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Posts tagged: Northern Exposure

Did you watch this show?

Why? Why not? How long ago do the early 1990s seem to you now? 

“Twin Peaks” vs. “Northern Exposure”

1. Did you watch these shows when they were on TV roughly 20 years ago?

2. Which did you like better?

3. If you were to re-watch them now, which do you imagine would hold up better?

4. Did the Northwest angle (taped here or set here) increase your interest?

20 years ago on “Northern Exposure”

In an episode titled “Cicely,” Joel learns that the town was founded long ago by two free-thinking women and that the place used to be known as the Paris of the North.

(“Cicely” actually first aired on May 18, 1992, but I didn't have room for “this week” in the headline.)

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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