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 5 Russian Flu

First Aired: August 9, 1990

Flu-stricken townsfolk and the crafty Maggie (Janine Turner) unwittingly do their part to sabotage Joel's plans for a romantic respite with Elaine (Jessica Lundy), his visiting fiancée. Joel: Rob Morrow. Maurice: Barry Corbin. Ed: Darren E. Burrows. Marilyn: Elaine Miles.

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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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