Road to Avonlea takes on a more mature tone this season as the characters of Avonlea grow and continue to face overwhelming hardships, as well as pleasant surprises. Sara Stanley shocks Avonlea when she announces she is leaving to study in Paris, and Felicity King finally accepts Gus’s proposal of marriage – only to learn that he is lost at sea.
Gus Pike returns & Felicity agrees to marry him. First and only appearance of Eliza Pike. Romance between Clive Pettibone and Muriel Stacey begins. First appearance of Molly Atkinson as Cecily King. Sarah Polley’s only season 6 appearance. Rachel Lynde suffers a stroke. Felix and Izzy’s friendship becomes romantic. Clive and Muriel get married. Faye Dunaway guest stars as Countess Polenska. Maureen Stapleton guest stars as Maggie MacPhee. Cecily returns home from the TB Sanitarium. Felicity learns that Gus has been lost at Sea.
Special Guest Stars
- Faye Dunaway as Countess Polenska
- Maureen Stapleton as Maggie MacPhee
- Janet Laine Greene as Eliza Pike
- Terri Hawkes as Charlotte Ames
- Barbara Hamilton as Eulalie Bugle
- Frances Hyland as Nanny Louisa Banks
- Nigel Bennett as Enoch Cain
- Kevin Jubinville as Nat Lester