Quiz: How Well Do You Remember "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"?
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How Well Do You Remember "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"?
By: Bambi Turner
Image: CBS

About This Quiz

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell received a medical degree from Geneva College, making history as America's first female doctor. Unfortunately, no one trusted a female doctor enough to allow her to actually let her practice. It took almost 10 years before Blackwell was able to successfully open a clinic in NYC and draw patients—a clinic which still runs today as part of the New York Downtown Hospital.

When "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" hit television in the early '90s, no one would have thought twice about a female physician. Watching the show, however, viewers learned about the many challenges that the very capable Dr. Mike faced as a female in a male-dominated field—challenges that mirrored some of the real-like struggles of Dr. Blackwell.

Of course, being accepted as a female physician in the 19th century was far from Dr. Mike's biggest issue. She and the other characters on the show found themselves up against rattlesnakes, rampant disease in a time with few vaccinations options, limited supplies and equipment and a remote location out on the Western frontier. 

As if that wasn't bad enough, Dr. Quinn and her associates were often caught up in struggles between the local Native American tribes and the U.S. Army—struggles that reflected real events of the period. 

For more than half a decade, viewers tuned in to watch Dr. Quinn survive another day—and to see if she would ever end up with that handsome and rugged mountain man. Think you know everything there is to know about this series? Prove it with this quiz!

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Which actress played the title role of a brave Wild West doctor in "Dr. Quinn?"
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Can you remember the Western state where the series was set?
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What was the name of Dr. Quinn's love interest on the show?
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When Dr. Mike and Sully finally wed, what do they name their daughter?
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What is the name of the local tribe that the townspeople frequently interact with?
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How many kids does Dr. Quinn find herself in charge of by the end of the first episode?
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What is Loren Bray's job in the town?
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What is the name of the medicine man in the local Cheyenne tribe?
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Which historic figure ambushes the Cheyenne and takes Dancing Cloud hostage in season one?
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What occasion prompts Sully and the doc to share their first kiss?
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Who owns the local cafe?
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What is Myra doing to make a living when the show premieres?
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What issue comes to light when Walt Whitman comes to town?
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This beloved TV host appeared on "Doctor Quinn" in season five as Reverend Thomas.
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What name was used to refer to the major Cheyenne military branch?
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How many times did Michaela get married throughout the run of the series?
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Which classic crooner appeared as a photographer in the season-one finale of "Dr. Quinn?"
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Who appeared as a spirit in a "Christmas Carol"-inspired holiday episode in season two?
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Which singer played Kid Cole throughout the series?
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What is the name of the doc's lost fiance, who returns to her in the season-two finale?
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Why does Jake lead a protest against the new town library in season three?
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Why is Sully sentenced to death in season three during a trip to Washington?
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Who is Matthew's fiancee?
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What does Dr. Mike decide to do on her birthday in season four?
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Who is named as town sheriff in season four?
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What does Preston Lodge run?
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Throughout much of season six, everyone pretends that this character has died.
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What is the name of Dr. Mike's very opinionated sister?
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Who is Colleen's husband?
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Colleen attends a medical college in this state.
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Which of these events spelled disaster for the town in the series finale?
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Where do Dr. Quinn and Sully end up in the 1999 film "Dr. Quinn: The Movie?"
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Where does Brian end up working?
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What year did the show premiere?
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