Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman was a show that focused on Dr. Mike, a woman doctor in a time when that was unheard of. It started with her journey to Colorado Springs to be the town’s physician after her father’s death in 1868. The show focused around the town that she loved, treated and it also focused on the three children, Matthew (Chad Allen), Colleen (Erika Flores, later Jessica Bowman) and Brian Cooper (Shawn Toovey), whom she had to raise after their mother died from a rattle snake bite. In the later years, the show focused on Dr. Mike and Sully (Joe Lando) who got married and had a daughter towards the end of the shows successful run.
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#2 – When a Child is Born: Part 1
Season 4 – Episode 27
Dr. Mike’s mother and sisters arrive with a young Dr. Cook to deliver the baby. Conflict arises between Horace and Myra which ruins Preston’s hotel groundbreaking. Sully works to prevent Cloud Dancing’s transfer to another reservation.
The episode was rated from 17 votes.
#3 – Between Friends/A House Divided: Part 2
Season 5 – Episode 19
While Sully is away for a few days to procure some money, Preston arrives threatening to repossess the homestead for nonpayment of the load. Daniel rejects Dr. Mike’s objections and pays off the entire loan. Upon hearing how Daniel interfered in his business, the proud Sully becomes furious.
The episode was rated from 7 votes.
#4 – Vengeance
Season 6 – Episode 19
U.S. Marshall Elias Burch asks Matthew, still a student of law, to defend him when he’s accused of murder.
The episode was rated from 15 votes.
#5 – Hearts and Minds
Season 4 – Episode 21
Even though Dr. Mike and the Reverend Johnson favor the opening of a Indian school on the reservation, Cloud Dancing sees it as the final destruction of Indian culture.
The episode was rated from 12 votes.
#6 – A New Beginning
Season 6 – Episode 22
Dr. Mike’s elation at Colleen’s acceptance to medical school quickly turns to disappointment when Colleen chooses to marry Andrew before starting school. A bitter family argument erupts when Dr. Mike tells Colleen that she is less than overjoyed at her announcement and feels that the couple is rushing into marriage and should wait until Colleen completes medical school. Meanwhile, Jake’s sale of his half of the Golden Nugget to Preston angers Hank; Robert E and Grace have wonderful news to share; the stock market crash hits Preston and the townsfolk hard, and Dorothy and Cloud Dancing reach a new level in their relationship.
The episode was rated from 21 votes.
#7 – The Incident
Season 2 – Episode 4
While hunting, Jake accidentally kills the Cheyenne brave Little Eagle and Sully tries to keep the peace between the Cheyenne and the town.
The episode was rated from 30 votes.
#8 – Cooper vs. Quinn (1)
Season 3 – Episode 17
Colleen and Brian’s biological father Ethan returns to town with a new wife, intending to take the children away from Dr. Quinn. The children don’t want to go but a court hearing seems to work against the Sully and Dr. Mike, who they consider their parents.
The episode was rated from 20 votes.
#9 – Giving Thanks
Season 2 – Episode 8
There is a drought and no food for the town’s Thanksgiving dinner. The townspeople fight over water.
The episode was rated from 26 votes.
#10 – The Operation
Season 1 – Episode 15
While out on a walk with Sully, Brian climbs a tree to show he could fly like the eagle in Sully’s story but falls and hits his head. At first every thing seems fine and the town gets ready to build a school house. Brian is really excited about it and goes to help Lorne but loses his sight. Lorne rushes him to Dr. Mike. Although she is certain of what it is she does not know how to fix it. She wires for a doctor in Boston to advise as to nearest specialist. Dr. Mike refuses to leave his bed side and when they finally get word that the specialist is coming they find that he had slipped into a coma. Sully finally shows back up after being gone for 2 days and Michaela being so scared blames Sully. When they find that the stage will take longer to get here Dr. Mike realizes that there is not other way but to do the operation herself.
The episode was rated from 30 votes.