The Kids of Degrassi Street stars many characters that all went to the same school, right next to the Degrassi Grocery. Everyone knew everyone in the little town, this show dealt with many issues in teen and pre-teen life. The show was filmed in 1979-1985 around Degrassi Street and Queen Street East in Toronto, Canada.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1979-09-12

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Degrassi is a Canadian drama franchise with over 621 episodes across all incarnations. It follows the lives of a group of teenagers who lived on or near De Grassi Street in Toronto, Ontario. The five main series are The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High, Degrassi: The Next Generation and Degrassi: Next Class. The early Degrassi series were produced by the small production company owned by Kit Hood and Linda Schuyler, Playing With Time Inc. The recent version of Degrassi, produced by Epitome Pictures, aired on MTV Canada and on VRAK.TV (dubbed in French) in Canada and was simultaneously broadcast on TeenNick (and in syndication) in the United States. Degrassi: The Next Generations's eighth season aired on BBC Switch in the United Kingdom. The second incarnation of The Next Generation, Degrassi: Next Class, is jointly produced by Netflix and Epitome (a subsidiary of DHX Media). The show began airing in January 2016 on Netflix internationally and on Family (F2N) in Canada.

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The Kids of Degrassi Street, created by Linda Schuyler, was the first in the Degrassi franchise. It originally spawned from four short films: Ida Makes a Movie, Cookie Goes to the Hospital, Irene Moves In, and Noel Buys a Suit, which aired as after-school specials on CBC Television in 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1982, respectively. The series continued from 1982 to 1986. Many actors from The Kids of Degrassi Street, including Neil Hope, Stacie Mistysyn, Anais Granofsky, and Sarah Charlesworth, would go on to appear in Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High; however, their names and families were changed. The show dealt with age-appropriate issues such as bad luck chain letters, honesty, divorce, and even death.

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