Father Murphy: Season 1, Episode 17

The Dream Day (14 Mar. 1982)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Family | Western
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As potential adoptive parents visit, orphans must deal such emotions as angst, disappointments and/or joy.

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This whole episode looks at what orphans would go through as potential parents visit the orphanage to look for a child. And of course different children handle the situation differently. Matt, an extrovert, easily have parents fall in love with him. His brother David, an introvert, practically gives up before trying. In this episode David and Matt deal with the situation of Matt getting an offer to be adopted, but must leave David. Another orphan, Chris, has never known his parents, has had the experience of parents not wanting him because he cannot answer questions about his past. So he decides to invent a history in order to get parents. Written by dtwiddo@yahoo

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Trivia

At the start of the cookie and lemonade scene, as Mae is walking up the stairs, Murphy quietly and barely audible, asks "Can mine (the dog) have a cookie?" From everyone's reaction, it is clear this was unscripted. See more »

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After the other boys are done in front of the mirror combing their hair (using the same comb), Chris comes up and talks to the mirror. But he never combs his hair. He then leaves, and the next scene you see him coming in for breakfast. At the end of breakfast, they show a closeup of Chris, and now his hair is combed. See more »

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