When Calls the GOOD App: A Cheeky Look at the New Season of When Calls the Heart

Buckle up, folks, because we’re diving once again into the heartwarming world of WHEN CALLS THE HEART. Imagine a place where the hairdos are as high as the stakes, and the drama is as intense as a squirrel hunting for its missing acorn. This show is like a Hallmark card on steroids, a rollercoaster of emotions that takes you from ‘aww’ to ‘oh no, they didn’t’ faster than you can say ‘ridiculously attractive small-town folk’. WHEN CALLS THE HEART is like a warm cup of hot cocoa on a winter’s day. It’s comforting, predictable… and occasionally inducing a mild eye roll.

Hold onto your bonnets, because this season is set to take us on a ride more wild than a runaway carriage. WHEN CALLS THE HEART is a generous dose of small-town drama with a side of Canadian Mountie charm that could melt the iciest of hearts.

Our leading lady, Elizabeth is a teacher from the big city who decides to move to a town that probably doesn’t even have Wi-Fi to teach in a one-room schoolhouse. The kind of place where every problem can be solved with a heart-to-heart chat and a batch of freshly baked cookies.

This season promises a change in leading man for Elizabeth after her breakup at the end of season 10. Nathan is the dreamy Mountie who’s clearly been sent by the TV gods to bless us with his rugged jawline and perfectly coiffed hair. It’s like he wandered off the set of a shampoo commercial. Watching him and Elizabeth engage in romantic tension that could power a small generator is more electrifying than a thunderstorm.

Hope Valley is the idillic Utopia in which our drama ensues. A town filled with colourful characters and surrounded by chocolate box scenery. It’s the kind of place where the main street is bustling with more drama than a soap opera marathon and the saloon serves up gossip faster than a pint of ale. It’s a magical land where you would expect that Mounties look like they stepped out of a romance novel, and schoolteachers have the patience of saints. Here, every newcomer arrives with a mysterious past, and the solution to any problem is a heart-to-heart talk under the vast, starry sky.

There’s something very endearing about WHEN CALLS THE HEART. Maybe it’s the nostalgia for a simpler time when love letters were handwritten and not swiped right. Or perhaps it’s the reminder that sometimes life’s problems can be solved with just a bit of community spirit and a bake sale.

In the end, WHEN CALLS THE HEART is a charming, cheesy, and utterly addictive guilty pleasure. It’s the kind of show that makes you reach for your most comfortable blanket and a bucket of popcorn, ready to be swept away by the sheer romance of it all. So grab your flanno and your optimism, folks, because this town’s got enough drama and romance to keep you entertained for seasons to come.

Watch When Calls the Heart season 11 on Friday nights from April 12 at 7:30pm AEST on GOOD. or stream from the free GOOD app.

Catch a new episode every week. Episodes are available on demand for catchup for 4 weeks after their initial broadcast.
Watch When Calls the Heart season 9 on Wednesday nights at 7:30pm*

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