Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - Season 2

CBS (ended 1998)


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Episode Guide

  • Return Engagement (2)
    Mike is torn between two lovers when, in a blast from the past, her presumed-dead Civil War fiance, David Lewis, whirls into town to reclaim Mike from the arms of Sully, her current fiance. Also, Horace keeps "losin' the mood" when it comes time to consummate his marriage with Myra.
  • Return Engagement (1)
    When "Andrew Strauss"—really David Lewis—the fiancé whom Mike had presumed was killed in the Civil War, visits Colorado Springs. Mike is forced to choose between him and Sully. Also, Horace and Myra experience pre-nuptial tension when townsfolk start taking over the planning of their wedding for them.
  • The Man in the Moon
    The Man in the Moon
    Episode 23
    Only the town's love for the infinitely unlovable Hank can pull him from the brink of a deadly coma. Meanwhile, Colleen and Brian tangle when Grandma Quinn sends Brian but not Colleen a present.
  • The Campaign
    The Campaign
    Episode 22
    Mike and Jake go head-to-head when both campaign for the Mayorship of Colorado Springs. At issue: whether drinking and prostitution should be outlawed. Myra finally breaks loose from Hank.
  • The Abduction (2)
    The Abduction (2)
    Episode 21
    Sully sets out to rescue Mike. Meanwhile, Custer takes the Indian reservation hostage, threatening to hang everyone unless Mike is returned. Brian works off the cost of the little horse; but Hank reneges on the deal, inciting Loren's wrath. Mike and Sully return to town just in time to keep the Indians from getting hanged. Hank, not anxious to pay double for all his goods at the General Store, delivers Taffy to Brian on his birthday, declaring that, "Sometimes it's just good business for a man to keep his word."moreless
  • The Abduction (1)
    The Abduction (1)
    Episode 21
    Mike and Sully get caught in the crossfire when, while visiting the Indian reservation, they see renegade Dog Soldiers shoot some Cavalry men. Mike is kidnapped in retaliation when the Indians discover she told Custer what happened; Sully vows to find her. Meanwhile, Brian falls in love with a horse Hank wins in a poker game.moreless
  • Just One Lullaby
    Just One Lullaby
    Episode 20
    Rev. Johnson's in love with the town's new schoolteacher while Mike's concerned about the woman's wanton use of corporal punishment in the classroom.
  • The First Circle
    The First Circle
    Episode 19
    Banker Jedediah Bancroft returns to town to auction off a house, but is displeased when the winning bidder is a black couple, Robert E. and Grace. He then organizes a KKK group to harass Robert E. and Grace out of town, while threatening Dr. Mike and her family and clinic if she tries to stop them.moreless
  • Life and Death
    Life and Death
    Episode 18
    Dorothy's son, Tom, returns to town. A Civil War veteran, Tom continues to complain of an old injury and asks Dr. Mike for some morphine for the pain. Even though she finds the wound to be completely healed, Dr. Mike reluctantly agrees, but grows suspicious when he returns begging for more. She refuses, and Tom grows agitated. His desperation increases, leading him to act violently, and Dr. Mike retaliates, injuring Tom. She tries to convince Dorothy of Tom's addiction, but Dorothy must see for herself the effects of Tom's addiction. In the end, Tom convinces everyone he is recovered, only to later skip town.moreless
  • Luck of the Draw
    Luck of the Draw
    Episode 17
    When Julius Hoffman rides into town and engages Matthew in a poker game, Matthew thinks he's found a great way to earn money to finish he and Ingrid's homestead, although Mike and Sully disapprove.
  • Buffalo Soldiers
    Buffalo Soldiers
    Episode 16
    A troop of black cavalry soldiers ride into town intending to cover themselves in glory by eradicating hostile Dog Soldiers who've been attacking the railroad.
  • The Orphan Train
    The Orphan Train
    Episode 15
    Eight orphans arrive on the train. The Reverend takes them in at the church and Mike nurses their ailments. When no one in the town wants to adopt the orphans, the Reverend extends a proposal of marriage to Mike so that they can raise the orphans together. Mike briefly considers the offer, and Sully confronts her about it, asking her if she loves him. She accuses him of not making any kind of committment to her, whereas the Reverend has, to which he replies, "If marriage is all you want...." leaving his meaning clear without being spoken that he's possibly willing to offer more. Considering this, Mike turns the Reverend down, much to the relief of Sully and the Cooper kids.

    Eventually, the orphans board the train and leave town, but each orphan boards the train a more complete person as a result of their interaction with the townsfolk. Dr. Mike confronts the fact that she can't save the world and she and the Cooper kids emerge as a more united family.

    Hank offers to let Myra out of her contract if she'll recruit a young orphan girl as her replacement. She refuses, and ends up extending her existing contract to cover the young orphan girl's debts to Hank. A group of orphans arrives in town, and the Reverend attempts to find homes for them with the assistance of Dr. Mike. No one seems interested and Dr. Mike and the Reverend consider adopting them together. Hank shows interest in one of the older years coming to work for him. Myra tries to convince her otherwise, to no avail, leading Myra to make a personal sacrifice when the orphans move on to the next town.moreless
  • Another Woman
    Another Woman
    Episode 14
    A woman, Catherine, is brought into town by the Army who rescued her from an Indian tribe. It becomes clear that she is troubled, as she appears unable to speak English and frequently falls into seizures. She is drawn to Sully because of his kindness to her and ability to speak to her in Cheyenne. Brian witnesses an intimate moment between Sully and Catherine and informs Dr. Mike, which leads her to question her future with Sully. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Jake explore a deeper relationship, much to Loren's dismay.moreless
  • The Circus
    The Circus
    Episode 13
    A ragtag circus, consisting only of Heart and Atlantis, a mother-and-daughter team, arrives in Colorado Springs. Heart, the mother, enlists the townsfolk to participate as performers. Everyone accepts but Mike, whom Heart tries to engage as a trapeze performer.
  • The Offering
    The Offering
    Episode 12
    Mike and Sully work to treat a typhus epidemic at Black Kettle's camp, which begins after Mike and Sully unwittingly convince Black Kettle to accept government blankets infected with the virus.
  • Crossing the Line
    Crossing the Line
    Episode 11
    A group of miners go on strike over dangerous conditions in the mine and lower pay than they were promised. Matthew crosses the picket line to go work, believing that he can earn money faster to finish his homestead. When a cave-in happens, the townsfolk rush to aid of the trapped miners, which include Matthew. Dr. Mike insists on accompanying Sully to find Matthew who they find trapped under fallen rock. As Dr. Mike prepares to amputate Matthew's leg, Sully arrives with blasting powder to blow up the rock. They leave the cave safely, and Matthew quits.moreless
  • A Christmas Tale - Dr. Mike's Dream
    When a young expectant run-away couple arrives in town, married against their fathers' wishes, Dr. Mike sacrifices going to the town party with her family to help the young lady, who is in labor. While the newlyweds rest, Charlotte arrives in spirit and takes Michaela on a journey of her past, present, and future.moreless
  • Sully's Choice
    Sully's Choice
    Episode 9
    Mike is called away to Soda Springs to help with an outbreak of influenza and Sully promises to stay with the children.
  • Best Friends
    Best Friends
    Episode 8
    Colleen and Becky become best friends when, at Bray's store, Alice, another friend, insists on taking Becky's favorite fabric to make a dress for the Sweethearts' dance. Sully takes dance lessons from Dorothy behind Dr. Mikes back. Dorothy has a tumor that needs to be removed.
  • Giving Thanks
    Giving Thanks
    Episode 7
    Dr. Mike, Sully, and the kids are confronted by a drought upon returning home from Boston. The tension in town escalates as everyone fears the worst, especially as Thanksgiving approaches. The town is brought back together as many suffer from dysentery caused by bad water sold by Jake and Loren. Everyone realizes that they have much to be thankful for. Meanwhile, Dr. Mike and Sully begin "courting" and face their first struggle of determining whether they have enough in common. In the end, the town invites the Indians to share their meal, the rains come, and Dr. Mike and Sully agree that they will find their way together.moreless
  • Where the Heart Is (1)
    Dr. Mike receives a telegram that her mother is seriously ill, so she and the children leave immediately for Boston. Once there, Dr. Mike clashes with her mother's physician over his diagnosis of cancer, insisting that hepatitis is the correct diagnosis. With the support of the assistant physician, Dr. Burke, Mike is able to administer a treatment that brings her mother back to full health. Just when Dr. Mike is feeling at home in Boston and with her family, Sully shows up.moreless
  • Where the Heart Is (2)
    Sully arrives in Boston and discovers that he's facing worthy competition for Mike's affection in the form of Dr. William Burke.
  • Saving Souls
    Saving Souls
    Episode 5
    Love finds visiting faith healer Sister Ruth, in the form of Kid Cole, who's revisiting the town in order to jail a desperado he's apprehended. The desperado's two brothers have followed him to town and stalk him. Kid Cole, strangely fatalistic, seems to have lost the will to live. Things come to a head when Mike and Sister Ruth must unite their mutual strengths; medicine and faith, to save Kid Cole's life. Mike performs an emergency procedure to evacuate the tubercular Kid Cole's lungs; Sister Ruth helps him find the will to live. Sully forces Kid Cole to reveal that Kid Cole feels terribly guilty for having gunned down the desperado's brother, who was unarmed. Sully helps the Kid resolve this crisis of conscience and in a climactic showdown, the town helps the Kid avert a gun battle with the desperados. Meanwhile, the Reverend refuses to allow Robert E and Grace to marry in the town church, but eventually capitulates to their demands, with some help from Mike and Sister Ruth.moreless
  • The Incident
    The Incident
    Episode 4
    Jake, Loren and Horace are out hunting when Jake, mistaking an Indian for a deer, accidentally shoots and kills him. During the melee, Horace is wounded by an arrow, which Mike treats. Loren and Jake, frightened and guilty, try to cover up Jake's blunder by declaring that the Indians attacked. They persuade Horace to participate in this lie. Sully and Mike are caught in the subsequent hostilities between the Indians and townsfolk. The incident threatens to provoke an all-out Indian war, until Mike elicits a confession from Horace and Sully intervenes to bring peace. Sully acts as a mediator between Jake and the Cheyenne in order to spare Jake's life. In the end, Jake admits his guilt and agrees to give some of his personal possessions to make financial restitution to the dead Indian's family.moreless
  • Halloween
    Episode 3
    Dr. Mike becomes haunted by the ghost of Abagail, Sully's dead wife, after Sully expresses the desire to fix the homestead for her. Dr. Mike is able to help Abagail find peace. Meanwhile, various members of the town are frightened by a man who appears to die in different locations around town, then disappears when they go to get Dr. Mike. Thinking that everyone is playing pranks on her, Dr. Mike eventually diagnoses the man with catalepsy. Brian tries to prove that Dorothy is a witch.moreless
  • Sanctuary
    Episode 2
    Loren's sister-in-law, Dorothy, arrives in town, badly beaten from her alcoholic husband, Marcus. When Marcus is later found dead, Dorothy is aquitted for murder and Dr. Mike, as her lawyer, seeks out to see if she really did murder him.
  • The Race
    The Race
    Episode 1
    After receiving a fast horse as a gift, Dr. Mike is determined to ride in the upcoming horse race despite the fact that women aren't allowed. Sully helps her disguise herself as a man, and she successfully pulls off fooling the townspeople and wins the race. Meanwhile, Brian enters a baking contest despite the discouragement of others.moreless