Father Murphy

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • None

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' Murphy ran an orphanage called Gold Hill School with the help of local teacher Mae. The two eventually (more…)

Season 1, Episode 12 Eighty-eight Keys to Happiness

First Aired: January 19, 1982

With Murphy and Mae away, the children acquire a piano in exchange for the use of the school as a casino. Moses: Moses Gunn. Rodman: Charles Tyner. Toby: Don Knight. Will: Timothy Gibbs. Lizette: Lisa Trusel.

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  • Premiered: November 3, 1981
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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)

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