Jay and Silent Bob make return visit to CTV's Degrassi High for two-parter

Jay and Silent Bob make return visit to CTV’s Degrassi High for two-parter

Canadian Press

TORONTO (CP) – Just as his original three-episode appearance comes to DVD, American indie filmmaker Kevin Smith and onscreen sidekick Jason Mewes are bringing their Jay & Silent Bob screen characters back to Degrassi: The Next Generation for a two-part follow-up.

Smith, a longtime fan of the Canadian Degrassi franchise (he used to watch old reruns on PBS), agreed to take part in a story arc last season in which he played a variation of his real-life persona, who had come to Toronto and to Degrassi to shoot a new film in the Jay & Silent Bob series. This one was to be called Jay & Silent Bob Go Canadian, Eh?, an idea that Smith says he wished he would have thought of for real.

Now, in a sequel storyline entitled Lexicon of Love, airing Nov. 28 and Dec. 5 and shot this past summer, Smith and Mewes return for the red-carpet premiere of their film and become embroiled in scandalous goings-on at Degrassi Community School where Smith feels required to dispense some adult advice to the teens.

In addition to a director’s cut DVD version of last season’s arc, a CD, Songs From Degrassi: The Next Generation, is also available in stores. The TV franchise is also celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Advertisements

Comments are closed.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s