of the bullets hits Adam's left shoulder.
12.04 - 12.14 Starting at Gives You Hell Part 1 Dallas and Luke start making comments towards Cam, eventually making him cut his hand with his skates and jumping off the railing of the stairs, injuring his arm so he can't play for six weeks
12.31 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 1 Zig verbally degrades Cam and calls him a psycho, which is a factor in his committing suicide.
12.33 Ray Of Light, Part 1 Luke makes a comment about Connor, saying that no one will care about him right after he got pushed and dropped his things.

Drug abuse/Drug possession/Drug use

# Episode Name Information
1.07 Basketball Diaries Jimmy takes Spinner's Ritalin to try to improve his basketball performance.
1.15 Jagged Little Pill J.T. acquires an ecstasy pill from his cousin (which is confiscated by Sean). He gives it to Ashley to throw away, but instead, she decides to take it herself.
2.09 Mirror in the Bathroom In an attempt to lose weight for the school's wrestling team, Toby abuses laxatives.
5.03 Death of a Disco Dancer Paige finds out that Matt smokes marijuana; he gives her a bag of weed as a good-bye present, which outrages her. She smokes it with Alex after being dared to do so by Alex.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 Upset that his life is turning to ruin ever since he got Liberty pregnant, J.T. overdoses on Oxycodone.
6.02 Here Comes Your Man, Part 2 Peter frames Sean by planting a bag of marijuana in his locker.
6.09 What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost, Part 1 Craig is caught snorting cocaine and is revealed to have an addiction. After feeling stupid in front of Ellie and Craig's friends, she asks Craig to try it. Her and Craig both get high together.
7.01 Standing in the Dark, Part 1 A stranger spikes Darcy's drink with Rohypnol.
7.03 Love is a Battlefield Jay and Alex smoke weed together.
7.10 Pass the Dutchie Spinner becomes nauseous from the chemotherapy and decides to smoke marijuana after Jay convinces him to do so.
7.23 If This Is It A stranger offers Spinner some weed, but he turns it down.
8.10 Bad Medicine Riley takes steroids not only to help him out with his football game, but also as an antidote to his homosexuality.
8.15 Touch of Grey Emma smokes pot with her new friends earning her the nickname "Blaze." Emma decides to make weed brownies for the floor Olympics. Then, Emma's friend Becca goes into a diabetic coma due to forgetting to take her insulin. The campus cops search the dorms and Kelly gets caught with the weed. Hem is subsequently kicked out of residence.
9.01 Just Can't Get Enough, Part 1 Peter is given methamphetamine at a party to help make him feel better about himself.
9.02 Just Can't Get Enough, Part 2 Peter becomes addicted to meth and almost loses his life, he decides to stop doing the drug and get help in recovering.
9.14 Start Me Up At Peter's club, a few people are seen smoking pot. Jane catches Victoria coming out of the bathroom stall after sniffing Meth. Victoria offers Peter meth, but he turns it down.
10.9 I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, Part 1 Bianca gets Jenna some fat-absorbing pills so Jenna can fit into her Power Squad uniform.
10.10 I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, Part 2 Jenna continues taking the pills with some very embarrassing results.
10.36 The Way We Get By, Part 2 Drew takes shrooms at the ravine and lashes out on Bianca. He goes to the basketball game high.
11.10 Paper Planes, Part 1 Anya believes she has nothing else to lose and does crack cocaine at a club. Later, her and Owen have a fight and she does more coke.
11.11 Paper Planes, Part 2 Anya empties her necklace full of sand and puts the cocaine in there. At an interview, she does more coke because she's nervous. When she doesn't get in, she does more coke.
11.20 Extraordinary Machine, Part 1 At Above the Dot, Anya does coke and vomits from a bad batch.
11.21 Extraordinary Machine, Part 2 Anya's mom finds her necklace with coke and Anya reveals that she has been doing drugs ever since she was rejected from university.
11.34 Can't Tell Me Nothing, Part 1 Katie takes her mother's codeine pills when she hurts her leg in soccer.
11.35 Can't Tell Me Nothing, Part 2 Katie takes some of her mother's medicine resulting in her losing control of machinery.
11.42 Hollaback Girl, part 1 Katie befriends Bianca so that she can score some Oxy from one of her former friends.
11.43 Hollaback Girl, part 2 Katie is revealed to have overdosed and been sent to the hospital. Her parents decide to send her to rehab for the rest of the semester.
12.21 Building a Mystery, part 1 Eli and Jake get stoned to find ideas for a project and release their creativity.
12.25-26 I Want It That Way Overwhelmed with schoolwork, Alli asks Dallas for some uppers so she can stay awake longer, but she begins to behave erratically from sleep deprivation and crashes her car.
12.27-28 Tonight, Tonight Jake and Eli smoke pot while Clare and Helen have gone out and are caught when they return.
12.32 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 2 Eli and Jake smoke weed as a way of coping with Cam's death. 
12.33 Ray of Light, Part 1 While attending a secret party with Jake and Mo, Talia offers Eli MDMA, which he accepts, getting very high.
12.34 Ray of Light, Part 2 Talia gives Eli the leftover MDMA from the party and he takes it at school, and is suspended for his wacky behaviour while high.
13.01-02 Summertime Miles smokes Marijuana.

Fighting

# Episode Name Information
1.14 Under Pressure Jimmy and Sean brawl after school. Sean pushes Emma without realizing what he's doing.
2.20 How Soon Is Now? J.T. attacks Dean after discovering that the latter had raped Paige at party.
3.06 Gangsta Gangsta Sean fights Jay after being wrongfully accused of breaking the vending machine.
3.20 I Want Candy Emma gets into a hallway fight with Alex.
4.06 Islands in the Stream Craig and Spinner get into a fight over what happened between Manny and Spinner at the fundraiser car wash.
4.08 Time Stands Still, Part 2 Spinner scuffles with Jimmy after Jimmy defended Rick from Spinner's bullying.
4.18 Modern Love Manny and Paige fight because Manny exposed Paige and Matt's relationship to the school.
5.03 Death of a Disco Dancer Jimmy scuffles with Derek in the hall after he calls Jimmy a "cripple."
5.06 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Danny fights J.T. after figuring out that Liberty is pregnant.
5.10 Redemption Song Spinner fights Jay after finding out that Jay tried to trick Darcy into having sex with Spinner which would have caused her to abandon her religious beliefs about abstinence.
5.14 I Against I Marco gets into a fight with Linus because Linus' Christian group had targeted him for both his homosexuality and his views on safe sex.
5.16 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 2 While hanging out together at the mall with their mutual friend Paige, Hazel and Alex erupt in a fight.
5.18 High Fidelity, Part 1 Manny and Darcy get into a physical fight after Darcy calls Manny a slut.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 Upset that he doesn't have enough credits to graduate, Jimmy takes his frustration out on Spinner.
6.04 Can't Hardly Wait Mia gets attacked by a girl from a rival school, which escalates into a student riot.
6.07 Working for the Weekend During a robbery at the t-shirt store, Spinner engages in a fight with the culprits and manages to subdue one until the police arrive.
6.08 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Sean lashes out against Jay because of Jay's past sexual relationship with Emma.
6.10 What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost, Part 2 J.T. challenges the bullies from Lakehurst to a fight. He fails to show, so Toby ends up as the victim instead.
7.05 Death Or Glory, Part 2 A fight breaks out in the school yard involving Danny, Liberty and Lucas. Spinner punches Johnny in the face when he catches Johnny taunting Toby.
7.06 Death Or Glory, Part 2 Spinner starts fighting to take his mind of his cancer and his fights are posted online.
8.03 Fight the Power Derek and Bruce jump Jane after football practice.
8.10 Bad Medicine Riley and Sav get into a fight, resulting Riley in getting suspended.
9.07 Beat It, Part 1 Riley punches Sam, a gay lifeguard.
10.12-10.13 Try Honesty Throughout this two part episode, Eli and Fitz get into a series of fights.
10.15 My Body Is A Cage Drew fights Fitz while Owen holds Adam down. This fight results in Drew getting a black eye.
10.19 Still Fighting It, Part 1 Owen and the jocks ridicule and mock Zane for being gay. Riley, trying to understand, attends a lecture on homophobia with Zane, who confesses about the jokes and being hurt from them. Riley tries to stop the jocks.
10.20 Still Fighting It, Part 2 Riley confronts Owen for writing "HOMO" on his locker and punches him. When Owen calls Riley a whackjob, Riley shoves him into the lockers.
10.22 Purple Pills, Part 2 When Adam wants to join Fitz's secret fight club, Fitz pairs him with Bianca because he has a female's body. Adam becomes enraged and punches Fitz in the gut walking down the hall. Fitz then threatens to find Adam after school. After school, Fitz punches Eli for trying to calm down Adam, who continues to try to fight Fitz and ultimately kicks his penis.
10.26 Don't Let Me Get Me, Part 2 Bianca confronts Alli for sending her naked pictures to the whole school and the two fight.
11.01 Boom Boom Pow, Part 1 After Bianca's ex, Anson, tries to rape her in an alley, Drew tries to fight him off.
11.05 Idioteque Gang members attack Drew in the middle of the road.
11.07 Cry Me a River, Part 2 Adam confronts Dave and they fight after Dave mocks transgender people by cross-dressing.
11.13 Should've Said No, Part 2 Drew catches Owen and other guys fighting in their own secret fight club.
11.18 Mr. Brightside, Part 1 Drew and the other guys in the fight club struggle to keep their club a secret while still being able to be in the weight room without a supervisor.
11.19 Mr. Brightside, Part 2 Drew attends matches and at first fails to stay up but then wins the next.
11.29 Dead and Gone, Part 2 Drew fights Vince to save Bianca when he shows up at prom. Drew defeats Vince, but he pulls a gun and shoots Adam.
11.32-33 Underneath It All Tori starts a fight with Maya in band class over Zig.
12.07 Say Ain't It So, Part 1 Luke insults Jake, calling him a tree-hugger and picks a fight with him. The two almost fight before they are caught by Principal Simpson.
12.18 Sabotage, Part 2 The Ice Hounds crash Clare's birthday party and behave obnoxiously, insulting the other guests. When Katie asks them to leave, a brawl starts that results in the team getting kicked out.
12.20 Scream, Part 2 When Luke refuses to give Tristan's phone to Owen, he proceeds to push him up against a locker until Luke gives up the phone.
12.31 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 1  Cam starts a fight with Zig when he becomes jealous of Zig's interactions with Maya. 

Gambling

# Episode Name Information
4.17 Queen of Hearts Ellie develops a knack for euchre and begins gambling for rent money.
6.17 Sunglasses at Night In order to get enough money for spring break, Marco starts playing Texas hold 'em poker with Jay's friends.
11.22 Drop It Like It's Hot, Part 1 Alli begins to gamble for money to make up for lashing out on Dave.
11.23 Drop It Like It's Hot, Part 2 Alli bails on meeting Dave's parents to play poker. She later goes back and starts losing all her money, but refuses to back out until Dave calls his dad who arrives and breaks up the game.
12.29-30 Degrassi: Las Vegas Katie gambles her college fund away hoping she might win enough to attend the school of her dreams.

Gossip

# Episode Name Information
1.10 Rumours and Reputations Emma accidentally initiates a rumor that Liberty is having sexual relations with a teacher.
7.03 Love Is A Battlefield Manny and Damien break up and Holly J spreads a rumor that Manny is racist.
10.3-10.4 Breakaway Jenna overhears Clare telling Alli about her new laser eye surgery and assumes Clare's planning on getting a boob job.
10.26 Don't Let Me Get Me, Part 1 Rumors circulate that Alli had oral sex with Owen in the boiler room.
11.05 Idioteque Owen reveals on Facerange that he had a one-night stand with a girl whose name starts with an A. Riley, Holly J. and Fiona begin to go through a list of names to determine who it was.
11.24-25 Don't Panic Katie reveals that Marisol hooked up with K.C. while he was dating Jenna in front of the school. Marisol seeks revenge by telling people that Katie is bulimic.

Racism

# Episode Name Information
2.11 Don't Believe the Hype During multiculturalism week, Hazel is afraid to reveal that she is a Muslim and pretends to be Jamaican instead. Later, a Muslim girl's project is vandalized and Hazel reveals that she is a Muslim.
7.03 Love Is A Battlefield Manny and Damien break up and Holly J spreads a rumor that Manny is racist.
7.15 Got My Mind Set on You A racist store clerk suspects Danny is up to something and accuses him of store theft.

Runaway youth

# Episode Name Information
2.01 When Doves Cry, Part 1 Craig attempts to run away from home with his half-sister Angela.
4.22 Going Down the Road, Part 2 Craig runs away from home and roams the downtown streets.
10.03 Breakaway, Part 1 Fiona boards a plane to Degrassi without telling her parents or Declan.
10.37 Jesus, Etc. Part 2 Alli disappears overnight and at first, Sav believes she's doing it for attention, but later realizes she ran away.
10.38-39 Hide and Seek Alli has run away to Johnny's dorm at TU. She tries to catch a bus to B.C., but gets her backpack (along with her ticket in it) stolen and she's convinced to go home by Sav.
11.36-37 Not Ready to Make Nice Clare runs away from home to escape her step-brother (and now ex-boyfriend) after the break-up, but finds out her new hosts are drug dealers. Jake goes over to her new house to bring her home and the police raid the house and arrest everyone.

Slander

# Episode Name Information
1.10 Rumours and Reputations In an attempt to "prove" that the school cafeteria has earwigs, Spinner plants his own bugs on the food and gets caught.
4.08 Time Stands Still, Part 2 Spinner and Jay set up Jimmy for what happened to Rick at the game show, resulting in Jimmy getting shot.
7.12 Live to Tell Darcy falsely accuses Mr. Simpson of sexual harassment.
12.12 Waterfalls, part 2 Asher lies and says Clare was fired from her internship because she was infatuated with him to cover up that he was sexually assaulting her.

School rivalries

# Episode Name Information
6.10 What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost, Part 2 Students from Lakehurst (a nearby high school) "declare war" on Degrassi for J.T.'s relationship with Mia, who once dated a student at Lakehurst.
6.11 Rock This Town J.T. is fatally stabbed by a Lakehurst bully.
6.13 If You Leave Lakehurst pays a visit at Degrassi during the basketball game.

Student protests

# Episode Name Information
2.19 Fight For Your Right Emma is suspended for her protest against the school's genetically modified foods.
4.04 Mercy Street After Rick starts coming back to Degrassi, Paige and Emma protest against dating violence.
7.09 Hungry Eyes Emma protests Purple Dragon after she is told by Natasha not to drink it because of the risk of weight gain and that her job is to sell the product & keep her mouth shut. Emma then takes a stand against the energy drink. When Natasha tries to keep her quiet, Emma strips off her dress in front of the entire school.
8.11 Causing a Commotion Clare protests against the Shep and decides to show the school who he truly is.
11.27-28 Love Lockdown Chantay organizes a protest against the new restrictions at Degrassi after Vegas Night, enlisting the Spirit Squad to cover the bathroom wall in graffiti and putting sticky notes all over Principal Simpson's car.
13.15 Black or White Imogen, Winston, Becky and other students protest Drew's rule regarding Degrassi TV not portraying the student council in a negative light.
13.19/20 Dig Me Out/Power to the People Imogen protests the schools dress code after being sent home for forgetting to wear a bra. The next day she comes to school with her bra on the outside of her shirt - starting a trend amongst the younger girls who want the dress code to be less restrictive.

Suicide and Attempted Suicide

# Episode Name Information
2.02 When Doves Cry, Part 2 Craig stands in front of an oncoming train because he is depressed about his father's abuse.
4.09 Back In Black Sean attempted to drown himself after he realized what a horrible person he comes off as to some people.
5.08 Turning Out J.T. swallows a handful of Oxycodone (a powerful painkiller) because he's stressed about losing Toby & Liberty.
7.02 Standing in the Dark, Part 2 Darcy attempts suicide by slitting her wrists in the girls' locker room shower.
7.12 Live to Tell Unable to cope with her rape, Darcy once again attempts suicide by almost jumping off the roof of Degrassi.
8.19-8.22 Paradise City: Degrassi Goes Hollywood Ellie attempts to drown herself due to depression from her father's post traumatic stress disorder.
10.45 Drop the World, Part 2 After getting into an argument with Clare over the phone that leads to their breakup, Eli purposefully crashes his hearse into a wall to get her to come to the hospital and see him.
12.31-12.32 Bitter Sweet Symphony Cam commits suicide when he is unable to cope with his depression anymore. 
12.32 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 2 Overcome with guilt over his role in Cam's death, Dallas contemplates suicide and almost jumps off the roof of Degrassi, but Fiona talks him down.

University life

# Episode Name Information
5.03 Death of a Disco Dancer Paige decides her future, but ruins a big chance.
5.18 High Fidelity, Part 1 Alex is feeling apathetic about her chances of having a post-secondary career because she believes she has no future.
6.01 Here Comes Your Man, Part 1 Marco and Dylan share a university dorm; Marco has trouble coping with the idea that everybody in high school is going off to live different lives.
6.02 Here Comes Your Man, Part 2 Ellie manages to get a dorm room at the university, but ends up with an annoying roommate. After publishing an article in the university newspaper about the roommate, Ellie gets kicked out.
6.14 Free Fallin', Part 1 Paige deals with excessive stress due to life at Banting.

Sexual issues

Illegal behaviour

Dating violence

# Episode Name Information
3.10 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick starts losing his temper and abusing Terri during their dates.
3.17 Don't Dream It's Over Rick wins Terri back after convincing her that he is a changed man. However, this proves to be false and Rick's abuse eventually puts Terri in a coma.
4.04 Mercy Street Rick returns to Degrassi which causes Emma to start a schoolwide campaign against dating violence.
10.1 What A Girl Wants, Part 1 Fiona gets a new boyfriend, who soon begins to abuse her.
11.23 Drop It Like It's Hot, Part 2 Bianca's "boyfriend" slaps her.

Pedophilia

# Episode Name Information
1.01 Mother and Daughter Reunion, Part 1 Emma meets an adult online posing as a teenager to win her affection.
1.02 Mother and Daughter Reunion, Part 2 Emma is held captive in a hotel room by the man who posed as a teenager online in an attempt to be with her sexually.
1.10 Rumours and Reputations After seeing Mr. Armstrong spend extra time with Liberty, Emma believes that something is going on between them.
4.13 Bark At The Moon Paige and her teacher begin to date.
4.21 Going Down the Road Jason Mewes flirts with multiple teenage girls.
6.06 Eyes Without a Face, Part 2 An adult viewer of Darcy's suggestive online photos tracks her down and follows her home from school.
7.12 Live to Tell Darcy falsely accuses Snake of sexual harassment.
10.17/18 Tears Dry On Their Own 1 & 2 Connor sneaks out to meet his online friend "LoveQueen16" and is nearly sexually assaulted by her.
11.24-25 Don't Panic Ms. Oh and Sav kiss. Mr. Simpson soon hears that they are having an inappropriate relationship, but Sav lies and says he started that rumor.
11.29 Dead and Gone, Part 2 Sav and Ms. Oh slow dance and kiss.

Rape

# Episode Name Information
2.07 Shout, Part 1 Paige is raped by Dean, an athlete from a competing school.
2.08 Shout, Part 2 Paige is hesitant to perform a song with her friends about rape because she was just recently raped herself.
2.20 How Soon Is Now? Paige confronts Dean about the rape and decides to press charges.
4.01 Ghost in the Machine, Part 1 Paige faces her rapist as the rape trial against Dean begins.
7.01 Standing in the Dark, Part 1 Darcy gets raped by an unknown assailant after drinking a drink laced with drugs at a party.
13.22 Basket Case Zoe is sexually assaulted by Luke and Neil at a party. The attack was video-taped & photos were leaked online.
13. Believe (1)Zoe faces her attackers in court.

Attempted Rape

# Episode Name Information
1.02 Mother & Child Reunion, Part 2 Emma is nearly raped by an online pedophile.

10.18

Tears Dry On Their Own, Part 2 Connor was nealry molested by LoveQueen16
11.01 Boom Boom Pow, Part 1 Bianca is almost raped by her ex-boyfriend, Anson. She and Drew attempt to fight him off and accidentally kill him in self-defense.

Sexual Harassment

# Episode Name Information
1.09 Coming of Age Emma and Spike get some inappropriate comments from a man while walking in the mall.
7.12 Live to Tell Darcy falsely accuses Snake of sexual harassment.
9.12 Heart Like Mine, Part 2 Coach Carson watches porn with K.C. and orders him a prostitute.
12.11-12 Waterfalls Clare is infatuated with her boss at her internship and he responds very inappropriately, harassing her on two separate occasions and threatening her so she won't tell anyone.


Sexual Abuse

# Episode Name Information
8.14-8.15 Jane Says Jane realizes her father used to sexually abuse her as a child and the only reason she forgot was because she repressed the memory.

Sexual acts

Sexual arousal

# Episode Name Information
2.05 Weird Science Spinner has trouble controlling his erections.
3.06 Gangsta Gangsta J.T. has a wet dream about Liberty.
4.04 Mercy Street J.T. attempts to impress Manny with his large penis size by using a penis pump.
6.04 Can't Hardly Wait Jimmy deals with erectile dysfunction, a result of his spinal cord injury. This causes major rifts in his relationship with Ashley.
10.31-32 Halo Wesley is excited for his big date with Anya, but after having several wet dreams about her, he purchases a supplement online that he hopes will give him more stamina with embarrassing results.
11.05 Idioteque Drew deals with erectile dysfunction resulting from his post-traumatic stress disorder after being jumped by Vince's gang.

Incest

# Episode Name Information
9.20-23 Degrassi Takes Manhatten Fiona kisses Declan in an attempt to make Holly J. jealous. This results in a page 6 spread about "Twincest"

Exotic dancing

# Episode Name Information
2.12 White Wedding, Part 1 Toby, J.T. and Craig look to hire a stripper.
5.14 I Against I In an attempt to cheer up Spike, Manny and Caitlin decide to hire male strippers for the night.
6.18 Don't You Want Me, Part 1 After her boyfriend Chad commits credit card fraud, Alex's mom faces thousands of dollars in payments and possible eviction. Alex begins stripping to make enough money to support her mom.
6.19 Don't You Want Me, Part 2 Alex continues stripping against Paige's wishes, but finally quits after realizing that it is ruining her life.
10.24 All Falls Down, Part 2 Holly J. gives a lap dance to Sav while wearing a burlesque outfit during the Vegas Night dance and they are caught when the school is put under lockdown.

Sexual intercourse

# Episode Name Information
1.06 The Mating Game Ashley and Jimmy want to have sex, but decide they're not ready yet.
2.18 Dressed in Black J.T. convinces Toby to buy condoms in case he has sex with Kendra, which does not actually happen.
3.07 Should I Stay or Should I Go Ashley and Craig make plans to have sex.
3.07 Should I Stay or Should I Go After being dumped by Ashley, Craig and Manny develop a relationship and have sexual intercourse.
4.14 Secret, Part 1 Emma performs oral sex on Jay in the ravine.
4.19 Moonlight Desires Marco catches Dylan in bed with another man.
5.04 Foolin' After teaching Liberty how to drive, J.T. pulls out a pack of condoms and says, "Let's celebrate!"
5.09 Tell It to My Heart Emma tries to trick Peter into getting naked with her, but backs off after realizing that Peter's family circumstances are not unlike her own.
5.10 Redemption Song After finding out that Spinner now believes in abstinence, Jay tries to trick Darcy into having sex with Spinner during the retreat.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 After breaking up with Alex, Paige finds comfort in Spinner and talking about old times leads to sex.
6.06 Eyes Without a Face, Part 2 Ellie wants to have sex with Jesse, her university newspaper editor, and her attempt to have safe sex results in embarrassing consequences.
6.16 Love My Way Emma and Sean decide to go all the way, in a result of Emma going on birth control. Spinner and Paige start a friends with benefits relationship.
7.11 Owner of A Lonely Heart After having financial difficulties, Marco's new friend, Devon introduces him to male prostitution. Marco almost goes through with it, but backs out at the last second.
7.13 Bust A Move After Peter tells Darcy why he went to the behavior camp, the two engage in sexual intercourse.
7.17 Talking in Your Sleep Paige has sex with her roommate Griffin.
7.22 Don't Stop Believin'' Marco almost had sex with Ellie
8.01 Uptown Girl, Part 1 Mia has sex with a married man for a modeling job.
8.02 Uptown Girl, Part 2 Mia engages in group sex.
8.16 Heart of Glass Alli and Johnny have sex.
9.16 Why Can't This Be Love?, Part 2 Anya and Sav lose their virginity to each other on prom night in a limo.
9.19 Keep On Loving You Holly J loses her virginity to Declan.
10.17 Tears Dry On Their Own, Part 1 Jenna reveals to Alli that she and K.C. are sexually active.
10.29 Umbrella Eli reveals that he and his ex, Julia, had sex. Clare later tries to have sex with Eli but he refuses because of her beliefs.
11.04 What's My Age Again? Anya has sex with Owen at her birthday party and he reveals it on Facerange.
11.05 Idioteque Drew and Bianca want to have sex but Drew is suffering from erectile dysfunction.
11.11 Paper Planes, Part 2 Fiona reveals to Eli that she and Charlie took their relationship to the next level.
11.22 Drop It Like It's Hot, Part 1 Adam misleads Dave into thinking he and Alli are going to have sex, which causes her to freak out.
11.26-27 Take a Bow Marisol misleads Katie into thinking she and Drew are going to have sex which gets Drew's hopes up. Katie is not ready and they agree not to have sex.
11.32 Underneath It All' Clare and Jake nearly have sex, but Jake backs out at the last minute after seeing that she is much more committed than he is.
12.01-12.02 Come As You Are Katie and Drew lose their virginity to each other at a party, but Drew doesn't remember the night due to his being heavily intoxicated.
12.06 Got Your Money, Part 2 Dave and Alli have unprotected sex, causing her to worry she may be pregnant.
13.30 Sparks Will Fly, Part 2 Clare and Drew have sex causing her to fall pregnant. (Note - still unclear if the baby is really Drew's)

Near prostitution

# Episode Name Information
7.11 Owner of a Lonely Heart

After having financial difficulties, Marco's new friend, Devon introduces him to male prostitution. Marco almost goes through with it, but backs out at the last second.

10.24 All Falls Down, Part 2 Owen offers to pay Alli to have sex with him in order to make Drew jealous, but she ends up backing out.
12.29-30 Degrassi: Las Vegas Darrin offers to pay Katie's college tuition if she has sex with him, but backs out of it at the last minute.

Other

Dating

# Episode Name Information
1.11 Friday Night Emma and Sean go on their disastrous first date.
2.02 When Doves Cry, Part 2 J.T. goes on a date with Paige, only to find out that she was getting paid by Hazel and Spinner to go on the date.
2.10 Take My Breath Away Manny and Craig go on their first date, but Manny reminds Craig of his half sister Angela which creates some tension between them.
3.19 It's Raining Men Marco goes on a date with Dylan for the first time.
5.05 Weddings, Parties, Anything Joey invites a client on a date.
5.07 Turned Out, Part 1 Emma goes on a blind date with Derek to spite Peter, but ends up having a terrible time.
6.13 If You Leave Manny goes on a date with Damien, a student from Lakehurst (Degrassi's rival school).
10.26 Love Lockdown, Part 1 Growing annoyed of her parents' arguing, Clare ditches the Grundy Awards to go to a Chuck Palahniuk reading with Eli.

Love triangles

# Episode Name Information
2.10 Take My Breath Away Ellie starts to like Marco and sends him secret admirer messages to his computer, but Hazel also likes Marco.
3.11 Holiday, Part 1 Craig, Manny and Ashley start finding out each other's secrets while Caitlin must choose whether to stay with Joey or let him stay with Sidney.
3.12 Holiday, Part 2 Per episode 3.11.
4.13 Bark At The Moon Manny is afraid to get in a relationship with Spinner because Craig got her pregnant and he cheated on her last year, so she tries to go out with the new kid, Chester, much to Spinner's dismay.
4.21 Going Down the Road, Part 1 Kevin Smith comes between Caitlin and Joey's relationship.
5.05 Weddings, Parties, Anything Ellie and Manny fight over Craig.
5.10 Redemption Song Hazel is suspicious of Ellie's intentions with Jimmy.
5.13 Together Forever Manny starts becoming jealous of seeing Craig with Ellie in their band.
5.17 Total Eclipse of the Heart Dylan returns and Marco realizes he still has feelings for him, which puts his relationship with Tim in jeopardy.
5.18 High Fidelity, Part 1 While still in a relationship with Darcy, Spinner kisses Paige.
6.01 Here Comes Your Man, Part 1 Sean returns to Degrassi and comes between Emma and Peter's relationship.
6.05 Eyes Without a Face, Part 1 Liberty becomes jealous of J.T. and Mia's relationship.
6.08 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Sean finds about Emma and Jay having oral sex in the ravine.
6.09 What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost, Part 1 Manny wants to continue her relationship with Craig, who has just returned from Vancouver, but Ellie has feelings for him, too.
6.12 The Bitterest Pill Ellie reveals to Jesse that she kissed Craig. Jesse also admits to dating another girl for a night during their relationship, which angers Ellie.
6.14 Free Fallin', Part 1 Paige comes to Dylan's, her older brother's apartment, where Alex shows up for Thanksgiving dinner along with her girlfriend, Carla. Paige becomes jealous of Carla and realizes that she still wants Alex.
6.16 Love My Way Paige decides to date "cas" with both Spinner and Jesse. Spinner starts getting jealous of Paige and Jesse and he tries to start a fight with Jesse over Paige. Alex is also jealous of Paige getting serious with Jesse and admits to Paige that she loves her and wants her back.
8.06 With or Without You Emma and Manny both begin to develop feelings for their male roommate, Kelly. When they go to ask him who he would date, they find him making out with Gwenith.
8.08 Lost In Love, Part 1 After Connor and K.C. both ask Clare to the valentines dance, they begin to compete over her.
9.11 Heart Like Mine, Part 1 K.C. starts to flirt with Jenna although he is dating Clare, which makes her jealous. He breaks up with Clare then hooks up with Jenna.
10.07 Better Off Alone, Part 1 Alli asks Dave for relationship advice, leading him on, but she really likes Drew. So her and Drew hook up.
10.08 Better Off Alone, Part 2

Alli asks Dave if she should make things official, thinking about him, but she tells him that she hooked up with Drew.

10.23-24 All Falls Down Drew, who's dating Alli, hooks up with Bianca in the boiler room. Meanwhile, Fitz comes in between Clare and Eli's relationship when Clare agrees to go to Vegas Night with Fitz.
10.27-28 Love Lockdown Declan comes in between Holly J. and Sav and the two have sex.
10.29-30 Umbrella Adam and Drew both have a crush on Fiona, who also can't yet decide between the two brothers.
10.31-32 Halo Fiona ultimately chooses Adam, ending the complicated love triangle and sibling rivalry.
10.31-32 Halo Jenna thinks Sav likes her and goes after him, but he's dating Holly J.
10.37-38 Jesus, Etc. Fitz returns from juvenile hall which causes rifts between Clare and Eli.
11.03 Love Game Clare still has feelings for Eli but he hasn't been showing any emotion, so she uses Jake to make him jealous.
11.08-09 Dirt Off Your Shoulder K.C. begins to flirt with Marisol while Jenna is taking care of their baby.
11.12-13 Should've Said No Dave begins to go behind Sadie's back to hang out with Alli, and realizes he has feelings for her. Clare likes Jake, but he's not looking for anything serious, so she uses Liam to make him jealous.
11.20-21 Extraordinary Machine Eli is convinced he can get Clare back and sabotages Imogen and Clare's boyfriend Jake.
11.24-25 Don't Panic

Katie likes Drew, but Marisol also likes Drew. But he picks Katie.

11.32-33 Underneath It All Maya and Zig begin dating. Zig, however re-gains feels about his ex-girlfriend, Tori, and begins dating her as a result. Maya continues to like Zig throughout the rest of Season 11.
11.36-37 Not Ready to Make Nice Jake invites his new "girl" over to his birthday dinner, however Clare still has feelings towards Jake.
11.36-37 Not Ready to Make Nice Fiona develops a crush on Imogen. Instead of repelling Imogen by telling her how she feels, Fiona sets Eli and Imogen up, and they begin dating. This may be re-developed in In The Cold, Cold Night.
11.40-41 Smash Into You Dave manages to date Alli again when his summer fling Jacinta turns up at school, despite attending a school out of the city. She still lusts for Dave, and sets to work on breaking them up, only to be hit by a car.

Pornography

# Episode Name Information
1.04 Eye of the Beholder Toby and J.T. get caught looking at internet pornography.
3.09 Against All Odds Jimmy turns on the TV and choose to watch a pay-per-view adults-only channel with Spinner and Marco.
5.01 Venus, Part 1 Manny exposes her breasts for the camera in a drunken attempt to prove her worth as an actress, only to have the video distributed throughout the school.
5.17 Total Eclipse of the Heart Derek and Danny decide to watch a pornographic DVD while Mr. and Mrs. Van Zandt are out.
9.03 Shoot to Thrill Alli sends naked pictures of herself to her boyfriend Johnny, getting in trouble with the principal.
10.26 Don't Let Me Get Me Alli takes Bianca's phone and sends pictures Bianca took of herself naked to the whole school.
14.03 The schools Power Cheer team sets up a fundraiser to send nude pictures of themselves to anyone who wants them for money.

Puberty

# Episode Name Information
1.09 Coming of Age Emma gets her first period.
2.05 Weird Science Spinner has trouble controlling his erections.


Sexual Attraction

# Episode Name Information
1.04 Eye of the Beholder Emma develops a crush on Sean.
1.06 The Mating Game Toby develops a crush on Emma, only to find that she doesn't feel the same way.
2.04 Karma Chameleon Toby develops a crush on Kendra, but finds out she is Spinner's younger sister.
2.10 Take My Breath Away Hazel goes after Marco, only to find that Ellie already has a crush on him.
2.15 Hot For Teacher J.T. tries to seduce Ms. Hatzilakos, one of his teachers.
3.03 U Got the Look J.T. is attracted to Manny after she starts wearing more suggestive clothing, including a thong.
3.07 Should I Stay or Should I Go Craig has trouble reciprocating Ashley's love for him.
3.07 Should I Stay or Should I Go After being dumped by Ashley, Craig and Manny develop a relationship and have sexual intercourse.
3.08 Whisper to a Scream Terri develops a crush on Rick, who turns out to be her secret admirer.
3.09 Against All Odds Emma develops a crush on Chris.
3.13 This Charming Man Paige develops a crush on her driving instructor.
4.05 Anywhere I Lay My Head Spinner attempts to win Manny's affection at a car wash fundraiser.
4.06 Islands in the Stream Toby and Rick engage in a contest to gain the most number of kisses.
4.10 Neutron Dance Paige develops a crush on Mr. Oleander, the teaching assistant.
4.12 Voices Carry, Part 2 J.T. and Liberty fall for each other and kiss.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 During his mid-life crisis, Snake starts having feelings for Ms. Hatzilakos.
5.09 Tell It to My Heart Emma and Peter begin to have feelings for each other, even though Manny dislikes him.
5.11 The Lexicon of Love, Part 1 Alex and Paige use erotic play to get past security at the movie premiere's VIP after-party, then dance together erotically. They end up kissing, leaving Paige very confused about what just happened.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 Jimmy and Ashley mistakenly guess that Ellie had a crush on Jimmy. Jimmy, frustrated with himself, falls back in love with Ashley.
6.03 True Colours Ellie falls for the head editor of the university newspaper.
6.05 Eyes Without a Face, Part 1 To raise money for the Spirit Squad, Darcy posts suggestive photos of herself on an internet site.
6.05 Eyes Without a Face, Part 1 J.T. falls for Mia after her infant child convinces him to revive his child-oriented television show.
6.11 Rock This Town Manny falls for Damian at Emma's house party.

6.12

The Bitterest Pill Toby starts having feelings for Liberty after J.T.'s death.
10.07-10.08 Breakaway Clare and Eli develop an attraction for each other.
10.13-10.14 You Don't Know My Name Sav starts to be attracted to Holly J.
11.03 Love Game Clare develops an attraction to Jake.
11.18-19 Mr. Brightside Drew and Katie start to like each other.

Sexual Orientation

# Episode Name Information
1.08 Secrets and Lies Ashley discovers her father is gay.
1.08 Secrets and Lies J.T. tells Liberty he's gay, simply to get rid of her.
2.14 Careless Whisper Marco comes out to Ellie, revealing that he is gay.
3.04 Pride, Part 1 Marco reveals to his friends that he is gay. Most of them accept it, except for Spinner.
3.05 Pride, Part 2 Marco becomes a victim of gay bashing.
3.09 Against All Odds Spinner incorrectly suspects that Marco has a crush on him.
3.19 It's Raining Men Marco goes on a date with Dylan for the first time.
4.03 King of Pain Marco comes out to his mother.
5.09 Tell It to My Heart After witnessing another gay student named Tim get bullied for his homosexuality, Marco offers his assistance.
5.09 Tell It to My Heart Marco comes out to his homophobic father in front of the whole school. Mr. Del Rossi has trouble accepting that his son is gay.
5.12 The Lexicon of Love, Part 2 After kissing Alex, Paige struggles with her sexuality.
5.14 I Against I Marco is targeted by the Christian faith group for his views on sexual intercourse and his sexuality, despite the fact that Marco is a devout Catholic.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 Paige's confusion about her sexuality increases, as she still has feelings for both Alex, a female, and Spinner, a male.
8.5 Man With Two Hearts Riley and Peter become close friends, but after playing boxing on Peter's game console, one thing leads to another and Riley kisses Peter, then runs out the door.
8.10 Bad Medicine After Peter confronts Riley about the kiss, Riley says that it was just a crazy mistake.
10.42 Chasing Pavements (2) Fiona realizes that she is a lesbian, and in love with Holly J.
11.27 Take a Bow, Part 2 Riley comes out to him mom.
12.15 Never Ever, Part 1 Imogen comes out to her mom and introduces her to her girlfriend Fiona. 
13.40 Thunderstruck Miles kisses Tristan during a game of murderer. He begins to question his sexuality. (Note - this storyline is still unfolding in season 14)

Gender identity

# Episode Name Information
10.15-10.16 My Body Is A Cage Adam is bullied for being an FTM transgender and is forced to become "Gracie" for a family gathering. He decides to become "Gracie" permanently which destroys his confidence.

Teenage Motherhood

# Episode Name Information
5.07 Turned Out, Part 1 J.T. reveals to his grandmother (his guardian) that Liberty is pregnant with his child.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 Liberty tells her parents that she is pregnant. J.T. overdoses on painkillers soon after Liberty dumps him which convinces her to give her baby up for adoption.
5.17 Total Eclipse of the Heart The foster family of Liberty's baby moves to Seattle, causing her to become upset and act out.
6.04 Can't Hardly Wait Mia arrives at Degrassi and everyone finds out that she is a teenage mother.
6.09 What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost, Part 1

Mia has trouble finding a baby-sitter, prompting J.T. to volunteer for the job. This raises Liberty's ire.

11.02 Love Game Jenna has trouble adjusting to being a new mother when she feels left out because her friends are back in school after Spring Break.

11.17

Lose Yourself

Jenna and K.C. give up their baby for adoption.

Personal issues

Illegal behaviour

Blackmail

# Episode Name Information
5.02 Venus, Part 2 Peter holds Manny's nude tape ransom in exchange for money for a new video camera.
10.05-10.06 99 Problems Drew threatens to reveal Riley's sexuality unless Drew gets to be head quarterback.

Drug trafficking

# Episode Name Information
5.07 Turned Out, Part 1 After some "advice" from Jay, J.T. starts to traffic painkillers by stealing from the pharmacy where he works.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 J.T. starts trafficking painkillers but finds out that it is harder to get out of the deal than into it. Liberty discovers what is happening and this ruins her relationship with him. J.T. also loses Toby's friendship over this.
11.22-23 Drop It Like It's Hot Bianca sells drugs for Vince at Degrassi to save Drew's life.

Hit and run

# Episode Name Information
6.02 Here Comes Your Man, Part 2 Sean hits a pedestrian in a street race with Peter. Jay tells Sean to drive away (since he has a criminal record and is not a minor), leaving Peter to take the fall.
10.20 Still Fighting It, Part 2 Eli mentions to Clare that his ex-girlfriend Julia died after they had an argument.

Homicide

# Episode Name Information
4.08 Time Stands Still, Part 2 A school shooting leaves the shooter, Rick, dead after he shoots and wounds Jimmy.
6.11 Rock This Town J.T. is fatally stabbed by a Lakehurst bully.

Street racing

# Episode Name Information
6.01 Here Comes Your Man, Part 1 Peter gets a new car and gets involved in street racing; Sean joins him.
6.02 Here Comes Your Man, Part 2 Per episode 6.01. Sean ends up accidentally hitting a pedestrian during a race.

Theft

# Episode Name Information
2.06 Drive Craig, Sean, Marco and Spinner "borrow" one of Joey's cars for a joyride.
2.19 Fight For Your Right Spinner steals Jimmy's MP3 player due to jealousy about Jimmy's wealth.
3.13 This Charming Man Sean (along with Jay and his friends) steals electronic equipment and computers from the school.
3.16 Take On Me During weekend detention, Jimmy, Hazel, Ellie, Sean and Toby steal the keys leading to the school's restricted areas.
3.20 I Want Candy Spinner, Ashley and Paige fail to pay for a meal at a restaurant.
3.21 Our House Sean and Jay gets caught for shoplifting a CD at a mall.
4.19 Moonlight Desires Spinner and Jay break into Degrassi to steal.
4.22 Going Down the Road, Part 2 Craig gets mugged for his guitar from a runaway youth.
5.07 Turned Out, Part 1 J.T. steals drugs from his work.
6.07 Working For The Weekend Two guys try to steal Jimmy and Spinner's earnings from their T-shirt business.
11.04 What's My Age Again? Connor steals a pair of Fiona's panties.
11.10-11 Paper Planes Connor continues to steal underwear from girls and gets caught.
12.05-12.06 Got Your Money Zig leaves Little Miss Steaks without paying for his date with Tori. The next day, he also steals the dance money in an attempt to pay Marisol for the date.

Vandalism

# Episode Name Information
2.08 Shout, Part 2 In an attempt to show J.T. that she can be a "bad girl," Liberty scrawls an anarchy symbol on a locker with a marker.
2.11 Don't Believe the Hype A Muslim girl whose project has been tagged.
3.06 Gangsta Gangsta Jay and his friends breaks into a vending machine to steal chocolate bars.
4.02 Ghost in the Machine, Part 2 Upset that Dean was acquitted for her rape, Paige destroys Dean's car.
4.07 Time Stands Still, Part 1 Angry at being bullied, Rick spraypaints Spinner and Jay's cars.
4.09 Back in Black Sean (in a state of anger over his parent's comment on the news) smashes a monitor to the ground.
4.19 Moonlight Desires Spinner attempts to burn the school down.
6.11 Rock This Town

Lakehurst boys urinate on J.T.'s car.

11.08 Dirt off Your Shoulder

Eli throws a computer out of the anger he feels when he sees Jake and Clare together.

12.03-12.04 Gives You Hell Still feeling bitter after the breakup, Katie throws eggs at Bianca's car.
12.16 Never Ever Dallas, Luke and the other hockey players raided and destroyed the rooftop garden.

Self-image

Body piercing

# Episode Name Information
2.06 Drive Ashley decides to get her navel pierced to impress Ellie, but changes her mind.
10.27 Love Lockdown, Part 2 Clare and Eli get matching ear piercings.

Mid-life crisis

# Episode Name Information
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 Snake sees Joey having fun in a convertible with his new girlfriend, so he goes out and buys a motorcycle to act young again.

Being overweight

# Episode Name Information
2.09 Mirror in the Bathroom Terri gets teased about her weight for modeling for a plus-size clothing company.
2.09 Mirror in the Bathroom Toby attempts to lose weight for the wrestling team and abuses laxatives in an attempt to do so.
5.15 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 1 Manny's acting career requires her to lose weight, causing Emma to start a diet or them both. Emma eventually develops an eating disorder and becomes anorexic over this.
10.9-10.10 I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself Jenna thinks she's overweight.

Peer pressure

# Episode Name Information
1.12 Wannabe Manny joins the cheerleading squad to be popular and ends up ruining her friendship with Emma when she gives in to Paige and Hazel's peer pressure.
2.09 Mirror in the Bathroom Toby joins the wrestling team in an attempt to be popular like Sean.
2.11 Don't Believe the Hype In an attempt to protect his reputation, J.T. tries to hide the fact that he is an expert at sewing.
3.03 U Got the Look Tired of her innocent image, Manny starts wearing more suggestive clothing (including a thong) in an attempt to attract boys.
3.06 Gangsta Gangsta Sean, feeling shunned by Emma, joins Jay's gang to fit in.
5.10 Redemption Song At the one-year anniversary of the school shooting, Spinner tries to deal with his guilt while being pressured by Jay; he must decide who are his real friends.
12.05-12.06 Got Your Money Zig gets pressured by his friend to steal to impress Tori.

Plastic surgery

# Episode Name Information
5.01 Venus, Part 1 Manny (desperate to look good for an acting career) goes to get plastic surgery, but ends up not getting it.
11.15 U Don't Know, Part 2 Adam wants to pursue chest reconstruction surgery, but he's still too young.

Teenage personality and identity

# Episode Name Information
6.07 Working for the Weekend Alex returns to Degrassi to get her grades up and to build a better reputation for herself. She also joins the girls' lacrosse team.

Family issues

Abortion

# Episode Name Information
3.12 White Wedding, Part 1 Spike's pregnant, but Snake doesn't want a baby too early, so she thinks about getting an abortion (although Snake convinces her not to).
3.15 Accidents Will Happen, Part 2 Manny, who is carrying Craig's child, decides to have an abortion.
4.13 Bark at the Moon Manny is still haunted by the abortion, making her hesitant to start another relationship.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 Liberty contemplated abortion after realizing she can't afford to raise her child.
10.18 Tears Dry On Their Own, Part 2 K.C. wanted Jenna to have an abortion upon finding out she was pregnant. However, it later turned out that she was too far along (creating many additional risks) to get one at her stage in pregnancy.

Child abandonment

# Episode Name Information
5.02 Venus, Part 2 Manny's parents refuse to let her come home until she gives up her acting career.

Child abuse

# Episode Name Information
2.01 When Doves Cry, Part 1 Craig's father assaults him.
2.02 When Doves Cry, Part 2 Per episode 2.01.
2.21 Tears Are Not Enough, Part 1 Craig seeks study help from his father, only for his father to hit him again and drive off.
5.11 The Lexicon Of Love, Part 1 Chad (Alex's mom's boyfriend) shoves Alex into a small table after an argument.
13.02 Summertime Miles' father screams verbal abuse at him at his party.
14.02 Wise Up Mr. Hollingsworth pushes Miles into a wall while they're yelling at each other.

Divorce/Marital strains/Parental separation

# Episode Name Information
1.05 Parents' Day Toby's divorced parents fight during a parent-teacher meeting.
3.01 Father Figure, Part 1 Emma meets her biological father only to find out he is in an institution for the mentally handicapped.
4.09 Back in Black After the school shooting, Sean sees his parents on television; he gets angry, suspecting they are being insincere.
5.08 Turned Out, Part 2 Spike and Snake's relationship starts declining due to Snake's mid-life crisis.
5.11 The Lexicon of Love, Part 1 Alex's parents fight; during the fight, Alex is accidentally knocked down, and hits her arm on the coffee table on the way down.
5.12 The Lexicon of Love, Part 2 With the prodding of Emma, Snake reveals his relationship with Ms. Hatzilakos to Spike; she responds by kicking him out of the house.
5.15 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 1 Snake tries to make up with Spike.
10.07-08 Better Off Alone Clare tries to deal with her parents fighting while Eli suggests she asks them about it.
10.28 Love Lockdown, Part 2 Clare's parents reveal they're getting divorced.
10.29-30 Umbrella Clare has to deal with the fact that her parents are splitting up and moving.

Extra-marital dating

# Episode Name Information
2.03 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Emma discovers her mother is dating Mr. Simpson, a teacher at her school.
5.11 The Lexicon of Love, Part 1 Emma catches Snake kissing Ms. Hatzilakos.
11.13 Should've Said No, Part 2 Clare finds her parents' divorce papers and they reveal that her father cheated multiple times.

Marriage

# Episode Name Information
2.13 White Wedding, Part 2 Spike and Snake marry after they reconcile.
4.11 Voices Carry, Part 1 Ashley's gay father marries another man.
4.11 Voices Carry, Part 1 Craig proposes to Ashley, but she refuses.
10.1 The Heat is On Emma and Spinner get married.
11.28 Dead and Gone, Part 1 Helen tells Clare and Jake that she is getting married to Glen Martin, Jake's father.
11.30-31 Nowhere to Run Helen and Glen get married.
12.18 Sabotage, Part 2 Drew proposes to Bianca and she happily accepts.
12.29-30 Degrassi: Las Vegas Drew and Bianca are about to get married when Audra walks into the chapel to stop the wedding.

Pregnancy

# Episode Name Information
2.12 White Wedding, Part 1 Emma's mother, Spike discovers she is pregnant, but Snake (her boyfriend and Emma's teacher) is hesitant to have children this early.
3.02 Father Figure, Part 2 Spike gives birth in the Nelson home.
3.14 Accidents Will Happen, Part 1 Manny discovers she is pregnant with Craig's child. She later gets an abortion.
5.04 Foolin' Liberty reveals to J.T. that she's pregnant.
5.06 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Danny finds out that Liberty is pregnant.
5.07 Turned Out, Part 1 J.T. and Liberty go to a clinic to see an ultrasound image of the baby and reveal to their families about the pregnancy.
5.13 Together Forever Liberty's water breaks in Toby's car. She gives birth shortly after but must surrender the baby to the adoption agency, due to a pre-arranged agreement.
3(EC) Missing You Liberty's parents suspect she has post-partum depression.
6.18 & 6.19 Don't You Want Me Pt. 1 & 2 Emma thinks she might be pregnant with Sean's baby as Sean is preparing to leave for the Army. Emma discovers that it was a false alarm and that she isn't pregnant.
10.2 What A Girl Wants, Part 2" Holly J. asks Anya to fake a pregnancy so that Sav drops out of the election for Student Council president.
10.17-18 Tears Dry On Their Own Jenna realizes she's pregnant and tells K.C.
10.44 Drop the World, Part 2 Jenna gives birth to a baby boy.
11.17 Lose Yorself (2)Jenna considers puttng Tyson up for adoption. K.C. is reluctant at first, but later comes around.
11.21Extraordinary Machine (2)Jenna and K.C. give up Tyson after a tearful good-bye.
12.07Say It Ain't So (1)Alli fears she's pregnant after taking her birth control pills off-schedule.

Sibling rivalry

# Episode Name Information
1.03 Family Politics Toby convinces J.T. to run against his stepsister Ashley, simply to annoy her.

Other

School shootings

# Episode Name Information
4.07 Time Stands Still Pt. 1 Rick is humiliated by other students on live TV and chooses to bring a gun to school.
4.08 Time Stands Still Pt. 2 After being humiliated on TV, Rick returns to Degrassi with a hand gun. He planned on shooting Paige, but Paige tells him how sorry she is for that happening and how it was sickening and childish. Later in the bathroom, Spinner and Jay tell Rick that it was Jimmy's idea which leads Rick to shoot Jimmy in the back, paralizing him from the waist down. He attempts to shoot Emma for not accepting his crush on her, but Sean grabs the gun and it goes off, killing Rick.
11.29 Dead And Gone (2) Vince shows up at the senior prom, armed, hoping to face Drew and Bianca. After Drew beats Vince up using his cage-fighting skills, Vince sends two gunshots in the atmosphere, one hitting Adam on the shoulder.

Death

# Episode Name Information
2.17 Relax Terri reads Paige's palm and believes Paige is dying due to her short life line.
2.21 Tears Are Not Enough, Part 1 After a fight, Craig's father hits him and gets into a fatal car accident.
2.22 Tears Are Not Enough, Part 2 After Craig's father dies, he starts acting strangely, feeling little to no sorrow.
4.08 Time Stands Still, Part 2 Rick gets fatally shot after a struggle for his gun during the school shooting.
6.11 Rock This Town J.T. is fatally stabbed at Emma's house party.
6.12 The Bitterest Pill J.T.'s funeral is held and Degrassi deals with J.T.'s death. Liberty, still in shock, shows little emotion over his death and finds out that when J.T. died, he was still in love with her; this causes tension between her and Mia.
10.20 Still Fighting It, Part 2 Eli reveals to Clare about the death of his ex-girlfriend, Julia. He's not over it completely, but Clare assists him in getting over it so he can move on.
12.32 Bitter Sweet Symphony, Part 2 It is revealed that Cam has committed suicide and is dead. 

Employment/Post-school careers

# Episode Name Information
5.01 Venus, Part 1 Manny tries her hand at an acting career but faces a harsh reality.
5.13 Together Forever Craig and his band gets an offer from a record agent but after some conflicts, Craig decides to leave school behind to go to Vancouver to pursue his dreams.
5.18 High Fidelity, Part 1 Paige tries to convince Alex that she has a future beyond dead-end jobs or unemployment.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 The older Degrassi students (except Spinner, Ashley and Jimmy) graduate.
6.07 Working for the Weekend Incredulous at the results of his career aptitude test, Spinner convinces Jimmy to start a T-shirt business together.
7.23 If This Is It Manny and Emma are accepted to Smithdale University, but Manny also gets an acting opportunity. Torn, she gets advice from one of the actors on set and chooses to attend Smithdale.
7.24 We Built This City Degrassi students (including the held-back Spinner and Jimmy) graduate.
8.03 Fight The Power Darcy moves to Kenya.
8.08-8.09 Lost In Love Spinner receives a rejection letter from the police academy.
9.20-9.23 The Rest Of My Life Degrassi students (including Jane Vaughn and Danny Van Zandt) graduate. Holly J. Sinclair receives an internship in New York City.
11.27 Take A Bow, Part 2 Degrassi students (besides Fiona) graduate. It is revealed that Fiona is held back.
12.07 Say It Ain't So (1) Alli gets an opportunity to graduate early and attend MIT to continue her successful cancer research.

Guilt

# Episode Name Information
3.22 The Power of Love Sean confesses to Mr Simpson about stealing his laptop and offers to repair his damaged car as compensation.
4.16 Eye Of The Tiger Spinner tells Jimmy all about what he and Jay did that fateful day.
5.10 Redemption Song One year after the school shooting, Spinner is having trouble dealing with guilt from his involvement in the shooting.
5.19 High Fidelity, Part 2 Jimmy forgives Spinner, convinced of Spinner's guilt for his involvement in the shooting.

Religion

# Episode Name Information
2.11 Don't Believe The Hype Hazel tries to hide the fact that she's Muslim.
5.04 Foolin Darcy invites Spinner to her Christian-faith club.
5.10 Redemption Song Spinner must decide whether to hang out with Jay or Darcy and her friends from the Christian faith club. During a retreat with the group, he learns that abstinence and romantic relationships can co-exist with each other.
5.14 I Against I Marco starts to feel sympathy for Spinner, but the Christian group's beliefs oppose homosexuality and target Marco and his group, whose ideals contract "Christian" views. This leads Spinner to eventually defend Marco and leave the Christian group for good, and taking Darcy with him.
5.18 High Fidelity, Part 1 Darcy and Spinner come to terms with abstinence in their relationship due to Christian beliefs. Darcy, suspicious of Manny's intentions with Spinner, finds out that Spinner is not a virgin, as he claims. Spinner decides to purify himself in an attempt to make her happy.
7.19 Standing In The Dark 2 Darcy has to give up her abstinence ring to Kim who believes that Darcy had sex with Peter but in reality Darcy was drug raped and she later given to ring back by Peter and Manny who say that since it was a rape, it didn't count.
10.29 Umbrella Clare questions her faith upon hearing her parents' divorce. She reveals to her parents about Eli's indifference to religion.
12.3 Walking on Broken Glass Part 2 Becky quits working with Eli on the play 'Romeo and Jules' because of her strong Christian beliefs.
12.9-10 Closer to Free Part 1 and Part 2 Becky befriends Jenna and brings her to her youth group. Jenna gets baptized and becomes a Christian.

Health Issues

Mental disorders

Asperger's syndrome

# Episode Name Information
8.11 Causing a commotion Connor has to have certain requirements to do his schoolwork, but when the principal does not allow the requirements, he gives several students detention. While in detention, Alli grabs Connor's pencil and breaks it. Not knowing what to do then, Connor pushes her down onto a desk. As a result, he is expelled and is revealed to have Asperger's Syndrome. After school protest started by Clare, Connor is eventually welcomed back to school. It is later revealed that Connor will see a therapist to help with social skills. Since then, he has improved greatly.

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

# Episode Name Information
1.07 Basketball Diaries Spinner takes Ritalin in the episode due to ADHD. When he fails to take it,  it results in inappropriate behaviour.

Bipolar disorder

# Episode Name Information
4.12 Voices Carry, Part 2 Craig is diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
4.22 Going Down the Road, Part 2 After breaking up with Ashley, Craig stops taking his medicine and his bipolar disorder takes over.
11.24 Don't Panic, Part 1 Eli is diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Eating disorders

# Episode Name Information
2.09 Mirror in the Bathroom Toby develops an eating disorder after abusing laxatives to lose weight.
5.15 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 1 Emma develops anorexia over the diet she sets up for herself and Manny. She ends up fainting at school.
5.16 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 2 Spike, Snake, Peter and Manny stage an intervention due to Emma's anorexia problems. Emma soon faints during a panic attack caused by starvation.
11.24-25 Don't Panic Marisol reveals that Katie used to be bullimic.

Learning disabilities

# Episode Name Information
1.07 Basketball Diaries Spinner reveals he has ADHD.
1.10 Rumours and Reputations Liberty reveals she has dyscalculia.
7.08 Jessie's Girl Holly J reveals to the class that Anya has dyslexia.

Panic attacks

# Episode Name Information
5.16 Our Lips Are Sealed, Part 2 Emma has a panic attack due to starvation from anorexia.
6.14 Free Fallin', Part 1 Paige's rising university issues give her recurring panic attacks.

Self-injury

# Episode Name Information
3.08 Whisper to a Scream Ellie starts cutting after her father leaves home on a military mission, her mother gets drunk, a bad grade in math and tries to balance her school work with her new job.
4.05 Anywhere I Lay My Head Ellie shows her mom all her cuts on her arm as she is still struggling with cutting.
7.02 " Standing in the Dark Part 2" Darcy cuts herself after being raped and finding out she has an STD.
10.16 My Body is a Cage Part 2 Adam burns himself because he is unhappy living as a girl.
12.13-12.14 Rusty Cage Cam accidentally cuts his palm, then purposefully breaks his arm after dealing with pressure from hockey.


Posttraumatic stress disorder

# Episode Name Information
4.14 Secret Pt.1 Emma hasn't been the same since the shooting and after awhile, she begins to perform oral sex on Jay as a way to shake up her life.
8.19-22 Degrassi Goes Hollywood Ellie's dad develops post traumatic stress disorder from being in the war.
11.12 U Don't Know, Part 1 Drew develops post traumatic stress disorder after being terrorized by Vince and his gang.
12.33 Ray of Light, Part 1 Eli starts having symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder when he has nightmares of blood after discovering Cam's dead body in the greenhouse.


Dementia

# Episode Name Information
12.15 Never Ever, Part 1 Imogen's father, Louis forgets that he ran over their dog and doesn't remember Imogen's name, mistaking her for her mother.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

# Episode Name Information
10.30 Umbrella, Part 2 Eli hoards things because he is afraid that if he throws them out he will forget Julia.

Physical disorders

Cancer

# Episode Name Information
3.04 Pride, Part 1 Snake starts showing symptoms of his cancer.
3.20 I Want Candy Snake gets the results of his chemotherapy treatment.
7.05 Death Or Glory, Part 1 Spinner starts having pains in his stomach and goes to get it checked out by a doctor. The doctor tells Spinner that he has testicular cancer.
10.15-16 My Body is a Cage Anya's mom reveals she has cancer and Anya has difficulty accepting it.
10.33 When Love Takes Over Anya's mom finds that her cancer is in remission.
12.39-40 The Time of My Life Clare starts showing symptoms of cancer.
13.01-02 Summertime Clare is diagnosed with cancer and checks in to the hospital for chemotherapy.


Sexually transmitted diseases

# Episode Name Information
4.15 Secret, Part 2 Emma learns she's at risk of having contracted gonorrhea from Jay.
7.02 Standing in the Dark, Part 1 Darcy learns she has contracted chlamydia after being drugged and raped at a party.
7.17 Talking In Your Sleep Paige learns that Griffin has HIV after sleeping with him and fears that she may have contracted it
9.04 You Be Illin' Alli learns Johnny has warts and she gets tested for an STI. However, the test shows she's safe.

Spinal cord injury

# Episode Name Information
4.10 Neutron Dance Jimmy reveals that he may be "crippled" due to getting shot in the spine.
4.15 Secret, Part 2 Jimmy goes out in public in a wheelchair for the first time.
5.03 Death of a Disco Dancer Jimmy coaches the school's basketball team, but struggles to gain respect from the players due to his disability.
5.06 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Jimmy considers his athletic options in a wheelchair.

Brain injury

# Episode Name Information
3.01 Father Figure, Part 1 Emma meets her biological father only to find out he is in an institution for the mentally handicapped due to a brain injury he sustained after a fall years ago.
3.17 Don't Dream It's Over Terri hits her head on a rock after being pushed by Rick and suffers brain injury.
12.03-12.04 Gives You Hell (1 & 2) Drew suffers memory loss and fainting spells as a result of the concussion he sustained

References

  1. http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/CA6374579.html?display=Breaking+News&referral=SUPP&nid=2228
  2. http://www.religioustolerance.org/abo_news_04c.htm

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