Northern Exposure

A med-school grad must practice in a remote Alaskan village to repay his education in this quirky, fish-out-of-water dramedy. The series is populated with generally eccentric, often endearing characters who mostly baffle the young New York physician as he struggles to adjust to life in the isolated community. An Emmy winner as Outstanding Drama of 1991- (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: July 12, 1990

In the series pilot, yuppie New York doctor Joel Fleischman (Rob Morrow) accepts a job in picturesque Alaska, unaware he's assigned to a remote village, where he experiences culture shock among eccentric townsfolk. Maurice: Barry Corbin. Maggie: Janine Turner. Holling: John Cullum. Ed: Darren E. Burrows.

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  • Premiered: July 12, 1990
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A med-school grad must practice in a remote Alaskan village to repay his education in this quirky, fish-out-of-water dramedy. The series is populated with generally eccentric, often endearing characters who mostly baffle the young New York physician as he… (more)

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