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Idioteque is the fifth episode of Season 11 of Degrassi. It aired on July 21, 2011.


Drew and Bianca are still plenty into each other, but there's also still plenty in their way. Besides the fact that his mom hates her, there's the problem of him being constantly terrified that Vince and the other thugs lurk behind every corner, ready to exact their revenge. Drew's life was so much simpler before Bianca was in it... would it be simpler if she were gone? Owen is behaving how you might think Owen would behave if he had a juicy, embarrassing secret to hold over Anya's head. His none-too-subtle status update hints about what happened between them at her birthday party have everyone gossiping... including her best friends. Ouch. And Wesley finds out about Connor's new, disturbing hobby. He tells Connor it has to stop. But is Connor ready to let go of his only outlet.

Main Plot

Drew, terrified that Vince will come after him, becomes paranoid and starts to avoid school in order to keep safe. When he is alone at home, he begins to realize that all of his problems were connected to Bianca. He then starts to blame and push her away. Bianca realizes that if she wants to keep Drew, she has to fix the problems that she started. She then tries to make sure Vince doesn't hurt Drew by sleeping with him. After this, Drew decides to break up with Bianca, feeling that her past is too much to handle. After this, Drew is found and beaten by friends of Vince.

Sub Plot

Anya is completely ashamed that she hooked up with Owen. When Fiona finds out that someone hooked up with someone in her bed: she and Holly J. start talking about how that person has low self-esteem and Anya awkwardly follows them down the hallway. Later, Riley asks Anya if it was her who hooked up with Owen based on his last status update. She starts naming other people it could be and he goes along with it. Later, Anya informs Holly J. and Fiona that she is the one who slept with Owen. According to her friends that makes her pathetic. Anya walks away. Owen goes to sit at Anya's table and tells her that he only posted those statuses to get her attention, and that he still genuinely likes her. He asks her if she wants to go on a date, and she says yes.

Third Plot

Connor shows up to Degrassi and shows Wesley the underwear he stole from Fiona's house. Wesley is amazed and talks to him about it. When Mrs. Oh shows up, Wesley tries to ask her something but she has him wait until she has a shower. Connor and Wesley then go into the ladies locker room and Connor steals Mrs. Oh's underwear while Wesley keeps a lookout. Later when Connor opens his locker, Wesley sees Fiona's underwear fall out from Connor's locker. Wesley tells Connor he needs to stop and he agrees, but later we see Connor going into the woman's locker room and stealing underwear again.

  • The title of this episode is named after the song "Idioteque" by Radiohead.
  • In this episode, Connor's Asperger symptoms expand to include a lack of regard for other's personal belongings.
  • More than one million viewers in the US tuned in to watch the episode.
  • This marks the start of Owen and Anya's relationship.
  • This marks the end of Drew and Bianca's first relationship.
  • Stephan James' real life brother Shamier Anderson portrayed Vince's head Thug (the who started the beat down).

  • Bianca: "No, don't think!"
  • Wesley: "There's more?!"
  • Bianca: "Crazy stuff happens, you just deal."
  • Anya: "So I guess that makes me one of those girls with no self respect."
  • Owen: "Your friends don't know anything about me." Anya: "They don't know anything about me either."

  • "Way Back Home" by The Real Deal - Heard during Drew and Bianca's make-out session at the start of the episode.

  • v - e - d Season Eleven Episodes

    Degrassi: Now or Never Episodes

    Boom Boom PowLoveGameWhat's My Age Again?IdiotequeCry Me A River (1)Cry Me A River (2)Dirt Off Your Shoulder (1)Dirt Off Your Shoulder (2)Paper Planes (1)Paper Planes (2)Should've Said No (1)Should've Said No (2)U Don’t Know (1)U Don’t Know (2)Lose Yourself (1)Lose Yourself (2)Mr. Brightside (1)Mr. Brightside (2)Extraordinary Machine (1)Extraordinary Machine (2)Drop It Like It's Hot (1)Drop It Like It's Hot (2)Don't Panic (1)Don't Panic (2)Take a Bow (1)Take a Bow (2)Dead and Gone (1)Dead and Gone (2)

    Degrassi: New Beginnings Episodes

    Nowhere to RunUnderneath It AllCan't Tell Me Nothing (1)Can't Tell Me Nothing (2)Not Ready to Make Nice (1)Not Ready to Make Nice (2)Need You Now (1)Need You Now (2)Smash Into You (1)Smash Into You (2)Hollaback Girl (1)Hollaback Girl (2)In the Cold, Cold Night (1)In the Cold, Cold Night (2)