|"I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk-cabbage."|
This article is about the third season of Anne with an E (2017–2019). You may be looking for the third season of Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) or Project Green Gables (2015–2018).
It premiered on CBC with "A Secret Which I Desired to Divine" on September 22, 2019, and ended with "The Better Feeling of My Heart" on November 24, 2019. The whole season will be released for the international audience on Netflix on January 3, 2020.
On November 25, a day after the broadcast of season finale, it was announced that Season 3 was actually the last season of Anne with an E.
As the world of Avonlea continues to expand, Anne turns 16 – a momentous occasion which cements her desire to discover more about her birth parents and family history. But this new quest isn't comfortable for everyone, as Matthew and Marilla grapple with the fact that Anne may have a life outside of Green Gables.
Meanwhile, the residents of Avonlea interact with a camp of members of the Mi'kmaq nation, causing tensions to rise – and deep bonds to be forged. The future looms large as the kids enter their senior year of school – some prepare for their college entrance exams, while others set their sights on more exotic shores. But first, everyone must survive the perils of romance, friendship, first love, first kisses, and much more. Sebastian and Mary settle into domestic life, while Gilbert dreams big about his future as a doctor. As Anne matures, she’s increasingly forced to deal with difficult topics — from gender equality to Indigenous rights — and learns that the fight to make the world a better place never ends. As the characters prepare to enter the twentieth century, some continue to look forward while others cling to more traditional ways, but one thing is clear – nothing will ever be the same again.
While Anne with an E continues to honour the foundation of L. M. Montgomery’s novel, this reimagined series explores identity, racism, feminism, friendship, bullying, gender parity, and empowerment through the lens of its fierce, starry-eyed, irrepressible 16-year-old protagonist.
- Associate Producer: Patricia Curmi (10/10)
- Co-executive Producers: Tracey Deer (10/10), Shernold Edwards (10/10), Jane Maggs (10/10)
- Co-producers: Kathryn Borel Jr. (10/10), Naledi Jackson (10/10)
- Creator: Moira Walley-Beckett (10/10)
- Directors: Paul Fox (3/10), Norma Bailey (2/10), Amanda Tapping (2/10), Anne Wheeler (2/10), Kim Nguyen (1/10)
- Executive Producers: Miranda de Pencier (10/10), Debra Hayward (10/10), Tina Grewal (10/10), Alison Owen (10/10), Moira Walley-Beckett (10/10)
- Producer: Tina Grewal (10/10)
- Supervising Producer: Amanda Fahey (10/10)
- Writers: Tracey Deer (2/10), Shernold Edwards (2/10), Jane Maggs (2/10), Moira Walley-Beckett (2/10), Kathryn Borel, Jr. (1/10), Amanda Fahey (1/10), Naledi Jackson (1/10)
|Anne With An E Season 3 Episodes|
|No.||Episode||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"A Secret Which I Desired to Divine"||Anne Wheeler||Moira Walley-Beckett||September 22, 2019|
|As Anne’s sixteenth birthday approaches, she finds herself longing to know more about her lineage, which strains her relationship with Matthew and Marilla.|
|2||"There Is Something at Work in My Soul Which I Do Not Understand"||Kim Nguyen||Jane Maggs||September 29, 2019|
|Anne and Cole travel to the orphanage in an effort to learn more about her past, but she finds far more questions than answers.|
|3||"What Can Stop the Determined Heart"||Anne Wheeler||Shernold Edwards||October 6, 2019|
|Mary’s continued sickness raises alarm in the Blythe/Lacroix home and throughout Avonlea, and the community must come together in new ways to respond.|
|4||"A Hope of Meeting You in Another World"||Norma Bailey||Tracey Deer||October 13, 2019|
|Matthew permits Anne to continue her search, despite Marilla’s misgivings. Ka’kwet says goodbye to her old life, but finds her new one is not what she imagined.|
|5||"I Am Fearless and Therefore Powerful"||Paul Fox||Naledi Jackson||October 20, 2019|
|The school kids practice for the upcoming barn dance, bringing romantic anxieties to a head. The girls are plagued with fears about marriage and motherhood.|
|6||"The Summit of My Desires"||Norma Bailey||Amanda Fahey||October 27, 2019|
|Avonlea hosts the Island County Fair, which brings romance, heartbreak, competition, and disaster. Matthew goes head to head with an old friend, while Jerry seizes a unique opportunity.|
|7||"A Strong Effort of the Spirit of Good"||Paul Fox||Kathryn Borel, Jr.||November 3, 2019|
|Anne’s opinion article isn’t received quite as she planned, and unforeseen consequences affect the entire town. Josie makes a brave decision.|
|8||"Great and Sudden Change"||Amanda Tapping||Jane Maggs||November 10, 2019|
|Ka’kwet hatches a plan. Anne and the students take the Queen’s entrance exams. Aunt Josephine visits and brings a devious scheme.|
|9||"A Dense and Frightful Darkness"||Paul Fox||Tracey Deer
|November 17, 2019|
|After a shocking act of violence, Oqwatnuk and Aluk call upon the Cuthberts for help. Anne is forced to confront harsh truths. Gilbert makes a decision about his future.|
|10||"The Better Feeling of My Heart"||Amanda Tapping||Moira Walley-Beckett||November 24, 2019|
|As the students prepare to depart for Queen’s College, Gilbert takes a final chance. Marilla intervenes on Diana’s behalf. Anne embraces her future but finds that change also brings loss.|
Behind the scenes
- The filming officially began on March 11, 2019.
- On July 15, 2019, it was announced that Season 3 would premiere on September 22, 2019 on CBC.