"I'm done! Spin. I've had enough... I've had enough of you."
Paige ends her relationship with Spinner.

Islands in the Stream is the sixth episode of Season 4 of the Canadian television series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. It originally aired on September 28, 2004 on CTV Television and on November 26, 2004 on The N. The episode shares its title with the song by The Bee Gees.


Paige needs money to pay for trashing Spinner's car. But she's getting fired from every job she gets. Spinner is getting even closer to Manny. Meanwhile, Rick and Toby bond.

Main Plot

Paige is looking for a job, and she finally finds one at the movie theater with Alex. Too bad Spinner is too busy to help his girlfriend!

Spinner and Manny are seen flirting together at the school car wash in a picture found by Hazel.

Later on, Spinner embarrasses Paige at her job in front of Jimmy, Craig, and Marco, making her do specific things. Craig then tells him to leave her alone. Spinner then says that he was just jealous that he's getting closer to Manny. They then get in a fight over Manny.

After the fight is broken up, Paige tells Spinner that it is over between the two of them.

Craig and Spinner get Paige fired, but thanks to Alex, she gets her job back.

Sub Plot

Rick and Toby have a bet on how many girls they can kiss. They seem to bond and become friends in this episode.

  • This episode is named after "Islands In The Stream" by the Bee Gees. It also shares its title with a 1970 novel by Ernest Hemingway and its 1977 film adaptation.
  • This episode marks the end of Paige and Spinner's second relationship.
  • Toby said Hazel was on his list of girls to kiss, but they have already kissed in Take On Me as a dare.

  • Craig (To Spinner): "Hey idiot, nice sunburn."
  • Spinner: Paige has moisturizer...but it smells like lavender.

  • "All I See Is Black" by Natasha Thirsk
  • "All Over It" by By Divine Right
  • "I Don't Hate You" by Junior Achiever
  • "Pretty People" by The Robber Who Robbed The Town

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