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.

Episode: 4.8

Title: Thanksgiving

Written by: David Assael

Directed by: Michael Fresco

Aired: November 23, 1992

Log line: Cicely readies itself for the annual Day of the Dead parade and Thanksgiving Day feast; Joel discovers he owes the state of Alaska a fifth year of service.

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Direct download: 4-8_Thanksgiving.mp3
Category:Season Four -- posted at: 12:22am PST

Episode: 4.7

Title: The Bad Seed

Written by: Mitchell Burgess

Directed by: Randall Miller

Aired: November 16, 1992

Log line: Everyone is shocked when Holling's unknown illegitimate daughter arrives in town - especially Holling who believed he was sterile. Maggie assists Marilyn in her search for her dream house. Ed is excited about his annual visit from Princess, a crane he took under his wing when she was abandoned as a baby.

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Direct download: 4-7_the_bad_seed.mp3
Category:Season Four -- posted at: 10:55pm PST

Episode: 4.6

Title: On Your Own

Written by: Sy Rosen and Christian Williams

Directed by: Joan Tewskbury

Aired: November 9, 1992

Log line: The Flying Man returns to Cicely to woo Marilyn; Ed finds a ring that once belonged to Federico Fellini; Maurice has Mike rewrite his will to include his recently discovered Korean son, Duk Won.

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Direct download: 4-6_On_your_own.mp3
Category:Season Four -- posted at: 10:08pm PST

Episode: 4.5

Title: Blowing Bubbles

Written by: Mark Perry

Directed by: Rob Thompson

Aired: November 2, 1992

Log line: A mysterious new resident quarantines himself in Cicely, arousing Maggie's interest and Joel's disbelief. Ruth-Anne must also cope with a new addition to the community - her materialistic son, Matthew, who gives up his career as an investment banker in Atlanta in search of a simpler life.

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Direct download: 4-5_blowing_bubbles.mp3
Category:Season Four -- posted at: 11:01pm PST


Episode: 4.4

Title: Heroes

Written by: Jeffrey Vlaming

Directed by: Chuck Braverman

Aired: October 19, 1992

Log line: Chris must decide what to do with his deceased friend’s remains. A heavy-metal rock star mistakenly arrives in Cicely instead of Sicily.

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Direct download: 4-4_heroes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm PST