Anne with an E

The BEST episodes of Anne with an E

Every episode of Anne with an E ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Anne with an E!

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.

Last Updated: 9/9/2022Network:CBC (CA)
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The Better Feelings of My Heart
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8.90
286 votes

#1 - The Better Feelings of My Heart

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/2019

Anne steps into the next chapter of her life.

Directors: Amanda Tapping
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The Growing Good of the World
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8.63
285 votes

#2 - The Growing Good of the World

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/25/2018

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.

Directors: Paul Fox
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Memory Has as Many Moods as The Temper
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8.52
302 votes

#3 - Memory Has as Many Moods as The Temper

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/2018

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.

Directors: Anne Wheeler
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What Can Stop the Determined Heart
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8.46
284 votes

#4 - What Can Stop the Determined Heart

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2019

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.

Directors: Anne Wheeler
Watch Now:Amazon
I Protest Against Any Absolute Conclusion
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8.45
282 votes

#5 - I Protest Against Any Absolute Conclusion

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/28/2018

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.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Strong Effort of the Spirit of Good
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8.41
264 votes

#6 - A Strong Effort of the Spirit of Good

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/3/2019

Anne's opinion article isn't received quite as she planned, and unforeseen consequences affect the entire town. Josie makes a brave decision.

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Tightly Knotted to a Similar String
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8.37
583 votes

#7 - Tightly Knotted to a Similar String

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/16/2017

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.

Directors: Patricia Rozema
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A Dense and Frightful Darkness
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8.34
245 votes

#8 - A Dense and Frightful Darkness

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/17/2019

After a shocking act of violence, Oqwatnuk and Aluk call upon the Cuthberts for help. Anne is forced to confront harsh truths. Gilbert makes a decision about his future.

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Wherever You Are Is My Home
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8.33
525 votes

#9 - Wherever You Are Is My Home

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/30/2017

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.

Directors: Amanda Tapping
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What We Have Been Makes Us What We Are
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8.30
269 votes

#10 - What We Have Been Makes Us What We Are

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/18/2018

A brand-new teacher brings unconventional methods -- and a motorbike -- to Avonlea. Gilbert's plan to speed up his studies leaves Bash feeling lost.

Directors: Paul Fox
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I Am Fearless and Therefore Powerful
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8.27
284 votes

#11 - I Am Fearless and Therefore Powerful

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/20/2019

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.

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Remorse Is the Poison of Life
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8.26
571 votes

#12 - Remorse Is the Poison of Life

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/23/2017

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.

Directors: Paul Fox
Watch Now:Amazon
An Inward Treasure is Born
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8.25
604 votes

#13 - An Inward Treasure is Born

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/9/2017

A house fire helps Anne in her decision of whether or not to go back to school.

Directors: David Evans
I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me
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8.24
683 votes

#14 - I Am No Bird, and No Net Ensnares Me

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/26/2017

Hoping all is not lost, Matthew races to catch up with Anne while Marilla anxiously hopes and waits for their return to Green Gables.

Directors: Helen Shaver
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But What Is So Headstrong as Youth?
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8.23
631 votes

#15 - But What Is So Headstrong as Youth?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/2/2017

Anne is excited to begin school and make friends, but is unprepared for the bullying that occurs when she doesn’t fit in.

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Great and Sudden Change
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8.22
256 votes

#16 - Great and Sudden Change

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/10/2019

Ka'kwet hatches a plan. Anne and the students take the Queen's entrance exams. Aunt Josephine visits and brings a devious scheme.

Directors: Amanda Tapping
Writer: Jane Maggs
Watch Now:Amazon
Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny
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8.22
845 votes

#17 - Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/19/2017

When a miscommunication brings a girl to Green Gables instead of a boy, Marilla and Matthew are faced with a life-changing decision.

Directors: Niki Caro
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A Secret Which I Desired to Divine
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8.16
302 votes

#18 - A Secret Which I Desired to Divine

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/22/2019

As Anne's sixteenth birthday approaches, she finds herself longing to know more about her lineage, which strains her relationship with Matthew and Marilla.

Directors: Anne Wheeler
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Struggling Against the Perception of Facts
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8.16
277 votes

#19 - Struggling Against the Perception of Facts

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/11/2018

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."

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A Hope of Meeting You in Another World
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8.15
273 votes

#20 - A Hope of Meeting You in Another World

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/13/2019

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.

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The Summit of My Desires
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8.14
267 votes

#21 - The Summit of My Desires

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/27/2019

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.

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The True Seeing is Within
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8.08
279 votes

#22 - The True Seeing is Within

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/2018

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.

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The Determining Acts of Her Life
star
8.07
282 votes

#23 - The Determining Acts of Her Life

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/2018

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.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Painful Eagerness of Unfed Hope
star
8.03
276 votes

#24 - The Painful Eagerness of Unfed Hope

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2018

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.

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There is Something at Work in My Soul Which I Do Not Understand
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8.02
261 votes

#25 - There is Something at Work in My Soul Which I Do Not Understand

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/29/2019

Anne and Cole travel to the orphanage in an effort to learn more about her past, but she finds far more questions than answers.

Directors: Kim Nguyen
Writer: Jane Maggs
Watch Now:Amazon

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