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The Best Northern Exposure Episodes

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Vote for your favorite Northern Exposure episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Northern Exposure episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Northern Exposure is a sitcom that ran from 1990-1995 about a New York City physician who gets sent to practice in Alaska. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Northern Exposure episodes of all time are. Fans of Northern Exposure are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List features episodes like "Sleeping With the Enemy" and "The Mommy's Curse." What is the best Northern Exposure episode of all time? Look below and find out, and bask in the nostalgia of the Northern Exposure TV show.
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  • Spring Break
    1
    May 06 1991
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 5
  • Cicely
    2
    May 18 1992
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 23
  • The Big Feast
    3
    Mar 22 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 21
  • 4
    Mar 01 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 18
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 8
  • Burning Down the House
    6
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 14
  • Our Wedding
    7
    May 11 1992
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 22
  • Pilot
    8
    Jul 12 1990
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
  • It Happened in Juneau
    9
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 21
  • The Final Frontier
    10
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 20
  • First Snow
    11
    Dec 13 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 10
  • Midnight Sun
    12
    Oct 05 1992
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: Northern Exposure
  • Up River
    13
    Nov 14 1994
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 8
  • Thanksgiving
    14
    Nov 23 1992
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 8
  • Dinner at Seven-Thirty
    15
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: Northern Exposure
  • The Quest
    16
    Feb 08 1995
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 15
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 24
  • Heal Thyself
    18
    Nov 15 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 8
  • Old Tree
    19
    May 24 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 25
  • My Mother, My Sister
    20
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 18
  • Lovers and Madmen
    21
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 24
  • Three Doctors
    22
    Sep 20 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: Northern Exposure
  • A Cup of Joe
    23
    Nov 22 1993
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Series: Northern Exposure
  • Northern Hospitality
    24
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 16
  • Blood Ties
    25
    May 16 1994
    • Season: Northern Exposure - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 23