The Best Laid Plans
Season 1, Episode 5
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Written by Heather Conkie
Directed by Steve DiMarco
Episode guide
Taking Chances
One Trick Pony
The Best Laid Plans is the fifth episode in season one of Heartland. It aired December 2, 2007.


Lou drives friends and family to distraction as she arranges to have a video made to promote Heartland.


Lou decides to make a promotional video for Heartland. Ty's new job at Briar Ridge isn't going as planned. Scott gets Amy to help with a wild pony.


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Scott McAdam as Jerry
  • Julia Maxwell as Brittany
  • Kelsey Collins as Jade
  • Diane Llewelyn-Jones as Laura
  • Suzanne Coy as Maggie Duval
  • Meredith Bailey as Marnie Gordon


  • Dreamer - Jenn Grant (theme)
  • Breakin' into Pieces - Ellis
  • Golden Train - Justin Nozuka
  • Hold Me Tonight - Yingst/Peterson
  • Girls Fight! - Vailhalen
  • Beneath My Eyes - St. Phillip's Escalator

International TitlesEdit

  • French: Un plan infaillible (An Infallible Plan)