Wolf Lake

Meat The Parents

Season 1, Ep 1, Aired
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  • Episode Description
  • As soon as Seattle Detective John Kanin proposes to his girlfriend, Ruby, she disappears mysteriously. John's search for her brings him to her home town of Wolf Lake where he finds few allies and many more questions.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Sharon Lawrence

    Vivian Cates

  • Scott Bairstow

    Tyler Creed

  • Graham Greene (II)

    Sherman Blackstone

  • Tim Matheson

    Sheriff Matthew Donner

  • Bruce McGill

    Willard Cates

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Clerk: I hope you don't mind making your own bed. John: Not at all. Clerk: You could always wait for the maid. Of course we'd have to hire one first.

    • Sherman: What's the most important thing to the wolf? class: (in unison) Survival of the pack. Sherman: That's right, my little brothers and sisters, survival of the pack.

    • Sherman: Sometimes I think in a past life, I must have been a scout for Custer, or somebody. Wait, that's wrong. We don't believe in past lives, that's a Buddhist thing!

    • John's partner in Seattle: John, this is either some kind of mistake, or your girlfriend's a ghost.

    Notes (5)

    • Scott Bairstow (Tyler Creed) also starred in the wolf centric movie White Fang II: Myth of the White Wolf as Henry aka White Wolf in 1994.

    • Barry Donlevy received Leo Award nomination for Best Cinemetography, Dramatic Series for this episode.

    • David Schwartz was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music.

    • George Montgomery (main title designer), Thomas Cobb (main title designer), Blake Danforth (main title designer) and John Narun (main title designer) were nominated for an Emmy award in 2002 for Outstanding Main Title Design.

    • In the original pilot, which was never aired, Lou Diamond Phillips was not a cop, but an agent from the Bureau of Wildlife Management. The story originally focused on the struggle between two clans of wolves who were fighting for control of the town.

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