When Calls the Heart

10 Best Episodes of When Calls the Heart

Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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#15 - A Parade and a Charade (Season 8 - Episode 8)

Elizabeth focuses on teaching Angela how to read braille. Rosemary and Lee struggle to give Rachel the freedom she was promised in Hope Valley. Bill feels displaced when he's asked to finally return his Mountie uniform.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 80 votes.

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#14 - A Gentle Heart (Season 3 - Episode 5)


As a call for compassion reverberates throughout a struggling Hope Valley, Jack and Faith's friendship proves problematic for Elizabeth.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 168 votes.

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#13 - The Heart of the Community (Season 4 - Episode 3)

To raise money for new school supplies, Elizabeth and the kids throw a carnival; the carnival sheds new light and possibly even hope, on Phillip's relationship with his distant father.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 269 votes.

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#12 - Courageous Hearts (Season 4 - Episode 8)


Bill encounters complications while trying to bring A.J. Foster back to testify. After her husband buys a car, Rosemary insists on learning to drive.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 254 votes.

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#11 - Open Hearts (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Abigail has to figure out how to keep the town’s bank afloat. Elizabeth struggles to understand what troubles one of her young students. Rosemary goes overboard planning Jack and Elizabeth’s wedding.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 155 votes.

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#10 - Hearts in Question (Season 3 - Episode 8)


Elizabeth struggles to get along with Jack's mother, a gritty and challenging frontierswoman, after she rides into town in the night.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 211 votes.

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#9 - Heart of a Fighter (Season 4 - Episode 10)

When Carson disagrees with a doctor's opinion of Cody's sudden illness, Abigail must decide whom she trusts more and which course of action to take.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 255 votes.

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#8 - Don't Go (Season 7 - Episode 10)


Elizabeth hears news about her book. Lee gets a surprise that stirs up wounds from his past. Fiona tries to find a way to stay in Hope Valley. Lucas makes a last-ditch effort to preserve his partnership in Gowen Petroleum.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 86 votes.

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#7 - My Heart Is Yours (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Jack and Elizabeth’s plan to get married is put in jeopardy and Bill has difficulties transporting a prisoner.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 163 votes.

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#6 - Smoke on the Water (Season 9 - Episode 11)


With the mine reopening imminent, Gowen decides to take drastic measures to make sure it stays closed. Elizabeth and Lucas struggle to communicate with each other. Lucas gets out of town to clear his head.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 56 votes.

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#5 - Old Love, New Love, Is This True Love (Season 8 - Episode 10)

A wedding in Hope Valley leads every couple to evaluate their relationships. Rosemary discovers there is more happening in Hope Valley than everyone realizes, and she decides to get to the bottom of it.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 73 votes.

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#4 - Changing Times (Season 8 - Episode 11)


Landis, the school inspector, arrives in town and causes trouble for Elizabeth. Rosemary finds her calling; a search is called when one of Hope Valley's residents is lost. Carson and Faith's relationship is put to the test.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 70 votes.

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#3 - My Heart Will Go On (Season 4 - Episode 6)

A surprising ally helps Elizabeth in her fight to get her job back. Jack does some soul-searching that may affect his relationship with Elizabeth.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 266 votes.

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#2 - Prayers from the Heart (Season 3 - Episode 9)


Jack, Elizabeth and Abigail lead the people of Hope Valley in an urgent mission to rescue trapped miners after a landslide.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 153 votes.

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#1 - The Kiss (Season 8 - Episode 12)

Elizabeth has finally realized who she's supposed to be with. Big changes are coming to Hope Valley. The town rallies together to say goodbye and good luck to one of its own.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 71 votes.

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