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Ed Chigliak (Character)
from "Northern Exposure" (1990)

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"Northern Exposure: Brains, Know-How and Native Intelligence (#1.2)" (1990)
Ed Chigliak: He is a doctor.
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Oh really? Which kind?
Ed Chigliak: Witch.
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Which which?
Ed Chigliak: Which what?
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Which doctor?
Ed Chigliak: Right.

Ed Chigliak: [to Joel] Indians don't knock. It's rude.

Ed Chigliak: You look tired.
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Well, I was up all night trying to think like a shower.
Ed Chigliak: Maybe you should start with something easier like a sink or a fawcett.


"Northern Exposure: The Big Kiss (#2.2)" (1991)
Ed Chigliak: She can't see you.
One-Who-Waits: White people can be blind.
Ed Chigliak: Why?
One-Who-Waits: Because I - I'm dead to them.

One-Who-Waits: When the men of the tribe brought you up here, you were three years old.
Ed Chigliak: Was there a dog?
One-Who-Waits: A dog? I don't know. There might have been a dog
Ed Chigliak: I remember sitting in the sunshine and a dog sticking his nose in my face. I really liked that. That could have been here.
One-Who-Waits: Each man told you a story of the tribe. A history. They didn't expect you to remember everything. They just wanted you to hear the words. And when they finished, they picked you up and handed you man to man so that you would know each one of them was your father. Do you remember?
[Ed thinks and sighs to signify he does not]
One-Who-Waits: Those are your stories. And those men are your fathers.
Ed Chigliak: Are we getting anywhere here?
One-Who-Waits: Oh, yes.


"Northern Exposure: Aurora Borealis: A Fairy Tale for Big People (#1.8)" (1990)
Ed Chigliak: Are you lost?
Bernard Stevens: No! I just don't know where I am.

Ed Chigliak: So, you're Black.
Bernard Stevens: Yeah?
Ed Chigliak: We had a Black logger here, but he left.
Bernard Stevens: Why is that?
Ed Chigliak: I guess he wasn't into drinking beer and fighting.


"Northern Exposure: Mud and Blood (#4.23)" (1993)
Maggie O'Connell: Ed! Look at this plant.
Ed Chigliak: OK.
[pauses]
Ed Chigliak: Doesn't appear to be doing anything unusual, Maggie.


"Northern Exposure: Rosebud (#5.7)" (1993)
Maggie O'Connell: Would you like some time alone with them Ed?
Ed Chigliak: Well, if you wouldn't mind.
Maggie O'Connell: Just bring the dolly back when you are through, okay.


"Northern Exposure: Jaws of Life (#5.3)" (1993)
Maurice J. Minnifield: [Maurice catches Ed talking to his statue] Look, Ed. If you've got something to say, you say it to me. You got that?
Ed Chigliak: Okay, Maurice. But, uh -
Maurice J. Minnifield: But what?
Ed Chigliak: Well, it's just that he's a little easier to talk to.
Maurice J. Minnifield: The statue?
Ed Chigliak: Well, he doesn't throw my thoughts off like you do sometimes.
Maurice J. Minnifield: I don't throw your thoughts off, son! What are you talking about?
Ed Chigliak: Well, kind of like now, Maurice.
Maurice J. Minnifield: I'm not in the business of throwing people's thoughts off! Is that clear?


"Northern Exposure: The Letter (#6.4)" (1994)
Ed Chigliak: Whoa.
Maggie O'Connell: What is it?
Ed Chigliak: Maggie...
Maggie O'Connell: What?
Ed Chigliak: You know...
Maggie O'Connell: You see something? Really?
Ed Chigliak: Kind of luminous egg.
Maggie O'Connell: Wow.
Ed Chigliak: Oh, I'm sorry. You probably want to be alone with your manifestation.


"Northern Exposure: Only You (#3.2)" (1991)
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Do you believe this; have you ever seen a man with this kind of incredible irresistible magnetism for the opposite sex
Ed Chigliak: James Bond
Dr. Joel Fleischman: That, that's the movies Ed; try reality
Ed Chigliak: No, thanks.


"Northern Exposure: Heal Thyself (#5.8)" (1993)
Leonard Quinhagak: You expecting company?
Ed Chigliak: [whispers] The Green Man.
Leonard Quinhagak: The Green Man?
Ed Chigliak: [nods his head] He said he was gonna join me for dinner and the rest of my life.


"Northern Exposure: Pilot (#1.1)" (1990)
Ed Chigliak: Moose burger or caribou dog?


"Northern Exposure: Slow Dance (#2.7)" (1991)
Ed Chigliak: Boy, Rick sure was lucky.
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Lucky? He's dead.
Ed Chigliak: Yeah. But how many people get to get hit by a satellite? I bet he makes the Guinness Book of World Records.


"Northern Exposure: What I Did for Love (#2.4)" (1991)
Ed Chigliak: Dr. Fleischman?
Dr. Joel Fleischman: Ed?
Shelly Tambo Vincoeur: [interrupting] Two moose burgers medium well...
Ed Chigliak: Now I've lost my train of thought.
Dr. Joel Fleischman: You said, "Dr. Fleischman."
Ed Chigliak: Oh, right.


"Northern Exposure: Spring Break (#2.5)" (1991)
Ed Chigliak: Somebody stole Dr. Fleischman's radio.
Marilyn Whirlwind: White people. They get crazy.


"Northern Exposure: Heroes (#4.4)" (1992)
Ed Chigliak: The Indians don't want to play with you anymore.
Brad Bonner: They don't wanna play with me?
Ed Chigliak: Ah-eh. They say you're very good. But you're like a pebble.
Brad Bonner: I'm like a pebble?
Ed Chigliak: [nods] Pebble in a shoe.