Dr. Quinn is a female doctor back when there were not many female doctors.
She inherits three children and sets up a small practice in town.
Doctor Quinn eventually falls for a man who lost his wife, and now lives with Native Americans.
Dr. Quinn helps heal the town with medicine and love week after week.
The town's folk are some real characters. A reverend, a store owner, a bar owning pimp, and a a very nervous postmaster.