Jay shows up at Degrassi and convinces Emma to go to Sean's court date. The public defender can't come, so Emma tries to raise money for a good lawyer.
With convincing from both Sean and Manny, Emma finds out that Peter lied about planting drugs in Sean's locker.
At the dance (which is a masquerade), Peter (dressed up as a gorilla) sneaks to the dance, trying not to get caught off house arrest. He gets pushed into a locker by Emma who dumps him & is caught by his mom.
Ellie is devastated to discover that the first newspaper article that she has written has been rejected.
- This episode marks the end of Peter and Emma's relationship.
- This episode is named after the song "True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper.
- Originally in production, Can't Hardly Wait was supposed to come after Here Comes Your Man (2) but this episode came after it instead.
- This episode marks the beginning of Ellie and Jesse's first relationship.
Regular Cast (Ordered Alphabetically)
- Sarah Barrable-Tishauer as Liberty Van Zandt
- Stefan Brogren as Archie Simpson
- Daniel Clark as Sean Cameron
- Melissa DiMarco as Daphne Hatzilakos
- Stacey Farber as Ellie Nash
- Jamie Johnston as Peter Stone
- Mike Lobel as Jay Hogart
- Miriam McDonald as Emma Nelson
- Adamo Ruggiero as Marco Del Rossi
- Cassie Steele as Manny Santos
- Steve Belford as Jesse Stefanovic
- John Bregar as Dylan Michalchuk
- Jean Daigle as Crown attorney
- Romina D'ugo as Nina
- Jake Goldsbie as Toby Isaacs
- Paul Miller as Troy Stone
- Dwain Murphy as Eric
- Eric: "Swapsies? That's so rad."
- Manny (about Emma): I'm just worried about my best friend who's being an emotional pingpong ball. Sean. Peter. Peter. Sean.
- Emma (to Peter): When you see me in class, don't look at me. When you see me in the halls, don't talk to me.
- Manny (to Emma): Look, I know my advice isn't always "Dr. Phil solid" and what's happening to Sean isn't fair, but babe, you got to let him go.
- Emma (to Sean): I thought it was the next best thing to actually being with me.
- Sean: Nothing could replace the real thing.
- "Former Over Exposed Blonde" by Kesha
- "Make It Up To You" by Robbie Patterson
- "Undeniable" by Lara Janine