"Paige, I'll never dump you. You don't dump a girl as cool as you."
Spinner and Paige first started their relationship in the episode How Soon Is Now?. They broke up in Ghost in the Machine (1) because Spinner wanted Paige to go to court for her rape, but Paige refused. They got back together in Ghost In The Machine (2) but broke up for the second time in Islands In The Stream, when Paige saw Spinner and Craig fighting over Manny at the movie theatre where she worked, causing Paige to lose her job, as well as the fact that Paige was tired of the way Spinner was treating her for ruining his car. They had sex in High Fidelity (2) but did not continue a relationship. They had a brief relationship in Love My Way but it ended when Paige chose Jesse over Spinner.
Degrassi: The Next Generation
In Eye of the Beholder, Paige likes Spinner but he has a crush on Terri, which makes Paige jealous. When Spinner asks Terri to the dance, Terri says that she can't go because her dad is overprotective. Ashley doesn't believe this and gives Terri a makeover at her house, and Paige comes along with them. Ashley gives Terri a makeover but quickly leaves to help set up the dance preparations. Terri is unhappy with Ashley's makeover, so Paige gets her into some inappropriate and revealing clothing. Paige also advises her on the benefits of alcohol. Terri ends up getting drunk and makes a fool of herself while dancing with Spinner, causing her to almost throw up on him and changes his feelings for her, leaving Paige to dance with him.
Season 2Shout (1), when Degrassi beats rival soccer team Bardell, Spinner asks Paige out. She accepts but when she is asked by Dean Walton, who goes to Bardell, to a party, she is stuck between Dean or Spinner, and chooses Dean. Depsite Hazel's protests, she cancels on Spinner and tells him that a relative of hers was sick. Paige and Hazel arrive at the party after that. When she notices Spinner and Jimmy arriving, she asks Dean to take her somewhere private. Paige was under the impression they were going to make out, but he instead rapes her.
Spinner confronts Paige and yells at her for lying about her relative being sick and for going to the party. Paige walks away from Spinner, but he grabs her by the arm. Paige gets mad and tells him to never touch her. Spinner replies back by saying that everybody else does. Paige looks angered, slaps Spinner, and goes into the ladies restroom. However, he did not know she was raped.
In Message in a Bottle, Spinner questions Terri where Paige is at whilst at Jimmy's party.In How Soon is Now?, Spinner finally finds out that Paige was raped and goes after Dean himself. Paige breaks up the fight and tells Dean that she is going to press charges. Spinner and Paige become a couple in this episode.
In Tears Are Not Enough (2), Paige and Spinner are ready to butt heads with Jimmy and Hazel over the titles of "Degrassi Luau King and Queen" and do whatever it takes to succeed in winning the titles including...tanning? The two attempt to tan in a tanning booth, but end up getting sunburnt. They are seen at the dance together. In the end, they lose to Craig and Ashley.
Season 3In Father Figure (1), Spinner and Paige are officially dating. He is having a hard time finding the "perfect" gift for their four month anniversary. Paige wants to get a new locker, but the only one desirable to her is Jimmy's. Jimmy agrees to give Paige his locker-but he needs Spinner to do something for him first.
In Father Figure (2), as part of the deal between Jimmy and Spinner, Spinner has to announce to the class that he is controlled by Paige. This angers Paige, but the two later reconcile.
In U Got The Look, Spinner and Paige are seen together after Degrassi's soccer game.In Pride (1), Paige, Spinner, Jimmy, Hazel, Ellie, and Marco are driven to the beach by Paige's brother Dylan. Spinner and Paige are seen having fun together at the beach.
In Should I Stay or Should I Go?, Spinner gives Paige a rose, that comes with a card. She reads it, says "Aww", and blows him a kiss. He catches the kiss in his hand.In Never Gonna Give You Up, Spinner hates that Paige likes J.T. and decides to make her see him for who he really is. Unfortunately, that means making her see him for who Spinner really is as well. She gets mad at him for the pranks he pulled, but later forgives him.
In Don't Dream It's Over, Paige, Spinner, Hazel, Jimmy, Terri, and Rick go to the park together. Later, when Terri is put into a coma, her friends are very upset about it--especially Spinner and Paige, who knew that Rick was abusive. At the hospital they see Terri and her dad. He says there is a blood clot and they have to do surgery. He then finds out they knew Rick was abusive and tells them off and leaves to tend for Terri. Paige leaves. Then Paige and Spinner start making out and Spinner stops her saying she's just doing that because of Terri and she gets mad. He goes to The Dot and she leaves. The next day, Spinner sees Rick in the car and tells him to get out of there and almost punches him, but Paige stops him. Rick's mom comes out and they leave. Spinner then rushes to a nearby bench. Paige follows him and Spinner starts blaming himself for being like Rick, and starts crying. Paige comforts him. Spinner and Paige visit Terri and her dad apologizes for what he said to them, saying he was "way out of line" the previous day, and assures them that they are good friends. They look at Terri in the bed, and the episode ends.
In Rock and Roll High School, Spinner and Paige were, unusually, in opposing camps when Downtown Sasquatch performed in the Battle of the Bands against Ashley Kerwin's anti-Craig Manning band Hell Hath No Fury, of which Paigewas a member. Downtown Sasquatch won the competition.
In I Want Candy, Paige and Spinner decide to skip school. Paige borrows Dylan's car. Paige finds out that Ashley is at home and decides to pick her up. After a day of fun, Ashley reveals that she believes Degrassi is cursed so she's leaving at the end of the year. Paige and Spinner both think she's nuts. When they go to see Terri, Ashley freaks out and Paige tells her to lighten up and that everyone is hurt by what happened to Terri, not just her. Ashley decides to stay and wins third prize in an Elvis impersonation competition.
In The Power of Love, Spinner and Paige go to the end of the year dance together with Jimmy and Hazel.
Season 4In Ghost in the Machine (1), Spinner and Paige break up because Spinner wanted Paige to go to court for her rape, but she refused.
They got back together in Ghost in the Machine (2), though there were some strains in their relationship because Paige rammed Spinner's new car into Dean's. At first Spinner took the blame, but Paige eventually told the police that she did it, and got her license suspended.
In King of Pain, Spinner and Paige both supported Marco's campaign to become Student Council President.
In Anywhere I Lay My Head, Paige is surprised that Spinner and Manny have gotten closer.In Islands in the Stream, Spinner and Manny are seen flirting together at the school car wash in a picture found by Hazel. Later on, Spinner embarrasses Paige at her job by making her do specific things in front of Jimmy, Craig, and Marco. Craig then tells him to leave her alone. Spinner then says that he was just jealous that he's getting closer to Manny. Craig and Spinner then get in to fight over Manny, which causes Paige's manager, Meeri to fire Paige. After the fight is broken up, Paige tells Spinner that it is over between the two of them, and says she will somehow find a way to pay Spinner back for his car's damages.
Season 5In High Fidelity (1), Spinner and Paige are seen together at the Dot. They begin talking, and eventually begin to make out.
In High Fidelity (2), the return of Darcy leaves Spinner the task of telling Paige that nothing beyond that kiss can happen, however, before he can do so, another tender moment with Paige leads to them going all the way. Spinner text messages Marco about what happened with Paige, asking for advice. However, he doesn't have to decide, as Paige is moving on from Degrassi post-graduation.
In Degrassi Goes Hollywood, when Paige was cast as Trixie in Mewesical High, Spinner said that it was awesome and that he used to date her.
In Degrassi Takes Manhattan, there is a picture of Spinner and Paige from their sophomore school dance, which occurred in The Power of Love, with a bunch of other items that Spinner considers made who him he was.
Degrassi: Next Class
In #ThrowbackThursday, Spinner and Paige both attended the 60th anniversary Degrassi gala.
In Roommate Code of Conduct, Ellie told Paige that she, Marco and Spinner stayed up until 3am playing poker and that Spinner had spent the entire time blathering on about his "friends with benefit" relationship with Paige. Ellie found the conversation to be "moderately gross." When Paige mentioned that she was also having a casual sexual relationship with Jesse, Ellie told her that dating two guys at once was tacky.
- First Relationship:
- Second Relationship:
- Third Relationship:
- Spinner-Terri Friendship
- Paige-Dean Conflict
- Spinner-Manny Relationship
- Spinner-Darcy Relationship
- Paige-Alex Relationship
- Paige-Jesse Relationship
- Spinner: "Last night, I asked my mom what my culture was. She pointed to the globe and said I was from Earth."
Paige: "It's good to know... I had my doubts." - Don't Believe the Hype
- "You don't dump a girl as cool as you." - Ghost in the Machine (1)
- Paige: "It will keep playing in the VCR in your head. Rewind pause play, rewind pause. You can't stop it. Then you'll dump me and I'll die alone with my 6 cats."
Spinner: "Paige, I'll never dump you." - Ghost in the Machine (1)
- Paige: "What? I'm easy! Everyone knows it. The judge, my mother, now you. Like Dean. Just get me alone, do whatever you want. No one will stop you. What? You don't want me?"
Spinner: "Not right now, no."
Paige: "'Cause Dean got there first?"
Spinner: "You have to let that go!"
Paige: "You want me to just let it go? Like someone was rude or stole my seat at lunch?"
Spinner: "No that's not what I...I just, I want my girlfriend back. I want Paige back!"
Paige: "You don't even know her."
Spinner: "That's stupid."
Paige: "The truth? Paige went upstairs that night. She never came back." - Ghost in the Machine (2)
- Spinner to Paige about her moping: "Stop, Stop, Stop. You might be be poor, but you are pretty." - Islands in the Stream
- They were supposed to get together the night Paige was raped, but she bailed on him to be with Dean.
- Since Season 1, there was a mutual attraction, Paige was jealous when Spinner showed interest in Terri MacGregor.
- They have the second longest-running relationship of the teenage characters in Degrassi history, next to Jimmy and Hazel, which lasted nearly two years.
- They were both nicknamed "Honey Bee" by each other.
- Paige's first consensual sexual encounter was with Spinner.
- They both harmed someone else's car on purpose.
- They did not have sex during their initial two-year relationship. However, they had sex on two subsequent occasions, in High Fidelity (2) and Love My Way.
- They both had a conflict with Rick Murray.
- Paige had a conflict with two of Spinner's other ex-girlfriends, Manny Santos and Darcy Edwards, and with his wife, Emma Nelson.
- Paige shares similarities with Spinner's friend and former co-worker, Holly J. Sinclair.
- It can be implied that they were each other's first love.
- They both smoked marijuana: Paige in Death of a Disco Dancer and Spinner in Pass the Dutchie.
- They were both friends with Jimmy Brooks and Ashley Kerwin, although Paige had a tempestuous relationship with Ashley.
- Spinner is best friends with Paige's best friend Marco Del Rossi.
- They both worked at The Dot, though only briefly in Paige's case.
- They both made their first appearances in Family Politics.
- They were both originally members of the Class of 2006. While Paige graduated with that class in High Fidelity (2), Spinner was held back and graduated as part of the Class of 2007 in We Built This City.
- In contrast to Jimmy, Marco and Craig Manning, Paige never blamed Spinner for his involvement in the school shooting, as revealed in High Fidelity (2).
- Like Jimmy, Ellie and Craig, Paige did not have a problem with the fact that Marco was gay after he first came out. This was in stark contrast to Spinner's initial homophobia.
- They both appeared in 100 or more episodes: Spinner (141) and Paige (101).
- They both worked on Kevin Smith's film Jay and Silent Bob Go Canadian, Eh!: Paige appeared in it - although her part was eventually cut - while Spinner was one of the caterers.
- In King of Pain, they both supported their mutual best friend Marco's campaign to become Student Council President.
- They were both members of Archie Simpson's Grade 9 homeroom class 9F from 2002 to 2003.