After seeing an ad for a midwife, a recently widowed big-city nurse moves to the redwood forests of northern California, where she meets an intriguing man.
Mel and Jack finally receive the results they've been waiting on. Lizzie organizes a send-off for Ricky before speaking to Denny about his secret.
Mel tracks down Brady to find out more about Spencer. Hope answers Doc's question. Preacher makes a life-changing decision.
Jack makes a momentous decision as Mel grapples with how to share surprising news. Doc is plagued with concern. Preacher meets with Paige's friend.
Heartbroken, Mel heads to LA to support Joey at her divorce hearing. More of Jack's memories return. Lily asks her friends to care for her children.
Mel searches desperately for Jack, who has stumbled upon disturbing news. Jamie makes Preacher an enticing job offer. Hope questions Doc's loyalty.
Mel seeks medical care, with a nervous Jack by her side. Hope's confusion puts Doc in a tough position. A new doctor joins the practice.
Charmaine asks Jack for support at the baby shower. Mel has a tough conversation with Cassandra. Preacher worries about Christopher after their call.
Despite Mel's efforts, Charmaine's stay at Hope's house gets off to a rocky start. A situation involving Paige's past intensifies unexpectedly.
Jack and Mel argue about their relationship and their future while competing in the Lumberjack Games. Brie opens up about her painful breakup.
The town says goodbye to a dear friend. Brie suffers a loss of her own. Mel and Jack discuss what should happen with their relationship.
Vernon and Hope argue about seeking in-home care, Mel confronts Cameron about his odd behavior, and Jack gets his glamping Airstream up and running.
Mel grapples with how to honor Mark ahead of the anniversary of his death. Jack's stress leads him to bad decisions. Hope apologizes with pie.
Mel deals with the aftermath of Jack's disappearance while also getting troubling news from Stacie. Mike and Brie continue their search for Calvin.
Jack's war memories haunt him when he reunites with his Marine friends. Mel struggles to handle conflict with her sister-in-law.
Mel is taken aback by Doc's news after they interview a new doctor. To Jack's chagrin, Todd makes a bold request. Lily makes a difficult revelation.
Doc and Mel help Christopher and Preacher with a medical emergency. After an angry confrontation, Jack focuses his energy on a romantic gesture.
The Renaissance Fair kicks off. Mel worries about Jack after a familiar face triggers painful memories. Denny watches Lizzie and Ricky perform.
Mel plans a surprise for Joey but is distracted by her concern for Jack. Lizzie struggles with telling Doc what she saw in Denny's drawer.