Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman

Season 1 Episode 1

Pilot

12
Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Jan 01, 1993 on CBS
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Michaela "Mike" Quinn, of Boston, followed in her father's footsteps by becoming a doctor, working beside him. But his sudden death caused her the loss of her best friend, as well as their medical practice. The lack of job opportunities for women doctors lead Michaela to answer an ad for a doctor in Colorado territory. When she arrives in town she is met with mockery- they expected a man. She is befriended by Charlotte Cooper (Diane Ladd). When Charlotte is bitten by a rattle snake, she leaves her three children Matthew (Chad Allen), Colleen (Erika Flores, later Jessica Bowman) and Brian (Shawn Toovey) for Dr. Mike to look after. As the town continues to mock Michaela, she meets Sully, a white man "turned" Native American who lets her live in his old house. Michaela continues to offer her doctoring abilities to the town, and slowly she became accepted by some townsfolk.moreless

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Chad Allen

Chad Allen

Matthew Cooper

Erika Flores

Erika Flores

Colleen Cooper (1993-1995)

Jane Seymour (I)

Jane Seymour (I)

Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn

Shawn Toovey

Shawn Toovey

Brian Cooper

Joe Lando

Joe Lando

Byron Sully

Guy Boyd

Guy Boyd

Loren Bray

Guest Star

Colm Meaney

Colm Meaney

Jake Slicker

Guest Star

Ivory Ocean

Ivory Ocean

Robert E.

Guest Star

Geoffrey Lower

Geoffrey Lower

Rev. Timothy Johnson

Recurring Role

Frank Collison

Frank Collison

Horace Bing

Recurring Role

Nick Ramus

Nick Ramus

Black Kettle

Recurring Role

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