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Broken Wings is the nineteenth episode of Season 7 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. It aired on May 12, 2008 in Canada, and on July 11, 2008 in the United States.


Jimmy's thrilled to be accepted to Hudson University, especially when Trina tells him about an experimental surgery that could help him walk again. Despite his parents' objections, he's tempted to try it especially after he makes a shocking discovery about his father. Meanwhile, Peter sees Sav and Danny practicing together, and suggests they form a band. First, they'll need a drummer. Too bad Spinner thinks they suck.

Main Plot

Jimmy finally gets the news he's been waiting for when he learns that he's been accepted into Hudson University. But, he's got other things on his mind. He is slowly discovering that he has other options when it comes to his real dream of walking again after he sees Marcus from physio walking. When Jimmy makes a shocking discovery about his father, he decides to take what is rightfully his.

Sub Plot

Peter's had a tough year and he really needs some guy time! How about a band?! When they audition Spinner to be their drummer, he laughs in their faces. They suck. Plus, they're too pretty to be taken seriously. Peter is enraged...and this turns out to be a good thing.

  • This episode is named after the song Broken Wings by Mr. Mister.
  • Spinner, Peter, Sav and Danny's band "The Stüdz" form in this episode. They also all become friends in this episode.
  • This episode marks the final appearance of Jermaine Brooks and the only appearance of Mrs. Brooks.

  • Danny: "A band without a drummer is like Sav without his sticker book."
  • Spinner (To Peter): "An incognito band? That's actually a pretty wicked idea."
  • Spinner: "Sappy love songs and polo shirts? Dude, where's the rebellion? Where's the edge? Where's the rock?"

  • "Interlocker Love" by Stüdz
  • "Pretty Boy" by Stüdz
  • "On My Island" by Mike Eastick
  • "Fall Back Down" by The Mission District
  • "Shared Custody" by Stüdz

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    Standing In The Dark (1)Standing In The Dark (2)Love is a BattlefieldIt's TrickyDeath or Glory (1)Death or Glory (2)We Got the BeatJessie's GirlHungry EyesPass the DutchieOwner of a Lonely HeartLive to TellBust a Move (1)Bust a Move (2)Got My Mind Set On YouSweet Child O' MineTalking in Your SleepAnother Brick In The WallBroken WingsLadies' NightEverything She WantsDon't Stop Believin'If This Is ItWe Built This City