Dr. Joel Fleischman (Rob Morrow) graduated from Columbia University medical school where he attended thanks to a scholarship from the state of Alaska. Though he was slated to work in Anchorage, instead he gets assigned to be the General Practitioner the tiny Alaskan town, Cicely, to pay for his education.
Last Episode06x23 Tranquility Base Aired: Jul. 26, 1995
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Series Fun Facts
- In a list appearing Spectrum issue #22, dated April 2000 of the best TV series of the 1990s, John Thorne ranked this show as #6.
- Elaine Miles won the part of Marilyn Whirlwind by accident. She accompanied her mother, Armenia Miles, who was auditioning for the part of Marilyn, and they cast Elaine instead.
- The fictional town of Cicely is based on Talkeetna, a small town 80 miles north of Anchorage by the Alaska rail.