|Season 5, Episode 14|
|Air date||11 Jan 1997|
|Written by||Sara Davidson|
|Directed by||Terrence O'Hara|
Season of Miracles
The Dam is the fourteenth episode of Season 5 of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and the one hundred-seventh episode of the series.
Sully and Preston team up to try to peacefully stop a dam from being built. A dam that will result in hundreds of acres of the country side being flooded. When that proves to be difficult, Preston hires some men to steal a shipment of dynamite. After Sully hears about it, he rides with the men Preston hired to make sure nobody is hurt, or worse, killed. Unfortunately, the drivers see Sully riding with the hired men and he's arrested. When he goes to trial in front of Judge Webster, he's found guilty and sentenced to 6 months in jail.
- The Danforth Company asks Matthew to help them out because their supplies keep getting hijacked. They are the ones building a dam.
- Sully's full sentence - 6 months in jail, 5 months suspended, 1 week suspended for time served.
- Preston agrees to testify on Sully's behalf in exchange for Matthew not looking for proof that Preston organized the raid
- the two drivers - shot - tended to at the camp by the people building the dam