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 6 By the Bear That Bit Me

First Aired: December 1, 1981

Ephram has a crush on a girl (Shannen Doherty) who has eyes only for Will. First of two parts. Ephram: Scott Mellini. Will: Timothy Gibbs. Murphy: Merlin Olsen. Eli McQuade: Jack Elam. Mae: Katherine Cannon.

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Season 1, Episode 5

November 24, 1981

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Season 1, Episode 7

December 8, 1981

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