Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman/jane and joe


This summer I kind of "rediscovered" DQMW, and only now did I find out that Joe and Jane have a history together. Anyway, I know there has been a lot of questions about their relationship etc. But in one of your answers you wrote that there was a 'rough patch' between them after the show was cancelled, and I wondered if you could elaborate on that. Did they fall out or? It must have been difficult in some sense to go from spending a lot of time together to no time together at all.

Thanks in advance.

Hi Helle,

You are not the first person to discover the relationship between Jane and Joe nor the first to ask about the rough patch or what happened to them. I see you have read the other answers I have posted, so you have a lot of the information about their relationship as it has occurred. As for the "rough patch" it was merely a struggle around the time of Joe getting married, since Jane and Joe had such a passionate history together and they still worked together day in and day out, filming romantic scenes and being married on the show.

They never did have a "fall out" as you put it, but there was a time when Joe went to work, played his part, and went home. Eventually, they worked through the issues and were able to re-establish their friendship, building it back to what it is today.

Hope this helps.

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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)

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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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