Score: 4.79 / 611 votes
42005 Rank: 5
Hetty travels to the Governor's office to prevent an over-zealous lawyer from selling the King pond watering rights, leaving Sara under Felicity's authoritative command.
Comments: Proof of the Pudding may come the closest to capturing the spirit, atmosphere and sheer fun of Montgomery's beloved Story Girl novel.
Score: 4.77 / 415 votes--
Sara is taunted by Felicity when she plans to submit an essay naming Hetty as 'Mother of the Year.' In retaliation, Sara plants a letter, stating that Felicity was switched at birth with Sally Potts.
Comments: Sara's journey culminates in this episode as the Story Girl unites with Hetty to challenge the definition of motherhood.
Score: 4.76 / 550 votes
12005 Rank: 4
Felicity gets into trouble with Alec after seeking the attention of a young cricket player.
Comments: The best Gus and Felicity episode is the episode where it all began. "Kissing" single handedly shifted the focus of the series away from Sara Stanley.
Score: 4.72 / 443 votes
32005 Rank: 7
Hetty attempts to compete with Muriel Stacey's teaching achievements, by recruiting Gus Pike as a student for the Avonlea schoolhouse.
Comments: "Ordeal" showcases Jackie Burroughs' finest performance, the introduction of Gus Pike and the best ending of the series. What else can anyone ask for?
Score: 4.7 / 399 votes
22005 Rank: 3
Felicity encourages her parents to dine at the White Sands so that she can arrange a romantic dinner alone with Gus Pike. Alec is infuriated when he discovers her deceptive scheme.
Comments: Felicity wonders if she will die an old maid without being kissed. She must have forgotten about the hayloft incident in 'How Kissing Was Discovered.'
Score: 4.66 / 320 votes--
The King family plan a surprise party to celebrate Hetty's 50th birthday. The birthday plans go astray when Hetty falls deathly ill and must require surgery.
Comments: Another great performance by Jackie Burroughs. It's ridiculous that the Emmy's never nominated Burroughs for an award.
Score: 4.61 / 312 votes
62005 Rank: 1
Gus proposes to Felicity and she must make a difficult choice between marriage and medical college.
Comments: In 2005, "Engaged" was the #1 episode in the Power Rankings. Interestingly, it lost the top spot within weeks and never regained the prized position.
Score: 4.57 / 315 votes
122005 Rank: 20
Misunderstanding ensues as Avonlea prepares for the first Annual Bachelor Auction.
Comments: The only episode in the top ten that does not feature either Sara Stanley, Felicity King or Gus Pike.
Score: 4.57 / 345 votes
132005 Rank: 22
When Archie Gillis sets height standards for the Avonlea Avengers, Alec retaliates by forming his own team, the Misfits, and challenges Archie to a game.
Comments: Ranks among the most thrilling endings of any episode in the series. Season Two's grand finale rockets into the top ten!
Score: 4.55 / 292 votes--
The King family are devastated when Cecily contracts tuberculosis. Alec and Janet must make a painful decision on whether to send Cecily to a sanitarium.
Comments: Harmony Cramp's final episode is bitter sweet.