The BEST episodes written by Suzette Couture

The Witch of Avonlea
94 votes

#1 - The Witch of Avonlea

Road to Avonlea - Season 1 - Episode 11

With Aunt Hetty as the Avonlea schoolmistress, Felix is feeling like the "dunce" that she tells him he is. With the help of Peg Bowen, the Witch of Avonlea and a "magic stone" Felix hopes to win the spelling bee, but then he loses the stone. His sister, Felicity sees her dream of becoming the Spelling Champion vanish, when it is Felix who wins. Felix learns that he always had the ability to win and he only needed a bit of self-confidence, just as the wise Peg Bowen wanted him to learn.

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A Mother's Love
68 votes

#2 - A Mother's Love

Road to Avonlea - Season 2 - Episode 12

"Rollings Reliable" is sponsoring an essay contest to honour the mothers of the town. When Sara decides that Aunt Hetty should be her subject for the contest a scornful Sally Potts and Felicity tell her only a "real" mother could be entered in the contest. Having found out that Sally and Felicity share a birth date, and were delivered by the same doctor, a mischievious Sara tells them they were switched at birth. Both girls and their mothers agonize over this and learn that it is "who raises the child, and not who gives birth" that makes a woman a mother. Felicity enters Sara's discarded essay in the competition and Hetty wins.

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Proof of the Pudding
128 votes

#3 - Proof of the Pudding

Road to Avonlea - Season 1 - Episode 6

Bossy cousin Felicity is left in charge of all the children when Aunt Janet and Uncle Alec go away to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary, and then Aunt Hetty decides she must go to Charlottetown to protect the farms "water rights". Felicity soon antagonizes the other children into misbehaving. Felix eats "poison berries", Sara smears Felicity's cherry pie all over Felicity's dress and even cuts off some of her "perfect" hair. A visit by the Governor's wife makes for confusion as to her identity. By the story's end, the children have all "learned lessons" and Sara become friends with the formerly unfriendly Felix and Felicity.

How Kissing Was Discovered
69 votes

#4 - How Kissing Was Discovered

Road to Avonlea - Season 2 - Episode 2

Janet King's Great-Aunt Eliza comes for a visit, and sets the King household on it's ear, as Janet tries to please her guest, while she herself is feeling quite unwell. Alec finds out that playing cricket, is not as easy as it used to be when he was a younger man. Felicity decides that she is now "grown up" at age 13 3/4 and develops a crush on a visiting rival cricket player. Mooning over David Hawes, Felicity longs to receive her "first kiss". Sara and Felix make a new friend, Gus Pike, a young sailor, recently arrived in Avonlea and looking for work. Alec offers his barn for Gus to stay in, and also some work until the cannery begins hiring. It is wise Great Aunt Eliza who realizes why Janet is feeling unwell, it is announced that the family will soon have a new baby. Felicity finally gets her kiss and the family is never the same after Gus Pike enters their lives.