Northern Exposure: Season 5, Episode 3

Jaws of Life (4 Oct. 1993)

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The dentist comes to town and everyone is scared. Maurice is cast in wax. Chris finds out he's going to live past 40.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Elaine Miles ...
Peg Phillips ...
Dr. John Summer
Arthur Prabnanda
William J. White ...
Clark Sandford ...
Jerry-Mac Johnston ...


The dentist comes to town and everyone is scared. Maurice is cast in wax. Chris finds out he's going to live past 40.

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy


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4 October 1993 (USA)  »

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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?
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