Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)

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The trials and adventures of a female doctor in a small wild west town.

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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 Dr. Quinn - Medicine Woman (149 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Byron Sully (149 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Matthew Cooper (149 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Brian Cooper (149 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Loren Bray (148 episodes, 1993-1998)
Jim Knobeloch ...
 Jake Slicker (131 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Hank Lawson (124 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Horace Bing (121 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Rev. Timothy Johnson (115 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Robert E. (110 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Grace (109 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Dorothy Jennings (102 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Colleen Cooper (88 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Cloud Dancing / ... (79 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Myra Bing (77 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Colleen Cooper (61 episodes, 1993-1997)
Jason Leland Adams ...
 Preston A. Lodge III / ... (61 episodes, 1994-1998)
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The fifth daughter of a wealthy Boston physician, Michaela Quinn defies the conventions of post-Civil War society by following in her father's footsteps. After his death, 'Dr. Mike' leaves Boston and moves to the frontier town of Colorado Springs, where she finds the citizens less than thrilled by the concept of a woman doctor. While she struggles to earn their trust, Mike's life is complicated by a growing relationship with mountain man Byron Sully, and the unexpected responsibility of raising three orphaned children. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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1 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Docteur Quinn, femme médecin  »

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In the pilot, Jake Slicker was played by Colm Meaney, Mr. Loren Bray was played by Guy Boyd, & Robert E was played by Ivory Ocean. In the second episode until the series ended, Jake Slicker was played by Jim Knobeloch, Mr. Loren Bray was played by Orson Bean, & Robert E was played by Henry Saunders. See more »

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Mr Bray's store doors change from having windows to solid wood and back to having windows. See more »

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Soldier: [about Dr. Mike] She was aiding the enemy.
Loren Bray: Ah, she thought she was helping the Indians. She just does stuff like that. Ya gotta ignore it.
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As Historically Accurate as is Necessary for Fiction
8 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

People need to relax their standards a bit. No one in their right mind expects fiction to be historically accurate at all times.

However, it must be said that, more often than not, the time line was appropriate for many of the events portrayed.

A reviewer mentioned that the pacifist ideals of Dr. Mike were highly unusual for the time. Indeed. That is why, perhaps, she (and Sully) are often the only ones who held those pacifist views, where as most of the townsfolk in the show wanted to have a hanging every chance they got. There were peace-loving people back then. Had there not been, every single Native American would be wiped out, slavery would have continued undeterred, and women would have been denied the right to vote... to name only a few examples.

As for women not going to college back then? Nonsense. It was not as common then as it is today, obviously, but it did occur. Please, do a google search on "Medical College of Pennsylvania, Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania", which opened in 1850 and was the first female medical college in the world. It does not require a huge stretch of the imagination to suppose that a graduate from such a school would have been progressive, and might have found herself practicing medicine on the American frontier.

As for the show, I love it. I found the Season 4 DVDs in my local book store, and now have seasons 1-3. I watched the show when it was brand new in the early 90's, but stopped at season 2 because my husband and I got stationed in Asia and it was unavailable there. It's been a pleasure becoming reacquainted with Dr. Mike, Sully, and all of the people of Colorado Springs.

We normally don't watch TV, as there is nothing on worth watching. It is so refreshing to be able to watch good television with my kids. I recommend this show whole-heartedly.


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