Degrassi Remixes Classic Theme Song for Next Class Opening Credits

Attention, longtime Degrassi viewers: Prepare to have a lot of thoughts.

Along with the teen drama’s move to Netflix in January comes a brand-new opening credit sequence, which puts an energetic spin on the series’ iconic theme song. Degrassi: Next Class‘ 30-second, social media-themed intro, which popped up on YouTube on Monday, also offers a quick look at the who’s who of Degrassi Community School.

Though this new version is arguably less epic than the one used in Degrassi‘s early days — back when it was acceptable to devote the better part of a minute to a tour of the school and its various inhabitants — it’s certainly an improvement over the 10-second version used in Seasons 13 and 14. Can you tell how seriously we take this?

Hit PLAY on the show’s new opening credits above, then drop a comment with your thoughts below: Will you “follow” Degrassi to Netflix?

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  1. alistaircrane says:

    When you say “classic”, I assume you are referring to the actual classic Degrassi from the 80s. Don’t tease us 80s fans!!!

  2. Patty says:

    I’m not a fan of the remixed song, but I do like the new opening. It definitely keeps up with the times.

  3. cyclone says:

    The newbies, Maya, Tristan, and Zig’s class but especially when Zoe and Miles joined them is what brought this show down. If I was TPTB I would’ve scraped them all and started from scratch again for this new Netflix venture.