|Season 5, Episode 10|
|Air date||23 Nov 1996|
|Written by||Eric Tuchman|
|Directed by||Bobby Roth|
Separate but Equal
The Tempest is the tenth episode of Season 5 of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and the one hundred-third episode of the series.
Preston A Lodge, II, father of Preston visits town for the opening of his son's hotel. Preston tries hard to impress his father, but finds that it's easier said then done.
Meanwhile, the town prepares for Thanksgiving. Dr. Mike learns that Matthew and Colleen may not be able to make it. With a storm approaching Dr. Mike must keep herself and Katie safe when the storm hits and produces a tornado. A tornado that devastates Preston's hotel and hits during the opening ceremony.
- Dr. Mike learns Andrew will be running Preston's clinic.
- Arc: Holidays. The fourth Thanksgiving is celebrated. The next holiday episode is Season of Miracles.
- multipe at Preston's hotel