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

In the premiere podcast episode of The Alaskan Riviera, we discuss the first episode of Northern Exposure.

Episode: 1.1

Title: "The Pilot"

Written by: Joshua Brand and John Falsey

Directed by: Joshua Brand

Date Aired: July 12, 1990

Plot Summary:  Joel Fleischman, a doctor from New York, arrives in Alaska to fulfill his medical school financial obligation by working as a doctor in Anchorage, Alaska, for four years. However, upon arrival, he is quickly sent to the small town of Cicely, on the 'Alaskan Riviera'.

Direct download: 1_1_The_Pilot.mp3
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The Alaskan Riviera: A Northern Exposure Podcast

Hello folks, and welcome to the Alaskan Riveria. In this podcast, we will be discussing each episode of one of our favourite shows, Northern Exposure, which ran from 1990-1995 on CBS. 

We hope you join us on this journey; you'll see beautiful vistas, experience the eccentricities of small town Alaska, and meet fascinating locals you're sure to remember in the rest of your days.

Pull up a chair at The Brick, order a moose burger, sit back, and relax.

Your hosts are On and Shane, two Canadians from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

If you would like to share your thoughts or ideas about the podcast, email us at alaskanriviera(at) 


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