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Jacob Slicker
Biographical Information
Nickname: Jake
Status: Alive
Race: White
Occupation: Barber
Wife: Teresa Morales
Parents: Lucius Slicker
Eleanor/Elena Slicker (mother)
Family: James "Jimmy" Slicker † (brother)
Lucinda Slicker † (sister)
Production Details
Actor: Colm Meaney (pilot)
Jim Knobeloch (series)
First Appearance: Pilot
Last Appearance: Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman: The Movie
Episode Count: 129 episodes, 1 movie

Jacob "Jake" Slicker is the town barber who did all of the town's "doctoring" before Dr. Mike came to town. Though in truth he knew little compared to an actual doctor.

In the episode "The Campaign", he runs against Dr. Mike for the title of mayor. He wins, but after making a deal with Dr. Mike, he allows the women of the town to vote in future matters that require votes.

He was played by Colm Meaney in the Pilot & by Jim Knobeloch for the rest of the series.

Vital Information[]

  • An alcoholic though it gets better in the later seasons.
  • He was abandoned by his mother at 7 and forced to raise his siblings until their deaths afterwards. He was later abandoned by his father.
  • Despite not liking children, he is against corporal punishment as he was beaten by his mother as a child.
  • Marries Teresa in the last half of the final season.
  • Plays the concertina
  • Like Hank Lawson and Preston A. Lodge III, known to be very racist and cold to the Indians on the reservation.


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  • referring to Dr. Mike - "Don't worry. After a while nothing she does will surprise you." (Expedition)