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
- The show was shown over 100 countries.
- Sully's dog, "Wolf" was actually played by a number of dogs throughout the entire series. Contrary to popular belief, the breed is an Alaskan Malamute, not a husky.
- Dr. Quinn attended the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her father was a doctor in Boston where they practiced together.