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"Avonlea" Felicity's Challenge (1990)"Road to Avonlea" Felicity's Challenge (original title)

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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
7 May 1990 (Season 1, Episode 11)
Judson Parker is passing through Avonlea, he a candidate for the provincial election being held the following week... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Richard Benner  (as Dick Benner)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lori Fleming  written by
Fiona McHugh  developer
Lucy Maud Montgomery  novels "The Story Girl" "The Golden Road" "Chronicles of Avonlea" "Further Chronicles of Avonlea"

Produced by
Len D'Agostino .... line producer
Trudy Grant .... executive producer
Kevin Sullivan .... executive producer
Original Music by
John Welsman 
Cinematography by
Manfred Guthe 
Film Editing by
Mairin Wilkinson 
Casting by
Anne Tait 
Art Direction by
Perri Gorrara 
Set Decoration by
Dan Conley (head set decorator)
Jaro Dick 
Elena Kenney 
Costume Design by
Madeleine Stewart 
Makeup Department
Kelly Brennan .... assistant hairdresser
Paul R.J. Elliot .... hair dresser (as Paul Elliot)
Linda Gill .... makeup designer (as Linda L. Gill)
Marilyn Terry .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Deborah Bernstein .... executive in charge of production: CBC
Gregor Hutchison .... post-production supervisor
Cathy Johnson .... executive in charge of production: The Disney Channel
Brian Leslie Parker .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rocco Gismondi .... second assistant director
Libby Hodgson .... first assistant director
Grant Lucibello .... trainee assistant director
Rose Tedesco .... third assistant director
Art Department
Tory Bellingham .... assistant property master
J. Tracy Budd .... property master
Tom Doherty .... draftsperson
Jacob Haak .... head carpenter
David Jaquest .... set dresser
Weits Jekel .... construction coordinator (as Wiets Jekel)
Susie Mah .... second assistant art director
Barbra Matis .... draftsperson
Melissa Morgan .... scenic artist (as Melissa Morgan-Kelner)
Nancey Pankiw .... first assistant art director
Richard M. Snider .... key greens
John Fraser .... studio backing designer and artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Kris Engel .... assistant sound editor
Mhairi Kerr .... assistant sound editor
Owen Langevin .... sound mixer
Jeremy MacLaverty .... supervising sound editor
John Motyer .... sound trainee (as Johnny Motyer)
Daniel Pellerin .... studio sound mixer
Ken Porter .... boom operator
Donna Powell .... foley artist
Tim Roberts .... dialogue editor (as Timothy Roberts)
Todd Warren .... assistant sound mixer (as Todd B. Warren)
Special Effects by
Arthur Langevin .... special effects
Alison Kemsies .... stunts
Dennis Lundin .... stunt coordinator (as Dennis Christensen)
Kathy McMorrow .... stunts
Matthew Vanhart .... stunts (as Matthew Van Hart)
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard W. Brown .... camera trainee
Andy Chmura .... camera operator (as Andy Chumura)
Rob Conde .... rigging gaffer (as Robert Condie)
Gary Deneault .... gaffer (as Gary W. Deneault)
Ian Foulds .... generator operator
Michael Galbraith .... best boy
Barry Goodwin .... electrician
Mike Kirilenko .... second grip
Jim MacCammon .... electrician (as James MacCammon)
Michaelin McDermott .... stills photographer
Ron Renzetti .... dolly grip
Robert Rice .... grip
Kerry Smart .... first assistant camera
Randy Tambling .... key grip
Wendy Walgate .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Rose Lewis .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Evan Ayotte .... cutter
Carl Docherty .... tailor
Graham Docherty .... sewer
Michele Harney .... wardrobe mistress
Karen L. Matthews .... first assistant wardrobe (as Karen Renault)
Editorial Department
Chris Blacklock .... assistant on-line editor
Bernie Clayton .... editor: video
Bill Ferwerda .... colorist
Ben Wilkinson .... assistant editor
Location Management
Joseph Boccia .... location manager
Arthur Clarke .... assistant location manager
Transportation Department
Wilfred Bell .... transportation coordinator (as Wilf Bell)
Tim Hilts .... driver captain
Bruce Raymer .... driver captain
Kevin Wilson .... driver: honeywagon
Other crew
Laurel Bresnahan .... tutor: Miss Polley
Ronald Gilbert .... production accountant (as Ronald J. Gilbert)
Lucie Hall .... story editor
Genevieve Kierans .... unit publicist
Aeden Langevin .... children coordinator
Carol Marks-George .... unit publicist
Dan Matthews .... production assistant
Janice Nutter .... tutor
Dorothy Pfahl .... script supervisor (as Dorothy Pfal)
Susan Phillips .... production coordinator
Lionel Purcell .... animal wrangler
Margie Schneiderman .... payroll clerk
Elaine Scott .... assistant production accountant
Dawn L. Sinko .... production secretary
Shaune Sylvester .... post production assistant
Paul Temple .... craft service
Joey Tanenbaum .... grateful acknowledgment
Toby Tanenbaum .... grateful acknowledgment

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Fiona McHugh  developer

Produced by
Nicholas J. Gray .... producer
Noella Nesdoly .... supervising producer
Paul Quigley .... producer
Set Decoration by
Jaro Dick (1989)
Art Department
Wayne Jacques .... assistant decorator (series 7)
Sound Department
Christian T. Cooke .... adr mixer
Andy Koyama .... sound re-recording mixer
Virginia Storey .... foley artist (various episodes)
Special Effects by
Troy Rundle .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Kennedy Shah .... motion control operator
Tom Turnbull .... visual effects supervisor (as Thomas Turnbull)
Suzi Stingl .... stunt double: Davey
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Mayo .... video assistant
Tracy Shaw .... dolly grip (1992-1993)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Barbara Somerville .... costume buyer
Editorial Department
Dov Samuel .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ron Korb .... musician: flute
Jeff Wolpert .... scoring mixer
Transportation Department
Dave Marwick .... production driver
Other crew
Deborah Bernstein .... network executive
Catherine Denson .... network executive
Katharine Gray .... story department coordinator (season 5)
Cathy Johnson .... network executive
Fiona McHugh .... series developer
Jude Schneider .... network executive
David Smukler .... dialect coach: pre-production
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Road to Avonlea: Felicity's Challenge (#1.11)" - Canada (original title)
60 min (with commercials)

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Harvest Festival, costumes & politics, 13 October 2015
Author: ctyankee1 from United States

This episode teaches values and doing things for the right reason.

Justin Parker is running for office. He tries to influence the women of the village by passing out fliers he wants them to share with their husbands. He does this by complimenting them. The women can't vote at this time so he wants to win their husbands vote for him by promising things.

A promise he makes is a gift to the costume winner of the Harvest Festival. He tries to buy votes and lets a man know of his financial problems because "he has friends at the bank". Parker uses deception and other means to get the vote. This show how today's politicians can get votes.

Felicity King makes a bet with some female friends that she can make Clemmie better looking and win a date and be more confident at the Harvest Festival which is more like a Halloween party. Sara won't go alone with this. Felicity's intentions are not bad but deceptive.

When it is time for the costumer winner at the Festival Mr King is told by Parker that Felicity will win. When Mr Kings tells him he can't buy his vote at the end Parker changes who the winner is and Felicity gets mad and is disappointed.

With Sara's help and Felicity's father talk Felicity comes to realize you have to do things that are right and for the right reasons.

In these episodes there are many characters. So I believe they use the first & last names of characters to help the viewer remember who is who, and who is a family and who is related to who by cousins, brothers etch. example: "Felicity King don't forget to put your coat on"--"Alec King shut the door"--"Sara Stanley behave yourself"--"Peter Craig clean your shoes outside."

This series is good because is teaches good behavior and bad behavior and how to overcome bad circumstances even when bullied by adults or other children.

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