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 21 The First Miracle

First Aired: April 4, 1982

Father Parker's efforts to find a church site are thwarted; a troubled teenager develops a crush on Murphy. First of two parts. Merlin Olsen. Garrett: Burr DeBenning. Father Parker: Richard Bergman. Emma: Donna Wilkes.

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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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