Anne with an E

Go behind-the-scenes of the final season of Anne with an E

All the exclusive stories, creative work and themes behind the making of season three.

All the exclusive stories, creative work and themes behind the making of season three.

Anne with an E, the beloved drama show based on the early 1900s novel Anne of Green Gables, aired its third and final season on CBC last month. 

Here is a look back at season three, which Canadians can stream now on CBC Gem for free.

A Secret Which I Desired to Divine (Episode 1)

As Anne's sixteenth birthday approaches, she finds herself longing to know more about her lineage, which strains her relationship with Matthew and Marilla.

Behind the scenes of Episode 1:


4 years ago
Duration 1:12
The Anne with an E talk about their excitement at returning for season 3.

Anne with an E's take on social media

4 years ago
Duration 1:28
On the introduction of the 'take notice' board...

There Is Something at Work In My Soul Which I Do Not Understand (Episode 2)

Anne and Cole travel to the orphanage in an effort to learn more about her past, but she finds far more questions than answers.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 2:

The cast of Anne with an E on 19th century technology

4 years ago
Duration 2:13
From riding horses to motorized bicycles, the cast have had to learn a few new skills for the show.

Who is Anne with an E?

3 years ago
Duration 1:49
The cast of Anne with an E discuss identity, why it's important to be yourself, and Anne's quest for her parents.

What Can Stop the Determined Heart (Episode 3)

Mary's continued sickness raises alarm in the Blythe/Lacroix home and throughout Avonlea, and the community must come together in new ways to respond.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 3:

Anne with an E: Community

3 years ago
Duration 1:26
What is a community?

A Hope of Meeting You in Another World (Episode 4)

Matthew permits Anne to continue her search, despite Marilla's misgivings. Ka'kwet says goodbye to her old life, but finds her new one is not what she imagined.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 4:

Costume design on Anne with an E

3 years ago
Duration 1:57
Take a look at the work that goes into the costumes.

Anne with an E: Grief

3 years ago
Duration 1:35
The stars and creators of the series discuss a difficult storyline and how the characters coped.

I am Fearless and Therefore Powerful (Episode 5)

The school kids practice for the upcoming barn dance, bringing romantic anxieties to a head. The girls are plagued with fears about marriage and motherhood.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 5:

Anne with an E: Mother nature

3 years ago
Duration 1:31
Find out the role that nature plays on the series.

The Summit of My Desires (Episode 6)

Avonlea hosts the Island County Fair, which brings romance, heartbreak, competition, and disaster. Matthew goes head to head with an old friend, while Jerry seizes a unique opportunity.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 6:

Anne with an E: Assault

3 years ago
Duration 1:41
Creator and Executive Producer Moira Walley-Beckett explains why the show decided to tell this story, and how it was informed.

The women of 'Anne with an E'

3 years ago
Duration 1:59
A look at the roles women play in making 'Anne with an E.'

A Strong Effort of the Spirit of Good (Episode 7)

Anne's opinion article isn't received quite as she planned, and unforeseen consequences affect the entire town. Josie makes a brave decision.

Behind the scenes of Episode 7:

Anne with an E: Production design

3 years ago
Duration 2:44
An inside look at creating the world of 'Anne.'

Anne with an E: Gender Equality

3 years ago
Duration 3:10
The creators of Anne with an E discuss the activist heart of Anne Shirley. 

Great and Sudden Change (Episode 8)

Ka'kwet hatches a plan. Anne and the students take the Queen's entrance exams. Aunt Josephine visits and brings a devious scheme.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 8:

Anne with an E creators and stars discuss inclusivity

3 years ago
Duration 2:25
Find out why the TV show has expanded into worlds beyond the original books.

A Dense and Frightful Darkness (Episode 9)

After a shocking act of violence, Oqwatnuk and Aluk call upon the Cuthberts for help. Anne is forced to confront harsh truths. Gilbert makes a decision about his future.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 9:

Anne with an E: Exploring First Nations History

3 years ago
Duration 2:54
A look at one of this season's storylines.

Anne with an E: Indigenous Issues

3 years ago
Duration 2:12
More details on the storyline.

The Better Feelings of My Heart (Episode 10)

As the students prepare to depart for Queen's College, Gilbert takes a final chance. Marilla intervenes on Diana's behalf. Anne embraces her future but finds that change also brings loss.

Behind-the-scenes of Episode 10:

Anne with an E: Wrapping up

3 years ago
Duration 2:54
What a season it's been!

Anne with an E: Positive Impact

3 years ago
Duration 2:10
Can television change lives?


More fun stuff behind the scenes of Anne

Anne with an E Fan Questions

3 years ago
Duration 2:18
Find out what the cast had to say!

Anne with an E stars talk Irish slang

3 years ago
Duration 3:20
Amybeth quizzes her co-star on some common phrases.

Anne with an E stars talk Irish slang, part two

3 years ago
Duration 4:05
Amybeth continues to quiz.

Watch full episodes of Anne with an E streaming now on CBC Gem.