Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 5 Episodes

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 5

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Season 5

The fifth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation commenced airing in Canada on 19 September 2005, concluded on 20 March 2006 and contains nineteen episodes. Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian serial teen drama television series. It continues to depict the lives of a group of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors as they deal with the some of the challenges and issues teenagers face such as such as teenage pregnancy, self image, drug dealing, religion, coming out, sexual identity, eating disorders, and relationships. Filming took place between May 2005 and November 2005.

Season five aired Mondays at 8:30 p.m. on CTV, a Canadian terrestrial television network. In the United States, it was broadcast at 8:00 p.m. on The N, a digital cable network aimed at teenagers and young adults. The season was released on DVD as a four disc boxed set on 3 July 2007 by Alliance Atlantis Home Entertainment in Canada, and by FUNimation Entertainment in the US. Registered users of the Canadian and US iTunes Stores are also able purchase and download the season for playback on home computers and certain iPods. The N Soundtrack was released on 1 August 2006, following this season.

The fifth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation was the most successful season to date, averaging 767,000 viewers in Canada, and had one episode watched by a million viewers. It received praise for its depiction of a relationship between two gay characters, but mixed reviews for highlighting the issue of anorexia and bulimia in teenage girls.

Degrassi: The Next Generation S5E1
Episode 1

Venus (1)

Manny is anxious to pursue an acting career. Unfortunately, she is not prepared for the harsh realities of living out her Hollywood dream. Meanwhile, Craig receives an unwelcome birthday present from Ashley.

Degrassi: The Next Generation S5E2
Episode 2

Venus (2)

Manny is anxious to pursue an acting career. Unfortunately, she is not prepared for the harsh realities of living out her Hollywood dream. Meanwhile, Craig receives an unwelcome birthday present from Ashley.

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Episode 3

Death of a Disco Dancer

Paige has her entire future planned out; she is going to the best university in Canada, Banting, and she will live with Matt and everything will be perfect. That is until Matt comes back changed. Soon things go from bad to worse when Alex convinces her to get stoned with her. Meanwhile Jimmy is proud to be the new basketball coach but a new member, Derek., poses trouble.

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Episode 4

Foolin'

JT and Liberty seem to have relationship issues and some are bigger than others. Meanwhile Spinner goes after Darcy and is not only attracted to her but also to her message.

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Episode 5

Weddings, Parties, Anything

This year Craig is just gonna focus on school with no distractions, especially girls. Downtown Sasquatch gets a wedding gig, and Ellie becomes jealous when Craig invites Manny to come along. Craig is in a bind when he finds Ellie and Manny both competing for his heart. Meanwhile a younger woman takes an interest in Joey, but he's embarrassed when he overhears her friends making fun of him.

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Episode 6

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Jimmy seems to be developing a new talent for drawing and putting his basketball career behind to the dismay of his father. Soon Ellie helps him explore this new talent but he soon finds that not only is he sabotaging a chance at stardom but also his relationship with Hazel. Meanwhile, Danny finds out about Liberty's pregnancy and soon gives JT an ultimatum.

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Episode 7

Turned Out (1)

J.T. is feeling alot of pressure with Liberty being six months pregnant and when they decide to tell her parents and rent an apartment for themselves, J.T. soon realizes he doesn't have enough money to take care of him , Liberty, and the baby. Jay then convinces him the real money maker lies behind the pharmacy counter. J.T. steals drugs from the Pharmacy and sells them to a drug dealer, earning alot of money. Meanwhile Emma goes on a date with Derek, only to be interested in Peter.

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Episode 8

Turned Out (2)

J.T. is now selling drugs and wants to quit, but the drug dealer won't let him, so J.T. is forced to steal again and soon J.T. loses the people he cares most about because of his drugs and lies. Meanwhile Snake isn't satisfied with how his life has been played out so far.

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Episode 9

Tell It To My Heart

While helping a new a friend, Marco comes face to face with reality and has to make a big decision. Also, Emma is starting to like Peter which could damage her friendship with Manny.

Degrassi: The Next Generation S5E10
Episode 10

Redemption Song

The students of Degrassi come together, dealing with the events of last year and Spinner deals with his own demons. Meanwhile Jimmy has two new paths in life, which will he take?

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Episode 11

The Lexicon of Love (1)

The premiere of Jay and Silent Bob Go Canadian, Eh! is here, and Paige and Alex find out how fun hanging out can be. Meanwhile Emma, who is at the premiere with Peter secretively, discovers Snake and Mrs. H making out.

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Episode 12

The Lexicon of Love (2)

Alex and Paige are still confused over what happened the night before and Kevin Smith helps Paige with her sexuality issues. Meanwhile Emma can no longer keep the secret about what she saw in the movie theater.

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Episode 13

Together Forever

Craig's big shot at the music industry may prove true after all. Meanwhile, Liberty is trying way too hard, and in her condition, how will it affect her?

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Episode 14

I Against I

Marco's and Spinner's differing opinions over a controversial school issue threatens their friendship. Meanwhile Caitlin returns to help a troubled Spike.

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Episode 15

Our Lips Are Sealed (1)

Emma's life, especially at home, is complete chaos and she feels she's losing control of everything, desperate to find an answer she finds a solution after Manny mentions that she's fat. Meanwhile, Snake tries to get back with Spike.

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Episode 16

Our Lips Are Sealed (2)

Emma's downward spiral into the world of eating disorders could have dire consequences on her. Meanwhile Alex and Hazel try to play nice for Paige.

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Episode 17

Total Eclipse of the Heart

Marco is forced to confront his past, face to face. Meanwhile Liberty gets news about her baby.

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Episode 18

High Fidelity (1)

Darcy cannot forgive Spinner's lying. Meanwhile Alex and Paige argue about their future.

Degrassi: The Next Generation S5E19
Episode 19

High Fidelity (2)

On the season finale, it's the end of the year and questions that have been asked throughout the season get answered. Spinner confronts Jimmy and a conflict that's been going on for the whole season finally comes to an end. Paige is confused with what happened last night with Spinner. Darcy leaves Spinner a love note and he must decide if Darcy or Paige is the girl for him. Manny's end of the year play premieres and a character from the past makes a shocking reappearance for her class's graduation.