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Ex-'Degrassi' star Lauren Collins appears in excellent 'Degrassi' parody -- VIDEO

If you’re a fan of Degrassi: The Next Generation but you’ve never watched Comedy Central’s Kroll Show, do yourself a favor and fix that immediately. One of the Must-List-approved show’s best recurring sketches is a serialized Degrassi parody called Wheels, Ontario, which follows a Bieber-haired kid named Mikey (Nick Kroll) as he navigates the treacherous waters of Canada’s most scandalous high school. Even if you’ve never seen an episode of Degrassi, the accents and exaggerated Canadian lingo (“We’re not in Saskatoon anymore, Mum! People in Toronto don’t tuck in their blouses!”) are reason enough to check it out.

Another, even better reason to watch: This Tuesday’s newest installment of Wheels featured the debut of a new character, Mikey’s love interest Collette. Like most students at Wheels, she’s confined to a wheelchair. Unlike most students at Wheels, she’s played by Lauren Collins… best known for playing alpha bitch Paige Michalchuck on 143 episodes of Degrassi. As Manny Santos might say, this is totally cuckoo bananas.
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Amy Poehler dating Nick Kroll: What would their 'Parks and Recreation' characters say?

Do you hear this, Internet? Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are never, ever getting back together.

On Thursday night, Poehler and fellow comedian Nick Kroll made their “debut as a couple,” to borrow Us Weekly‘s language, at the  AFI Life Achievement Award Gala in Hollywood. The magazine reports that Kroll, who stars on Comedy Central’s Kroll Show, and Poehler have been dating for a few months. Poehler and Arnett separated last September. If you’re a Parks and Rec fan, the takeaway here is that Leslie Knope is getting serious with The Douche! What would Ann say?

On Parks and Recreation, Kroll occasionally guest stars as a Howard Stern-like radio host nicknamed “The Douche” who disgusts Leslie (Poehler) and briefly dated Ann (Rashida Jones). Check out a clip below where Leslie can barely hide her repulsion. Apparently, things have changed.
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