Degrassi: The Next Generation

Season 12 Episode 9

Closer to Free, Part One

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Jul 30, 2012 on MTV - Music Television



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Justin Kelly (Jake), appears in this episode, but does not have any lines.

    • Shanice Banton (Marisol), Stefan Brogren (Mr. Simpson), Munro Chambers (Eli), Sam Earle (K.C.), Dylan Everett (Campbell), Ricardo Hoyos (Zig), Daniel Kelly (Owen), Cory Lee (Ms. Oh), Lyle O'Donohoe (Tristan), Jacob Neayem (Mo), Cristine Prosperi (Imogen), Chloe Rose (Katie), Olivia Scriven (Maya), and Alex Steele (Tori), do not appear in this episode.

  • Allusions

    • This episode is the first to mention Twitter, which is a popular social media site. Unlike other social media sites (MySpace, Facebook), this one doesn't have a Degrassi version (MyRoom, Facerange). It is the third social media used in the show.

    • The title of this two-part episode is the same as a song by BoDeans from their 1993 album "Go Slow Down".