Tag: Northern Exposure

The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.
—Mitchell Burgess, Northern Exposure, Thanksgiving, 1992

If winter is slumber, and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It’s a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it’s time to reflect on what’s come before. —Mitchell Burgess, Northern Exposure, Thanksgiving, 1992

I’m not judging people, I’m judging their actions. It’s the same type of distinction that I try to apply to myself, to judge, but not be judgmental.
—Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Crime and Punishment, 1992

Women have more to offer this world than just a fallopian tube. Nothing is going to change until you quit looking at us as just sperm receptacles. —Barbara Hall, Northern Exposure, Baby Blues, 1994

I always admired atheists. I think it takes a lot of faith. —Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Seoul Mates, 1991

There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us groveling in it. —Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992

I used to think of all the billions of people in the world, and of all those people, how was I going to meet the right ones? The right ones to be my friends, the right one to be my husband. Now I just believe you meet the people you’re supposed to meet. —Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, The Quest, 1995

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