The Alaskan Riviera is a Northern Exposure podcast by Shane and On. Each show discusses an episode of the American television show which ran from 1990-1995 on CBS.

Episode: 6.23

Title: Tranquility Base

Written by: Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, and Jeff Melvoin

Directed by: Michael Fresco

Aired: July 26, 1995

Log line: The new lodge at Tranquility Base opens and Maurice is confronted with a decision about his new "life partner," Chris realizes how much he misses Maggie at the festivities, and Michelle decides to make up her own mind for a change. 

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Direct download: 6-23_tranquility_base.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 7:57pm PST
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Episode: 6.22

Title: Let's Dance 

Written by: Sam Egan

Directed by: Michael Vittes

Aired: July 19, 1995

Log line: Manners make the man when Phil unwittingly offends a Tlingit elder, and Chris joins Marilyn’s cotillion class in order to deal with his two left feet. 

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Direct download: 6-22-lets-dance.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 8:06pm PST
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Episode: 6.21

Title: Ursa Minor

Written by: 

Directed by: Sam Egan

Aired: July 12, 1995

Log line: Ed adopts an orphan bear then can't get rid of him; Chris cheats on Maggie inside his lucid dreams; Michelle takes up waitressing at The Brick and Maurice seeks to increase Cicely's population.

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Direct download: 6-21-ursa-minor.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 9:41pm PST
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Episode: 6.20

Title: Buss Stop 

Written by: Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess

Directed by: Daniel Attias 

Aired: April 24, 1995

Log line: Everyone wants to take centre stage when Michelle organizes a production of Bus Stop, but as opening night approaches, stage fright brings much of the cast to a standstill. 

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Direct download: 6-20-buss-stop.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 8:08pm PST
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Episode: 6.19

Title: Balls 

Written by: Jeff Melvoin

Directed by: Scott Paulin 

Aired: June 4, 1995

Log line: A doubles bowling tournament brings out the best and worst in everyone as Phil and Michelle strike out, Chris finds Maggie the perfect partner, and Ed and Heather's future plans keep colliding. 

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Direct download: 6-19_Balls.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 5:41pm PST
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Episode: 6.18

Title: Little Italy

Written by: Stephen Cragg 

Directed by: Jeff Melvoin

Aired: March 15, 1995

Log line: Everyone's behaving badly when Phil gets in the middle of an Italian family feud, Ruth-Anne looks for another "quirky" resident tale for her radio show, and Holling punches a moose head in the middle of the bar. 

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Direct download: 6-18_Little_Italy.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 8:24pm PST
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Episode: 6.17

Title: The Graduate

Written by: Sam Egan

Directed by: James Hayman

Aired: March 8, 1995

Log line: There are some important lessons to be learned when Maggie takes over ownership of the movie theatre, Chris takes his oral exams for his master's degree, and Holling comes face-to-face with the child he's supported financially for years. 

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Direct download: 6-17_The_Graduate.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 7:50pm PST
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Episode: 6.16

Title: Lucky People 

Written by: Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

Directed by: Janet Greek 

Aired: February 15, 1995

Log line: Change takes its toll when Michelle and Phil realize they've just invested all their money in a place they hate, Maurice tries to buy his way into a family, and Maggie and Chris make an unexpected connection over a run-down Model T. 

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Direct download: 6-16_Lucky_People.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 7:59pm PST
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Episode: 6.15

Title: The Quest

Written by: Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

Directed by: Michael Vittes

Aired: February 8, 1995

Log line: Fable and folly become one when Joel and Maggie search for the mythical Jeweled City of the North, leaving behind a resentful Chris.  

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Direct download: 6-15_The-Quest.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 9:02pm PST
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Episode: 6.14

Title: The Mommy's Curse

Written by: Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess

Directed by: Michael Lange

Aired: February 1, 1995

Log line: Maggie is convinced she's inherited the dead-boyfriend curse from her mother when her mother's new beau passes away peacefully during a pool game. 

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Direct download: 6-14-the-mommys-curse.mp3
Category:Season Six -- posted at: 9:22pm PST
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