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When Calls the Heart 

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Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Erin Krakow ...  Elizabeth Thatcher / ... 70 episodes, 2014-2020
Martin Cummins ...  Henry Gowen 64 episodes, 2014-2020
Pascale Hutton ...  Rosemary Coulter / ... 58 episodes, 2014-2020
Jack Wagner ...  Bill Avery 58 episodes, 2014-2020
Kavan Smith ...  Leland Coulter 56 episodes, 2015-2020
Loretta Walsh ...  Florence Blakeley / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2020
Lori Loughlin ...  Abigail Stanton 54 episodes, 2014-2019
Gracyn Shinyei ...  Emily Montgomery 50 episodes, 2014-2019
Daniel Lissing ...  Jack Thornton 43 episodes, 2014-2018
Aren Buchholz ...  Jesse Flynn / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2020
Eva Bourne ...  Clara Stanton / ... 42 episodes, 2015-2020
Johannah Newmarch ...  Molly Sullivan 42 episodes, 2014-2020
Andrea Brooks ...  Faith Carter 41 episodes, 2015-2020
Ava Grace Cooper ...  Opal / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Ben Rosenbaum ...  Mike Hickam / ... 40 episodes, 2014-2020
Hrothgar Mathews ...  Ned Yost 39 episodes, 2014-2020
Carter Ryan Evancic ...  Cody Stanton / ... 35 episodes, 2015-2019
Jaiven Natt Jaiven Natt ...  Robert Wolf / ... 34 episodes, 2016-2019
Paul Greene ...  Dr. Carson Shepherd 33 episodes, 2017-2020
Kadence Kendall Roach ...  Anna Hayford / ... 33 episodes, 2014-2019
Erica Carroll ...  Dottie Ramsey 33 episodes, 2014-2018
Genea Charpentier ...  Laura Campbell 29 episodes, 2015-2019
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Elizabeth Thatcher, a young woman from a wealthy family, moves to the small town of Coal Valley to be the new teacher. As she struggles to adapt to living on the western frontier, she makes new friends including the local Mounted Police Officer, Jack Thornton.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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When Calls the Heart See more »

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British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Trivia

Hamilton is the Canadian city frequently used in the show. Hope Valley is somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. A train ride from Vancouver to Hamilton would take about three days, according to today's trains and schedules, thus demonstrating that moving between Hope Valley and Hamilton would likely take even longer during the era in which the show takes place. See more »

Goofs

The town water tank has no pipes leading to it, which may explain why Abigail's Cafe requires a hand pump in the kitchen. Additionally, there are many references to telegrams coming into or sent from the town, and there are electric lights everywhere, yet there are no telegraph poles anywhere in the town. See more »

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Referenced in Katie: Changing Careers at Any Age/Lori Loughlin (2014) See more »

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Saturday nights can't get here fast enough!
9 March 2014 | by JoziesjewelrySee all my reviews

I am officially a When Calls the Heart addict! I can't get enough. I watch nearly everything on the Hallmark Channel, so last fall when they showed the movie that starred Stephen Amell and Maggie Grace I, of course, watched it & fell in love! I then got all of the books by Janette Oke & read them practically without putting them down! (Yes, I do work & it really interfered! LOL) I eagerly anticipated the series as they advertised it for what seemed like forever. This is a series that has struck a chord in my heart that's long been unfulfilled. I have always been a fan of Little House on the Prairie, The Walton's and the Love Comes Softly series. I wish I lived in those times when life was much more simple and people really did love their neighbor. This new series, When Calls the Heart, is what I've been wanting for a long time - good family programming that I don't have to censor or watch it when others aren't around because I'm ashamed of it's content. This is a time when men were chivalrous, women were strong and children did as they were told out of respect for their elders. It's such a nice change from what we see on other programs that are on right now. I'm praying that Hallmark & other channels realize that there are people out there longing for this kind of programming. I'll be so heartbroken if this doesn't get a second season. So, for now, I'm loving me some clean romance between the pretty schoolteacher Elizabeth & the handsome gentleman, Jack. Love that smile & the red Mountie jacket! Loving Lori Laughlin too - she's always been great!


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