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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

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Riley Stavros is a graduate of Degrassi Community School of the Class of 2011, and attends Eastern University on a football scholarship. He was the openly gay captain and quarterback of the Degrassi Football Team. He starts off as being in denial of his homosexuality, which made him come off as cynical, brash, and angry, constantly striving to be the perfect heterosexual football player. Read more...

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The 13th season of Degrassi premiered on July 11th, 2013, on MuchMusic (Canada) and TeenNick (U.S.) The first part of the season followed a weekly format for 7 weeks, depicting the summer of 2013. The rest of the season will depict the 2013-2014 school year. Brainstorming took place on December 3rd, 2012, while casting ended on December 17th, 2012. Filming began in early April of 2013. The TeenNick slogans for this season are, "A Whole New Degrassi" and "We Are Degrassi." Read More....

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