- "I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk-cabbage."
- This article is about the first season of Anne with an E (2017–2018). You may be looking for the first season of Road to Avonlea (1990–1996), Green Gables Fables (2014–2016) or Project Green Gables (2015–2018).
Season 1 is the first season of the Canadian TV series Anne with an E (2017–2018). It premiered on CBC with "Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny" on March 19, 2017, and ended with "Wherever You Are Is My Home" on April 30, 2017. All seven episodes were subsequently released on Netflix on May 12, 2017.
|Season 1 Episodes|
|No.||Episode||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||Niki Caro||Moira Walley-Beckett||March 19, 2017|
|When a miscommunication brings a girl to Green Gables instead of a boy, Marilla and Matthew are faced with a life-changing decision.|
|2||Helen Shaver||Moira Walley-Beckett||March 26, 2017|
|Hoping all is not lost; Matthew races to catch up with Anne while Marilla anxiously hopes and waits for their return to Green Gables.|
|3||Sandra Goldbacher||Moira Walley-Beckett||April 2, 2017|
|Anne is excited to begin school and make friends, but is unprepared for the bullying that occurs when she doesn't fit in. Marilla too, is testing new waters as she accepts an invitation to join a "Progressive Mothers" group.|
|4||David Evans||Moira Walley-Beckett||April 9, 2017|
|Anne is faced with the decision of whether or not to return to school. But a fire at the Gillis house and Anne's generous actions help her in her choice.|
|5||Patricia Rozema||Moira Walley-Beckett||April 16, 2017|
|Anne must deal with the inevitability of womanhood when she gets her first period. At the same time, Marilla and Matthew acclimatize to parenthood and revisit moments of their youth through Anne.|
|6||Paul Fox||Moira Walley-Beckett||April 23, 2017|
|When Diana's little sister becomes deathly ill in the middle of the night while their parents are away, a frightened Diana runs to Anne for help. The Blythe farm sees grave change and Marilla is reminded of all she was forced to give up as a young woman while Matthew receives unsettling news.|
|7||Amanda Tapping||Moira Walley-Beckett||April 30, 2017|
|The Cuthberts vow to do whatever it takes to save the farm which reminds Anne of the strength of friendship and love.|
The season premiered in Canada on CBC on March 19, 2017, and concluded with its seventh episode on April 30 of the same year. On May 12, all seven episodes were released on Netflix and became available for the worldwide audience.
The season will be released on DVD by Entertainment One on November 21, 2017.