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A Tangled Web is the fourth episode of Season 2 of Degrassi High, and the sixty-first episode of the original Degrassi series. It aired on November 26, 1990.


Wheels' lies to his grandmother become more elaborate as each tops the one before, and when he's grounded for his marks, Wheels concocts another story so he can go to a concert with Joey and Snake. Caitlin becomes increasingly upset about her father's infidelity but discovers that her mother already knows about it. Alex doesn't know what to do about his crush on Tessa.


Wheels lies to his grandma and he, Snake, and Joey try to go to a concert. Wheels lies about his grades and about where he is going, and his grandma kicks him out for this reason. Wheels and Joey fight; Wheels doesn't accept his guilt on anything.

Alex has a crush on Tessa, but Tessa has a crush on Joey. They both get secret admirer letters, and Alex walks Tessa home. Alex says he and Tessa have so many things in common.

It's her parents' twentieth anniversary, and Caitlin is mad at her dad because of his affair with another woman; her mom already knows about the affair, much to her surprise. Caitlin leaves the house when she is left alone with her dad. She goes to her brother's house.

  • When Wheels fakes his grandmother's signature on his midterm report card, her first name is revealed to be Eva.
  • This episode takes place three months before Three's a Crowd.

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DH Season 2 Episodes

Bad Blood (1)Bad Blood (2)LoyaltiesA Tangled WebBody PoliticsCrossed WiresThe All NighterHome Sweet HomeExtracurricular ActivitiesShowtime (1)Showtime (2)Three's a CrowdOne Last Dance