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  • A Whole New Degrassi: Imogen

    Posted on 07/02/2013 by Lisa

    When a whole new Degrassi starts July 11th, Imogen has her eye on someone new.

    Imogen (Cris Prosperi)

    Is Imogen turning into a boyfriend stealer? I loved Fimogen together, because Fiona and Imogen seemed really good for each other. This promo seems to hint that Imogen's rebound could be a more complicated situation. What do you think?

    Degrassi will be on your TV next Thursday, July 11th. (No more waiting until Friday!)

  • Degrassi Wrap-Up: The Time of My Life

    Posted on 06/21/2013 by Lisa

    Have you seen the Degrassi prom and graduation special? If not, watch it here before you read any further. *Spoilers Below*

    Degrassi: The Time of My Life
    A full hour of Degrassi means a double serving of drama, and "The Time of My Life" felt like a big Degrassi-flavored dessert covered in chocolate sauce and sprinkled with nuts. I thought it was soooo good, and it filled me completely full of feelings. Let's talk about it!

    Degrassi: The Time of My Life
    First up: Fiona and Imogen. Wasn't it nice to see Mrs. Coyne in person again, instead of on video chat? I'm glad that we don't have to worry about Fiona's financial situation anymore. (How fast do you think she quit her job at Juwanna Juice after getting the news?) When Fiona's mom told her about the possible dream job in Italy, it seemed like Fiona's life was about as perfect as it could get.

    What was Imogen thinking when she answered Fiona's phone and decided to impersonate her? Well, I guess we all know what she was thinking -- that she'd do anything to avoid losing Fiona. Failing senior year must've been really hard on Imogen, but trying to sabotage Fiona's dreams is NOT the answer. That's one of the most selfish actions I've ever seen on Degrassi. Fimogen are one of my all-time favorite Degrassi couples, so I cried the most at their scenes tonight. When Imogen went to the airport to talk to Federico, and he had to turn away for a moment because he was tearing up, I was like, "I know, Federico!! I know!" I also cried a bunch when Imogen went to apologize to Fiona at the loft, when Fiona gave her speech at graduation, and during that last "farewell" scene. It's hard for me to accept that they're parting ways. How are you handling it?

    Degrassi: The Time of My Life
    Meanwhile... Eli and Clare are back together! The promos hinted that they'd reunite, but it was nice to see it all fall into place. When Eli and Clare were dancing together in their crowns, I realized that if Degrassi were a fairytale, Clare might be the princess. I think I subconsciously wanted her to have a princess-worthy prom night, so I loved seeing Eli treat her like royalty and sweep her away to a candlelit room. I know I'm glossing over a few things (In a fairytale world, they would've won prom king and queen fair and square -- Eli wouldn't have had to rig the vote), but prom night worked out pretty well for Eli and Clare. When Eli took Clare home the next morning in the horse-drawn carriage, I wanted to hug them both.

    If you've read my Degrassi posts in the past, you know I'm very good at worrying about people. Right now I'm worried about the lump on Clare's back. When Alli tried to convince Clare that she doesn't have cancer, I was like "Try harder, Alli! I'm still worried!" The random nosebleed freaked me out. I want Clare to finish high school and graduate and move to New York and share a studio apartment with Eli. I want that happy ending. (I cried typing that, so I guess I'm pretty worried about Clare's lump. Go away, lump.)

    Degrassi: The Time of My Life
    Let's talk about Jake and Mo, and their bromance (or as I like to say, "Momance"). I love-love-love the moment when Jake shows up at prom. When Mo realized that Marisol had paid Jake to be there, I was just as shocked and disappointed as Mo was. I understand why he ended up hanging out with other people, drinking too much, and throwing up all over. When someone tries as hard as Marisol tried to make prom night perfect, I think they're destined to be disappointed. Even if her expectations were way too high, though, nobody deserves to be puked on. (Poor girl.) I'm glad Mo won her over with the song at graduation, but I was even happier when Mo and Jake finally talked about wanting to stay in touch.

    Other moments that will stick with me:

    *The down-to-earth sex advice Alli and Jenna gave Clare.

    *When Principal Simpson started calling the names at graduation, it felt SO real. I think they're all going to miss each other on the show and in reality -- and they know we're going to miss them, too. We've been through so much together.

    *This line from Fiona's speech:
    "Don't be afraid of change, no matter how scary it seems. If I can make it through, so can you."

    I'm gonna miss this cast, but in Fiona's honor, I promise not to be afraid of change. If you're feeling the same way, sneak a peek at some of the new characters in this video!

    What did you think of "The Time of My Life"? Leave a comment below!

  • Degrassi: "The Time of My Life" Sneak Peek

    Posted on 06/20/2013 by Lisa

    Watch the first scene of Degrassi's prom and graduation special "The Time of My Life" right now, and see the whole thing TOMORROW NIGHT at 9pm et / 6pm pt! It's SOOOO CLOSE!!

    I understand that Imogen wants Fiona to have the perfect prom night... but I wish she had told her the truth right away. Let's do a quick poll:

    What are your Degrassi instincts saying?

    "Fimogen Forever!!"
    (They'll get through this somehow.)
    OR
    "Farewell, Fimogen..."
    (Things don't look good.)

    Answer in the comments.

  • Fan Favorite Friday: Favorite Degrassi Freakout!

    Posted on 04/12/2013 by Lisa

    Degrassi's on hiatus, but we couldn't let you go Degrassi-less, so we asked our Facebook fans to vote for their "favorite Degrassi freakout." The winner, by a long shot? Eli's on-stage breakdown during opening night of Love Roulette, as seen in "Extraordinary Machine." Watch the full episode online!

    A few pictorial highlights from the episode:

    Fiona
    Fiona is skeptical of Eli's last minute changes to the script.

    Imogen
    Imogen wants Clare out of the picture.

    Eli
    Eli has the breakdown that was voted "Fan Favorite." :)

    Owen
    Owen shows off his pool skills.

    Anya
    Anya takes cocaine and bonds with a toilet.

    Watch this week's Fan Favorite episode Extraordinary Machine online now, and if you haven't already, be sure to like TeenNick and Degrassi on Facebook. We'll post a new "Fan Favorite" poll next week, and we want your votes!

  • Degrassi Sneak Peek: "In the Cold, Cold Night, pt. 2"

    Posted on 05/17/2012 by Lisa

    Watch the first scene of tomorrow's Degrassi right here:

    This scene reminds me of something I've wondered about Imogen for a long time -- how does she know so much about everyone? Does she have a photographic memory or something?

  • Watch the first scene of "Need You Now, pt. 2"

    Posted on 04/05/2012 by Lisa

    Hello, Degrassi sneak peek!

    I think Adam's advice is good, but is Eli even capable of acting "breezy"? And what do you think is going on with Imogen?

    Imogen

    p.s. See more pics from Friday's episode.

  • Degrassi Sneak Peek: "Need You Now, pt. 1"

    Posted on 03/29/2012 by Lisa

    Watch the first minute of tomorrow's new Degrassi right here. (Warning, Eclare fans: This clip contains Imogeli.)

    So... any reactions?

    p.s. Here's a close-up of Eli sleeping, just in case you're into that.

    Aww, Eli's sleeping!

  • 'Tis the Season to Degrassi!

    Posted on 12/12/2011 by Lisa


    TeenNick is showing Degrassi every night this week, starting at 9pm et, and it's got us feeling the holiday spirit. We gift-wrapped a photo from the new season of Degrassi... just for you.

    Imogen and Fiona
    Hey, Imogen! Hey, Fiona! You both look amazing -- and very different from how you looked last season.

    So, what do you think? Anybody want to see some more pics?

    New Degrassi episodes are coming in 2012, but in the meantime, watch the 'Tis the Season to Degrassi marathon every night, starting at 9pm et!

  • A Red-Hot Peace Offering

    Posted on 08/23/2011 by Lisa

    Bianca + Imogen = BFFs?
    Bianca + Imogen = BFFs?

    A lot of love stuff happened tonight (Dave and Alli... sigh, Wesley and Hannah... yay!), but I want to talk about the way Bianca and Imogen seem to be bonding.

    Despite Bianca's "I never wanted to be your friend!" line, tonight's episode made it pretty clear that she needs someone to confide in. Imogen seems to be holding up alright post-Eli, but she could probably use a friend, too. I didn't see this friendship coming, but in a weird way, it totally works. I can picture Bianca and Imogen still hanging out in twenty years, being like "Hey, remember that red lingerie?" and laughing about it.

    But on the other hand, Bianca is in REAL trouble... and we've seen Imogen do some pretty crazy, unpredictable stuff. Is this friendship destined for disaster? Keep in mind that Imogen threw herself on the floor to protect Eli from getting in trouble. How far would she go to protect Bianca from Vince?

    Meanwhile... it was killing me tonight that there were police everywhere (pulling Wesley over, stopping the poker game), except where the real danger was. Props to Brendan Jeffers, the actor who plays Vince, for creeping me out in a major way during tonight's episode!

    Got any thoughts on this Imogen/Bianca stuff? Do friendships get ship names? What are you calling this one?

  • Stressy Times for Holly J!

    Posted on 08/09/2011 by Mary

    Yikes. The amount that Holly J is going through in the span of a couple days is stressing me out -- and I'm just sitting there with my dog and a bowl of pistachios watching! Can't imagine what it would be like for a real-life HJ.

    Holly J, stressing the hell out on Degrassi
    Holly J, stressing the hell out. Justifiably.

    It was so crazy seeing her birth mom tonight... but even crazier thinking about her trying to digest 1) a potentially fatal diagnosis 2) a completely earth-shattering revelation and 3) a supersuper awkward meeting with the stranger you LIVED IN for nine months, all in the course of a week!

    I was personally kind of shocked that her parents wanted to wait until she was 18 to tell her... that seems a lot older than my real-life adopted friends were when they found out. If you were adopted or have a friend who was, when did your/their parents reveal it?

    Anyway, what do you think of Holly J's birth mom... and her $20,000 request?

    I hope that's not what stands between HJ and life because we need her to graduate and change the world! Even if @degrassitextfam thinks she should get held back to hang out with Fiona. Which would undoubtedly be more fun for us, but we must be strong and noble and selfless -- we must think of Holly J and what's best for her.

    PS: Can't say I'm Imogen's biggest fan in terms of her influence on Eli but, just on a sisterfriend level: that "We're not together" scene? OUCH! What happened to whisper-whisper-tee-hee-hee on the bench, Eli? The signals! They are mixed at best!