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* TheGhost: Although other characters from the ''Anne of Green Gables'' films appear, Anne herself is conspicuous in her absence. This was because of a long-standing dispute between actress Megan Follows and producer Kevin Sullivan which wouldn't be ironed out until ''Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story'' (but not before the whole thing was satirized in ''Series/MadeInCanada'', in which Megan Follows ''does'' appear as her InUniverse counterpart Mandy "Adele of Beaver Creek" Forward, who is lured back - at quintuple-scale - for the ''Return to Beaver Creek'' movie).

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* TheGhost: Although other characters from the ''Anne of Green Gables'' films appear, Anne herself is conspicuous in her absence. This was because of a long-standing dispute between actress Megan Follows Creator/MeganFollows and producer Kevin Sullivan which wouldn't be ironed out until ''Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story'' (but not before the whole thing was satirized in ''Series/MadeInCanada'', in which Megan Follows ''does'' appear as her InUniverse counterpart Mandy "Adele of Beaver Creek" Forward, who is lured back - at quintuple-scale - for the ''Return to Beaver Creek'' movie).

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* RupturedAppendix: Hetty is stricken with appendicitis [[ABirthdayNotABreak on her 50th birthday]] in the episode "Memento Mori."


* TheCharacterDiedWithHer: ColleenDewhurst playing Marilla Cuthbert

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* TheCharacterDiedWithHer: ColleenDewhurst playing After actress Creator/ColleenDewhurst passed away, Marilla CuthbertCuthbert's sudden death was written into the show, and her housemate Rachel and their wards move out of Green Gables soon after.



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* FromNewYorkToNowhereFromNewYorkToNowhere: Sara is sent from Montreal to live with family in rural Prince Edward Island when her father suffers a business scandal.


* {{Adorkable}}: Jasper Dale, who was so shy he sometimes lived outside of town entirely, but also a kind and very sweet inventor/photographer.


Canadian television series (1990-1996) created by the director of the ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'' movies. The series can be considered as a sequel to the movies. Set in Avonlea after Anne's departure, it tells the stories of Sara Stanley, daughter of a disgraced industrialist sent to live with her relatives in order to escape the public humiliation; the King family, the aforementioned relatives; and the rest of the colourful population of Avonlea. The show carried over many of the characters from ''Anne of Green Gables'', including Marilla Cuthbert and Rachael Lynde.

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Canadian television series (1990-1996) created by the director of the ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'' movies. The series can be considered as a sequel to the movies.movies[[note]]Although, beginning in 1903, it contradicts most of the movies. For example, Matthew should still be alive and Anne about 13, not a married woman.[[/note]]. Set in Avonlea after Anne's departure, it tells the stories of Sara Stanley, daughter of a disgraced industrialist sent to live with her relatives in order to escape the public humiliation; the King family, the aforementioned relatives; and the rest of the colourful population of Avonlea. The show carried over many of the characters from ''Anne of Green Gables'', including Marilla Cuthbert and Rachael Lynde.





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* YeGoodeOldeDays: A mild example. Negative aspects of life at the time, such as child labor, disenfranchisement of women, TB, or death in childbirth ''are'' shown, but more emphasis is put on the good times that the characters have.



* YeGoodeOldeDays: A mild example. Negative aspects of life at the time, such as child labor, disenfranchisement of women, TB, or death in childbirth ''are'' shown, but more emphasis is put on the good times that the characters have.

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* DunceCap: While drilling her class for a spelling bee, Aunt Hetty makes Felix wear this for underperforming. Felix was stressed out rather than really a poor speller and this makes him even more intimidated. At home, his father tells him he wore the dunce cap in school more than Felix.


* YouLookFamiliar: Several instances throughout Sullivan's ''Avonlea'' universe: Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith, and Jackie Burroughs all had small roles in the mini-series before playing the King siblings. Rosemary Dunsmore had a large role, as Katherine Brooke, in the sequel, before getting a guest role as Aunt Abigail. James O'Reagan also had a small scene in the sequel, before appearing as Abner Jeffries a number of times.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Last we saw of Gus's mother was that she left on a ship; we find out later that the ship sank with three survivors. Two are accounted for, so was she the third? If so where is she? And is Captain Crane Gus's father?

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* YouLookFamiliar: Several instances throughout Sullivan's ''Avonlea'' universe: Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith, and Jackie Burroughs all had small roles in the mini-series before playing the King siblings. Rosemary Dunsmore had a large role, as Katherine Brooke, in the sequel, before getting a guest role as Aunt Abigail. James O'Reagan also had a small scene in the sequel, before appearing as Abner Jeffries a number of times.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Last we saw of Gus's mother was that she left on a ship; we find out later that the ship sank with three survivors. Two are accounted for, so was she the third? If so where is she? And is Captain Crane Gus's father? father?
* YeGoodeOldeDays: A mild example. Negative aspects of life at the time, such as child labor, disenfranchisement of women, TB, or death in childbirth ''are'' shown, but more emphasis is put on the good times that the characters have.

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* GirlinessUpgrade: When she's introduced, Izzy is a tomboy who has short hair (for the time), hates wearing dresses and is friends with boys like Felix. By the final season, her hair has grown long, she usually wears dresses and is romantically interested in Felix.


The stories are loosely based on Creator/LMMontgomery's novels ''Literature/TheStoryGirl'' and ''The Golden Road'' (Sara is the eponymous Story Girl), with side-plots culled from Montgomery's massive short story collections, most of which had nothing to do with the Anne of Green Gables series.

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The stories are loosely based on Creator/LMMontgomery's novels ''Literature/TheStoryGirl'' and ''The Golden Road'' (Sara is the eponymous Story Girl), with side-plots culled from Montgomery's massive many short story collections, most of which had nothing to do with the Anne of Green Gables series.


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* FriendlyTickleTorture: Felicity makes a scathing remark about Sara's father to her face, instigating a fight between them. The boys tickle them to break it up.



* FriendlyTickleTorture: Felicity makes a scathing remark about Sara's father to her face, instigating a fight between them. The boys tickle them to break it up.

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: Hetty King and Gus Pike get along very well.


It was aired on the DisneyChannel as ''Avonlea''.

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It was aired on the DisneyChannel Creator/DisneyChannel as ''Avonlea''.

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