Miss Olive arrives back in town and believes that she should be the one looking after Matthew, Colleen and Brian. She brings with her a sick cowboy who had contracted influenza but everyone is unaware of the exact nature of his illness. Michaela attempts to try her hand at cooking but is unsuccessful. After the cowboy dies and his child becomes ill with the same thing Dr. Mike discovers that it is influenza. People in the town were dying and Dr. Mike wanted to quarantine people who are sick in Charlotte's boarding house. Brian comes down with the influenza and Colleen begins to think that Dr. Mike only wants to treat people instead of being their guardian and starts to resent her. Dr. Mike is running out of medicine and Sully suggested Cheyenne brewed tea but she does not want to administer a drug she is not familiar with. Dr. Mike uses the last bit of medicine for Jake, Brian and Horace. Brian's fever finally breaks and Dr. Mike is relieved but she herself now has influenza. Sully ... Written by
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In the shot that Dr. Mike and the Coopers are in the wagon that was used in the credits, on the close-up, Colleen is standing behind Mike. When the camera switches to a far shot Colleen is very visibly sitting. The camera switches to the close-up and she's standing again. This goes back and forth. See more