Season 3, Episode 5
October 15, 2003
October 17, 2003
Ever since Marco secretly came out to Spinner can't handle the fact that Marco's gay, so Marco wonders whether he should keep it a secret from everyone else until a horrible night shows him who his real friends are. Meanwhile, Snake's been getting sicker, and what he thought was just a cold suddenly seems much more ominous.
Spinner still can't handle the fact that Marco is a gay, so Marco wonders whether he should keep it a secret from everyone else or if they will be different. But on the way to Dylan's hockey game, he gets bashed by a group of homophobic guys. They then break his phone preventing him from calling anybody. Jimmy realizes something is wrong when Marco hasn't shown up yet or picked up his cell phone. While Marco is being gay bashed. Jimmy starts worrying and searches for Marco. He finds him with a cop and tells her that he is a friend. He then explains the situation to the cop.
Meanwhile, Snake's been getting sicker, and what he thought was just a cold suddenly turns out to be leukemia.
- The title of this episode is named after the song "Pride" by U2.
- The N edited out almost every use of the word "Fag." In the American version of this episode. Also, The N edited what Spinner wrote on the wall in the bathroom "Marco is a fag" to "Marco is gay." in the American version of this episode.Lastly, The N also cut some footage of Marco getting beat up in the park in the American version of this episode.
- This is the most edited episode of Degrassi.
Regular Cast (Ordered Alphabetically)
- Sarah Barrable-Tishauer as Liberty Van Zandt
- Stefan Brogren as Archie Simpson
- Lauren Collins as Paige Michalchuk
- Jake Epstein as Craig Manning
- Stacey Farber as Ellie Nash
- Aubrey Graham as Jimmy Brooks
- Shane Kippel as Spinner Mason
- Andrea Lewis as Hazel Aden
- Pat Mastroianni as Joey Jeremiah
- Miriam McDonald as Emma Nelson
- Adamo Ruggiero as Marco Del Rossi
- Cassie Steele as Manny Santos
- Amanda Stepto as Christine Nelson
- John Bregar as Dylan Michalchuk
- Melissa DiMarco as Daphne Hatzilakos
- Veronica Hurnik as Police officer
- Michael Kinney as Darryl Armstrong
- Mike Lobel as Jay Hogart
- Elisa Moolecherry as Sydney
- Kim Roberts as Ms. Smith
- George Stanchev as Tough guy
- Maria Vacratsis as Sheila