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12 Degrassi Facts That'll Bring You Back To High School

The Degrassi franchise has long been a staple for teens and tweens in North America, covering controversial topics such as sex, teen pregnancy, abortion, drug use, homophobia, racism, and death. Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High had opened a door for discussion on issues the public were often too afraid to talk about. We could relate to these characters, and see them as our friends, classmates, or even ourselves. It’s hard to believe the beloved franchise is already on its fifth installment, creating entertainment even the current generation can relate with. Here are 12 facts about Degrassi that’ll

90s

24 Christmas Songs Every 90s Kid Sang While Waiting For Santa

We get it, okay? Christmas music can be excessive as the holiday season approaches. But there are some songs that are SO classic and SO catchy, there's really no bad time to listen to them. Some of the biggest pop artists of our past released Christmas songs that don't get nearly as much credit as they deserve. And some get more than they should. You decide which is which. 1. Funky, Funky, Christmas by New Kids On The Block2. Christmas Don't Be Late by Alvin and the Chipmunks3. Christmas Wrapping by The Spice Girls4. Sleigh Ride (also by The Spice

90s

15 Facts About ER That Won't Cut Off Your Arm With A Helicopter Blade

ER was the original medical drama. Forget Grey's Anatomy and their over-dramatic, unbelievable storylines. ER made everything feel real. It was an in-depth look into the world of medicine...and okay, yes it was super dramatic but in a much better way. There are some things you might not know about the show, however. And don't worry, your arm won't get cut off by a helicopter blade while you reach to read them (RIP in literal pieces, Dr. Romano.)Shared1. It was going to be a movie. YouTubeMichael Crichton originally wrote the script as a 180-page movie script, with more

90s

13 Times Ms. Swan Made You Literally Laugh Out Loud

MADTv brought us one of the most timeless sketch comedy characters of all time with Ms. Swan. Alex Borstein brought the character to life during her run on the show, and even though she left in 2002, it's still probably what she's known for best. Ms. Swan is of unknown cultural origin, though all the writers on MADTv insist that she was based off singer Bjork. Ms. Swan had some pretty great sketches, and they all made us laugh out loud. How many do you remember? 1. Ms. Swan Goes To Starbucks2. Ms. Swan At The Candy Store3. Ms. Swan

90s

15 Things From The 90s That Prove Our Halloweens Were The Best

The general premise of Halloween hasn't really changed much over the years, but kids in the 90s really did have it better. This is why.1. These Trick-or-Treat BucketsThe BerryThey came with every Happy Meal, and they were the perfect vessel to carry the copious amounts of candy you were about to get. 2. The McNuggetsThe BerryI promise this is not just about McDonald's, but were these toys not the best thing to get? A chicken nugget that doubles as a Halloween toy. Brilliant. 3. WarheadsSmoshThese were the best candy to get, other than full-size chocolate bars, of course. I