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|Degrassi Wiki is a collaborative encyclopedia for everything related to the two 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 little sister and now plays Tori Santamaria.
- … Adam Torres is the first scripted teen transgender character in T.V. history
- … Darryl Armstrong, who portrayed Tom in It's Raining Men, committed suicide by jumping off a bridge on Mount Pleasant Rd in Toronto on January 30th, 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 29th 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 TV 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 Nick for countries that don't have 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.
- … You can add more "Did You Know" here
| Katie Matlin is a senior (Grade 12) at Degrassi Community School. She works hard and plays hard. She's a gifted athlete, she’s pretty, but fresh-faced: her years of mastering the bicycle kick keeping her from learning how to cake on the make-up. She’s driven and thorough when it comes to academics and extracurriculars; she’s blunt and direct when talking to other girls, even fun-loving BFF Marisol. But when it comes to talking to boys or about matters of the heart, she clams up. The soccer field prepared her for a lot of things, but not love. She is shown to be insecure about many things such as her body and her relationships. She is Maya Matlin's older sister. Read more...
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|The twelfth season of Degrassi will premiere on July 16, 2012, and at a new time at 10pm ET, on MuchMusic (Canada) and TeenNick (U.S.). This season will follow a 5-week telenovela format with 20 episodes, airing Monday through Thursdays, marketed as Degrassi: Showdown, depicting the time right after winter break of the 2011-2012 school year. The remaining 20 episodes will be aired over the course of Fall 2012 and Spring 2013. Read More....
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