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Season 3, Episode 9
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Written by Joseph Anderson
Directed by Alan J. Levi
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Money Trouble
Ladies Night, Part 1

Thanksgiving is the tenth episode of Season 3 of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, the 51th episode of the series.

Dr. Mike and Sully are leaving Denver after going there to purchase medical supplies and supplies for the new house. They meet newly married Kid Cole and Sister Ruth just before getting on the stagecoach home. Dr. Mike and Sully invite them to spend Thanksgiving with them, and they accept. Unfortunately, the stagecoach is robbed by Mr Mc Gee and Mrs Mc Gee en route and they have to find another way home after they get to the nearest waystation. Loren's store Is robbed next by Mr Mc Gee and Mrs Mc Gee who are chase by the marshall and his men.

Meanwhile, Matthew, Colleen, and Brianplan to surprise Dr. Mike and Sully by making Thanksgiving dinner themselves, and learn that planning a dinner and making it happen are two different things. The couple of outlaws are arrested by the marshall and his men.


  • Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash are married in real life as well.
  • The song sung by Kid Cole (Johnny Cash) is called "Thanksgiving Prayer."
  • Third appearance of Kid Cole, and second appearance of Sister Ruth.
  • Arcs: Kid Cole, part 3 of 4, and Sister Ruth, part 2 of 3.
  • Kid Cole first appeared was is Law of the Land. Kid Cole (Johnny Cash) and Sister Ruth (June Carter Cash) appear together in Saving Souls and The Most Fatal Disease.
  • Arc: Holidays. The second Thanksgiving is celebrated. The next holiday episode is The First Christmas.


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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