Northern Exposure

Season 3 Episode 7

Roots

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Aired Monday 10:00 PM Nov 11, 1991 on CBS
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Roots
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Joel's former fiancée Elaine, now a widow, comes to visit. Chris' half-brother Bernard returns just as Chris is having dreams of Africa. The reclusive Adam takes a job with Holling to pay his insurance premiums.

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    Janine Turner

    Janine Turner

    Mary Margaret "Maggie" O'Connell

    John Corbett

    John Corbett

    Christopher "Chris in the Morning" Danforth Stevens

    John Cullum

    John Cullum

    Holling Gustav Vincoeur

    Rob Morrow

    Rob Morrow

    Dr. Joel Fleischman [ episodes 1 - 102 ]

    Cynthia Geary

    Cynthia Geary

    Shelly Marie Tambo(-Vincoeur)

    Elaine Miles

    Elaine Miles

    Marilyn Whirlwind [ season 2+, recurring previously ]

    Ceedo Senegalese Dance Company

    Ceedo Senegalese Dance Company

    Themselves

    Guest Star

    Djimbe West African Drummers & Dancers

    Djimbe West African Drummers & Dancers

    Themselves

    Guest Star

    Jessica Lundy

    Jessica Lundy

    Elaine Schulman

    Guest Star

    Peg Phillips

    Peg Phillips

    Ruth-Anne Miller

    Recurring Role

    Adam Arkin

    Adam Arkin

    Adam

    Recurring Role

    Richard Cummings Jr.

    Richard Cummings Jr.

    Bernard Stevens

    Recurring Role

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    • QUOTES (2)

      • (Joel is telling Maggie why he's still mad at Elaine)
        Joel: I've endured all this at the hands of the font of human kindness currently overflowing in your truck.

      • Chris: Einstein said God doesn't play dice with the universe, but I don't know--maybe not as a whole, but I think he gets a pretty big kick out of messing in peoples' back yards.

    • NOTES (2)

      • Music:
        - "Poor Boy Blues" by Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler
        - "Wild Side of Life" by Hank Thompson
        - "I'm Blue Again" by Patsy Cline
        - "Dede Priscilla" by Lea Lignanzi
        - "Caballo Viejo" by Robert Torres
        - "Beale Street Mama" by Cab Calloway
        - "Emabhaceni" by Miriam Makeba

      • Although both are in the opening credits, neither Barry Corbin [Maurice J. Minnifield] nor Darren E. Burrows [Ed Chigliak] are featured in this episode.

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