Father Dowling Mysteries

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A Chicago priest teams with a streetwise nun to solve crimes in this lighthearted detective series based on novels by Ralph McInerny. The pilot was a 1987 made-for-TV movie on NBC, which also aired the series' first season. It then moved to ABC for the rest of its run.

Season 3, Episode 14 The Prodigal Son Mystery

First Aired: January 31, 1991

A man is accused of murdering his mistress after confessing his adultery to Dowling---and revealing that he's the son Dowling never knew he had. Tim: John Rubinstein. Malone: Michael McRae. Jimmy C.: Vincent Guastaferro. Little Old Lady: Dona Hardy. Rita: Kate Vernon.

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  • Premiered: January 4, 1990
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A Chicago priest teams with a streetwise nun to solve crimes in this lighthearted detective series based on novels by Ralph McInerny. The pilot was a 1987 made-for-TV movie on NBC, which also aired the series' first season. It then moved to ABC for the res… (more)

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