Emily of New Moon

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  • TV-G
  • 1998
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.5  (425)

Emily of New Moon was originally a novel written by an inspiring woman, Lucy Maud Montgomery that progressed into a delightful television series over time. The show is about a young orphan that finds her way into the home of two Aunts; one stern, filled with righteousness and the other meek and unsure of her position in the world. The young girl's name was Emily Star played by Martha MacIssac. Taken in by her relatives, Emily leads her new life in New Moon Farm, which is on Prince Edward Island. She is not alone on the farm long before Perry Miller appears played by, Kris Lemche. Cousin Jimmy Emily's Aunt Elizabeth Murray played by Ilse Burnley and Laura Murray played by Shelia McCarthy goes through the processes of life. Lucy Maud Montgomery who was born on November 30, 1897 in Clifton, on Prince Edward Island and the Canadian production of her book aired from 1998 to 2000. Stephen McHattie plays a wonderful role as Cousin Jimmy, while Susan Clark plays the roles of Emily's Aunt Elizabeth who has taken upon herself as family caretaker. There have also been guest stars on the show including Martha Burns, Janet Wright, Lisa Houle and others. The other cast members are, Shawn Roberts playing the role as Teddy Kent, Chip Ciupka who played as Mr. Carpenter, John Neville who played as uncle Malcom, Linda Thorson who played Emily's Cousin Isabel and Jessica Pellerin who play as Emily's friend Lise Burnley and Peter Donaldson as the roguishly rich, Lan Bowles. The story is filled with a Victorian feel and has an episode with a visit from the Queen. The story reminds of an era when people were poor and more interested in helping. Daily life was simple and hopes always looked to the future. Emily of the New Moon produced by Michael Donovan, Ronald Weinberg and Micheline Charest, is a lovely tale of a simpler time, when it was easier to mix dreams with reality. The character, Emily of New Moon was a sensitive person that could see what others overlooked. The characters of Emily of New Moon were very adventurous, anxious to discover new things in their limited world.

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Seasons
Seller Of Dreams
7. Seller Of Dreams
June 6, 2000
Overjoyed at finishing her first book she goes to see Teddy to see what he thinks of it. Only he breaks her heart when he is brutally honest about it bringing back memories of Dean Priest. Emily then falls down the stairs and remembers back through a series of flashbacks the moments in her life that have shaped her future.
Away
6. Away
June 4, 2000
Emily is feeling as happy as can be and has been writing for weeks and sending her work off. As she is waiting Rhoda takes off with Emily's mail before she gets a chance to see it. She does this for a while as Emily is receiving acceptance letter and money cheques from a New York publisher Thelonius Grand. Her plans goes astray when the publisher days that he is coming to the island to meet Emily. It all comes out in the end although Rhoda nearly pulls off the scam only to have Emily give her a gift. Ian also leaves New Moon and is believed to have committed suicide. He gave his rights up to Laura for New Moon and she is left to raise Margaux's son.
Weight Of The World
5. Weight Of The World
June 4, 2000
Jack is still trying to make a go of his fox hunting business and talks Cousin Jimmy into being a partner after he doesn't know how else to pay for Emily's fees; not to mention that Aunt Laura is pregnant. While the fox business turns out to be very profitable, the dreams of being rich get Emily's imagaination going into overdrive meaning a hard lesson to learn.
Too Close To The Sun
4. Too Close To The Sun
June 1, 2000
Perry returns to Blair Water only to be leaving shortly to fight in the Boer War. Other strange occurances are also going on with a love letter finding its way to Cousin Jimmy and a stranger coming to town.
A Bill Of Divorcement
3. A Bill Of Divorcement
March 31, 2000
The family is whole again when Jimmy returns home. Laura still wants a divorce but Ian Bowles returns and he now owns a share of New Moon. Emily comes up with the idea to marry in order to pay for Aunt Laura's divorce so she can retain rights to the farm. She tries to become a mail order bride. While she is writing it Teddy arrives, at first she ignores him, but when he climbs up to her window they go outside to talk.
Taming Of Ilse Burnley
2. Taming Of Ilse Burnley
May 30, 2000
With her father's wedding approaching fast, Ilse is resenting the fact that she will have a step-mother that isn't Laura. She isn't about to let her father forget the fact that Laura and Iris are two different people.
Rites Of Passage
1. Rites Of Passage
March 29, 2000
Emily is feeling very insecure with her future as she begins to take the entrance exam for college hoping to get the scholarship - which Ilse and Teddy are also trying to get. On the way to exam they meet Jack and Emily pays for him to do the exam as well. Ilse tries to play matchmaker to get Jack and Emily together so she can go after Teddy. While in the exam Rhoda arrives late and isn't aloud to so the exam, she decides to let Emily's horse loose. Jack ends the exam early to go and catch it for her. On the way home Ilse falls asleep when they stop for a rest and wakes up in time to see Emily and Teddy kiss.
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Emily of New Moon was originally a novel written by an inspiring woman, Lucy Maud Montgomery that progressed into a delightful television series over time. The show is about a young orphan that finds her way into the home of two Aunts; one stern, filled with righteousness and the other meek and unsure of her position in the world. The young girl's name was Emily Star played by Martha MacIssac. Taken in by her relatives, Emily leads her new life in New Moon Farm, which is on Prince Edward Island. She is not alone on the farm long before Perry Miller appears played by, Kris Lemche. Cousin Jimmy Emily's Aunt Elizabeth Murray played by Ilse Burnley and Laura Murray played by Shelia McCarthy goes through the processes of life. Lucy Maud Montgomery who was born on November 30, 1897 in Clifton, on Prince Edward Island and the Canadian production of her book aired from 1998 to 2000.

Stephen McHattie plays a wonderful role as Cousin Jimmy, while Susan Clark plays the roles of Emily's Aunt Elizabeth who has taken upon herself as family caretaker. There have also been guest stars on the show including Martha Burns, Janet Wright, Lisa Houle and others. The other cast members are, Shawn Roberts playing the role as Teddy Kent, Chip Ciupka who played as Mr. Carpenter, John Neville who played as uncle Malcom, Linda Thorson who played Emily's Cousin Isabel and Jessica Pellerin who play as Emily's friend Lise Burnley and Peter Donaldson as the roguishly rich, Lan Bowles.

The story is filled with a Victorian feel and has an episode with a visit from the Queen. The story reminds of an era when people were poor and more interested in helping. Daily life was simple and hopes always looked to the future. Emily of the New Moon produced by Michael Donovan, Ronald Weinberg and Micheline Charest, is a lovely tale of a simpler time, when it was easier to mix dreams with reality. The character, Emily of New Moon was a sensitive person that could see what others overlooked. The characters of Emily of New Moon were very adventurous, anxious to discover new things in their limited world.Emily of New Moon is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (46 episodes). The series first aired on January 4, 1998.

Where to Watch Emily of New Moon

Emily of New Moon is available for streaming on the CBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Emily of New Moon on demand at Amazon Prime, Hoopla and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 4, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (425)