Avonlea (1990–1996)

Boys Will Be Boys 

A clash of egos between Clive Pettibone and Alec King affects Avonlea's newly-formed volunteer fire department.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Stanley
Hetty King
Rachel Lynde
Felix King
Felicity King
Lally Cadeau ...
Janet King
Alec King
David Fox ...
Clive Pettibone
Gus Pike
Heather Brown ...
Izzy Pettibone
Harmony Cramp ...
Cecily King
Barbara Hamilton ...
Mrs. Bugle
Elva Mai Hoover ...
Mrs. Lawson
Maja Ardal ...
Mrs. Potts
Michael Longstaff ...
Rupert Gillis


Because of a recent fire at the blacksmith shop, many of the townsfolk, led by Alec and Clive, believe that it's time that Avonlea created its own volunteer fire department. Most of the townsfolk agree, and even provide spare equipment lying around in their respective barns to get things going. But as the men begin training, there is an obvious clash between Alec and Clive. Although he doesn't yet know him well, Alec doesn't seem to like Clive, period. Alec admits that much of that feeling is based on Clive spending so much time with Hetty. Alec is concerned that the ever worldly Clive is taking advantage of his sister. As the fire department gets rolling, they go through some growing pains, which leads to the need to elect a fire chief, the obvious candidates being Alec and Clive. This election could lead to a further rift between Alec and Clive and by association Hetty. Meanwhile, Felicity does whatever she can to spend time with Gus. Written by Huggo

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31 January 1993 (Canada)  »

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