The fifth daughter of a wealthy Boston physician, Michaela Quinn defies the conventions of post-Civil War society by following in her father's footsteps. After his death, 'Dr. Mike' leaves Boston and moves to the frontier town of Colorado Springs, where she finds the citizens less than thrilled by the concept of a woman doctor.
Last Episode06x22 A New Beginning Aired: May. 16, 1998
Dr. Mike's elation at Colleen's acceptance to medical school quickly turns to disappointment when Colleen chooses to marry Andrew instead. A …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): Mr Bray's store doors change from having windows to solid wood and back to having windows.
- Beth Sullivan, who named Loren Bray after her grandfather, never intended for him to have a softer side. Her grandfather was a grumpy, mean man, and that was her idea for Loren's character.…
[show]Beth Sullivan, who named Loren Bray after her grandfather, never intended for him to have a softer side. Her grandfather was a grumpy, mean man, and that was her idea for Loren's character. But Orson Bean had an immediate connection with Shawn Toovey on the set and it was impossible not to write that bond into the show.
- Jane Seymour was the only cast member to appear and participate in all 149 episodes.