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Old 03-01-01, 08:34 AM
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Degrassi

Any news about the new upcoming show, Degrassi High: The Next Generation (the new version of the old Canadian show)?
Old 03-01-01, 08:48 AM
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No news, but this thread reminds me of Jason Lee's character in "Chasing Amy." He liked the girls on Degrassi High.

"What can I say? I have a thing for girls that say 'aboot.'"
Old 03-01-01, 03:27 PM
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Degrassi HIGH, I thought I was the only one who watched that show.

That is one with Wheels,Joey, Snake, SPIKE! I can't believe I remember the names, Kaitlen!
Old 10-14-01, 10:21 PM
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Eh! the first episode of TNG aired this evening did anyone else catch it I thought it was pretty good and stayed pretty much on par with the Junior High Series.
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i love the original series!

i hope eventually we get the next generation in AUstralia!

anywebstes ?
Old 10-15-01, 03:13 AM
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http://degrassi.tv/index.html
Old 10-15-01, 02:30 PM
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FWIW, sometimes they play episodes from Degrassi Jr High on TRIO, the canadian network on DirecTv
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Saw the first ep. last night. Not bad but, it could have been better. I am sure the show will build although I am glad it is centering around the older classes kids and not them. Surprised, however, to see that, despite past news, Kevin Smith did NOT have a cameo. It appears his character was replaced by local actor/director Don McKeller...

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Seeing that the show switched networks from CBC (a quasi-public broadcaster in a vein similar to PBS) to CTV (a commercial network), don't expect it to be as gritty or realistic as the old Degrassi shows. Last night's pilot confirmed that. It wasn't terrible, but the inspiration and high quality-level just weren't there. Another factor is that those of us who grew up with and loved the old series (beginning with the wonderful KIDS OF DEGRASSI STREET in the early '80s) probably have a hard time relating to today's spoiled generation.
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Old 01-31-02, 12:19 PM
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Degrassi : Next Generation

being a kid from detroit i became a big fan of the original DJH and DH that aired on CBC. can anyone describe what the new series is like? i don't have access to watching it since its on another Canadian station.
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I wasn't aware there was another DH, so I don't know what the new show is all aboot.

No Wheels? No Snake? No...kid with the hat? Outrageous!
Old 01-31-02, 08:40 PM
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Sorry, but I haven't seen the new show, but did a query on IMDB and saw this listed last week which peaked my interest. I asked my cousin in Canada to keep an eye open and start taping!
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I seen an episode about a month ago, they are in junior high i believe, pretty much like the orginal degrasi, spike is actually in it with her daughter emma from the older degrassi, that was kinda cool, So far it just isn't the same for me, i miss all the old characters, kaitlen,joey,wheels, etc..
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The first episode of this series was a reunion show of the original cast. Even Wheels showed up which is a shock cause he's totally faded away since Degrassi ended.
Joey is a used car salesman in Toronto and has a daughter. Caitlin is an actress in LA and dumped her big time director boyfriend (Who was rumored to have been Kevin smith at some point but somebody else played him).

Now the regular episodes center around a new group of kids. Their only connections to the old class are that A) they're at Degrassi Junior High B) Spike's daughter Emma is one of the main characters and C) Snake is a computer teacher at the school.

As for how good the show is...that's questionable. I watch it and keep hoping for some of the magic of the original, but I think it's lost the fun LAME factor the orignal has. It may appeal to the kids of today (as Degrassi did to the kids back when it was first aired) but to myself (I'm 23) it's just not as much fun.

Plus nobody's dropped acid and jumped off a bridge yet which is what made the original.

Wes
Old 02-01-02, 05:53 PM
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Originally posted by Tanaraq
Spike's daughter Emma is one of the main characters

Refresh my memory about Spike?

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Any Degrassi: The Next Generation Fans?

Any Degrassi: The Next Generation Fans? Did you see last night episodes?
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I catch it pretty regularly...didn't really think I would like it because I grew up watching the original series, but it's not that bad. You might want to try the "drama" forum over at televisionwithoutpity.com. It has a pretty large following over there.
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I never miss it! :-) Kinda cool seeing the kids from the originals all grown up.

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What's it all aboot?

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Degrassi 31/01

This Monday's Episode of degrassi start's the character arc featuring Kevin Smith. I haven't really watched this series much but I think I'll try to catch the next few episodes. Just thought I'd post this for other Kevin Smith Fans out there.
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What channel is this show on?
Old 01-25-05, 08:16 PM
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It's on CTV in Canada but I'm not sure who airs it in the U.S.
Old 01-25-05, 09:39 PM
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Cool. Noggin(aka The N) has been showing it in the US. But it's at least a couple months behind CTV. The episode after the school shooting was the last new episode they showed.
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I was addicted to the different incarnations of this show growing up, starting from Kids of Degrassi Street (if anyone can remember that far back).

What part is Smith going to be playing?

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