Season 2, Episode 3 Stopover in a One-Horse Town
First Aired: October 26, 1982
Samuel Clemens (Christopher Stone) arrives in town to start a newspaper; Garrett hires a gunslinger to buy up new gold claims. Redstone: Bill McKinney. Mrs. Douglas: Mitzi Hoag. Garrett: Burr DeBenning. Marshal Robinson: Cal Bartlett. Murphy: Merlin Olsen.
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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)