"Danny, you are an ignorant, little puke! You know NOTHING about Liberty! So just take my advise and get lost."
J.T. to Danny

Foolin' is the fourth episode of Season 5 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. It aired on October 10, 2005 in Canada, and on October 21, 2005 in the United States.


Liberty admits to J.T. that she is pregnant, but she is too controlling about it, so they break up,but he is still willing to help out with the baby. Also, Darcy invites Spinner to the Christian group, Friendship Club and they begin dating.

Main Plot

Liberty tells J.T. about her pregnancy. At first, they do whatever they can to support each other, but Liberty wants J.T. to have nothing to do with the baby, or with the student council. J.T. dumps her, because she's too controlling, although he promises her he'd never leave her or the baby.

Sub Plot

Darcy invites Spinner to a Christian group --The Friendship Club -- making them bond. They start to date, but when the leader brings up the school shooting, she finds out.

  • This episode is named after the song "Foolin'" by Def Leppard.
  • The scene where J.T. smashes his car into the bus shelter, was used in Ryan Cooley's montage in the Season 6 opening credits.
  • This episode marks the beginning of Spinner and Darcy's first relationship.
  • The episode shows the first time someone crashed into Degrassi's bus shelter. The second time was in season 16's #SquadGoals.

  • J.T.: "Respect me, Liberty and then maybe we can make a decision together for once."
    Liberty: "We did. Last summer, remember? When we decided to use the king size condom, the one that slipped off. I'm pregnant."
  • Spinner: "Jimmy was my best friend, I basically cut his legs off. I don't like to broadcast that."
  • J.T.: "Actually, I gave Liberty a really good driving lesson. She's uh..she's pretty handy with the ole' stick shift."
  • Liberty: "I can't trust you to deal with this."
    J.T.: "Fine. Then I can't deal with you. That's it, Liberty. I'm done."
    Liberty: "You're breaking up with"
  • Spinner: "You are looking at Little Mister Handsome, ages four to six."
    Darcy: "So what happened after six?"
    Spinner: "I guess I got ugly."
  • Spinner: "Played a little prank on this guy, and he went psycho, came to school shooting."
    Darcy: "I know all about it, I just did't know you were involved."

  • "Carry On" by Universal Honey - Heard while Spinner and Darcy are at The Dot.
  • "Love In The Western World" by Chris Koster - Heard while J.T. was buying the pregnancy test.
  • "Pedal To The Medal" by Kazzer - Heard when J.T. gives Liberty a driving lesson.