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…)

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Season 1, Episode 14 The Parable of Amanda

First Aired: February 9, 1982

A swindler's accomplice (Juanin Clay) assumes the identity of a nun assigned to inspect the Gold Hill School. Murphy: Merlin Olsen. Warren Collier: Randolph Powell. Helen: Elizabeth Hoy. Moses: Moses Gunn.

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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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