Degrassi High

Season 1 Episode 9

Sixteen (1)

Aired Monday 8:30 PM Jan 09, 1990 on CBC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: When Spike and Patrick sit down on the bench to talk you can see a boom mic at the top of the screen.

    • Trivia: Lucy finally tells some of the other kids about the extent of LD's illness (with her permission); in Just Friends, LD had asked Lucy not to tell anyone.

    • Trivia: The age to be considered an adult is 16 in Canada, as opposed to 18 in the USA.

    • Trivia: The Drivers' Ed car is a Chrysler Reliant K Car. It is also known as the Dodge Aries K; it was one of the most popular and reliable cars of the 80s.

  • Quotes

    • Michelle: But Dad, he's my friend.
      Mr. Accette: Too bad, find another friend.
      Michelle: You mean someone white?
      Mr. Accette: Michelle, you think you know it all, but you don't.
      Michelle: You're a racist.
      Mr. Accette: That's quite enough!
      Michelle: You are. You're a racist.

  • Notes

    • -Spike wears a UNICEF shirt. Apparently it is a favorite charity of Degrassi, as it is seen and mentioned numerous times over the series, and even into Degrassi TNG.

    • -This is the 2nd show to deal heavily with interracial dating and racism. The topic was first brought up in Degrassi Jr High when Michelle and BLT first begin dating, and has been touched on lightly in other epsiodes.

    • Joey and Snake are excited about driving- A similar thing happens in Degrassi:TNG episode 313"This Charming Man"

  • Allusions

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