Father Murphy

  • 1981
  • 2 Seasons

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 18 The Dream Day

First Aired: March 14, 1982

Matt and David fear separation when the orphanage holds an open house for prospective parents. Matt: Byron Thames. David: Kirk Brennan. Chris: Neil Billingsley. Beatrice: Tina Yothers. Arnie: Matt Freeman.

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