The BEST Episodes of Anne with an E
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019
Network: CBC (CA)
A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly spinster and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.
#1 - The Growing Good of the World
Season 2 - Episode 10
Anne rallies her friends to save Miss Stacy in the wake of a disastrous incident. Bash gets an unexpected gift, and Cole makes a surprising choice.
#2 - Memory Has as Many Moods as the Temper
Season 2 - Episode 7
Cole accompanies the girls to Aunt Josephine's for a lavish party filled with surprises. Back at home, Marilla's health takes a worrisome turn.
#3 - I Protest Against Any Absolute Conclusion
Season 2 - Episode 6
Anne faces the world with a shocking new look while the town preps for its annual Christmas pantomime. Gilbert and Bash join the Cuthberts for dinner.
#4 - What We Have Been Makes Us What We Are
Season 2 - Episode 9
A brand-new teacher brings unconventional methods -- and a motorbike -- to Avonlea. Gilbert's plan to speed up his studies leaves Bash feeling lost.
#5 - What Can Stop the Determined Heart
Season 3 - Episode 3
Mary's continued sickness raises alarm in the Blythe/Lacroix home and throughout Avonlea, and the community must come together in new ways to respond.
#6 - Tightly Knotted to a Similar String
Season 1 - Episode 5
Anne must deal with the inevitability of womanhood when she gets her first period. At the same time, Marilla and Matthew acclimatize to parenthood and revisit moments of their youth through Anne.
#7 - Wherever You Are Is My Home
Season 1 - Episode 7
On the verge of losing the farm, the Cuthberts must do whatever it takes to save it. Anne is reminded of the strength of friendship and love.
#8 - But What Is So Headstrong as Youth?
Season 1 - Episode 3
Anne is excited to begin school and make friends, but is unprepared for the bullying that occurs when she doesn’t fit in.
#9 - Struggling Against the Perception of Facts
Season 2 - Episode 8
With a wedding on the horizon, Anne wonders what kind of bride she'd like to be. Marilla sees an oculist, and Bash meets a friendly face in "The Bog."
#10 - I Am Fearless and Therefore Powerful
Season 3 - Episode 5
The school kids practice for the upcoming barn dance, bringing romantic anxieties to a head. The girls are plagued with fears about marriage and motherhood.
#11 - An Inward Treasure Born
Season 1 - Episode 4
A house fire helps Anne in her decision of whether or not to go back to school.
#12 - Remorse Is the Poison of Life
Season 1 - Episode 6
When her little sister becomes ill, Diana runs to Anne for help. Meanwhile, the Blythe farm sees change, as Marilla is reminded of what she gave up and Matthew receives some unsettling news.
#13 - Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny
Season 1 - Episode 1
When a miscommunication brings a girl to Green Gables instead of a boy, Marilla and Matthew are faced with a life-changing decision.
#14 - I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me
Season 1 - Episode 2
Hoping all is not lost, Matthew races to catch up with Anne while Marilla anxiously hopes and waits for their return to Green Gables.
#15 - The True Seeing is Within
Season 2 - Episode 3
An adventure away with the Barrys teaches Anne to trust her instincts. Marilla begins to suspect that her boarders aren’t as innocent as they seem.
#16 - A Hope of Meeting You in Another World
Season 3 - Episode 4
Matthew permits Anne to continue her search, despite Marilla's misgivings. Ka'kwet says goodbye to her old life, but finds her new one is not what she imagined.
#17 - The Determining Acts of Her Life
Season 2 - Episode 5
A game of spin the bottle prompts burning questions about love and beauty. Anne and Cole bond over their differences as Gilbert makes his way home.
#18 - A Secret Which I Desired to Divine
Season 3 - Episode 1
As Anne's sixteenth birthday approaches, she finds herself longing to know more about her lineage, which strains her relationship with Matthew and Marilla.
#19 - The Painful Eagerness of Unfed Hope
Season 2 - Episode 4
Anne writes letters as an "agent of romance" while Diana trains at home to be a lady. A life-changing encounter steers Gilbert toward his destiny.
#20 - The Summit of My Desires
Season 3 - Episode 6
Avonlea hosts the Island County Fair, which brings romance, heartbreak, competition, and disaster. Matthew goes head to head with an old friend, while Jerry seizes a unique opportunity.
#21 - A Strong Effort of the Spirit of Good
Season 3 - Episode 7
Anne's opinion article isn't received quite as she planned, and unforeseen consequences affect the entire town. Josie makes a brave decision.
#22 - Signs are Small Measurable Things, but Interpretations are Illimitable
Season 2 - Episode 2
The steamer lands in Trinidad, bringing Bash face to face with his past. The Barrys get behind the gold rush, but Matthew and Marilla aren't so sure.
#23 - There is Something at Work in My Soul Which I Do Not Understand
Season 3 - Episode 2
Anne's search takes her back to the orphanage, where she's forced to confront new realities. Meanwhile, Elijah pays a visit to Avonlea.
#24 - Youth is the Season of Hope
Season 2 - Episode 1
The Cuthberts' boarders stir excitement with a question: Could there be gold in Avonlea? Elsewhere, Gilbert makes a new friend at sea