Boyfriends and Girlfriends
Dave and Not-Dave Townsfolk
and Not-Dave (Eugene):
from Geoff's Miscellany.
White) works as the cook at The Brick, his quiet presence
a constant in Cicely. Although almost everyone in town enjoys
Dave's cooking, he receives a lot of abuse from Adam, who will
never consider Dave a "cook." He is in the clan of the Bear, cousin
to Marilyn and the clan of the Raven.
in Washington state and is active with his music and video work.
He is a regular at Moosefests.He
had to leave the show due to reoccuring back problems.
The only mention of Dave leaving is in 5.22, Holling says "..plus Eugene, who has taken over for Dave while he is on vacation."
from Geoff's Miscellany.
aka "Not Dave" was hired as the cook at The Brick after
Dave left. The customers at The Brick seemed to like Eugene's
cooking just as much as Dave's. (top)
from Sophia & Joseph
on the My-Cicely
Templeman) first appeared in Cicely at Maurice's request,
a violinist hired to appraise Maurice's Guarneri. Upon discovery
that Maurice was merely buying the violin as an investment and
planned to lock it away in a safe, Cal was driven to insanity.
Though sensitive and brilliant, his obsession with his art eventually
committed him to a state mental institution. (top)
in 5.13, 5.24, 6.13
L. Dunn) is Cicely's shady character, the closest the town
comes to the criminal element. Among other things, he has broken
into Joel's office, made false injury claims to insurance companies,
and fired off guns (though not at anyone). (top)
in other episodes as an extra. He was "Woodsy Man" in
5.16 Northern Hospitality. He was also
one of the many "Mike's" on the show.
Patten) is an old friend of Ruth-Ann and Holling. Previously
employed on Wall Street, he was fired by Charlie Merrill himself,
at which point he returned to Cicely. After trying a stint as
a store clerk, he became a trapper. He lives with Ruth-Anne.
born in 1918 and spent a lifetime on screen and stage, including
Eye Closed (1954) and Secret
Service (1977). In addition, he was in several movies,
Willy (1993) and Blast
(2000) and had several TV guest roles. Patten's Walt became more
of a regular character in 5.15 Hello I Love
You, when he took a trip with Ruth-Anne
to Cantwell. The original script called for Maurice
to take that trip, but in "real life," Barry
Corbin fell off his horse and broke
his leg. Walt was written in, and also became Ruth-Anne's
singer and storyteller, Patten has serenaded past Moosefest
attendees. He released an album in 1997 "Give Away A
Smile," containing standards from the 1930s. 40s, and
50s, as well as his own tunes. He currently lives in a returement
home in Oregon. (top)
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4.17, 4.23, 5.10,
5.12, 5.15, 5.17,
5.20, 5.24, and
most of Season
the Moose ambled his way into our hearts during NoEx's opening
credits. Anne Gordon,
the show's animal handler, found the young moose at Washington
State University, where he was part of a captive herd. Morty was
an orphan from Alaska and had been raised on a bottle.
To do the
opening sequence, the crew fenced off the town of Roslyn, set
him loose, and lured him around with bananas and willow leaves.
According to The Northern Exposure
Book, Morty was paid $5,000 for his work because "he's
the only working moose in the business."
on Jan 6, 1994, possibly of a copper and cobalt deficiency. He
was approximately 5 years old. Moose only live about 6 or 7 years
in captivity, compared to 16 years in the wild. He left behind
many off-spring, including Melody and Matilda, who were born in
the Spring of 1993.