|First of the Year|
|Season 5, Episode 21|
|Air date||May 22, 2016|
|Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)||Impossible Year|
As her lawsuit against her rapist gets more complicated, Alicia is turned against a former friend by Adam and causes chaos at Lana's New Year's Bash. Are her motives justified or is Adam just trying to cause trouble? Meanwhile, Moon is anxious to get out into the world again and attends a gala thrown by the local museum in order to expand her horizons, but when she meets a guy who she feels sparks with immediately, will she lose sight of her goals? And Ethan is caught in the crossroads when Mr. Stein proposes to his father. Knowing that his father has been cheating on him this whole time, will he finally reveal the truth?
Main Plot Edit
Alicia discovers that Mr. Teller has recruited a killer lawyer to help acquit him in her lawsuit against him and is furious with the entire situation. When Adam reminds her who leaked the information of her rape in the first place, Alicia decides she needs revenge, but will she go too far?
Sub Plot Edit
Moon is finally cleared to start walking again and immediately wants to experience as much of the world as she can. After receiving an invite to an exclusive gala, she decides to go, but when she meets a guy who sweeps her off her feet there, will she trust he's a good person before getting to know him?
Third Plot Edit
Mr. Stein proposes to Ethan's father and Ethan finds himself between a rock and a hard place with his knowledge of his father's cheating. Will he tell Mr. Stein the truth to save him the hurt later on or stay loyal to his father after their recent bonding?
- This episode is named after the song "First of the Year" by Skrillex.
- This is the first season finale not to be a two-parter, although it is an extended episode.
- This episode marks the end of the Brad-Chloe Relationship.
- Mr. Stein proposes to Patrick Webber in this episode.
- Alicia is involved in a hit-and-run that she does now know was with Ethan and Lana.
- Lana's fate is unrevealed, whether she lived or died in the crash.
- Moon hooks up with Maverick.
- Chloe is revealed to have been the one to send in Alicia's rape to Clearwater Secrets.
- Brendan and Kat kiss.
Regular Cast (Ordered Alphabetically)
- Taylor Momsen as Julia Abbott
- Naomi Scott as Alicia Borden
- Keke Palmer as Brittany Brith
- Abigail Breslin as Sophie Clark
- Emma Roberts as Lana Davis
- Bella Thorne as Danielle Hooper
- Elizabeth Gillies as Olivia Jerl
- Ryan Newman as Candace Jones
- Miranda Cosgrove as Adrianna Jupe
- Peyton Meyer as Matthew Malloy
- Dove Cameron as Wendy McGee
- Trevor Jackson as Tripp Nathanson
- Katelyn Tarver as Angel O'Brian
- Kendall Schmidt as Micah Quick
- Mitch Hewer as Keith Rossen
- Chord Overstreet as Dex Smith
- AnnaSophia Robb as Jamie Stellar
- Dakota Fanning as Moon Stellar
- Ross Lynch as Eric Stem
- Kenton Duty as Scott Taylor
- Kathryn Prescott as Peyton Valentine
- Adam Irigoyen as Ethan Webber
- Neve Campbelll as Nina Borden
- Roshon Fegan as Brendan Collinger
- Asa Butterfield as Brad Craymer
- Lucas Till as Chase Davenport
- Miley Cyrus as Leah Gerard
- Emma Kenney as Nicole Hoffman
- Cameron Monaghan as Adam Iocco
- Jennette McCurdy as Chloe Kaven
- Alyson Stoner as Siobhan Spicer
- Ashton Kutcher as Carl Stein
- Lori Loughlin as Kate Stellar
- Andrew Lincoln as Todd Stellar
- Leighton Meester as Carly Vasquez
- Liev Schreiber as Patrick Webber
- Victoria Justice as Kat Whinnes
- Nico Tortorella as Maverick Zephite
- Ariana Grande as Eliza Bell
Alicia: It all comes down to this…
THE DRAMA-FILLED SEASON FINALE OF CLEARWATER
Alicia: I just want to move on with my life, but it’s like the world won’t let me.
Adam: You know who’s fault this really is…
Alicia: She’s taken everything from me, she deserves everything she’s about to get…
THE FINAL MOMENTS
Moon: It’s time for me to take control of my life, not waste a moment.
Jamie: Are you sure this is a good idea?
Candace: You’re going to regret this…
WILL LEAVE YOU
Mr. Stein: Patrick Webber, will you marry me?
Ethan: I have to tell him my dad cheated…
Brittany: This situation just gets more and more complicated!
(Ethan is seen looking for someone looking scared)
(Chloe is seen about to hit Alicia)
(Moon is dragged into a car)
SEASON FINALE “FIRST OF THE YEAR”
ONLY ON THE DEGRASSI WIKI
- Alicia: “I just want to move on with my life, but it’s like the world won’t let me.”
- Moon: “It’s time for me to take control of my life, not waste a moment.”
- Mr. Stein: “You make me happy every single day of my life and I never want that to end. So…will you marry me?”
- Alicia: “It’s a party, no one cares who throws it. They only care about how much alcohol there is.”
- Ethan: “The problem is what I think is right usually is wrong…”
- Lana: “I’m not about to let you sleaze balls jizz all over my leather couches, K?”
- Moon: “Oh, cut the overprotective sister bullshit and be happy for me!”
- Alicia: ”Why does everyone think they get to tell me how I should have reacted after getting raped as if you’re all experts?!”
- Chloe: “Everyone in this room and on twitter just saw my tits, why would I calm down?!”