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  • Thursday Night: Mrs. Torres vs. Principal Simpson

    Posted on 08/11/2010 by Lisa

    After what happened to Adam (and Drew) on tonight's episode, is Degrassi a safe place for a transgender student? Thursday night, Mrs. Torres meets with Principal Simpson -- and they don't exactly agree about what's best for Adam.

    Torres family meeting

  • OMG: Watch Drew make a fool of himself.

    Posted on 08/10/2010 by Lisa

    In tonight's OMG moment, Degrassi's self-proclaimed "perfect catch" tries to get a date for the dance. I can't believe Drew thought he could impress anyone with that little hallway routine. (I'm still shaking my head.) Watch the clip right here.

    Drew's got a plan...

    Comments, anyone?

  • How well do Sav and Holly J know each other?

    Posted on 08/08/2010 by Mary

    Ray and Charlotte from Degrassi compete to see who knows whom better.

    Who knows what's gonna happen with their characters Monday night (at 9p et!), but I do know that Ray Ablack and Charlotte Arnold have spent a lot of time around each other at work on Degrassi.

    So I made them play a game... I isolated them and made them answer questions about each other to see how well they know their co-star. Results below:

    HOW WELL DO RAYMOND ABLACK AND CHARLOTTE ARNOLD KNOW EACH OTHER?

    Question 1: Which of these gum flavors do you think Ray/Charlotte would pick: wintergreen, spearmint, cinnamon, strawberry, or bubblegum?

    Charlotte said: I feel like Ray might be a bubblegum kind of guy... ooh, this is tough. I'm so determined to win! Hmm. Strawberry. I'm just gonna go with my gut. Random, strange, strawberry.
    BEEAAH. Correct answer: Spearmint.

    Raymond said: Strawberry?
    BEEAAH. Correct answer: Cinnamon.

    ROUND ONE SCORE: Charlotte 0, Ray 0.

     

    Question 2: What is Ray's/Charlotte's mother's name?

    Charlotte said: Oh my God, oh my God. I doubt he knows my mother's name. I know a lot of Guyanese women go by Bibi? Maybe Bibi? It's not her name! I have no idea.
    DINGDINGDING! Correct!

    Raymond said: Louise.
    DINGDINGDING! Correct!

    ROUND TWO SCORE: Charlotte 1, Ray 1.
    Plus one point for us because now we know that Ray is Guyanese and not South East Asian as commonly believed!

     

    Question 3: What do you think Ray's/Charlotte's favorite pizza toppings are?

    Charlotte said: Meat in general. Meat lovers.
    BEEAAH. Correct answer: mushrooms.

    Raymond said: Pineapple?
    BEEAAH. Correct answer: onions.

    ROUND THREE SCORE: Charlotte 1, Ray 1.

     

    Question 4: What do you think Ray's Charlotte's favorite band or musician is?

    Charlotte said: Protest the Hero.
    DINGDINGDING! Correct.

    Raymond said: The Distillers, or Brody Dalle.
    BEEEAH: Correct answer: Leonard Cohen

    ROUND FOUR SCORE: Charlotte 2, Ray 1

     

    Question 5: What was Ray's/Charlotte's first role?

    Charlotte said: Simba in the Lion King.
    DINGDINGDING! Correct.

    Raymond said: A McDonald's commercial. She was in a Batman toys McDonald's commercial.
    BEEAAH. Correct answer: "My first commerical ever -- a little Degrassi trivia -- was with Jake Goldsbie [TOBY!]. I was 4 years old, he was 5 years old. We're little, I'm strapped in a car seat; it was for Tiger Toys, these little Gameboys, and I was like, "Mommy, i can do it!" But the McDonald's one was the one that Ray saw when he was an infant and still remembers! Aww!

    FINAL SCORE: Charlotte 3, Ray 1

     

    Charlotte is the champion! To celebrate, I'm putting up this picture of Raymond demonstrating the secret handshake he developed with Luke Bilyk (aka Drew Torres) on her -- it ends in a hug, because Ray is adorable.

    Raymond Ablack gives Charlotte Arnold the secret handshake.

  • OMG: Holly J and Sav?

    Posted on 08/08/2010 by Lisa

    So, that helium-voiced kiss on last night's Degrassi was kind of awkward, wasn't it?

    I just rewatched that scene, and my dog barked when they kissed, which I interpret to mean he doesn't like them as a couple.

    What do you think? What do your pets think? Click here to watch that scene again.

    BTW, I don't want my dog to affect your judgment, so here's a pic of Holly J and Sav looking super-cute together:

    Holly J and Sav

  • Tuesday Night: The Hoedown Throwdown

    Posted on 08/08/2010 by Lisa

    When Drew gave Alli that little speech about the "trial period," did you think he was being too harsh? Alli does seem to add a lot of unnecessary drama to his life, so I get why he's over it.

    Tonight's the school dance, and so far, QB1 doesn't have a date. Do you think ANY girl can make it through his "trial period" in time? If you could set Drew up with anyone from Degrassi, who would you pick?

    Cowboy Drew

  • The Week in Degrassi: Let's Review

    Posted on 08/06/2010 by Mary

    So much Degrassi, so little time to really dig into the details all week! Luckily it's Friday catch-up night... this week's episodes will air again tonight starting at 9p et. Let's talk about what all happened since Monday

    Eli: What is Eli's DEAL? What do you think is going on with him? And do you think Clare is going to get frustrated enough to lose interest? (Not that she's interested. Of course.)

    Holly J and Declan: Buh! Do you think she was right to break up with him? The money thing was interesting -- when people have different amounts of money to mess around with, it can be difficult to figure out a way to hang out that's cool for both of you. Have you ever run into weirdness about money with a friend?

    Sav: What advice would you give him about dealing with his parents totally unrealistic demands -- should he go outright rebellion, or just waiting until college to start being his own person?

    Jenna: It seems to me -- like with the whole Jenna thing , and KC's reaction to it -- that girls are so much more critical of their own and each other's bodies than guys are of girls' bodies. What IS that?

  • A note from Charlotte Arnold (Holly J)

    Posted on 08/06/2010 by Mary

    Charlotte Arnold, Holly J from Degrassi, writes a note to the fans.

  • This is the Nightlife!

    Posted on 08/05/2010 by Chairman Nick Cannon

    The Nightlife drops TONIGHT! After you get your Degrassi on, stay for the afterparty and get your dance on with me, Chloe Wang, and Aaron Fresh... the New Boys are coming by to teach us all how to do The Jerk (jerk, jerk, jerk) and my boy Ice Cube is coming by, too! Ain't no party like a TeenNick party!

    See you tonight at 9:30! While you're getting ready, Aaron made you a playlist of his favorite soca and dub tracks (from his Caribbean home of Trinidad and Tobago -- aka TNT).

    If you google hard enough, I bet you'll be able to check these songs out...

    Aaron Fresh from TeenNick's The Nightlife AARON FRESH'S DUB AND SOCA PLAYLIST

    Soca music:
    (Soca = Soul Calypso, and it originated in Trinidad and Tobago)
    Machel Montano - "One More Time"
    David Rudder - "Islands in the Sun"
    Bunji Garlin - "Snake Oil"

    Dub music:
    (Dub is an offshoot of reggae)
    Sizzla - "Thank You Mama"
    Mavado- "Amazing Grace"
    Bob Marley - "Don't Worry"

  • OMG: RIP Dolly J??

    Posted on 08/05/2010 by Mary

    Or are they just on a break? Do you think it's permanent?

    Holly seemed kind of over it all... maybe the long distance thing was too much. Or maybe the girls at prep school made Declan forget how independent a girl like Holly J is, and he crossed some lines.

    Your thoughts? Here's the scene again, if you are a glutton for waterworks...

    ...and here's a pic of them in happier times.

    Declan and Holly J in happier times on Degrassi

  • Poor Eli's Nards.

    Posted on 08/04/2010 by Mary

    Eli from Degrassi, post nard-kick. I don't know if our dude friends are going to be all that stoked that we isolated this clip... but it definitely made us go "Oh my GOD" when it happened.

    Anyway, do you think Clare is right that the more Eli tries to even the score, the worse it's going to get? Or do you think he should keep fighting back?