Topic: Melinda Shankar

The Dos and Don’ts of Drama, with Degrassi: No You Can’t Read My Poker Face

The Dos and Don'ts of Drama, with Degrassi: No You Can't Read My Poker Face

“Drop It Like It’s Hot” parts 1 and 2 took us through the highs and lows of different relationships at Degrassi. Dave and Alli go from a misunderstanding about sex to her gambling away her scholarship on a high-stakes poker game. Meanwhile, the season’s weirdest friendship begins when Bianca gets stuck in detention with Imogen: The two bond over complicated guys, and Bianca steals Imogen’s birthday money because she refuses to sell drugs at Degrassi. Then everything gets solved with cops and lingerie… More »

The Dos and Don’ts of Drama, with Degrassi: The First Rule of Cagefighting Club Is…

The Dos and Don'ts of Drama, with Degrassi: The First Rule of Cagefighting Club Is...

Two out of the three plotlines for “Mr. Brightside” parts 1 and 2 were pretty drama-free: Alli had to trust her parents to like Dave for who he really is, and Holly J and Fiona found a way to give Dawn her kidney money. So, mostly happy endings in Degrassi-land. Even Drew and Katie seemed to have a growing flirtation. AND THEN DREW STARTED CAGEFIGHTING. More »