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About Degrassi Wiki

Degrassi Wiki is a collaborative encyclopedia for everything related to the 3 generations of students in the Canadian shows Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High, and Degrassi: The Next Generation. The wiki format allows anybody to create or edit any article, so we can all work together to create a comprehensive database for fans of Degrassi.

Did you know...

  • …Degrassi's first episode aired, September 12, 1979.
  • Archie Simpson is the only character to be a regular since Degrassi Junior High.
  • …Degrassi originally focused on children between the ages of 6–11.
  • Alex Steele has been on the show before as Angie, Craig's younger sister. More recently, she has portrayed Tori Santamaria.
  • Adam Torres was the first scripted teen transgender character in television history.
  • Darryl Armstrong, who portrayed Tom in the episode "It's Raining Men", committed suicide by jumping off a bridge on Mount Pleasant Rd in Toronto on January 30, 2005.
  • Neil Hope who portrayed Derek Wheeler during Degrassi Junior High / High died in 2007, but his death was not revealed until 2012.
  • Stacie Mistysyn gave birth to a son named Grayson on June 29, 2012.
  • Amanda Stepto is adopted in real life.
  • Sara Ballingall who portrayed Melanie Brodie was stalked by a fan who tried to kill her.
  • Shenae Grimes and her friend were kidnapped when they were in the fourth grade.
  • Adamo Ruggeiro is the only actor who is openly gay in real life as well as his character.
  • Snake and Caitlin were the only ones to use the word "fucking" on Degrassi, and they were the first ones to use it on Canadian television history.
  • Rebecca Haines was a victim of date-rape.
  • Emma Nelson was named Emma in honor of DJH winning an Emmy award for Spike's pregnancy story line.
  • …Most of the DJH/DH cast used their own clothing and wore their own make up instead of depending on a makeup and wardrobe department.
  • …Degrassi is aired on Nickelodeon for countries that don't have the TeenNick channel.
  • …According to the DVD commentary, The episode "Secret" was the first use of the word "blow job" (as said by Jay Hogart) on any Viacom owned network. Viacom owns many popular networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central.
  • …The whole Degrassi franchise (DJH/DH/DTNG) has dealt with a whopping total of 5 student deaths to date. (2 accidental, 1 murder, and 2 suicide)
  • Aubrey Graham who portrayed Jimmy Brooks is now known as big rap sensation Drake.
  • …Throughout the entire Degrassi Franchise, there have been 104 main characters up to date.
  • Aubrey Graham who portrayed Jimmy Brooks has admitted that he was high on marijuana during his audition.
  • … You can add more "Did You Know" Template:DYK

Featured Character

Zoe-Degrassi

Zoë Rivas is a sophomore (Grade 10) at Degrassi Community School in season 13. She is fierce and fashion-forward. She is a former television star best known for her role as Gatsby Garcia on West Drive before her character was killed off due to her being a drug addict. Zoë's nervous on learning to be a normal teenage girl, using her looks, body and money to get what she wants (a trick she learned from her overbearing stage-mom). Following a messy break up with Drew Torres, she attended a party hosted by Miles Hollingsworth III to drown her sorrows in a good party and became drunk before passing out. During this time period, she was sexually assaulted by Luke Baker and Neil Martin. She struggled to come to terms with her assault, but managed to hold her head up high and come to terms with it. She has also changed into a better person since then. Read More...


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Degrassi Season 13 title card
The 13th season of Degrassi premiered on July 11, 2013, on MuchMusic in Canada and TeenNick in the United States. The first part of the season (13A) followed a weekly format for 7 weeks, depicting the summer of 2013. The second part of the season (13B) followed a weekly format for 8 weeks, depicting the fall of 2013. The rest of the season (13C and 13D) depicts the remaining parts of 2013-2014 school year. Since the premiere of 13B on October 3, 2013, episodes aired on MTV instead of MuchMusic in Canada.

Three actors were added to the main cast in the summer block: Andre Kim, Eric Osborne, and Ana Golja. Two more were introduced in the fall block: Sara Waisglass and Nikki Gould. Niamh Wilson was added to the main cast in the winter block. The producers have also added some new people to the recurring cast.

Production and casting for the season began on November 2012 through January 2013, with filming beginning in April 2013 and wrapping up on October 24, 2013, at Epitome Pictures studios in Toronto, Ontario. Read More....



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