|Season 1, Episode 16|
|Air date||15 May 1993|
|Written by||Toni Graphia|
|Directed by||Jerome R. London|
The Secret is the sixteenth episode of Season 1 of Dr Quinn: Medicine Woman.
Dr. Mike and Sully go to the reservation, and check on Ruby Johnson on the way, who is one of Dr. Mike's patients. They find her dead, and a young boy (Zach) hiding in the closet. Dr. Mike does what she can for Zach, and in doing so, discovers the identity of Zach's father.
- Character Arc: Olive Davis, part 9 of 11.
- Hank reveals that he is the father of Zach.
- Zach Lawson
- Hank - injury from fight