"I don't know you. You can't tell anyone that we're related."
Nicki to her young adoptive brother Mike.

“It's a New Day (2)”
Season 1, Episode 2
Can. Airdate

January 6, 2017

Episode Guide

It's a New Day (1)


I Won't Be Ignored

It's a New Day (2) is the second half of the two-part series premiere episode of the Canadian teen drama television series, Degrassi: The Other Generation.

Plot SynopsisEdit

Main PlotEdit

Mr. Fitzgerald decides the two finalists who will verse each other in the School Election. These turn out to be a Grade 7 & 8.

Sub PlotEdit

Mike gets lost in the school, and asks Pat where the classroom is but gets himself locked in the janitor's room. Another exchange student Mike finds his class but hears Pat and opens the door, and they find their way to class.

Extended OverviewEdit

  • The characters featured in the final freeze frame for this episode were Sonja and Nicki, being the first time two people were featured in it, also being Nicki's first.
  • Some characters had a different personality in the episode due to it being the pilot.
  • Alumni from Degrassi: The Next Generation appeared in the show, however some blatant relationships were reversed, including some story-line changes.
  • This episode has the highest amount of co-starring stars credited in the series, some whom were invited just for cameos. This is due to the creators wanting to explore the possibilities of giving unsuccessful auditions potential new roles, as well as a way to increase the ratings.

Degrassi: The Next Generation alumni Character Revelations

  • This episode marks the first appearance of April Wilson and others.

Regular Cast (Ordered by credits)

Supporting Cast



  • Sonja: "Read it again, Cathie." (Sonja Hernandez's first line)
    Cathie: "Again? I've read it six times." (Cathie Roberson's first line)

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