You Be Illin' is the fifth episode of Season 9 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. It aired on October 18, 2009 in Canada, and on October 30, 2009 in the United States.


Alli insists she is over Johnny, but when he wants to "talk", she gets her hopes up that he wants more. Is it love or is it a lost cause? Peter wants to regain his status as the lead singer of the Stüdz. But they've moved on and have recruited Jane as lead singer. Will Peter make it back in the band?

Main Plot

Alli decides she's done with Johnny. However, after talking with him, she then starts falling for him once again. When Johnny tells her he needs to talk, she gets her hopes up. He then tells her he found a wart on his penis and that she was not his first. Alli worries she has HPV and confides in Jenna because she knows Clare won't approve of the situation. Alli and Jenna plan to get revenge on Johnny by broadcasting him by telling Jenna he has an STD. The plan didn't work out and he ends up saying that he has still feelings for Alli, but Alli tells Johnny they're done.

Sub Plot

Meanwhile Peter is feeling bitter that he is kicked out of the band and replaced by Jane. Peter talks to Spinner about it and then Peter tries to convince them to let him back in the band. In the end they don't let Peter back in the band, but he still remains friends with the band members.

  • This episode is named after the song "You Be Illin'" by Run-D.M.C.

  • Johnny: "I found something... on my junk."
  • Johnny: " may not have been my first time...but it was my first time with someone I liked."

  • "100 Mile Heartache" by King Of All The Animals
  • "Reggae JJ" by John Johnson
  • "Loure" by Drew Jurecka, Jim McGrath
  • "Good Times" by Janie and the Studs
  • "Just Like You" by Steriogram