Time Frame: Summer 1904-February 1905
Sara becomes grief stricken when her father dies in an accident at Stanley imports. She visits a fortune teller in hopes of reuniting with her father, but is consequently kidnapped. Alec rescues Sara and her reluctant nanny allows her to remain in Avonlea.
Hetty attempts to compete with Muriel Stacey's teaching achievements, by recruiting Gus Pike as a student for the Avonlea schoolhouse.
Davy's troublesome behavior, along with a nagging toothache, becomes too much for Rachel Lynde to bare.
Sara tries to help Pat Frewen court the admiring Theodora Dixon, but events turn for the worse when Pat believes Sara's intentions are to unite him with her famous cousin Pigeon Plumbtree.
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.
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.