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 1991-92,...read more

Season 3, Episode 12 Our Tribe

First Aired: January 13, 1992

Joel reluctantly undergoes a cultural conversion after receiving a goat as a gift from a grateful village elder (Rosetta Pintado), who insists on "adopting" him; and a mysterious Holling (John Cullum) shuts down the Brick, ostensibly to wax the floors. Judy: Mary Waskey. George: Al Hood.

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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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