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Christy
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Nineteen year-old Christy Huddleston decides to leave a sheltered life of luxury in 1912 Asheville to serve as a teacher in a remote mission schoolhouse in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Young and naïve but optimistic, she finds herself in the midst of overwhelming poverty, ignorance and superstition, yet also surrounded by great beauty, faith and love. Even as Christy wrestles against seemingly impossible odds to make a difference in her schoolchildren's lives, she is emotionally torn between the attentions of two very different men: Reverend David Grantland, a young, outspoken and idealistic minister from Boston, and Dr. Neil MacNeill, a man with a painful past, born and raised in Cutter Gap, now a physician working hard to establish the benefits of 20th century medicine in a place where folklore and herbalism prevail.
The series was based upon the novel written by Catherine Marshall in 1967.
The series was filmed on location in Townsend, Tennessee, USA.
Stewart Finlay-McLennan

Stewart Finlay-McLennan

Dr. Neil MacNeill

Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly

Miss Alice Henderson

LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton

Daniel Scott (Season 2)

Randall Batinkoff

Randall Batinkoff

Reverend David Grantland

Tess Harper

Tess Harper

Fairlight Spencer

Kellie Martin

Kellie Martin

Christy Huddleston

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  • Best Show Ever

    10
    I think he is so hilarious. his wife is so nuturing and supportive.

    they deal with real life issue's and im captivated by them all. something's remind me of my youth and how strict my dad was, he raised 5 girl's. Imagine that Mr. Christly, lol.

    So glad your on the air i look forward to watching you all the time. I hope you never go away.

    Sincerely,

    Tracy Mendez
  • A great outstanding drama for just about everyone

    8.0
    Even if this is based off a bestselling novel. It still is a great series. Quick plot a city girl becomes a mission teacher in the Great Smoky Mountains. For the first time see comes face to face with the harsh relms of real life. As she tries to do her job she is faced with many diffculties. But she tries to win the respect of the pround people that live there, and try to make a difference in their lives. Me and my wife have watched the T.V movie of it. Now we just finished the show. Now she's tring to read me the book so we can compare all them. so far I liked the show better.moreless
  • I want more and more of it everytime I watch and episode!

    8.7
    Christy is such and amazing show. I can't believe that I watched the entire season of it within a week with my sister. I just hope that I will be able to find the continuing episodes on DVD soon. I love the ambition that Christy displays throughout the movie, and the role is played so well. There is a message in each and every one of the episodes that makes you want to be a better person, and the romances keep up the interest level. I just hope that people will watch the show and appreciate the message behind all of the episodes as much as I did.moreless
  • Being an actor on the show, I know I'm biased...but it trully is one of the best family and faith-oriented shows ever to appear on television.

    9.0
    I would like to set the record straight, however, that the show took place in the Appalachian mountains of East Tennessee, not the Blue Ridge Mts. of West Virginia or in Kentucky. Specifically, she left her home in Ashevile, NC to teach at a mission in the fictional Cutter Gap, TN.



    However, the story of Christy, written by Catherine Marshall, was based on the true story of her mother who taught school in the real-life community of Del Rio, TN.



    The show was filmed in Townsend, TN, about 30 miles from Gatlinburg.moreless
  • oh the lessons taught by this show where ahead of there time it was a great show one of the best but did not last long enough

    9.0
    this was a show that could have been great if it was not cancled so soon it was a fine show and I am enjoying it all over again on dvd and remmbering the love of dr mcneil for christy and her being torn between him and the preacher the people of cutter gap made feel bad for there poverty and yet at the same time be encourged b there strenghth I am so glad they brought this show back on dvd it is such a classic that stands the test of time It also teaches important life leasons of streanghth and couragemoreless
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