Degrassi Junior High

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  • TV-14
  • 1987
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.2  (2,869)

Degrassi Junior High is a series that follows a group of Canadian teenagers during the late 1980s. The series told the story of several students in grades seven through nine, and a new group of students made their debut later in the series. Most the series took place at the Degrassi Junior High School, with several students taking a class at Borden High School in the third season. The show is known as the first soap opera for kids and teenagers, and the characters face a variety of realistic problems. Teenage pregnancy, divorce, drug abuse, alcoholism and body issues are just a few of the problems exposed on this television show. The show takes on difficult challenges that many teenagers face but may never discuss. Degrassi Junior High starts with an introduction of the characters, and the second season focuses on the teenage pregnancy of a main character. The third season showcases their last year in junior high, and the students of Degrassi prepare to move to high school.

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Bye-Bye Junior High
16. Bye-Bye Junior High
March 6, 1989
Wheels is concerned about whether he can pass, and Joey has made a deal with his parents that he can go to the graduation dance only if his grades are good enough. Ms. Avery tries to persuade Spike to continue school. During the school dance, bad wiring causes the school to burn down, leaving the kids wondering if they'll see each other for next year.
Pa-arty!
15. Pa-arty!
February 27, 1989
Lucy hosts a secret party when her parents are away, but doesn't tell Clutch. Joey, Wheels, and Snake convince Clutch to buy them some beer, which he does, and Clutch comes to the party drunk.
Black & White
14. Black & White
February 20, 1989
BLT is led into a fight because of he was called a racist name. Michelle's parents disapprove when BLT asks her to the dance. Spike is rejected from a job because of her punk haircut. Liz wants to break the windows because they were bigoted of her hairstyle.
Making Whoopee
13. Making Whoopee
February 13, 1989
When Arthur's Dad begins dating again, Arthur feels left out and jealous, so he and Yick try to break them up. When Arthur's dad and his girlfriend breakup, Arthur feels horrible. Melanie gets jealous when Snake is attracted to Allison.
Taking Off (2)
12. Taking Off (2)
February 6, 1989
Wheels finds his biological father but cannot confide in him. Shane is found badly hurt and in a coma after jumping off a bridge when taking acid at the Gourmet Scum Concert.
Taking Off (1)
11. Taking Off (1)
February 6, 1989
Wheels is sick of school and of his grandparents strict rules, so he takes off looking for his biological father Mike. Luke and Shane does acid at the Gourmet Scum concert. The next day, Shane is missing.
Twenty Bucks
10. Twenty Bucks
January 30, 1989
Melanie spends $20 treating her friends to a fries and cokes on 13 Busy Street, a local Degrassi burger joint. When Snake asks her to go to a concert with him, she "borrows" $20 from her mother. Shane tells Spike he's too broke to give her the child-support money, but then spends $20 on a concert ticket. Spike find out and gives him hell. BLT bets Joey $20 that Joey can't get a date to the concert.
Food for Thought
9. Food for Thought
January 23, 1989
Melanie notices that Kathleen is obsessive about winning the science fair and tries to help her when she sees signs of anorexia. Scooter and Bart's science fair rats become fat ,and the kids think they've discovered something about junk food. Heather and Erica think Lucy has an eating disorder.
Star-Crossed
8. Star-Crossed
January 16, 1988
Erika falls in love with Clutch, when she read her horoscope. Alexa decides she wants Simon back after losing him to Michelle.
The Whole Truth
7. The Whole Truth
December 12, 1988
Liz organizes a protest against cruelty to animals. Scooter and Bart buy what they think are "sea creatures" for the aquarium. Joey becomes a problem at the radio station
He Ain't Heavy
6. He Ain't Heavy
December 5, 1988
Snake is devastated to learn that his all-star brother Glen is gay, and fears he could also be gay. BLT makes fun of Joey's new idea of getting his band onto the radio, by being a janitor at the radio station.
Loves Me, Loves Me Not
5. Loves Me, Loves Me Not
November 28, 1988
Caitlin is hurt when she misunderstands Joey's intentions about a dance. Alexa tries to help shy Michelle gain the attention of BLT, while little Dorothy has a crush on Yick.
Season's Greetings
4. Season's Greetings
November 21, 1988
Yick and Arthur are mad at each other, over arguments about whether Arthur is "rich" while they exchange gifts. Arthur's cousin helps them remember the "good times". Spike brings her baby to school but is reluctant to let Shane hold the baby
A Big Girl Now
3. A Big Girl Now
November 14, 1988
Lucy's relationship with Paul makes her a neglectful friend to L.D., and the twins. When she decides to have a sleepover, Paul tells her to have a high-school party, and tries to have sex with her. She refuses, but the next day, everyone thinks they "did it". Kathleen becomes school vice-president, and puts her friendship with Melanie on hold.
Can't Live With 'Em (2)
2. Can't Live With 'Em (2)
November 7, 1988
Wheels has troubles going back to school after his parents' deaths. Lucy becomes involved with Paul, a high school boy.
Can't Live With 'Em (1)
1. Can't Live With 'Em (1)
November 7, 1988
Wheels' parents forbids him to spend time with Joey, who they think is a troublemaker. Spike returns to school, after having her baby, Emma, during the summer. She ignores Shane. Yick finds out Arthur's mom won the lottery. Meanwhile, when at Joey's house, the cops come and tells Wheels some horrible news that will affect the rest of his life.
Description

Degrassi Junior High is a series that follows a group of Canadian teenagers during the late 1980s. The series told the story of several students in grades seven through nine, and a new group of students made their debut later in the series. Most the series took place at the Degrassi Junior High School, with several students taking a class at Borden High School in the third season.

The show is known as the first soap opera for kids and teenagers, and the characters face a variety of realistic problems. Teenage pregnancy, divorce, drug abuse, alcoholism and body issues are just a few of the problems exposed on this television show. The show takes on difficult challenges that many teenagers face but may never discuss.

Degrassi Junior High starts with an introduction of the characters, and the second season focuses on the teenage pregnancy of a main character. The third season showcases their last year in junior high, and the students of Degrassi prepare to move to high school.

Degrassi Junior High is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (42 episodes). The series first aired on January 18, 1987.

Where to Watch Degrassi Junior High

Degrassi Junior High is available for streaming on the CBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Degrassi Junior High on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 18, 1987
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (2,869)