"I hate bees, they're like flying death monkeys!"

It's Raining Men is the nineteenth episode of Season 3 of the Canadian television series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. It originally aired on March 15, 2004 on CTV Television Network on July 9, 2004 on The N. The episode was written by story editors Aaron Martin and James Hurst and was directed by Andrew Potter. The episode shares its title with the song by The Weather Girls.


Marco's out of the closet, and now he can't get a date. He's been eyeing up Paige's older brother Dylan, but just doesn't have the guts to make it happen. Clearly this is a job for... Spinner? Meanwhile, J.T. requests that you kindly don't get all up in his fries, dawg.

Main Plot

Marco and Dylan go on their first date with some help from Spinner. It is later revealed that Marco is afraid of bees. At the restaurant, Marco and Dylan run into Marco's homophobic Italian parents, who make the evening awkward. This episode ends in a kiss between Dylan and Marco.

Sub Plot

J.T. hosts a party at Toby's house after he stars in a commercial for French fries. However, the audience feedback is less than stellar because of the rather cheesy nature of the commercial.

  • Marco: "I hate bees they're like flying death monkeys!"
  • Dylan: "What is this hug the homo day?"
    Spinner: "I just care about you man, showing you love."

  • "Secret Splendor" by Buck 65