From its birth on TeenNick to its rebirth on Netflix, Degrassi has been going “there” for more than 15 years — and now, so are we.
In honor of the franchise’s 500th episode — now available to stream as part of Degrassi: Next Class‘ second season — we’re revisiting its most iconic storylines, counting down 20 moments even more memorable than Heather Sinclair’s bargain basement nose job. Whether they made us laugh or cry, all of these unforgettable twists made us wish we were lucky enough to attend Degrassi Community School. (And, you know, that it was real.)
It wasn’t an easy task, but after a few sleepless nights of binging — including all of those bizarrely wonderful minis — the list was finalized. I mean, whatever it takes, right? (Cue the Degrassi theme.)
This Degrassi aficionado grew up when Drake was still known as Aubrey Graham, rapping “shut up girl and make my lunch,” so this list tends to lean toward the ’00s episodes. But don’t let that stop you from downloading some Downtown Sasquatch (or Zit Remedy if you’re old school!) and reminiscing about your favorite moments.
Click through our gallery of iconic moments below, then hit the comments section with your own list. And remember: When in doubt, you kiss Craig.