Degrassi: The Next Generation

Season 5 Episode 16

Our Lips Are Sealed, Part Two

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Feb 27, 2006 on Family
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Episode Summary


Emma continues to starve herself, and Manny can't handle it anymore, especially after Emma reveals she is dating Peter. Soon, Peter, Manny, and Emma's parents are all concerned with what she is doing. Alex and Hazel attempt to get along for Paige's sake, but find it difficult.


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  • Emma develops an eating disorder.

    "Our Lips Are Sealed" part 2 is one of my favourite Degrassi episodes. It actually makes it into My Top 5 Degrassi episodes. In this episode Emma develops an eating disorder. The episode gets more and more intense as the episode continues. It's intense how she passes out in the hallway from starving herself. My favourite scene in the end of the episode when Emma has a panic attack and she can't breathe, so she has to go to the hospital. It was so heartbreaking when Manny says she doesn't want to lose Emma. I love the subplot with Snake and Spike officially getting back together. And I love the Hazel and Alex trying to become friends for Paige. I give this episode a 10/10.moreless
  • perfect

    when emma gives up eating altogether, could something more serious happen? Peter and Manny are worried about her, is she going to get better or is she suffering anorexia nervosa, which is an eating disorder? Alex and Hazel try to be nice with each other for Paige's sake, but when they can't get along, can Paige still be friends with both of them?

    Good episode, it was weird to see Emma like this, but i think they handled it well. The sub plot was also great fun, especially the end of it, so overall it gets an A+ from memoreless
  • Best episode of the series!

    This episode is so amazing. I think this is the best episode of the series by far. Emma is continuing being crazy & anorexic, I felt the plot was a bit rushed though but other than that it was perfect, Memorable moments mark when she wan in the gym yelling at Darcy & leaving, on her forest date with Peter, and she throws all of the food on the ground & starts making out with him as an excuse. Emma admitting to Manny about Peter, & her psycho breakdown at the end, having her panic attack, finally her in the hospital saying she will get better. The subplot with Hazel & Alex playing nice was the bright side of the episode, how they were throwing food at each other at the end & ended up in the security office, a great episode, best by far.moreless
  • I almost cryed.

    When making any sort of real life drama the writers must always be very careful. People learn from these shows how to do the things that they are warning you about. People have said I have an eating disorder but because of this episode I could show them what a true eating disorder is and that I'm clean. Emma isnt my favorite charcter but I became so scared when I saw her acting like that but then when she finally let it out to Manny that she was datign Peter well that amde me cry all the more because I just done the same thing with my boyfriend who my BFF hated. Now my BFF isnt even my friend anymore....Anywayz though I'm glad Degrassi did this show because it really helped me.moreless
  • One of my faves..

    This episode is one of my favorite Degrassi episodes. It's so realistic and yeah. Who would've thought that good - girl Emma would be anorexic or bulimic. It shows that everyone doesn;t have only one side but a bunch of different ones.

    I was practically on the edge of my seat on this episode. It was so exciting. I would've never thought that Emma would end up in the hospital with a panic attack.

    Love it!moreless
Bobby D. Freeman

Bobby D. Freeman

Mr. Ellis

Guest Star

Shenae Grimes

Shenae Grimes

Darcy Edwards

Recurring Role

Jajube Mandiela

Jajube Mandiela

Chantay Black

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

    • Although Emma is a self-proclaimed and extremely verbal vegitarian, in the beginning of this episode while she's with Peter on their date, Peter brings her fried chicken. She doesn't eat it (because she's anorexic) but she also doesn't protest either.

    • Emma's hair changes in between shots when Spike is brushing another part of it.

  • QUOTES (13)

    • Paige: Another night in the security office.
      Alex: Just think of it as mall detention.
      Hazel: I shouldn't have dived over the counter for that whipped cream canister.
      Alex: If only those German tourists hadn't gotten in the way!

    • Peter: Emma, you've got fries in your pocket.
      Emma: It's just a little snack for later.
      Peter: Cold French fries? From your pocket? That's a little weird.
      Emma: Not really, haven't you seen Napolean Dynamite? Come on, I'm just like a little squirrel.

    • Manny: Well. Look at the happy couple.
      Emma: Manny, save the drama for your next audition, we're not interested.
      Manny: Fine. I just wanted to wish Peter good luck.
      Peter: Thanks, I guess.
      Manny You're gonna need it. Maybe you can keep track of whether or not she's eating, because I'm done.
      Peter: What is she talking about?
      Emma: I dunno, she's completely crazy.

    • Manny: What do you want?
      Peter: To show you something. (holds up book)
      Manny: Good for you, Peter, learning to read is very important.

    • Manny: (about the chore pie chart) Does it have a laundry part on it? Because I'm all out of underwear, and this commando chafing is killing me.

    • Emma: You're supposed to be my friend Manny! I can't even trust you!

    • (Emma rushes downstairs and starts throwing Manny's clothes on the floor)

      Manny: What are you doing? That's my stuff!
      Emma: Kicking your sorry butt out Manny, once and for all.

    • Emma: Oh, and you're all so perfect . You take advantage of drunk girls, you are the drunk girl, and last time I checked you were making out with his mother!

    • Emma: Leave it, I wasn't hungry anyway.

    • Manny: Let me guess you went to visit Shaquille O'Neal and all you got was his running suit.

    • Alex: Do I detect jealousy? Tell me, how long have you wanted to kiss Paige?

    • Emma: She's like the five time winner of the golden grudge!

    • Toby: I could get us some fake IDs. Take you ladies on a pub crawl!

  • NOTES (3)

    • The Garage, the store in which Paige, Alex, and Hazel shop is a real store. During this season, the 'mall' has been expanded, and two new stores were opened, The Garage and Music World being the other.

    • This episode, along with Part 1, aired on CTV during the National Eating Disorder Awareness week. At the end of the episode, viewers are urged to visit the website for: NEDIC (National Eating Disorder Information Centre) or call: Kids Help Phone (1800 668 6868).

    • Ryan Cooley (J.T.), Melissa DiMarco (Ms. Hatzilakos), Jake Epstein (Craig), Stacey Farber (Ellie), Aubrey Graham (Jimmy), Shane Kippel (Spinner), Mike Lobel (Jay), Pat Mastroianni (Joey), Stacie Mistysyn (Caitlin), and Adamo Ruggiero (Marco), do not appear in this episode.


    • Emma, when told to eat a sandwich by Manny, says that "she doesn't have time for your Girl Interrupted."

      Girl Interrupted is a movie where various female have mental issues, and one of the characters is issues with eating food and getting fat.

    • Emma explains how she is hiding fries in her coat pocket like out of "Napoleon Dynamite".

      In the movie, Napoleon hides his tatter tots in the pocket of his pants, for snacking later.