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 married...read more

Season 1, Episode 13 Knights of the White Camelia

First Aired: February 2, 1982

A racist group issues an ultimatum to Moses (Moses Gunn); a 16-year-old Confederate Army veteran joins the community. Jeff: Randy Morton. Murphy: Merlin Olsen. Marshall: Roger Torrey. Will: Timothy Gibbs.

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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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