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A good-hearted frontiersman poses as a priest to start an orphanage for a group of kids whose homes have been destroyed by an evil mining manager.

  1. Michael Landon


Series Cast

  1. Merlin Olsen as John Michael Murphy

    Merlin Olsen

    John Michael Murphy

    35 Episodes

  2. Moses Gunn as

    Moses Gunn

    35 Episodes

  3. Kellie Martin as Flossie

    Kellie Martin


    35 Episodes

  4. Amanda Peterson as Elizabeth

    Amanda Peterson


    35 Episodes

  5. Timothy Gibbs as

    Timothy Gibbs

    35 Episodes

  6. Lisa Trusel

    35 Episodes

  7. Katherine Cannon as

    Katherine Cannon

    35 Episodes

  8. Byron Thames as

    Byron Thames

    35 Episodes

  9. Ivy Bethune as

    Ivy Bethune

    35 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2

1982 • 13 Episodes

Season 2 of Father Murphy premiered on September 28, 1982.

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(2x13, September 18, 1983) Season Finale

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Father Murphy


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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