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 2 Brains, Know-How and Native Intelligence

First Aired: July 19, 1990

A self-reliant Maggie (Janine Turner) chides Joel for being helpless when he's beset by problems; Ed's uncle Anku (Frank Sotonoma Salsedo), a medicine man, refuses medical treatment; and Chris (John Corbett) reads Walt Whitman over the airwaves, angering Maurice (Barry Corbin), who prefers show tunes on his station.

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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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