The Minister’s Wife

The Minister’s Wife is episode thirteen of the fifth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and the sixty-fifth episode overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 27 March 1994 and on the Disney Channel on 18 April 1994. It was written by Raymond Storey and directed by Allan King. It was preceded by “Enter Prince Charming” and followed by “The Return of Gus Pike.”

This episode stars series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King). Guest stars include Stockard Channing (Viola Elliot), Jaimz Woolvett (Booth Elliot), Jim Mezon (John Elliot), Marilyn Lightstone (Muriel Stacey), and David Fox (Clive Pettibone).

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

SARAH POLLEY [Sara Stanley]

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King]

LALLY CADEAU [Janet King], CEDRIC SMITH [Alec King]

With
DAVID FOX [Clive Pettibone]
MARILYN LIGHTSTONE [Muriel Stacey]

JAIMZ WOOLVETT [Booth Elliot]
JIM MEZON [John Elliot]

Special Guest Star: STOCKARD CHANNING as Viola Elliot

Art Direction: NANCEY PANKIW
Director of Photography: BOB SAAD
Costume Design: MADELEINE STEWART
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Edited by GORDON McCLELLAN
Music Composed by JOHN WELSMAN
Written by RAYMOND STOREY
Executives in Charge of Production: DEBORAH BERNSTEIN, SUSAN MORGAN for CBC
Executive in Charge of Production: JUDE SCHNEIDER for the Disney Channel
Executive in Charge of Production: NICHOLAS J. GRAY
Executive Consultants: DIANNE MASSOCK, JAMES STANLEY
Executive Producers: TRUDY GRANT, KEVIN SULLIVAN
Directed by ALLAN KING

Ending Credits

Sara Stanley: SARAH POLLEY
Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
Viola Elliot: STOCKARD CHANNING
Olivia Dale: MAG RUFFMAN
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Booth Elliot: JAIMZ WOOLVETT
John Elliot: JIM MEZON
Elbert Werts: MARC MARUT
Muriel Stacey: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE
Clive Pettibone: DAVID FOX
Dora Keith: LINDSAY MURRELL
Eulalie Bugle: BARBARA HAMILTON
Mrs. Inglis: MARILYN BOYLE
Mrs. Sloane: KAY HAWTREY
Bert Potts: ROGER DUNN
Mr. Biggins: CHICK ROBERTS
Mr. Simpson: CHARLES HAYTER
Baby Daniel: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD
Baby Montgomery: BRENDAN & BRADLEY SEWELL
Stunt Performers: CJ FIDLER, TANYA HUMPHRIES, TORI McPETRIE, RIK PANTHERA, ALISON REID
Mrs. Potts: MAJA ARDAL [Uncredited]

Production Manager: NICHOLAS J. GRAY
1st Assistant Director: LIBBY HODGSON
2nd Assistant Director: CYNTHIA CLAYTON
Location Manager: DAN MATTHEWS
1st Asst. Art Director: JAMES OSWALD
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Property Manager: MARK HAMILTON
Make-up Design: MARILYN TERRY
Hair Design: MARY LOU GREEN
Production Accountant: PETER MULDOON
Sound Mixer: GLEN GAUTHIER
Camera Operator: PETER LUXFORD
Key Grip: MATTHEW PILL
Gaffer: NORM O’HALLORAN
Transportation Co-ordinator: GREG O’HARA
Construction Co-ordinator: WEITS JEKEL
Post Production Supervisor: JULIE STEINER
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: BARRY GILMORE
Assistant Picture Editor: KRIS ENGEL
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Unit Publicist: THE PUBLICITY HOUSE

Production Services provided by
SULLIVAN ENTERTAINMENT INC.

The Production Gratefully Acknowledges
JOEY & TOBY TANENBAUM
THE ESTATE OF L.M. MONTGOMERY
THE TOWNSHIP OF UXBRIDGE
MEDALLION • PFA FILM & VIDEO
P.S. PRODUCTION SERVICES
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP
MEDIA CONCEPTS
WESTFIELD HERITAGE CENTRE
and the assistance of the
ONTARIO FILM
INVESTMENT PROGRAM

The characters and incidents portrayed in
this motion picture are entirely fictitious.
Any resemblance to any person living or
dead is purely coincidental.

Filmed on location in Southern Ontario and
Prince Edward Island National Park.

Adapted from the novels
THE STORY GIRL
THE GOLDEN ROAD
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Produced by
PINK BEACHES PRODUCTIONS INC.
in association with
THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
THE DISNEY CHANNEL
and with the participation of
TELEFILM CANADA

© PINK BEACHES PRODUCTIONS INC.
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