After 14 seasons, the teenage soap opera Degrassi will be coming to end this summer. Its hard to believe that the show which has been around for more than a decade will no longer be aired however all good things must come to an end. Details after the jump.

The Degrassi franchise originally began in 1979 with The Kids of Degrassi Street,later came Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High. These ended in the 1990s but were followed up in 2001 with the popular series Degrassi: The Next Generation

Executive Producer Stephen Stohn released a statement saying, “Few producers have been blessed as we have been, working with so many talented and creative individuals at TeenNick for 14 seasons of Degrass including 385 episodes and over 100 pieces of short form web content,” he added, “We thank all those at TeenNick who have worked so hard over the years to help us create a television series that changes with the times and continues to authentically connect and interact with a youth audience.”

Degrassi has been filled with drama and life lessons for teens and will be coming to an end with a two-week long finale marathon this summer. The marathon will end July 31 and will have a special event before the last episode. show. The finale event will be called It Goes There: Degrassi’s Most Talked About Moments. It will feature feature cast members, fans, and creators who will discuss the most iconic moments in Degrassi history. The finale show will air at 8PM and the final episode at 9PM. Mark your calendars.

Kieth Dawkins senior vice president for Nicktoons, TeenNick and NickJr said, “For an incredible 14 seasons, Degreassi has been a groundbreaking show tackling so many important topics that real teens face in their everyday lives,” he continued, “In the final episodes on TeenNick and through the hour long special and social activations we hope to say goodbye in a way that is both fitting to the show and Degrassi’s passionate fan base.”

Degrassi has been a part of many of our childhoods and it is sad to see it go, but the show gave us Drake and more life lessons then we can count. Here’s to looking forward to all the seasons on hopefully making it to Netflix.

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