16 Degrassi Moments That Completely Ruined Our Childhoods

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Teen Nick

There are plenty of shows out there that have shaped who we are as young adults today. However, no one did the job quite like the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. Essentially a 14-season long after school special, Degrassi wasn’t afraid to get *real* with some serious issues plaguing adolescents, including sex, pregnancy, suicide, drug abuse, gang violence and more.

Considering how heavy these topics are, it’s no surprise that some of these episodes were a hard pill to swallow for your little pubescent-self. Here are 16 famed (and quite controversial) Degrassi moments that were important for spreading awareness but probs ruined our childhoods just a lil bit.