When Calls The Heart

2014
4.7
55 reviews
C
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Season 1 episodes (12)

1 Lost and Found
1/11/14
Young and determined ELIZABETH THATCHER arrives in rural Coal Valley, where she has accepted a teaching post, and is immediately faced with the challenges that come with prairie living.
2 Cease & Desist
1/18/14
Coal Valley’s widows, facing eviction from their homes, strike a deal with mine boss HENRY GOWEN, which leads them into the mines. Lead by ABIGAIL STANTON and CAT MONTGOMERY, the women work to win the rights to their homes.
3 A Telling Silence
1/25/14
Elizabeth takes a special interest in one of her students, ROSALEEN SULLIVAN, who has not spoken since the mine disaster. Jack begins to look into the church fire, but puts the investigation on hold when Rosaleen goes missing.
4 Secrets and Lies
2/1/14
Evidence against Cat Montgomery is piling up and Jack has no choice but to arrest her for the burning of the church. Elizabeth takes care of the Montgomery children while Jack attempts to prove Cat’s innocence.
5 The Dance
2/8/14
New miners arrive in Coal Valley in preparation for the reopening of the mine. One of the new miners, BILLY HAMILTON, takes a special interest in Elizabeth and Jack becomes suspicious of Billy’s intentions.
6 These Games
2/8/14
Coal Valley is abuzz regarding the annual “Miner’s Games” as Jack continues to worry about the budding relationship between Elizabeth and Billy. Complications arise in Carla’s pregnancy.
7 Second Chances
2/22/14
Elizabeth and Jack work to repair their friendship while Elizabeth takes a special interest in helping a student with a learning disability. Abigail ponders opening a café.
8 Perils of the Soloists
3/1/14
Adam Miller struggles to adjust to his disability while Elizabeth suddenly realizes she is responsible for the production of the annual Coal Valley Founder’s Day Play.
9 Change of Heart
3/8/14
Elizabeth and Jack’s relationship finally takes a romantic turn, just as Jack learns he has been assigned to a new post. Elizabeth’s sister JULIE THATCHER visits Coal Valley.
10 Love Comes First
3/15/14
Nate being in town is dangerous as the TOLLIVER GANG descends upon Coal Valley. Elizabeth and Julie are taken hostage and it is up to Jack and Patrick to rescue them.
11 Rules of Engagement
3/22/14
Elizabeth and Jack deal with the surprise arrival of Jack’s ex-fiancé, ROSEMARY LEVEAUX. Jack continues his investigation of the mine disaster with the help of his former professor INSPECTOR BILL AVERY.
12 Prelude to a Kiss
3/29/14
Elizabeth has to decide whether or not to accept the new teaching position while she and Jack continue to sort out their feelings for each other. Bill and Jack find damning evidence during their investigation.

About this show

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Janette Oke, WHEN CALLS THE HEART stars Lori Loughlin (“Full House,” “90210”), Erin Krakow (“Army Wives”), Daniel Lissing (“Last Resort”) and Jack Wagner (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” “General Hospital,” “Melrose Place”). The series follows the story of young schoolteacher Elizabeth Thatcher (Krakow), who has just arrived to Coal Valley, a 19th century coal mining town in the Western Frontier, that is worlds apart from the wealthy, high-society life where she grew up. Elizabeth arrives in the aftermath of a mine explosion that claimed the lives of most of Coal Valley’s men, leaving behind their widows—including kind-hearted Abigail Stanton (Loughlin) who becomes friends with Mountie Bill Avery (Wagner) a forensic specialist who has been called to the town to help investigate the mining explosion. As Elizabeth adapts to the frontier lifestyle, she also warms up to handsome Constable Jack Thornton (Lissing).
4.7
55 reviews
Rod Lampard
February 2, 2017
Michael Landon Jnr does it again! Proving once more that quality entertainment need not involve actors having to sell their dignity, or screen writers having to over-indulge in vulgarity, or detailed physically intimate scenes that only end up insulting their audiences. WCTH is a smart, talented series with a classy cast.
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Erica Baigrie
October 31, 2017
So first of all, this series couldn't be further away from the original books if they tried. The only similarity is the name and that's fine if it means that its more interesting than the books but sadly that's not the case. The books have character progression and depth but it seems the only thing the creators of this series can do to keep their watchers is to NEVER let Jack and Elizabeth get married. That frustration is just ridiculous for me after 4 seasons and its starting to feel like pure manipulation now. It is actually possible to have interesting story lines with a married couple at the centre. Sorry but I will not watch any more seasons.
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Kym Wood
March 29, 2018
It's not very often that a show captures your heart and soul like this one has. I absolutely adore this show and it has been such a blessing to my life💝💞 So excited and happy that we have Season 6 to look forward to😊 Can't wait💞
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