The pending birth of Spike and Snake's baby inspires Emma to search for her birth father. Spinner and Paige are now a couple. With their anniversary approaching, Spinner scrambles to find her the perfect gift.
Skit: Wrote the Report Naked Featuring: Nickels (Kevin), Danny (Scott), A.T. & Love Boss (Dave), Bingo the Clown Nickels writes the report naked, boardmembers cannot concentrate.
Skit: Don't Shut Off My Cable! Featuring: Billy Bicks (Mark), Receptionist (Scott) Bicks begs the cable company not to shut off his cable, even though he cannot pay.
Skit: My Gazebo! Featuring: Mrs. Larson (Kevin), Stoners (Bruce, Scott, Dave), Ofc. Henderson (Mark), Stoner's Girlfriends Mrs. Larson finds out her gazebo is gone and accuses three stoners of stealing it.
Skit: Scott in Los Angeles Featuring: Scott (monologue) Scott has a drug-induced dream that the show is shot in Los Angeles.
Skit: Carlos the Scientists Featuring: Darrill (Mark), Carlo (Bruce), Neeve Darrill and his cousin Neev volunteer to help Carlo with his experiments.moreless
Dwayne must deal with his feelings about being HIV-positive and with the reactions of other students once his secret gets out. Lucy is keen to follow the footsteps of boyfriend Bronco into the school presidency. Joey contemplates asking Caitlin to the semi-formal. Suddenly the year's last dance takes on new significance when the news comes out. It's not just the year's last dance, it's Degrassi's last dance.moreless
Snake invites Spike to the graduation formal, but then Michelle - who he'd really rather go with - invites him. What's a guy to do? Tessa is becoming bored with Alex, and wants to dump him, but she doesn't want to hurt his feelings. What's a girl to do? Amy and Alison are desperate for dates to the formal, but only a senior will do.moreless
Auditions are being held for Talent Night at Degrassi, and the acts range from dramatic poetry to singing hats to dancing. Also, Joey is struggling with science; it's clear he's going to need some help. Alexa is thinking of breaking up with Simon. But then everyone is thrown into turmoil when a student commits suicide in the boy's washroom after he didn't get picked for Talent Night--especially Caitlin, since the student is her ex-boyfriend, Claude. The students don't know how to react, and counselors are made available so the students can talk about how they feel. Caitlin feels at fault, and feels even worse when she finds that Claude sent her a farewell letter with white flowers. To be continued…moreless
When Lucy, Heather and Erica hear the rumour that their favourite band, The Savages, is making a rock video at the school, nothing will stop them from sneaking in to see them - not even the fact that Lucy's boyfriend Bronco could get into trouble. Joey and Snake's camping plans are abruptly changed when they also discover the band is at Degrassi. Caitlin's parents ask her to come home so they can talk.moreless
Wheels wears out his welcome at Joey's house when he steals money from Mrs. Jeremiah. But his Grandma won't have him back, his reputation has preceded him to Snake's house. It's pouring rain. Where will he sleep? Michelle, worn down by job, school and partying roommates considers moving back to her father's house. But will she be able to stand his rules?moreless
Melanie's surprise sleepover for Diana's birthday promises to hold more than one surprise when Kathleen finds some marijuana. Hoping to bring his two best friends together, Yick persuades Luke to invite Arthur to a poker game. Joey decides to join "the nerds" for poker - anything to get away from Wheels, who's driving him crazy. Alex must pull an all-nighter in order to get an assignment done on time.moreless
When Tim tries to kiss Liz good night after a date, it reawakens her long-ago memories of sexual abuse, but it's just not something she can talk about, not even to her best friend Spike. Alex thinks he wants to kiss Tessa, but he's not sure whether or not she wants him to. Dwayne's friends can't understand what's bothering him - and Joey's the only one who knows.moreless
Lucy, who's feeling unpopular, is thrilled when good-looking Dale invites her to the dance. The girl's volleyball team, however, is upset that the boys' basketball team is getting preferential treatment. Lucy is all set to fight, until she discovers that Dale is the captain of the boys' team. When Patrick, who has broken up with Spike, invites Liz out, Spike is surprised to find that she's jealous. Alexa tries to make up with Michelle.moreless
Wheels' lies to his grandmother become more elaborate as each tops the one before, and when he's grounded for his bad marks, Wheels concocts another story so he can go to a concert with Joey and Snake. Caitlin becomes increasingly more upset about her father's infidelity, but discovers that her mother already knows about it. Alex doesn't know what to do about his crush on Tessa.moreless
Michelle, B.L.T., Simon and Alexa were always the fabulous four, but now that Michelle and B.L.T. have broken up and B.L.T. has a new girlfriend, Cindy, Alexa's loyalties are divided. Snake develops a crush on Michelle, but she's just not ready for it. Caitlin, planning a fancy dinner for her parent's twentieth anniversary, discovers her father is seeing another woman.moreless
Joey and Dwayne's enmity has escalated since Joey found out that it was Dwayne who turned him in for walking naked in the cafeteria, and Joey is determined to get Dwayne back. AIDS speakers at Degrassi during Sexual Awareness Week make the illness chillingly personal - especially for Dwayne, who becomes increasingly withdrawn as he awaits the results of his HIV test. Michelle finds out the real reason B.L.T. broke up with her.moreless
Condom machines have been installed in the school washrooms, and as Lucy records reactions with her video camera, Dwayne finds an interesting new use for the condoms - as water bombs to drop on Joey, Wheels and Snake. Joey, however, is more concerned with raising money to put a down payment on a muscle car, and takes bets that he will walk through the cafeteria - wearing nothing but a hat. B.L.T. has trouble breaking up with Michelle. Dwayne receives a frightening phone call from his summer girlfriend. To be continued….moreless
Caitlin hears that Ms. Avery has been fired from her job in the school resource centre. When she starts a petition around school, protesting her firing, Mr. Raditch intervenes. He tells Caitlin she was offered a job as a substitute teacher, but turned it down. Caitlin confronts Ms. Avery about this. Ms. Avery explains she wants a classroom of her own with students of her own. They get into an argument, but later reconcile at Ms. Avery's going away party. Also Michelle takes too many caffeine pills and BLT takes her to the school nurse.moreless
Lucy becomes director and writer of her first film: a feminist horror flick starring the Zits, Simon and Caitlin, with Alexa, Tim and Heather as crew. But the film that's playing in Lucy's mind is a far cry from the one that's unfolding in the empty Saturday morning corridors of the school. Spike is nervous when Shane starts hanging around the school watching her.moreless
Joey is diagnosed with a learning disability. He contemplates dropping out of high school, but changes his mind after talking to Caitlin. Caitlin tells him to stop feeling sorry for himself, because he's not the only one with a disability, because she has to deal with having epilepsy.
Elsewhere, everyone cheats on a test. The teacher says since everyone gets an A, that test must not have been hard enough, so it won't count and he'll give everyone a harder test.moreless
When Erica starts seeing a new boy, it frightens Heather. One abortion was bad enough, but what if she goes too far again? Heather has to come to terms with her own guilt of having supported Erica. Alison says she's giving up on her campaign to win Snake, but when he invites Alison's best friend Amy to the dance, the claws come out. Scooter suddenly notices that his pal Tessa is (gasp!) a girl!moreless
Caitlin and Claude want to do something to protest against a factory involved in nuclear missiles. The peace group they belong to advises them to cool it, but they can't just stand by and let it go on. Scott has been harrassing Kathleen for a while and she gets sick of it and presses charges when he beats her up on her way home from school.moreless
Michelle finds her father impossible to live with, but now that she's sixteen she can legally move out, if only she had the money. Of course, there is that family ring she got for her birthday. Spike is nervous about how fond Patrick is becoming of her - she just doesn't want to get hurt. Joey and Snake are excited about starting driving lessons.moreless
Michelle gets a job at a donut place, which takes care of her money problems, but raises more problems: long working hours, not seeing her friends, no time for homework, and even missing school. Her father attempts to work things out between the two of them when he discovers that she's been missing school. Alexa cancels her party when one by one people say they can't come. Lucy, the twins, and Alexa go to the hospital to throw LD a birthday party. Both Joey and Snake take their drivers test.moreless
Diana is determined to grow up, but her older brother, left with the task of bringing her up after their father died, is so old-fashioned. And Yick, the object of her affections, is going to be at Melanie's party. How will Diana's brother ever know she went? Joey, Snake and Wheels decide it's time they expanded their horizons a little and attend a strip show. But, as always with The Zits, things don't go quite the way they were planned.moreless
Heather has a crush on Wheels, and plans a party so that she'll have a chance to get closer to him. The party is a success, and Heather gets what she wants, but Wheels immediately regrets what's happened. Kathleen, Melanie, Diana and Maya form the "Have Not" Club, but when the three girls go to a movie without Maya, it causes a rift in their friendship. LD is still missing school, as she's in the hospital. Lucy visits her, and is there to help LD get through a painful time.moreless
Kathleen's dreams are coming true; Scott is the perfect boyfriend. He's considerate, affectionate, and even gives her flowers. She can forgive him if he's a little hot-tempered. Things come to a head when she has to practise for a presentation with Luke, and Scott forbids her to do that. Joey and Caitlin also have to work together, which gives Caitlin the opportunity to talk to Joey about their relationship. Patrick shows some interest in Spike, but Liz is worried about his intentions; her warnings make Spike so nervous that she almost blows the date.moreless
Lucy finally agrees to shoot The Zits' video - if they can all agree on a script, persuade Clutch to lend them his car and coax Lucy into shooting it with Clutch around… Life is almost perfect for Joey - he'll deal with the small problem of Caitlin just as soon as the video's done. The hate campaign against Erica escalates, and Erica is determined to find out who is putting pamphlets and slogans on her locker.moreless
Caitlin is on every boy's mind. Arthur keeps fantasizing about her, but his dreams keep getting interrupted before he can even kiss her. Joey has a date with her on Friday, but she cancels to go out with Claude instead, to see a French film. Kathleen signs up for the school play at the suggestion of an older student, Scott, who then asks her to go to the football game with him and his friends.moreless
Michelle discovers the complicated nature of divorce when her parents decide to go their separate ways. BLT, fearing that her father will try to break the two of them up, suggests that Michelle live with her mother; Michelle has a tough choice to make. Joey proceeds with his plan to revive the band, and wants to make a video. This requires Lucy's help, which she's not so willing to give. Rumours continue to circulate about Erica; Caitlin spends more time with Claude.moreless
Erica decides to keep the pregnancy a secret, only telling Heather about it. She also decides to have an abortion; Heather disapproves of this, and this difference could tear the twins apart. The unofficial initiation at Degrassi continues, and Joey is finally caught by the initiators, but finds that he might just have a friend in the Vice Principal's office who can help him.moreless
At the end of the school year, Joey asks Caitlin to the graduation dance. Ms. Avery informs Spike that her grades were poor and encourages her to make them up in correspondence courses. Faulty wiring is constantly causing the fire alarm to go off, so students are reluctant to believe that there may real danger when it interrupts their end-of-the-year dancemoreless
Lucy has a party while her parents are out-of-town, but doesn't tell Clutch since she is afraid he will bring booze and get drunk. Joey, Snake and Wheels get Clutch to buy a case of beer for them (which is how Clutch finds out about Lucy's party). They are stopped by the police when they decide to have a drink on their way to Lucy's. Shane comes out of his coma at the hospital. When Lucy's parents call from the airport because their flight is cancelled, everyone cleans up and leaves. Before her parents arrive, Clutch shows up drunk after Lucy's ex-boyfriend Paul had tried to convince him not to go. After he tries forcing her to make out with him, Lucy knees him in the groin and hurries him out before her parents show up. She breaks up with him the next Monday at school because of his drinking.moreless