History Fridge / Degrassi

27th Jun '15 3:43:05 PM Erin582
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* When Luke is first introduced, he is hesitant to be with Jenna because she "tempts" him. Also Becky, his twin sister, just tells Jenna she should stay away from him alltogether. She'd be absolutely right when Luke [[spoiler: sexually assaults Zoey at a party. Even more creepy coincidence, he may not have actually had sex with her, so that stayed true to Luke claiming he is abstinent.]]

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* When Luke is first introduced, he is hesitant to be with Jenna because she "tempts" him. Also Becky, his twin sister, just tells Jenna she should stay away from him alltogether. She'd be absolutely right when Luke [[spoiler: sexually assaults Zoey at a party. Even more creepy coincidence, he may not have actually had sex with her, so that stayed true to Luke claiming he is abstinent.]]
* Also considered FridgeBrilliance, Craig's apparently sudden drug use. Sadly, people with mental disorders like his, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, [[TruthInTelevision often self-medicate with harder drugs instead of the proper prescription drugs out of stigma or inability to obtain/afford the medications they need.
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31st May '15 1:12:29 AM coralina33
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* The lost-and-found's just a big bin, completely unattended on a lonely stretch of hallway?
** Not unlikely, the lost and found bin at my school was the same way.
* How does Fiona get away with drinking so much champagne? Wouldn't her mom notice it was missing? It's not exactly cheap.
** Well, Fiona was living alone half the time.
* Manny's parents being cultirally conservative Catholics causes issues with her being at Degrassi in the first place - Ontario has publicly-funded/free-to-attend Catholic parochial schools [[note]]and only Catholic ones - it's a holdover from a political compromise in the original British North America Acts, not a matter of education policy[[/note]].
* Even if Adam wasn't thinking about [[spoiler:how stupid texting while driving is]], wouldn't he have stopped as soon as he got a signal anyway because of how easily he could've lost it again out there in the sticks?

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* The lost-and-found's just a big bin, completely unattended on a lonely stretch of hallway?
** Not unlikely, the lost and found bin at my school was the same way.
* How does Fiona get away with drinking so much champagne? Wouldn't her mom notice it was missing? It's not exactly cheap.
** Well, Fiona was living alone half the time.
* Manny's parents being cultirally conservative Catholics causes issues with her being at Degrassi in the first place - Ontario has publicly-funded/free-to-attend Catholic parochial schools [[note]]and only Catholic ones - it's a holdover from a political compromise in the original British North America Acts, not a matter of education policy[[/note]].
* Even if Adam wasn't thinking about [[spoiler:how stupid texting while driving is]], wouldn't he have stopped as soon as he got a signal anyway because of how easily he could've lost it again out there in the sticks?
15th Nov '14 9:10:06 AM nlpnt
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* Season 1 of ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' had Emma ordering a veggieburger for Sean. Okay, harmless, except for the fact that he might be allergic to soy and she has no way of knowing this. (Then again, soy is everywhere]].) Season 3 had Rick ordering a salad for Terri. In the case of Emma, this and her "healthy eating" experiment foreshadow her eating disorder, but it also implies her relationship with Sean is unhealthy in some way.

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* Season 1 of ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' had Emma ordering a veggieburger for Sean. Okay, harmless, except for the fact that he might be allergic to soy and she has no way of knowing this. (Then again, soy is everywhere]].everywhere.) Season 3 had Rick ordering a salad for Terri. In the case of Emma, this and her "healthy eating" experiment foreshadow her eating disorder, but it also implies her relationship with Sean is unhealthy in some way.



* Degrassi's new uniforms have quite a bit of FridgeBrilliance in the details:

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* Degrassi's new uniforms have [[SuddenSchoolUniform uniforms]] had quite a bit of FridgeBrilliance in the details:
15th Nov '14 9:08:02 AM nlpnt
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* The TagLine "Degrassi: It goes there" was a StealthPun since the show's named after a [[UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} city street]].



** The TagLine "Degrassi: It goes there" was a StealthPun since the show's named after a [[UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} city street]].
12th Mar '14 11:34:19 AM GigglesMcYummy
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* Campbell and SelfHarm: he's never been caught. [[NewTransferStudent For all we know]] he's been doing it for ''years''. Neither he nor what he inflicts on himself fit the "cutter" stereotype, and what's one more cut/bruise/scar on a hardcore hockey player? Something really creepy happens later in the season.

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* Campbell and SelfHarm: he's never been caught. [[NewTransferStudent For all we know]] he's been doing it for ''years''. Neither he nor what he inflicts on himself fit the "cutter" stereotype, and what's one more cut/bruise/scar on a hardcore hockey player? Something really creepy happens later in the season.season.
* When Luke is first introduced, he is hesitant to be with Jenna because she "tempts" him. Also Becky, his twin sister, just tells Jenna she should stay away from him alltogether. She'd be absolutely right when Luke [[spoiler: sexually assaults Zoey at a party. Even more creepy coincidence, he may not have actually had sex with her, so that stayed true to Luke claiming he is abstinent.]]
12th Nov '13 12:54:09 AM Argon2
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* ''Degrassi'': After Fiona comes out as a lesbian, her apparent envy of Declan/Holly J is not directed at Declan, but at Holly, which explains her kiss with Declan: she was trying to break them up so that she could have Holly J to herself.

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* ''Degrassi'': After Fiona comes out as is a lesbian, lesbian who is in love with Holly J. This put her apparent envy of behavior in season 9 in a completely new light - she's never been in a sexual relationship because she is not attracted to men, she uses Riley as her own beard, and the reason why she was bitchy towards Declan/Holly J is not directed at Declan, but at Holly, which explains her kiss with Declan: because she was attracted to ''her'', and was trying to break them Declan/Holly J up so that either A) she could have Holly J a chance at her or B) get rid of her so she wouldn't admit the truth to herself.herself.
** It seems a little [[DerailingLoveInterests off]] that Eli is acting so overprotective of Clare [[spoiler:once Fitz returns]] into mid-Season 10 that it's quite unnerving, but it makes sense when you consider his perspective: [[spoiler:his last girlfriend was killed in an accident that he blames himself for, and his rival who previously tried to stab him is back and is in close proximity with his current girlfriend.]]
3rd Oct '13 5:16:26 AM shadowblack
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* Manny's parents being cultirally conservative Catholics causes issues with her being at Degrassi in the first place - Ontario has publicly-funded/free-to-attend Catholic parochial schools [[hottip:*:and only Catholic ones - it's a holdover from a political compromise in the original British North America Acts, not a matter of education policy]].
* Even if Adam wasn't thinking about [[spoiler: how stupid texting while driving is]], wouldn't he have stopped as soon as he got a signal anyway because of how easily he could've lost it again out there in the sticks?

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* Manny's parents being cultirally conservative Catholics causes issues with her being at Degrassi in the first place - Ontario has publicly-funded/free-to-attend Catholic parochial schools [[hottip:*:and [[note]]and only Catholic ones - it's a holdover from a political compromise in the original British North America Acts, not a matter of education policy]].
policy[[/note]].
* Even if Adam wasn't thinking about [[spoiler: how [[spoiler:how stupid texting while driving is]], wouldn't he have stopped as soon as he got a signal anyway because of how easily he could've lost it again out there in the sticks?
16th Aug '13 7:38:11 AM nlpnt
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* Even if Adam wasn't thinking about [[spoiler: how stupid texting while driving is]], wouldn't he have stopped as soon as he got a signal anyway because of how easily he could've lost it again out there in the sticks?
2nd Aug '13 6:54:29 PM SCM13
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* In Season 6, a character named Nic had a group of kids beat Toby up. On the site, it says that he probably transferred schools.
What is really creepy is how almost his ENTIRE GANG, except a guy named Johnny, did not come back in Season 7 to Degrassi. What is interesting is that his school burned down. Maybe Johnny was absent if Nic and his gang burned the school down.

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* In Season 6, a character named Nic had a group of kids beat Toby up. On the site, it says that he probably transferred schools.
schools. What is really creepy is how almost his ENTIRE GANG, except a guy named Johnny, did not come back in Season 7 to Degrassi. What is interesting is that his school burned down. Maybe Johnny was absent if Nic and his gang burned the school down.
2nd Aug '13 6:52:37 PM SCM13
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* In Season 6, a character named Nic had a group of kids beat Toby up. On the site, it says that he probably transferred schools.
What is really creepy is how almost his ENTIRE GANG, except a guy named Johnny, did not come back in Season 7 to Degrassi. What is interesting is that his school burned down. Maybe Johnny was absent if Nic and his gang burned the school down.



* Campbell and SelfHarm: he's never been caught. [[NewTransferStudent For all we know]] he's been doing it for ''years''. Neither he nor what he inflicts on himself fit the "cutter" stereotype, and what's one more cut/bruise/scar on a hardcore hockey player?

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* Campbell and SelfHarm: he's never been caught. [[NewTransferStudent For all we know]] he's been doing it for ''years''. Neither he nor what he inflicts on himself fit the "cutter" stereotype, and what's one more cut/bruise/scar on a hardcore hockey player?player? Something really creepy happens later in the season.
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