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When Calls the Heart 

TV-G | | Drama | TV Series (2014– )
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Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.
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Series cast summary:
Erin Krakow ...  Elizabeth Thatcher / ... 53 episodes, 2014-2019
Lori Loughlin ...  Abigail Stanton 51 episodes, 2014-2019
Martin Cummins ...  Henry Gowen 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Daniel Lissing ...  Jack Thornton 43 episodes, 2014-2018
Gracyn Shinyei ...  Emily Montgomery 43 episodes, 2014-2019
Pascale Hutton ...  Rosemary LeVeaux / ... 41 episodes, 2014-2019
Jack Wagner ...  Bill Avery 41 episodes, 2014-2019
Kavan Smith ...  Leland Coulter 39 episodes, 2015-2019
Loretta Walsh ...  Florence Blakeley / ... 37 episodes, 2014-2018
Erica Carroll ...  Dottie Ramsey 33 episodes, 2014-2018
Carter Ryan Evancic ...  Cody / ... 32 episodes, 2015-2019
Ava Grace Cooper ...  Opal / ... 28 episodes, 2016-2018
Johannah Newmarch ...  Molly Sullivan 28 episodes, 2014-2018
Andrea Brooks ...  Faith Carter 27 episodes, 2015-2019
Aren Buchholz ...  Jesse / ... 26 episodes, 2015-2019
Kadence Kendall Roach ...  Anna Hayford 26 episodes, 2014-2018
Mark Humphrey ...  Frank Hogan 25 episodes, 2015-2018
Eva Bourne ...  Clara Stanton / ... 25 episodes, 2015-2019
Ben Rosenbaum ...  Hickam / ... 25 episodes, 2014-2018
Jaiven Natt ...  Robert / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2018
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Elizabeth Thatcher, a young woman from a wealthy family, moves to the small town of Coal Valley to be the new teacher. As she struggles to adapt to living on the western frontier, she makes new friends including the local Mounted Police Officer, Jack Thornton.

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USA

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English

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11 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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Cuando habla el corazón See more »

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Canada See more »

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16:9 HD
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Chelah Horsdal, Gracyn Shinyei, and Genea Charpentier all appear in the Amazon series, The Man in the High Castle. Gracyn and Genea are cast as Chelah's daughters. See more »

Goofs

I notice the the strap offering support to the gun belt worn by the Royal North West Mounted Police as portrayed on this show, changes sides. From what I understand, it should offer support on the side the sidearm is worn by an officer. The alternate to this is seems to offer support to a ceremonial sword worn by a higher ranking officer.

I have noticed that the strap is incorrectly worn both ways by the character Jack Thornton. See more »

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Referenced in Katie: Changing Careers at Any Age/Lori Loughlin (2014) See more »

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A Gem of a show- Keep them coming
21 March 2014 | by globalwonder9See all my reviews

The Hallmark team, with Michael Landon,Jr and Janette Oke have a winner here.

A seemingly period piece with contemporary issues , from overbearing parent' s expectations, and complaints about homework and disinterested students and let us not forget the mayor's wife dropping the founder's day play on the teacher; to the cooperative set up of the classroom with its many distractions and interruptions which really to do occur in today's public classroom. Being a public school teacher I could relate and thought the teacher anxiety over the play was portrayed nicely. Loved the scene when Elizabeth trips and Jack catches her.

Episode 7, dealing dyslexia. and the conflict with the parents was again portrayed well. Parents and teachers both meaning well, yet not sure what is really best for the child.

Episode 8, simply the best most moving, of the season a "wounded warrior" (recovering coal miner) from a life changing experience(lost of a leg)- how the individual,the family, and community responded to a person who is different in body and spirit now. Beautiful scene between Jack and Adam around the campfire about a child's perspective when a parent(father)- is injured- being male made it even more meaningful for- since fathers are often children's first heroes.

Episode 10 Had the more of western feel with the bank robbers and Jack in the saddle and alone so much and the camera picking up the landscape and scenery, was beautiful. The camera shots the morning after, when the characters were returning to town just stunning.

Please do not stop with just one season. Nice to have a family drama and meaningful stories for all family members to watch and relate to.


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