A Time to Every Purpose

A Time to Every Purpose is episode twelve of the sixth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 77 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 26 March 1995 and on the Disney Channel on 18 December 1995. It was written by Laurie Pearson and directed by Stefan Scaini. It was preceded by “What a Tangled Web We Weave” and followed by “Homecoming.”

This episode stars series regulars Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Cedric Smith (Alec King), and Lally Cadeau (Janet King); absent from this episode is series regular Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King). Guest stars include Marilyn Lightstone (Muriel Pettibone), Graham McPherson (Dr. Snow), Mairon Bennett (Colleen Pritchard), Andrew Tarbet (Seth Pritchard), and Kay Tremblay (Great Aunt Eliza).

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King]

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

With GRAHAM McPHERSON [Dr. Snow]

Special Guest Star: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE as Muriel Pettibone

Art Direction: NANCEY PANKIW
Director of Photography: BOB SAAD
Costume Design: MADELEINE STEWART
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Edited by MAIRIN WILKINSON
Music Composed by JOHN WELSMAN
Additional Music Composed and Conducted by DON GILLIS
Written by LAURIE PEARSON
Executives in Charge of Production: SUSAN MORGAN, CATHERINE DENSON for CBC, JUDE SCHNEIDER for the Disney Channel
Production Supervisor: NOELLA NESDOLY
Associate Producer: DEBORAH NATHAN
Executive Producers: TRUDY GRANT, KEVIN SULLIVAN
Directed by STEFAN SCAINI

Ending Credits

Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Olivia Dale: MAG RUFFMAN
Dr. Snow: GRAHAM McPHERSON
Colleen Pritchard: MAIRON BENNETT
Seth Pritchard: ANDREW TARBET
Muriel Pettibone: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE
Great Aunt Eliza: KAY TREMBLAY
Nat Lester: KEVIN JUBINVILLE
Gurney MacDonald: JOHN WEIR
Mrs. MacDougall: LOUISA MARTIN
Mrs. Inglis: MARILYN BOYLE
Elbert Werts: MARC MARUT
Emma Bradley: STEFANIE GNYS
Gordon Bradley: KEVIN ZEGERS
Daniel King: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD

Produced with the participation of
TELEFILM CANADA

and with the assistance of the
ONTARIO FILM
INVESTMENT PROGRAM

Senior Story Editors: MARLENE MATTHEWS, AVRUM JACOBSON
Story Editor: LAURIE PEARSON
Executive in Charge of Post Production: JULIE STEINER
1st Assistant Director: BRUCE SPEYER
2nd Assistant Director: RICK KUSH
Location Manager: DAN MATTHEWS
1st Asst. Art Director: JAMES OSWALD
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Property Master: KEITH SLY
Make-up Design: MARILYN TERRY
Hair Design: CAROL MARINOFF
Production Accountant: PETER MULDOON
Sound Mixer: GLEN GAUTHIER
Camera Operator: JOHN HOBSON
Key Grip: ROY ELLISTON
Gaffer: NORM O’HALLORAN
Special Effects Co-ord.: JASON BOARD
Continuity: SAMANTHA ARMSTRONG
Transportation Co-ord.: GREG O’HARA
Construction Co-ord.: JACOB HAAK
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: BARRY GILMORE
Assistant Picture Editor: BEN WILKINSON
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Music Arranged By DANIEL PELLERIN
Unit Publicist: S.P.I.—SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL INC.
Casting Assistant: ELIZABETH RITCHIE

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
WILLIAM F. WHITE LTD.
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP
NAGRA/AUDIO SERVICES CORP.

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

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

Produced by
SHINING LAKE PRODUCTIONS INC.

in association with
THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
and
THE DISNEY CHANNEL

© SHINING LAKE PRODUCTIONS INC.
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