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Project Green Gables is a Finnish web series adaptation of a modern Anne of Green Gables. It was created in 2015.

The show follows a teenaged Anne Shirley and the various adventures and misadventures she has in Avonlea, in the form of vlog style videos on her YouTube channel.

Project Green Gables contains examples of:

  • Adaptational Sexuality: Anne is pansexual.
  • Age Lift: Anne is 11 in the first book, but is 17 at the start of the series.
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  • Alpha Bitch: Josie Pye
  • Brainy Brunette: Anne and Jane
  • Break the Cutie: Anne when Matthew dies.
  • Damsel in Distress: Anne when she gets lost while filming The Lady of Shallott.
  • Everyone Can See It: Anne and Gilbert
  • Friendless Background: Diana is Anne's first true friend.
  • The Ghost: No adults have appeared on screen, such as Marilla, Matthew, and Mrs. Lynde. Gilbert Blythe does not appear until season 2.
  • Love Confession: Anne does this to Diana in season 1. Gilbert also does this to Anne. She rejects him the first time, but accepts at the end of season 3.
  • Race Lift: Anne, who is a white ginger in the original novels, is played by a black actress. Phil Gordon from season 3 is also played by a black actress.
  • Setting Update: The series is set in modern day rather than the 1900s of the original books.
  • Shipper on Deck: Many of the girls ship Anne and Gilbert together.
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  • There Are No Adults: Although several adults are mentioned, none appear on screen.
  • True Companions: Anne and Diana.
  • Vlog Series: The show is filmed in vlog style videos.
  • Wham Episode: Several, but especially episode #45.

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