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
- As an inside joke, some radio stations in Michigan and other snow-heavy states used to play the theme music from the show as a lead-in to announcing school closings and other snow related events.
- The fictional town of Cicely is based on Talkeetna, a small town 80 miles north of Anchorage by the Alaska rail.
- Darren E. Burrows is a natural blond. He had to dye his hair black every two weeks during the show's run.