Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman/Pike's Peak


hello Tiffany! i recently re discovered my devotion to Dr Quinn since my local TCM (i live in Argentina) started showing the series again. :) i was wondering if you could help me with the name of the Ralph Emmerson's poem that is heard at the end of the episode Pike's Peace.
since my primary language is Spanish - and i get the series dubbed - i am having a hard time finding it online because i do not know the exact words to use in my searches. i am especially interested in the last part, the lines that are read when Michaela and Sully hugs.
thank you so much in advance for your help. i apologize if some of my sentences or spellings are funny, my primary language is not English.
Blessings!! MARIELA

Hello Mariela,

The poem referenced in Pike's Peace is actually an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson entitled "Self-Reliance." And the words when Michaela and Sully hug aren't part of that poem. They are words written by Sam Lindsay in the book she gave to Michaela. Sam quoted some from Emerson in the episode, but the bit at the end wasn't from that essay. She says she can think of no better place to write to Michaela than from among the words of Ralph Waldo, and that meant inside the book written by Emerson.

Hope that helps!

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Tiffany Amber Stockton


I don`t know where to begin to describe my level of expertise and knowledge regarding the wonderful show: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. I guess I will start from the beginning. I began watching the show with the first episode of the second season. With the help of friends, I discovered there was a first season, and they loaned me their tapes which has the episodes on them. I was hooked on the show from the beginning, and I never missed an episode! I now have every episode on tape (non-syndicated and uncut), and I have seen all of them at least three times. I have also been out to the set, where they film, and have met all of the cast and most of the crew who work on the show. I now have friendly relationships with several of those I met. There is no question I cannot answer, and if I do not know the answer right away, I can find it within a couple of days. Feel free to contact me and ask whatever question you would like, and I will do my best to get an answer back to you, promptly.


B.S. Education (with honors); taught DQ in my classroom; have answered DQ questions for many other inquisitive fans; several stories written about DQ; manage the official Dr. Quinn Web Site (http://www.drquinnmd.com)

ACFW - American Christian Fiction Writers HWA - Historical Writers of America

12 historical fiction novels in print so far various print magazines and online e-zines

Bachelor of Science in Education, minor in History

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best-selling author of over 10 novels favorite new author of 2008 best historical novel of 2009, 2010 reader's choice winning novel in 2009, 2010

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