When Calls the Heart Season 8 Episode 1: What to Expect?

‘When Calls the Heart’ is a family drama that follows the life of Elizabeth Thornton (Erin Krakow), a kindhearted teacher who is used to an elite lifestyle in the city. So when she is sent to a small mining town named Coal Valley for an assignment, she experiences a massive culture shock. The town also suffered from a recent explosion that has compelled the women to work at the mines. Despite the tragedy that shakes up the place, Elizabeth manages to find peace by establishing connections with like-minded people and finds a new job. The show is based on Janette Oke’s eponymous novel and is adapted on television by Michael Landon Jr.

Season 7 leaves the viewers on a cliffhanger with Elizabeth, Nathan (Kevin McGarry), and Lucas (Chris McNally) entangled in an unresolved love triangle. The upcoming season will end this confusion that has coaxed fans into contemplating their own theories about the show’s future. Elizabeth is finally set to move ahead with her romantic life. If you actively follow the show and are wondering about the details of the season 8 premiere of ‘When Calls the Heart,’ we have got you covered!

When Calls the Heart Season 8 Episode 1 Release Date

‘When Calls the Heart’ season 8 episode 1 will release on February 21, 2021, at 9 pm ET on Hallmark. The eighth season is longer than usual, with 12 episodes rather than 10.

Where to Stream When Calls the Heart Season 8 Episode 1 Online?

You can watch ‘When Calls the Heart’ season 8 episode 1 on Hallmark Channel at the time mentioned above. You can also catch the episode on Hallmark’s official website, as well as the Hallmark Channel Everywhere app.

Cord cutters can stream the show on Sling TVPhilo TVFubo TV, and DirecTV. Another way you can access the show is by purchasing its episodes on Amazon Prime.

What to Expect From When Calls the Heart Season 8 Episode 1?

The new season will open with a time jump of a few months, yet Elizabeth might still be torn between her fondness for Nathan and Lucas. There will be a new visitor in town that happens to be the salon owner Lucas’ mother, Helen Bouchard. She will quickly understand the chemistry between her son and the school teacher. Fortunately, Helen and Elizabeth are expected to get along fine because she will help Elizabeth frame-up her manuscript for the book she has been writing. Helen will also confide in her with a secret hidden from her son Lucas.

The episode will additionally dive into Faith’s return from medical school along with Jesse and Clara’s disruptive dynamic. Elizabeth’s dream is on the verge of coming true as she will finally finish her book and have it published, thanks to the combined efforts of Lucas, Helen, and Elizabeth herself. The only thing that would be left for her is to figure out how she feels about the two men vying for her love and attention.

Regardless of who she chooses, fans sure hope that the other man gets a happy ending as well. It is a positive thing to watch Elizabeth take her time to figure out her deepest emotions. Still, fans have grown attached to both Lucas and Nathan over the show’s run, making it difficult for us to imagine either of them heartbroken.

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