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Michael Landon created this warm family drama about an 1870s frontiersman who poses as a priest to care for a group of orphans whose parents were killed when their mining town was destroyed. To keep the children from ending up in a workhouse, `Father' Murp (more…)

Premiered: November 3, 1981

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Season 1, Episode 2 Pilot Episode

First Aired: November 3, 1981

In the conclusion of the series pilot, Murphy and Moses (Merlin Olsen, Moses Gunn) establish a school for orphans, and Murphy confronts Garrett about mining claims. Garrett: Burr DeBenning. Tuttle: Ivy Bethune. Mae: Katherine Cannon. Will: Timothy Gibbs.

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Season 1, Episode 1

November 3, 1981

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Season 1, Episode 3

November 10, 1981

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