Avonlea: Season 2, Episode 3

Aunt Hetty's Ordeal (16 Dec. 1990)
"Road to Avonlea" Aunt Hetty's Ordeal (original title)

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Muriel Stacey, former teacher at Avonlea School and Hetty's colleague at teachers college, has just been promoted to Provincial Superintendent of Schools. This promotion irks Hetty, who has... See full summary »

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Michael Mahonen ...
Mag Ruffman ...
Gema Zamprogna ...
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Harmony Cramp ...
Michael Polley ...
Dr. Blair
Thick Wilson ...
Angus McCorkadale
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Mrs. Biggins
Maja Ardal ...
Mrs. Potts
Elva Mai Hoover ...
Mrs. Lawson
Vivian Reis ...
Marilyn Boyle ...
Mrs. Inglis
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Muriel Stacey, former teacher at Avonlea School and Hetty's colleague at teachers college, has just been promoted to Provincial Superintendent of Schools. This promotion irks Hetty, who has always finished second to Miss Stacey and who was expecting the promotion herself. Miss Stacey is coming to Avonlea for a visit, which further irks Hetty, who sees the visit as an inspection. To prove her success as a teacher especially at this important time just before a school presentation to the Lieutenant Governor, Hetty vows to increase school enrollment. Thinking the workers at the cannery a good source for possible students, Hetty manages to recruit one: Gus Pike, but Gus agrees only on the stipulation that he can continue working. Despite Gus' rough edges, Hetty admires the quest for betterment that Gus displays. In turn, Gus respects everything that Hetty has to teach and say to him. However unwittingly through a discussion with Hetty, Gus is convinced that many of his old habits, ... Written by Huggo

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A close up of Cecily as she falls off of a stack of boards shows that she is wearing the bib of her dress outside her pinafore. In the other shots, she is wearing her bib tucked in. See more »

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