The story of Noah "Hardstep" Rivers, a hard-living Catholic priest at a church in a crime filled neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles.

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 Father Noah 'Hardstep' Rivers (8 episodes, 1985)
Whitman Mayo ...
 One Ball (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Lawyer Sam (8 episodes, 1985)
Natalie Core ...
 Sister Maggie (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Sister Indigo (8 episodes, 1985)
Isabel Grandin ...
 Sister Angel Cakes (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Stump (8 episodes, 1985)
Rhonda Dotson ...
 Sister Daisy (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Crazy Horse (8 episodes, 1985)
Eddie Quillan ...
 Poco Loco / ... (8 episodes, 1985)
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The story of Noah "Hardstep" Rivers, a hard-living Catholic priest at a church in a crime filled neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles.

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Robert Blake fought to get the pilot made and on the air even though it was to run against "Dynasty," the Number One show on television during the 1984-85 season. When the TV-movie pilot did better than any NBC show had done against "Dynasty" (by a wide margin), Blake then asked NBC to immediately take the show to series even though it was still two months before NBC was to announce their schedule. He also balked at a six-episode order (too few to get "Dynasty" "under control", he claimed) and demanded 12 shows, later getting four more when initial ratings weren't too bad. He was able to deliver by putting the show into production earlier than most rookie series could. See more »

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Very Good
12 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have only very fond memories of this too short lived clever and well done TV series. It came on after Highway To Heaven and was in my opinion the better show. Bobby Blake was great. I loved the cast and the stories. And I just loved the theme song sung by Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy had also sung the theme to Bobby's other series Berreta. And the 2 themes did sound very similar. I was trying to find the Hell Town lyrics when I found the IMDb listing.

HT should have been helped to continue. It was a 'hell' of a good TV series. It had heart and soul..

I so would like to see this series get put out on DVD. I would buy it.


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