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This article is about the Road to Avonlea episode. You may be looking for the short story of the same name from Chronicles of Avonlea..
Rachel Lynde takes her new job as a Sunday School teacher and shaping the young minds of Avonlea very seriously. When Alexander Abraham’s hired boy Jimmy Spencer doesn’t show up for class, she marches right over to the Abraham house to find out why.
Rachel Lynde: Red shouldn't appear on anything but the devil, that's what.
Marilla Cuthbert: Rachel, I never cease being amazed by your lack of tact.
Rachel: I have no tact. I'm noted for that.
Rachel: Men are worse babies than babies.
Marilla: Rachel, I don't know how you can change anyone when your own mind is so set.
Rachel: I think this quarantine business is poppycock!
Rachel: Well, that's what you get with fluff for brains.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Colleen Dewhurst (Marilla Cuthbert), Patricia Hamilton (Rachel Lynde) and W.O. Mitchell (Alexander Abraham) are billed as special guest stars.
- Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King) doesn't appear in this episode, but she is still mentioned in the ending credits.
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