Similar shows. Critic Reviews. Richard Zoglin Jul 2, Season 1 Review: Confident and plainspoken. Both of them, and the rest of the Chinese community, are endangered by the actions of Hank, who tries to drive them from town because he fears they will cause an epidemic. Mike tries to prevent Loren from leaving Colorado Springs when she learns he secretly plans to sell his store and move away out of grief over the death of Marjorie.
Meanwhile, the town prepares for its annual "Sweethearts Dance," but melancholy seems to reign. Jake broods over how to ask Teresa to marry him, and Grace's continued drinking threatens her marriage to Robert E. Colleen finds herself the subject of a fatal attraction. Colleen is at first flattered by her new suitor's attentions, but Dr. Mike is suspicious of Patrick Collins and his intentions. Spurning her mother's advice of taking it slowly with this out-of-towner, Colleen continues to see her new beau, dazzled by the gifts he gives and the attention he pays her.
But, as Patrick swiftly becomes more possessive and demanding, frightening Colleen enough to break up with him, she realizes she's in over her head when he refuses to be dismissed and becomes physically threatening.
Mike's life takes a startling turn when she's shot point blank by a man with a grudge against all doctors. Following life-saving emergency surgery by Andrew, with the aid of Cloud Dancing, and two weeks recovery at home, Dr. Mike attempts to return to the clinic but is hindered by recurring nightmares in which she relives the trauma of the shooting. As her panic and paranoia grow with each nightmare, Dr. Mike finds she is afraid to leave her house, making everyone doubt if she'll ever be able to return to her work.
Meanwhile, Daniel goes off in pursuit of the shooter, who is wanted for the murder of three other doctors. After accompanying Black Crow's braves safely to the reservation, Dr. Mike and Sully begin the trip home for Christmas but are delayed when they stop to help a hapless young married couple they find wandering in the wilderness. The young couple, Chester and Hallie, are former city dwellers trying to find a new settlement established by their relatives, but are hopelessly lost.
Meanwhile, Daniel, who has been wandering all his life, is tempted to give up his job as sheriff to accept an offer to run a mining operation far away from Colorado Springs.
Mike reluctantly takes on the role of temporary judge when Horace sues Hank for accidentally breaking his nose and sets off a flurry of suits and countersuits among the town's citizens.
Matthew, who has been studying the law, tips off Horace that he's legally entitled to have Hank pay his medical bills. Soon Dr. Mike finds herself in the middle of that case, as well as a property dispute between Dorothy and Grace and a claim by Loren that he was crippled and nearly drowned because of negligence at Preston's hotel.
Mike fears she won't be able to save her sister, Marjorie, and Daniel and Preston both fall seriously ill as the diphtheria epidemic continues to rage. With Thanksgiving approaching, the epidemic overshadows every activity: Mike continues to be separated from her young children, who remain in hiding with Sully to protect them from the disease; Mike is blamed by her mother, Elizabeth for Marjorie's condition; Hank is jailed for trying to burn down the squatters village, where he thinks the disease originated; Matthew reluctantly acts as his lawyer, and Jake and Teresa draw strangely closer as they use the school house as a temporary morgue.
Mike sends her children to stay at Sully's hideout while she exhaustedly battles a deadly diphtheria epidemic that threatens the entire town, including her mother and sisters.
Mike's mother, Elizabeth, and sister, Rebecca, arrive for a Thanksgiving visit and refuse to leave, despite the danger caused by the disease. Their arrival leads to further friction between them and Mike's other sister, Marjorie, who becomes stricken herself. Meanwhile, Hank blames the squatters for causing the epidemic and tries to burn their encampment, forcing Daniel to arrest him. Black Moon: Gregory Norman Cruz.
During a free seance at the Golden Nugget, the Princess astounds the citizens, including the skeptical Michaela, with her seemingly vast knowledge of their private lives and concerns.
But Michaela is worried that the royal visitor, who soon begins charging money for her "consultations," might cause harm with some of her predictions. Her fear is heightened when the Princess advises Grace that her adopted son Anthony will suffer no further attacks.
Mike keeps Sully hidden to nurse him back to health while leading the town to believe that he is dead. McKay thinks he's still alive and continues his search for him. OhMyMag UK. Jane Wyman Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman streaming online through Facebook. Catch Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman streaming as an option. Season 1, Episode 3. Season 1, Episode 4. Season 1, Episode 5. Season 1, Episode 6. Season 1, Episode 7. Season 1, Episode 8. Season 1, Episode 9.
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