Emily Of New Moon: Complete Series
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Emily of New Moon: Season 4
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Emily of New Moon: Season 3
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Emily of New Moon: Season 1
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Emily of New Moon: Season 2
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Bad Moon Rising
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The drama television series “Emily of New Moon” aired on CBC television for 4 seasons from 1998 to 2000. It was a Canadian show and can still be seen on the Bravo!, Vision TV and Viva television channels. The series was based on the “Emily of New Moon” series of novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery and is set at the turn of the century. The first 3 seasons each has 13 episodes and the 4th was reduced to seven.
It takes place on Prince Edward Island and shares the adventures of the orphan Emily Starr who goes to live with her aunts Laura and Elizabeth after her father passed away. Young Emily, who is played by Martha MacIsaac, aspires to be a writer and has an overactive and very vivid imagination. Her acting career actually began with the series and she continued on to be well-known for the role she played as Becca in the comedy Superbad.
The other two stars were Susan Clark as Elizabeth and Sheila McCarthy as Laura. Clark is most well-known for her role on the sitcom Webster. Her role in “Emily of New Moon” was the last one she played on television. Sheila McCarthy began acting in 1982 when she appeared in an episode of “Hangin’ In.” She currently acts in movies and on television. Other recurring cast members included Chip Ciupkua as Mr. Carpenter, Richard Donat at Dr. Burnley, John Neville as Emily’s uncle Malcolm and Linda Thorson as her cousin Isabel.
Stars that appeared as guests during the show’s 4 seasons include Martha Burns, Maury Chaykin, Lisa Houle, Michael Moriarty, Claire Rankin and Barbara Feldon. All four seasons have been released on DVD in the United States individually and as a complete series set by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment. They were also released in Canada by Alliance Home Entertainment in 2010 after its US release.
The series was nominated in the Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards and Directors Guild of Canada. It won 3 Gemini awards and was nominated for multiple others. It also received the Writers Guild of Canada Award in 1999 for the episode titled “Paradise Lost.”