Michaela Quinn, a female doctor in post-Civil War Boston, Massachusetts, finds more than she bargained for when she answers an ad for a doctor in a small town in the Colorado territory.
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After the Pilot finished, executive producers and the network, wanted a more youthful appearance with the series regulars, for their targeted viewing audience of age 18-34. So a full recasting was done, with the exceptions of Hank and Sully. Hence, the series opened Season 1 , with all newer faces. Additionally, a few Pilot actors were already contracted with other projects, but commissioned to help kick off the series, including Diane Ladd. See more
Where Charlotte is driving Dr Mike and the children out to the old homestead. If you look in the background you can see a car (in the left hand portion of the screen) driving along the road in the background for several seconds. See more
Dr. Michaela 'Mike' Quinn
I was born on February 15, 1833, in Boston, Massachusetts, the last of five children - the four before me all girls. My father, being a man of science, firmly believed that the odds were to finally dictate the birth of a long awaited son. He would be named Michael... I was named Michaela.