Father Murphy 1981 | TV Show Watchlist

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)

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