Remember ‘Degrassi,’ everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure Canadian TV show?Ever since The N (now Teen Nick) brought the drama-licious series to the States in the early 2000s, we’ve been hooked.
, one of the fun things about it was that the title was actually accurate.
This wasn't just a new group of kids attending the same school I'd watched when I was in high school myself; that first season revolved around Emma (Miriam Mc Donald) starting at Degrassi, the same school at which her mother Spike (Amanda Stepto) was a student when she unexpectedly became pregnant with Emma in the previous millennium. So as we grown-ass taxpaying adults all know, Clare (Aislinn Paul) has spent the past four episodes undergoing treatment for cancer. As I know I need not remind you, Darcy (Shenae Grimes) preceded Clare at Degrassi: she had all kinds of adventures and troubles of her own before reaffirming her Christian faith after some pretty serious adversity and leaving Degrassi to do missionary work in Kenya.
Wondering what your favorite characters from Degrassi Community School are up to today? And hey, we have to say it: Whatever it takes, we know you can make it through!
Then: For nine seasons, Miriam Mc Donald played the role of Emma Nelson, whose friendship with Manny Santos and relationship with Sean Cameron were main focal points of ‘Degrassi’ throughout the early seasons.
As the determined activist Emma, Mc Donald’s character dealt with a wealth of issues, including anorexia, bulimia and even an STD.
Ultimately, Emma ends up drunkenly marrying Spinner and decides to stay with him when realizing that they really do love each other.
Generosa (Poppy Montgomery) is a struggling artist who sells real estate, and one day, when client Ted (David Sutcliffe) fails to show up, she goes over to confront him.
They soon fall in love, get married and are happy for several years during which time they adopt twin orphans: Alexa Ammon (Aislinn Paul) and Greg Ammon (Munro Chambers).
They also discover that Barrett has been lying about the radio.
Stars: Leo Howard, Liza Koshy, Adam Hicks, Aislinn Paul The students believe they are rescued when someone new arrives at the school.
Most of the Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High cast wore their own clothes and make-up on set.4.