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 8 False Blessings

First Aired: December 15, 1981

The need for state aid may force the school to sever ties with the Church---and "Father" Murphy (Merlin Olsen). Rodman: Charles Tyner. Mae: Katherine Cannon. Simpson: Graham Jarvis. Will: Timothy Gibbs.

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