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Lead Me Not
Season 6, Episode 7
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Air date 8 Nov 1997
Directed by Carl Binder
Episode guide
A Place Called Home
A Time to Heal

Lead Me Not is the seventh episode of Season 6 of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman and the one hundred twenty-fifth episode of the series. Marjorie Quinn returns to town with members of the Women's Temperance League. They set the town in an uproar when they try to outlaw alcohol. Meanwhile, Jake experiences jealousy when he sees Hank and Teresa Morales having private meetings. He's unaware that she's teaching Hank how to read. Grace started taking a tonic after Anthony's death, a tonic that's mostly alcohol she was given by Andrew. She does her best to try to hide it when she switches to secretly drinking the tonic by the cupful, but can't hide her addiction from Robert E. Outside of town, Sully and Cloud Dancing try to reason with Black Moon to stop the violence, but Black Moon imagines a victory over the cavalry.


  • Story Arc: The Separation, part 9 of 16.
  • Story Arc: Grace and Robert E.’s Grief, part 2 of 7.
  • Jake gets drunk after seeing Teresa with Hank at Grace's, and starts singing with a gun on the balcony of Loren's store. Jakes and Robert E. both fall from the balcony after struggling over the revolver. Jake becomes drunk four times in two days. After the final time Jake becomes drunk, Michaela tells Jake that she can't help him anymore about his drunkenness. Michaela also tells him not to return to her homestead after he nearly drops Katie during his last drunken stupor in Michael's home. He later thanks Michaela for what she said, and promises himself and Teresa that he will quit drinking.
  • Teresa teaches Hank to read and write.


Dr. Quinn Episodes
Season 1 "Pilot" • "Epidemic" • "The Visitor" • "Law of the Land" • "The Healing" • "Father's Day "• "Bad Water" • "The Great American Medicine Show" • "A Cowboy's Lullaby" • "Running Ghost" • "The Prisoner" • "Happy Birthday" • "Rite of Passage" • "Heroes" • "The Operation" • "The Secret" • "Portraits"
Season 2 "The Race" • "Sanctuary" • "Halloween" • "The Incident" • "Saving Souls" • "Where the Heart Is" • "Giving Thanks" • "Best Friends" • "Sully's Choice" • "Mike's Dream: A Christmas Tale" • "Crossing the Line" • "The Offering" • "The Circus" • "Another Woman" • "Orphan Train" • "Buffalo Soldiers" • "Luck of the Draw" • "Life and Death" • "The First Circle" • "Just One Lullaby" • "The Abduction" • "The Campaign" • "The Man in the Moon" • "Return Engagement"
Season 3 "The Train" • "Fathers and Sons" • "Cattle Drive" • "The Library" • "Halloween II" • "The Washington Affair" • "Money Trouble" • "Thanksgiving" • "Ladies Night" • "The First Christmas" • "Indian Agent" • "The End of the World" • "Pike's Peace" • "Cooper vs. Quinn" • "What Is Love?" • "Things My Father Never Taught Me" • "Baby Outlaws" • "Bone of Contention" • "The Permanence of Change" • "Washita" • "Sully's Recovery" • "Ready or Not" • "For Better or Worse"
Season 4 "A New Life" • "Traveling All-Stars" • "Mothers and Daughters" • "Brother's Keeper" • "Halloween III" • "Dorothy's Book" • "Promises, Promises" • "Expedition" • "One Touch of Nature" • "Hell on Wheels" • "Fifi's First Christmas" • "Change of Heart" • "Tin Star" • "If You Love Someone" • "The Iceman Cometh" • "Dead or Alive" • "Deal with the Devil" • "Eye for an Eye" • "Hearts and Minds" • "Reunion" • "Woman of the Year" • "Last Chance" • "Fear Itself" • "One Nation" • "When a Child Is Born"
Season 5 "Runaway Train" • "Having It All" • "Malpractice" • "All That Glitters..." • "Los Americanos" • "Last Dance" • "Right or Wrong" • "Remember Me" • "Legend" • "The Tempest" • "Separate but Equal" • "A Place to Die" • "Season of Miracles" • "The Dam" • "Farewell Appearance" • "The Most Fatal Disease" • "Colleen's Paper" • "A House Divided" • "Hostage" • "The Body Electric" • "Before the Dawn" • "Starting Over" • "His Father's Son" • "Moment of Truth"
Season 6 "Reason to Believe" • "All That Matters" • "A Matter of Conscience" • "The Comfort of Friends" • "Wave Goodbye" • "A Place Called Home" • "Lead Me Not" • "A Time to Heal" • "Civil Wars" • "Safe Passage" • "Homecoming" • "Point Blank" • "Seeds of Doubt" • "Seven Kinds of Lonely" • "Life in the Balance" • "Happily Ever After" • "Birdman" • "Vengeance" • "To Have and to Hold" • "The Fight" • "A New Beginning "
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