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Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian television show popular among pre-teens and teenagers alike. The show is essentially a continuation of the original Degrassi series, which aired during the 70s and 80s. The show itself is popular for tackling many real-life situations that teenagers these days go through in their middle school, high school, and college years. Perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of the show to its audience is the fact that these situations are portrayed realistically and many episodes feature plots that are relevant to current issues among teens.

The show features a large cast of characters at different stages in their school careers and life paths. However, the original cast of Degrassi: The Next Generation from when the show premiered in 2001 no longer remains, as they have all moved on to other career endeavors. For example, Aubrey Graham's character of Jimmy Brooks has since become a rap star in the United States and Canada known as "Drake", and has enjoyed much success with this career in music.

Degrassi: The Next Generation premiered in 2001 and is now going into its tenth season with a completely new cast, or "generation", as the title of the show suggests. In fact, the new season will be the first season to incorporate the new name change of the show from Degrassi: The Next Generation to simply Degrassi.

As mentioned above, the show is known for taking on realistic topics that teenagers often go through, even if they are controversial. For example, Degrassi has aired episodes related to school shootings, teenagers "coming out" as being homosexual, eating disorders, affairs, characters being diagnosed with cancer, and much more. And while some of these topics have been controversial in nature, many of the show's fans appreciate the fact that there is a show that does not sugar coat the teenage experience and shows many pre-teens and teenagers that they are not alone.

While the cast of the show has changed over the years, the overall plot remains the same. And it seems as though the show will continue to tackle issues among teenagers in a way that is thought provoking and entertaining for people of all ages. Degrassi airs on various channels in Canada, the country where it is filmed. In the United States, it can be found on the Nickelodeon-owned network, "The N," among a few others that often show reruns.

Nightly at 9:00 PM et/pt on TeenNick
17 Seasons, 352 Episodes
July 18, 2010
Cast: Stefan Brogren, Aislinn Paul, Melinda Shankar, A.J. Saudin
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Degrassi: The Next Generation Full Episode Guide

  • Drew agrees to help Dallas salvage Prom and is punished. Clare is still unsure of her future plans, including where she stands with Eli.

  • It's prom time at Degrassi! Dallas wants Prom to be perfect for Alli but he makes a mistake that could ruin everything. Miles tries to help Hunter in the matters of the heart.

  • Even though Vince has taken Zig in and treated him like family, his actions have threatened Zig and Maya's safety. Drew's accusations towards Jonah are now making Becky suspicious.

  • Zig gets in trouble with the law. With opening night fast approaching, Frankie finds herself falling for Winston all over again. Becky is happy with Jonah, but Drew isn't having it.Runtime: 22 minutes Original air date:

  • Zig is hesitant to let Maya see his new place. Clare makes a discovery at school and decides to expose it. Frankie enjoys the musical, but she's having problems with her leading man.

  • With Prom just around the corner, Clare is MIA from committee meetings. Zig moves in with Tiny and struggles to adjust. Tristan's trying online dating, deciding to try some "creative advertising"!

  • Maya's thoughts are consumed by a special someone. Clare embarks on an impromptu road trip to New York. Hunter has a crush, but expressing his feelings might do more harm than good.

  • The entire school hates Zoë and she tries to win them back. Frankie's grades are starting to slip. Could she resort to her father's ways of getting ahead? Imogen and Jack are dealing with stuff that could affect their relationship.

  • It's Frankie's birthday, and she's going to have a Gatsby party!

  • A new administrator at Degrassi adheres to strict rules. Becky and songwriting partner Jonah come up with the idea of a lunch time variety show.

  • Degrassi's fundraising scandal could destroy Frankie's relationship with her father. Zig and Tiny compete to get a cheerleader's number. Clare is confident that she can really have it all.

  • Mr. Simpson calls an assembly to focus on the offending fundraising website. Tristan is desperate to make up with Miles. Alli can't keep a secret and blurts Clare's news to Dallas.

  • Drew is committed to keeping Becky happy but his situation with Clare has his attention divided. Maya lies in order to protect Miles. Imogen is determined to find out who is behind the crooked online venture.

  • Tristan organizes an intervention for Miles. Zoë is sure that Hunter is the blackmailer and confronts him. Becky loves writing songs with Jonah but could he want to do more than make music?

  • Zoë receives threatening anonymous texts regarding her fundraising activities. Meanwhile, Miles is skipping a lot of school. Worried, Tristan checks in on him and realizes that he is in real trouble. Alli is accepted to Cambridge and Dallas fears this could be the end.

  • Jack and Imogen reveal what they want out of their relationship while Maya struggles with nightmares.

  • Becky's faith falters when she struggles to forgive her brother. Zoë pushes the cheer squad too hard and they crack under the pressure. Eli thought he and Clare could get through anything, but this?!?

  • Clare opens up to Eli about her situation, things progress for Winston and Frankie and after losing in an arm wrestle with Grace, Zig feels emasculated.

  • Zoë gets an idea for the perfect fundraiser. One of her friends is in trouble and Maya doesn't want to remain silent. Becky has had a tough year and isn't the same bubbly sunshine-y girl. So who is she now?

  • When morning sickness overwhelms Clare, she confides in Alli and Jenna. Zoë sees red when Becky tells her she is too much of a distraction for the power cheer team. Miles and Tristan are getting closer.

  • Everyone is hoping this will be the best summer, but tensions, romance and friendships are on the rise.

  • As Degrassi's seniors prepare for prom and graduation, they face big choices about the future.

  • Drew and Bianca are getting married -- with a little help from Adam, Fiona, and Imogen. When the Degrassi gang visits Las Vegas, all bets are off!

  • A superstorm, headed for Toronto, stalls a Degrassi dance. Maya, Zig & Zoë plan to attend but get stranded at the Matlin house. Even with the power out, sparks still fly at the Hollingsworth mansion. Meanwhile, Clare heads to NYC for an interview at Columbia and fears running into Eli.

  • During her trial, Zoe takes matters into her own hands when she is being painted in a negative manner. Becky is anxious about testifying in her brother's trial.

  • Mr. Yates insists Tristan keep their affair between the two of them. Imogen tries impressing Jack. Frankie discovers Winston caused her to lose her modeling gig.

  • When Tristan asks Mr. Yates for some writing help for his MC gig, Mr. Yates suggests he come to his apartment for some extra help. Imogen is infatuated with Jack and is determined to prove she can "roll" with her crowd.

  • Drew's whole life is turned upside down when he's fired from the campaign and discovers his reputation has been tarnished after fighting with Dallas. Becky begins dating one of her online gaming friends.

  • Drew's excited for the last days of the Hollingsworth campaign but his charm gets him more than he bargained for.

  • Claire demands answers from Drew. The plan to hide Zig seems to be successful.

  • Maya is doing her best to keep Zig safe but when she snoops and finds a bag of drugs, her worst fears are confirmed.

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