Degrassi (season 13)
|Degrassi (season 13)|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of episodes||40|
|Original channel||MuchMusic (Canada; first block)
MTV Canada (Canada; second block-present)
TeenNick (United States)
|Original run||July 11, 2013– July 29, 2014|
The thirteenth season of Degrassi premiered July 11, 2013, concluded on July 29, 2014 in Canada and the United States, and consists of 40 episodes. Degrassi, previously known as Degrassi: The Next Generation, is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. Although only four school years have passed in the story timeline since season six, season thirteen is set in the summer and the following school year in the years it aired. Writers have been able to use a semi-floating timeline, so that the issues depicted are modern for their viewers. This season depicts the lives of a group of high school freshman, sophomores, seniors and college freshman as they deal with some of the challenges and issues that young adults face such as cancer, texting while driving, death, sexism, sleep disorders, cyber bullying, domestic violence, rape, racial profiling and relationships.
The thirteenth season was announced November 30, 2012, however MuchMusic and TeenNick did not announce picking up the season until a month before the first episode was scheduled to air. The show moved to MTV Canada part way through the season. MuchMusic had aired the series in Canada since 2010, and TeenNick has aired the series in the United States since 2002. Production for the season began in April 2013 at Epitome Pictures' studios in Toronto, Ontario. This season departs from the telenovela/soap opera format used in the previous three seasons.
The thirteenth season has twenty-five actors receiving star billing with nineteen of them returning from the previous season. Starting this season, cast members are only credited for the episodes they appear in. Returning cast members include:
- Craig Arnold as Luke Baker
- Luke Bilyk as Drew Torres
- Stefan Brogren as Archie "Snake" Simpson
- Munro Chambers as Eli Goldsworthy
- Sarah Fisher as Becky Baker
- Jahmil French as Dave Turner (episode 8)
- Ricardo Hoyos as Zig Novak
- Alicia Josipovic as Bianca DeSousa (episodes 1-16)
- Demetrius Joyette as Mike "Dallas" Dallas
- Cory Lee as Miss Oh
- Lyle Lettau as Tristan Milligan
- Aislinn Paul as Clare Edwards
- Cristine Prosperi as Imogen Moreno
- Chloe Rose as Katie Matlin (episodes 1-2)
- A.J. Saudin as Connor Deslauriers
- Olivia Scriven as Maya Matlin
- Melinda Shankar as Alli Bhandari
- Jordan Todosey as Adam Torres (episodes 1-7)
- Jessica Tyler as Jenna Middleton
Joining the main cast this season are:
The six actors from season twelve who did not return this season were Shanice Banton as Marisol Lewis, Annie Clark as Fiona Coyne, Daniel Kelly as Owen Milligan, Justin Kelly as Jake Martin, Jacob Neayem as Mo Mashkour and Alex Steele as Tori Santamaria. All left the series.
Season thirteen is produced by Epitome Pictures in association with Bell Media. Funding was provided by The Canadian Media Fund, The Shaw Rocket Fund, RBC Royal Bank, The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit.
Linda Schuyler, co-creator of the Degrassi franchise and CEO of Epitome Pictures, serves as an executive producer with her husband, and President of Epitome Pictures, Stephen Stohn. Matt Huether is also credited as a co-executive producer, Karen Hill as consulting producer, Sarah Glinsli an executive producer, and Ella Schwarzman an executive post producer. Stefan Brogren is series producer, while David Lowe is credited as producer, and Stephanie Williams the supervising producer. The casting directors are Larissa Mair and Krisha Bullock Alexander, and the editors include Jason B. Irvine and Gordon Thorne.
The executive story editor is Matt Schiller, the story editors are Ian Malone and Sadiya Durrani, and Courtney Jane Walker is the senior story editor. Episode writers for the season include Ramona Barckert, Karen Hill, Michael Grassi, and Matt Schiller. The director of photography is Mitchell T. Ness, and the directors include Stefan Brogren and Bruce McDonald.
The summer block began with a one-hour special, and aired weekly with an after show, After Degrassi. The fall block ran from October 3 to November 21, 2013, on MTV in Canada, and on TeenNick in the United States. The winter block began on January 28, continued through spring, and ended on April 22, 2014 on MTV in Canada, and TeenNick in the United States. Unlike previous seasons, the thirteenth season continued through until summer and has a second summer block, which began on June 3, 2014 on MTV in Canada, and TeenNick in the United States, making this season the first to have new episodes from the same season airing a year after the first episode premiered.
|Title||Canadian airdate||US airdate||Production code|
|1–2||318–319||"Summertime"||July 11, 2013||July 11, 2013||1301 & 1302|
It's summer for the students at Degrassi, and Maya is excited to be spending it with her best friend Tristan on the school field trip to Paris, France. Things are looking good until his favorite TV star, Zoe Rivas, makes her way to Degrassi and does everything in her power to end their friendship. Maya also meets a cute guy named Miles, who encourages her to let her wild side out. Meanwhile, Clare finds out that she has cancer and has to undergo chemotherapy while trying to make her long distance relationship with Eli work. Also, with his girlfriend going home to Florida for the summer, Adam gets a job at a kids' camp at Degrassi and becomes fast friends with Imogen, which makes Becky jealous.Guest star: Fefe Dobson as herself. Note: This marks the final appearance of Chloe Rose.
|3||320||"All I Wanna Do"||July 18, 2013||July 18, 2013||1303|
|Despite her serious illness, Clare is determined to remain a regular girl, but she soon worries that she will lose Eli, who begins acting weirdly around her. Meanwhile, in Paris, Alli feels lonely without Clare by her side, decides to explore the city by herself, and meets the love of her life along the way. Tristan thinks his roommates Miles and Winston are homophobic and convinces Maya to pretend to be his girlfriend.|
|4||321||"My Own Worst Enemy"||July 25, 2013||July 25, 2013||1304|
|Clare is convinced that her cancer is getting worse after receiving bad news, and in order to keep her mind of it, she enlists Drew to help break her out of the hospital. In Paris, Alli could potentially ruin any chance of going out with Leo, when she uses him to complete her presentation for class during their date. Also, Tristan's attraction to Miles grows steadily and he soon becomes convinced that Miles is gay.|
|5||322||"About A Girl"||August 1, 2013||August 1, 2013||1305|
|Adam finds out Becky has been hanging out with another boy while in Florida and becomes obsessed with finding out what they are doing together. Jealous, Adam does something that could potentially end his relationship with Becky forever. Meanwhile in Paris, when Tristan becomes tired of watching Miles and Zoe make out all of the time, Maya decides to take things into her own hands which could possibly end her friendship with him. Also, Alli thinks things are moving too fast with Leo and invites Jenna and Connor to dinner with them.|
|6||323||"Cannonball"||August 8, 2013||August 8, 2013||1306|
|Still hung up over Becky, Adam takes Dallas' advice and decides to move on with his life by hooking up with Imogen, although he soon realizes that getting over his past is difficult when his future is looking so blurry. Meanwhile, Tristan goes missing in the streets of Paris, and it is up to both Maya and Miles to find him before he gets himself hurt. Also, Alli helps a newly-single Jenna to get over Connor by setting her up on a blind date with Leo's friend.|
|7||324||"Honey"||August 15, 2013||August 15, 2013||1307|
With Alli's beautiful trip to France about to end, reality begins to set in as she tries to figure out a way to salvage her seemingly perfect relationship with Leo. Meanwhile, after Adam is hospitalized due to a texting while driving collision, Drew returns to the camp at Degrassi to look for a distraction. Also, when the class prepare to go to a fancy french restaurant on their last night in Paris, Maya decides to show-up Zoe by purchasing a beautiful yet expensive dress.Note: This marks the final appearance of Jordan Todosey.
|8||325||"Young Forever"||August 22, 2013||August 22, 2013||1308|
As summer comes to an end, the students of Degrassi say goodbye to one of their own: Becky tries to understand the meaning behind Adam's unexpected death, and hoping to honor Adam, Becky rallies together a couple of friends in order to throw him a bonfire; Drew takes his brother's death the hardest and wanders through the city alone, and Clare has trouble honoring Adam and teams up with Eli to create a tribute video.Note: Final episode to air on MuchMusic in Canada. This marks the final appearance of Jahmil French.
|9||326||"This Is How We Do It"||October 3, 2013||October 3, 2013||1309|
The new school year begins, and Drew, as president, wants to kick things off with a beach bash dance while his council wants to have a texting and driving awareness event in memory of Adam. He tries to get his way while battling with insomnia and uses Zoe and a group of "niners" in order to do so. Meanwhile, Zoe has a rough start at Degrassi and immediately wants to leave in order to protect her secret. Also, Alli doesn't tell her friends that she is still seeing Leo, who has moved to Toronto in order to be with her.Note: First episode to air on MTV Canada.
|10||327||"You Got Me"||October 10, 2013||October 10, 2013||1310|
|Drew finds himself unable to cope with Adam's death as he struggles to organize the beach bash without falling asleep and forgetting his responsibilities. Meanwhile, in order to impress her peers, Zoe tells everyone she is going to the dance with Drew. When she finds out that he is not interested in her, She grows worried and gives Drew sleeping pills in exchange for taking her to the dance. Also, Alli tries to change her friends' perception of Leo and soon realizes that it will be a difficult task.|
|11||328||"You Oughta Know"||October 17, 2013||October 17, 2013||1311|
|Clare gets the chance to have her article featured in a national magazine but has to make it about Zoe. After Zoe lies to her, Clare makes it up and thinks her cancer returned after she suffers from memory loss. Meanwhile, Tristan and Miles join the basketball team, but Miles is upset because his dad will be disappointed that he isn't a starter and considers taking steroids. Tristan, wanting to be best friends, gets Miles what he needs. Also, Imogen starts a club called Degrassi TV and looks for on-air personalities. Becky auditions, but Imogen doesn't want her to join due to guilt over what she did with Adam.|
|12||329||"Everything You've Done Wrong"||October 24, 2013||October 24, 2013||1312|
|After learning that her memory loss is a side effect called chemo brain, Clare attempts to lie about Zoe in order to get into the magazine, but after everything fails, she comes clean and is given another chance. Meanwhile, after Miles promises to give the whole team steroids, Tristan reveals that the steroids he gave him were fake and later has to clean up his mess before the whole team finds out. Also, Imogen contemplates telling Becky the truth about Adam, knowing that it will hurt her. She tells Becky that Adam really loved her but decides to keep the kiss a secret.|
|13||330||"Who Do You Think You Are"||October 31, 2013||October 31, 2013||1313|
Zoe convinces Maya to make a music video and directs it. After it is put on YouTube, someone starts a Facerange page that is filled with derogatory comments and Internet memes of Maya's face photoshopped on scantily-clad bodies, leaving Maya hurt. Meanwhile, Drew tries to get Dallas to take school seriously after he ditches school to get drunk and hook up with girls. Also, lli decides to retake her SATs in order to get into MIT but is torn when Leo gets mad due to the fact that they will be separated. When Alli comes up with a plan, Leo freaks out and slaps her in the face, and she runs away.This is the 400th episode in the Degrassi franchise.
|14||331||"Barely Breathing"||November 7, 2013||November 7, 2013||1314|
|Maya is upset over the attention she is getting. After finding out that Zoe started the page, they get into a physical fight. To avoid getting into trouble, Zoe pretends to apologize, leaving Maya furious. She later presents a song in class threatening to kill Zoe and is suspended. Meanwhile, Miles appears at Maya's home, and they kiss. Also, Drew finds out that Dallas got cut from the Icehounds. After a heartfelt talk, Dallas decides to stay in Toronto. And Leo attempts to apologize to Alli, but she doesn't want to hear it. While taking her SATs, Alli decides to take him back but not without a few conditions.|
|15||332||"Black Or White"||November 14, 2013||November 14, 2013||1315|
|On Degrassi TV, Winston does an insulting story of school president Drew. Drew fires him, which starts a riot looking for Drew to be impeached. Drew realizes from where Winston is coming, and they make up. Meanwhile, in class, Tristan is assigned to do a comedic monologue, which upsets him because he wanted a serious one. Tristan decides to do it anyway. Also, Zoe wants Tristan to join her theatre troupe leaving him conflicted, since Maya still hates Zoe. Also, Clare is excited about Eli's return, but on their date there is a distance. The next day, he tells Clare that he cheated on her which hurts her feelings.|
|16||333||"Spiderwebs"||November 21, 2013||November 21, 2013||1316|
Drew is ecstatic over Bianca's return for Thanksgiving, but when they reunite, she breaks up with him. Drew convinces her to pretend to be his fiancee at the family feast event at school to make his mother happy but also to show Bianca that he has changed; his plan fails. Meanwhile, Tristan is performing a skit with Zoe at the family feast, but Maya wants him to sabotage it. Tristan eventually gets Maya and Zoe to call a truce, if only for him. Also, Clare is still upset over Eli's betrayal and in a spur of emotions kisses Drew. When Eli shows up at the family feast, Clare forgives him but is still torn about her kiss with Drew.Note: This marks the final appearance of Alicia Josipovic.
|17||334||"The World I Know"||January 28, 2014||January 28, 2014||1317|
|On Alli's birthday, she can only think about Leo being sent away; Maya returns from suspension, and Drew works with a mayoral candidate.|
|18||335||"Better Man"||February 4, 2014||February 4, 2014||1318|
|Alli continues to lie to protect Leo; Maya proves she is not a princess, and Drew needs help preparing for an important interview.|
|19||336||"Dig Me Out"||February 11, 2014||February 11, 2014||1319|
|Drew tries to keep things with Zoe casual, and Imogen protests against the Degrassi dress code.|
|20||337||"Power to the People"||February 18, 2014||February 18, 2014||1320|
|Drew decides to break up with Zoe, Alli and Dallas team up to stay focused, and Imogen takes her dress code fight to the Internet.|
|21||338||"No Surprises"||February 25, 2014||February 25, 2014||1321|
|Miles begins to question his family life after discovering a shocking secret, and Clare grows closer to Drew. Meanwhile, Dallas wants to be with Alli, but her relationship with Leo could send him over the edge.|
|22||339||"Basket Case"||March 4, 2014||March 4, 2014||1322|
|Clare tries to get over her feelings for Drew; Dallas comes up with a plan for Alli to confront Leo about him beating her, and Drew becomes angry when he is tricked by Miles and Miles throws a party without his dad's permission.|
|23–24||340–341||"Unbelievable"||March 11, 2014||March 11, 2014||1323 & 1324|
|Rumors of Zoe's drinking prompt Becky to file a report about teen girls and alcohol, and she discovers a video of Zoe and two strangers.|
|25||342||"What It's Like"||March 18, 2014||March 18, 2014||1325|
|Jenna believes everyone thinks she and Connor are a weird couple; Becky gets jealous at Imogen's attraction to the new girl Jack, and Maya tries to find Zig a place to live when she finds out he's homeless.|
|26||343||"Close to Me"||March 25, 2014||March 25, 2014||1326|
|Maya invites both Zig and Miles to the dance, hoping to smooth things over between the two. However, both Tristan and Zoe believe it to be a bad idea given both the boys clear interest in her. Maya blows this off, believing that if Miles and Zig knew each other, they could be friends. At the dance, things don't go well between Miles and Zig. Things get worse when someone tells a rumor that Zig has drugs in his locker. Grace accuses Miles of making the accusation, and Maya does not believe her until she asks Miles for the truth and he does not reply. Maya goes home upset, and single. Zig comes home, and Maya asks if he got caught by Mr. Perino about the drugs. Zig assures her that there were no drugs to begin with. He also reminded her of when he said that he would wait for her. She says she does as he leans in to kiss her, but says that he wasn't allowed to due to the living arrangements. He tells her goodnight as Maya is left standing alone in the kitchen. Jenna and Connor try to get voted queen and king at the dance... where an unfortunate event happens. Alli and Dallas announce the names of the king and queen. Jenna and Connor get voted to be king and queen, and when Connor takes Jenna's hand and raises her arm, her dress slips off uncovering one of her breasts. Jenna runs off the stage and into the bathroom where Alli meets her. Alli assures her that it was fine, and leaves the bathroom. Connor walks in the bathroom with a shirt to cover Jenna. Jenna tells Connor that she was jealous of the 9th grade girls, and Connor assures her that he does not love them. This is when Jenna and Connor exchange "I love you's." Becky becomes jealous when Jack tags along to the dance with her and Imogen, ruining their girl's night. Imogen, Becky, and Jack are practicing their project, and when Imogen leaves, Jack tells Becky that she was going to ask Imogen to the semi-formal. Becky tells her that she is going with Imogen, but Jack questions her liking girls. At the semi-formal, Becky and Imogen are dancing to a fast-beat song, when suddenly a slow song comes on. Becky tells Imogen that she has never slow-danced with another girl, and Imogen shows her how to. Becky realizes that she can't dance with girls and Imogen is thankful because she wanted them to stay friends. Later, Becky meets up with Jack and tells her that she can go dance with Imogen, because they are just friends.|
|27||344||"Army of Me"||April 1, 2014||April 1, 2014||1327|
|Dallas tries to win over Alli at the science fair, but an explosion happens where all black guys are asked to stay behind for questioning. Later, Connor and Dallas are on their way to the science fair when they get pulled over. Tristan, Zoe and Maya have Grant Yates a new teacher that sets up a secret society of writing. Tristan's parents are fighting and he thinks that they might get a divorce, the new teacher talks to Tristan and says that that happened to him and offers him a ride to his dentist appointment that his parents wouldn't take him to. Later, Tristan figures out that Zoe got an invite to the society, but Tristan didn't. He tracks the society down and finally was voted in by the members of the society. Clare tries to find Drew a new girl to make sure nothing else happens between them because Becky tells her that 93% of Degrassi thinks that she and Drew are dating. Clare confronts Drew about how the school thinks that they are dating and offers to find him a girlfriend. Clare keeps getting responds Drew's page on a dating site, and Becky and Imogen make the remark that she is popular. Clare tells her that it's Drew's dating profile and Imogen tells her that if she hurts Eli then she would be upset, and tells Clare that she is not Drew's type. Because of this, Clare sets up her own dating profile under a different name and presents her fake profile along with two other girls to see if Drew would pick Clare over the other girls, when Drew picks a different girl.|
|28||345||"Everything Is Everything"||April 8, 2014||April 8, 2014||1328|
|Dallas finds out shocking news at the science fair. Tristan starts developing feelings for his new teacher. Clare tries to sabotage Drew and his date when she becomes jealous. After Drew's date, he tells Clare that Eden is amazing. Clare becomes jealous talks to Eden about how some people think Drew is not over Bianca. Later, Drew tells Clare that Eden cancelled their 2nd date because she got nervous about Drew still liking Bianca. Drew then tells her that she was the one to tell Eden. Clare tells Drew that ever since Eli cheated on her, she feels sad, except when she is with Drew. She then admits to being Annabella as a test to see if Drew liked her. Drew said that he knew Annabella was Clare, and reminded her that she has a boyfriend. He said that if she was single, things would have been different. Later, Eden apologizes about breaking the date to Drew, and he forgives her. She asks if they could get coffee, but he turns her down. She realizes that he likes someone else, and that someone else is Clare.|
|29||346||"Sparks Will Fly" Part One||April 15, 2014||April 15, 2014||1329|
|Miles top priority is settling the score with Zig as they fight for Maya's affection. The dream role that Zoë finally lands hits too close to home after her assault. Clare is in a pickle as she searches for a date to Wild Wild West Night. Is it Drew? Or Eli?|
|30||347||"Sparks Will Fly" Part Two||April 22, 2014||April 22, 2014||1330|
|The dream role that Zoe finally lands hits too close to home after her assault; Claire is in a pickle as she searches for a date to Wild Wild West Night; Miles top priority is settling the top score with Zig as they fight for Maya's affection.|
|31||348||"You Are Not Alone"||June 3, 2014||June 3, 2014||1331|
|Maya is doing her best to keep Zig safe but when she snoops and finds a bag of drugs, her worst fears are confirmed.|
|32||349||"Enjoy The Silence"||June 10, 2014||June 10, 2014||1332|
|Hiding Zig out at the Matlin house while Maya organizes the Art Night seems to be working for now, but will she be able to keep the gang away? Clare is desperate for answers from Drew.|
|33||350||"How Bizarre"||June 17, 2014||June 17, 2014||1333|
|Becky tells Imogen that their home life is cold since she turned in her brother in. Imogen argues that her parents need time to heal ad they will come around. Later at dinner Becky tries to break the ice with her family. Luke snaps at her, upset that he has an ankle bracelet and might be going to jail. Her parents run after him. Becky distraught gets online to find Realm of Doom. Becky is later shown playing Realm of Doom and asks for help cross the mountains. The group whom she asks for help says they don't want girls playing and attack her character. She is saved by Sir Excellence who gives her a healing potion and offers to help her cross mountains. She asks if it is a date and after he says yes she is very excited at the prospect. Becky later tells Imogen that things aren't better at home. When Imogen asks her why she's happy Becky tells her that she has a date. When Imogen is confused about her dating a computer Becky explains that is is a real life person and Imogen happily helps her character pick out a dress. Becky and her date go somewhere special in the game and he shows her his secret hideaway. He gives her flowers as a romantic gesture and the two kiss online. Sir Excellence removes his clothes and Becky does too. The two begin making out. Drew is shown working with Dallas on a project. Dallas is going to the movies when he tells Drew that Jenna, and Alli are upset with him. When Drew confronts Clare she says that Drew that he ran away after sex. When Drew argues that that's not what happened she tells him to tell Jenna and Alli that. Drew is later seen joking with Miles. As he is about to leave Mr. Hollingsworth asks him to find his wife . When Drew finds her she is crying and Drew comforts her. Drew later meets Jenna and Alli at the Dot. He explains his side and just when they are about to believe him someone sends him a picture of their boobs. Jenna and Alli walk away disgusted leaving a confused Drew. Later after he shows Dallas it is revealed that the boobs were Mrs. Hollingsworth's. When Drew arrives at work he tries to avoid Mrs. Hollingsworth. He avoids her in the pool house. Mrs. Hollingsworth tells Drew that she was out of line and begins to cry again. When he hugs her to comfort her Frankie sees them and is upset. Drew tells Dallas about what happened and Dallas tells him not to say anything and that he never learns. Drew says he is going to tell him anyways and he does. Mr. Hollingsworth is confused and he realizes that Frankie didn't tell him anything. Mr. Hollingsworth thanks Drew for his honesty and asks to put things behind them. Mrs. Hollingsworth walks in immediately after and asks what the conversation was about.Mr. Hollingsworth says fantasy football. Mrs. Hollingsworth looks unbelieving. Drew tells Dallas that everything worked out and he didn't lose his job. Immediately afterwords Drew finds out that he is fired. Zig is reading a cooking magazine under his textbook in class. Grace cracks a joke and he argues that the proof is in the pudding. When Zig gets there he is excited to get to work and dissapointed when his boss tells him he's watching Jamie chop onions and he's lucky she didn't stick him in the dish pit. Zig is upset at the thought of being a gang member charity case and it treated with no respect. Grace tells him to demand respect. After Zig goes back to work he asks for more responsibility. His chef asks him to chop the onions as shown and he can't. She yells at Zig for not paying attention and Zig is upset that he wasn't given a chance or respect. His boss rebuff's that he's being given a chance by being in the kitchen. She calls Jamie back over and Zig once again watches him chop onions this time willing to learn.|
|34||351||"My Hero"||June 24, 2014||June 24, 2014||1334|
|Drew's life is turned upside down after he's fired from the campaign, has a fight with Dallas and gets a reputation as a home-wrecker; Becky's online gaming becomes online dating. Zig's meeting with his mom has him more nervous than ever, especially with the possibility that she may never want to speak to him again.|
|35||352||"Hypnotize"||July 1, 2014||July 1, 2014||1335|
|Mr. Yates is willing to help Tristan out with his writing and offers his help... if he comes to his apartment. Imogen starts showing feelings of love towards Jack.|
|36||353||"Out Of My Head"||July 8, 2014||July 8, 2014||1336|
|Mr. Yates warns Tristan about concealing their affair. Imogen will do anything for Jack's affection;Frankie discovers Winston is to blame for her losing her modeling gig.|
|37||354||"Believe" Part One||July 15, 2014||July 15, 2014||1337|
|When Zoë worries about how she is being portrayed in her trial, she takes matters into her own hands and talks to the newspaper. Becky is concerned about what she will say on the stand while she's pressured by her family to lie. Miles tries to win Maya back, who asks Zig if he's okay with that. As Zig walks away from Maya, he walks back into his old troubles.|
|38||355||"Believe" Part Two||July 22, 2014||July 22, 2014||1338|
|As the sexual assault trial continues, Becky is torn between pleasing her family and doing the right thing. Meanwhile, Zoë's life and mental state continue to spiral out of control as her past transgressions are brought out into the open, putting her chance to achieve justice into jeopardy.|
|39—40||356—357||"Thunderstruck"||July 29, 2014||July 29, 2014||1339 & 1340|
|Zig accidentally invites Zoë and Maya to attend a Degrassi dance, but get stranded by the thunderstorm. Maya, and Zoë seek shelter at The Dot, and have nothing left to do but sort out their differences. Clare visits New York to have an interview at Columbia University. Clare stays with Eli because of the storm. The next morning, Clare is told by the interviewer that Columbia would be happy to have her. Eli confesses he's still in love with Clare. Drew is trying to hide his feelings for Becky, but when the storm comes, Becky goes missing and Drew finds her in a "safe" room deep in the school, accidentally locking both in. The room starts to fill up with a mysterious gas and as the air gets harder to breathe, they share a kiss. Imogen, Jack and Dallas open the door and save them. They agree to take their relationship slowly. Miles and Tristan share a bonding moment during the storm, and Miles reveals that he is confused about his sexuality and his attraction to Tristan. Soon after telling Alli about Eli, Clare gets a call from the doctor, informing her that her blood work looked good, and that everything will be fine for her and her baby.|
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