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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Format Western / Family drama
Created by Beth Sullivan
Starring Jane Seymour
Joe Lando
Chad Allen
Erika Flores (1993-95)
Jessica Bowman (1995-98)
Shawn Toovey
Composer(s) William Olvis (theme and all but four episodes)
David Bell (four episodes, and additional on "The Secret")
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 6 + 2 TV movies
No. of episodes 150
plus 2 TV movies
(List of episodes)
Production
Running time 47 mins.
Production company(s) The Sullivan Company
MTM Enterprises
CBS Productions
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run January 1, 1993 – May 16, 1998

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American television series, created between 1993 and 1998. There were 6 seasons of episodes made and 2 feature movies (Dr. Quinn: Revolutions in 1999 and Dr. Quinn: The Heart Within in 2001).

Plot

The main character is a female doctor; Michaela Quinn from Boston. As a female she could not work there as a doctor and she decided to go to the Wild West town of Colorado Springs. At first people are suspicious there, too but she soon gains their trust.

She meets there Byron Sully with whom she befriends and falls in love eventually. She also adopts three young children whose mother dies unexpectedly.

Cast

The Quinns

  • Jane Seymour — Dr. Michaela Quinn
  • Joe Lando — Byron Sully
  • Chad Allen — Matthew Cooper
  • Erika Flores (up to mid-season 3) / Jessica Bowman (from season 3 on) — Colleen Cooper
  • Shawn Toovey — Brian Cooper
  • McKenzie, Megan and Alexandria Calabrese (season 6) - Katie Sully
  • Georgann Johnson (seasons 2–6) – Elizabeth Quinn
  • Alley Mills (seasons 2–6) – Marjorie Quinn
  • Elinor Donahue (season 2–6) – Rebecka Quinn Dickinson

The Town

  • Orson Bean — Loren Bray
  • Jim Knobeloch — Jake Slicker
  • Frank Collison — Horace Bing
  • William Shockley — Hank Lawson
  • Geoffrey Lower — Rev. Timothy Johnson
  • Henry G. Sanders — Robert E.
  • Jonelle Allen — Grace
  • Heidi Kozak (season 1) — Emily Donovan
  • Gail Strickland (season 1) — Ms. Olive Davis
  • Jennifer Youngs (seasons 1–4) — Ingrid
  • Helene Udy (seasons 1–4) — Myra Bing
  • Haylie Johnson — Becky Bonner
  • Barbara Babcock (seasons 2–6) — Dorothy Jennings
  • Charlotte Chatton (seasons 4-5) — Emma
  • Michelle Bonilla (season 5) / Alex Meneses (season 6) — Teresa Morales
  • Brandon Douglas (seasons 4–6) — Dr. Andrew Cook
  • Jason Leland Adams (seasons 4–6) — Preston A. Lodge III
  • John Schneider (season 6) — Daniel Simon
  • Brenden Jefferson (season 4) – Anthony

The Indians


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