Father Murphy 1981 | TV Show

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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 4 Establish Thou the Work of Our Hands

First Aired: November 17, 1981

A black teenager's hostility moves Murphy (Merlin Olsen) to challenge the youth to a manly test. Lijah: Mykel T. Williamson. Moses: Moses Gunn. Mae: Katherine Cannon. Will: Timothy Gibbs.

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Eggs, Milk and a Dry Bed

Season 1, Episode 3

November 10, 1981

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A Horse From Heaven

Season 1, Episode 5

November 24, 1981

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