Joel and Maggie are forced to make an emergency landing and become stranded. They end up surprising each other. Shelley has a visit from her best friend from home, Cindy. When Cindy asks for a divorce, Shelley gets mad.
While fishing, Chris finds the body of a man frozen in ice. Maurice looks upon this as a business opportunity as a battle begins over the body. Ed takes a job at Ruth Anne's store. Joel explores his Jewish faith.
Joel is given a goat by a patient. After he objects, the patient decides to make him part of their tribe, but there are some tasks he must perform first. Holling mysteriously closes the bar and sends Shelley out of town.
When Joel complains of ghost-like rumblings in the house, Maggie thinks it could be the loner who committed suicide in it decades before, so she orders an exorcism of the house. Meanwhile, the hypochondriac Eve wants Joel's help for her various ailments. And, Maurice is visited by his old Marine colonel who needs to borrow money.
Spring arrives in Cicely and with it comes more quirky behavior from its residents: Shelly has a skin rash, Holling decides to give away eggs, Joel gets a lesson in medical care from a tribal medicine man and Maggie has a reawakening with the help of a handsome stranger.
During the Northern Lights, Cicely is infused with Japanese tourists, Holling decides to go in search of Jessie the bear and Maggie and the townsfolk are curious when a package arrives that is covered with foreign stamps.
Joel looks forward to a weekend in Juneau, hoping to spend it with attractive female physicians. But, instead, he winds up in a hotel suite with Maggie who clearly cramps his style. Meanwhile, Chris is flustered when Bernard, his "karmic doppelganger", returns from Africa.
Adam prepares to marry Eve. At his bachelor party, the men ruminate on the differences between men and women. Meanwhile, Eve lets an enthusiastic Shelly take over the wedding plans. And, Maggie and Joel try to finish what they started in Juneau.
Joel encounters a 108-year-old man who has come home to Cicely. He tells Joel that Cicely, founded by two incredible, free-thinking women named Roslyn and Cicely, was once considered the "Paris of the North". The series regulars appear in this episode as various residents from 1909.