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When Calls the Heart 

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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Erin Krakow ...  Elizabeth Thatcher / ... 70 episodes, 2014-2020
Martin Cummins ...  Henry Gowen 64 episodes, 2014-2020
Pascale Hutton ...  Rosemary Coulter / ... 58 episodes, 2014-2020
Jack Wagner ...  Bill Avery 58 episodes, 2014-2020
Kavan Smith ...  Leland Coulter 56 episodes, 2015-2020
Loretta Walsh ...  Florence Blakeley / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2020
Lori Loughlin ...  Abigail Stanton 54 episodes, 2014-2019
Gracyn Shinyei ...  Emily Montgomery 50 episodes, 2014-2019
Daniel Lissing ...  Jack Thornton 43 episodes, 2014-2018
Aren Buchholz ...  Jesse Flynn / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2020
Eva Bourne ...  Clara Stanton / ... 42 episodes, 2015-2020
Johannah Newmarch ...  Molly Sullivan 42 episodes, 2014-2020
Andrea Brooks ...  Faith Carter 41 episodes, 2015-2020
Ava Grace Cooper ...  Opal / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Ben Rosenbaum ...  Mike Hickam / ... 40 episodes, 2014-2020
Hrothgar Mathews ...  Ned Yost 39 episodes, 2014-2020
Carter Ryan Evancic ...  Cody Stanton / ... 35 episodes, 2015-2019
Jaiven Natt Jaiven Natt ...  Robert Wolf / ... 34 episodes, 2016-2019
Paul Greene ...  Dr. Carson Shepherd 33 episodes, 2017-2020
Kadence Kendall Roach ...  Anna Hayford / ... 33 episodes, 2014-2019
Erica Carroll ...  Dottie Ramsey 33 episodes, 2014-2018
Genea Charpentier ...  Laura Campbell 29 episodes, 2015-2019
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Storyline

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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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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When Calls the Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Hamilton is the Canadian city frequently used in the show. Hope Valley is somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. A train ride from Vancouver to Hamilton would take about three days, according to today's trains and schedules, thus demonstrating that moving between Hope Valley and Hamilton would likely take even longer during the era in which the show takes place. See more »

Goofs

A common theme throughout Jack and Elizabeth's relationship is "Love is patient, love is kind" from 1 Corinthians 13. But with the series set in the early 1900s, the only English version of the Bible available at the time was the King James version which says "Charity suffereth long and is kind". The NIV version is what says "love is patient, love is kind" and wasn't published until 1973.

Correction: The American Revised Standard was published in 1900. It was widely viewed as a "modern" edition of the Bible and many young, educated people like Jack and Elizabeth embraced it. It would have been available even in the wilds of Canada through various booksellers' catalogs and religious societies. Its I Coinrthians 13 reads, "Love is patient, love is kind..." So this is not an anachronism at all. See more »

Connections

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

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Wonderful!! We love watch this as a family.
22 March 2014 | by suzyq1006See all my reviews

This is a wonderful show for the whole family. I watch together with a 10 year old and 13 year old. They love it! We can't wait each week to see what will happen next. Wonderful writing.. great acting...We love all the characters. How cool to make an episode dealing with Dyslexia. My child was diagnosed a year ago and thought that was great to see Miss Thatcher helping her student! We love Jack !! We love Abigail and all the cast. Great costumes and scenery. My daughters (10yrs) favorite scene was when Elizabeth called Jack her guinea pig!! My 13 year old loves it when Jack takes care of the bad guy. Mine is any time Jack walks into the scene. :) Thank you! Please continue with more seasons!


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