Avonlea: Season 3, Episode 7

A Dark and Stormy Night (23 Feb. 1992)
"Road to Avonlea" A Dark and Stormy Night (original title)

TV Episode  |  PG  |   |  Drama, Adventure, Family
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An impoverished heiress gives Gus the last thing left of her family fortune, several expensive jewels.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mag Ruffman ...
Gema Zamprogna ...
Lally Cadeau ...
Janet King (credit only)
Michael Mahonen ...
Harmony Cramp ...
Percy Methley
Amanda Stone (as Louise Vallance)
Maja Ardal ...
Mrs. Potts
Elva Mai Hoover ...
Mrs. Lawson
Tara Meyer ...
Sally Potts
Bob Bainborough ...
Markdale Constable


Late one evening, a mysterious but beautiful young woman barges into the lighthouse when Gus is sleeping. She is seeking refuge from a violent man who is after her. Hiding her from the man who beats him, Gus is thanked by this woman, who the violent man called Amanda Stone. She leaves some jewels with Gus for safe keeping. Gus later learns directly from Amanda that the jewels are the only remnants of her family's fortune. Also she reveals that the violent man, Robert Rutherford, is working for estate lawyers who are trying to take the gems, which she feels are rightfully hers. Felicity, Felix and Sara witness much of what is going on - Felicity does not trust Amanda. Sara believes Felicity's views are pure jealousy. Other stories begin to surface about Amanda and Robert's true motives. Regardless, Gus sticks steadfastly behind Amanda's story. Meanwhile, news of Gus having a cache of jewels spreads around Avonlea, most believing they being part of Ezekiel Crane's treasure. Most of the ... Written by Huggo

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