A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

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 Felix King (91 episodes, 1990-1996)
Lally Cadeau ...
 Janet King (91 episodes, 1990-1996)
Mag Ruffman ...
 Olivia Dale / ... (91 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Alec King / ... (91 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Hetty King (90 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Felicity King (82 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Sara Stanley / ... (67 episodes, 1990-1996)
Harmony Cramp ...
 Cecily King (50 episodes, 1990-1994)
Elva Mai Hoover ...
 Mrs. Lawson / ... (39 episodes, 1990-1994)
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The King family have lived in a small farming community called Avonlea on Prince Edward Island for generations. In the early 1900's, the eldest of the five King siblings, Hetty, oversees the goings-on in the family and ensures everything runs to her high and rigid standards. Eldest brother, Alec, and his family run the King farm. Youngest sister Olivia, who still is treated as the baby by the others despite being a grown woman, is the third of the siblings still living in Avonlea. Two additions from the King family arrive somewhat unexpectedly to stay on the King property, one being Andrew King, the son of third eldest Roger, who is off traveling the world as a renowned geologist. The other arrival is Sara Stanley, the only daughter of fourth eldest but deceased Ruth, who was the rebellious one in the family. Before Sara's arrival in Avonlea, the Stanleys were estranged from their Avonlea King relations. Sara is sent to stay with her relatives because her father, Blair Stanley, wants ... Written by Huggo

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Tara Meyer was originally supposed to play the part of "Felicity King", but due to a scheduling problem, Gema Zamprogna was given the part a few days before filming began and Meyer was given the role of "Sally Potts". See more »

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Mrs. Rachel Lynde: You're never safe from surprise until you're dead.
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It will always remain 'so dear to our hearts'.
24 October 1999 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

WOW! This show brought you into a world of hopes and dreams. It told you about the lives of children growing up in a small town in the early 1900's and how their lives changed as they grew and matured. Whether struggling with romance, stains on clothes, or strange family members, they always kept a smile on your face. They brought us memorable moments, like weddings, births and just sweet comments and apologies.

Anyway, it is one of the best shows (IMHO) ever made. It will always remain 'so dear to our hearts'.


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