Father Murphy: Season 1, Episode 13

The Parable of Amanda (9 Feb. 1982)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Family | Western
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A woman (Amanda) involved with bank extortion, is in a stage coach accident along with a number of other people, including a nun who was on her way to Gold Hill. All of the people on the ... See full summary »

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Lisa Trusel ...
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Kirk Brennan ...
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Kristina Callahan ...
Sister Therese
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Amanda Singer
Charles Cooper ...
Sheriff
Ed Hooks ...
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Elizabeth Hoy ...
Helen
Maggie Pelletier ...
Eileen
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A woman (Amanda) involved with bank extortion, is in a stage coach accident along with a number of other people, including a nun who was on her way to Gold Hill. All of the people on the stage perish but Amanda. Amanda decides to switch clothes with the nun, and continues on to Gold Hill. Nervous at first, she is moved by the love of the kids and changes her ways. But trouble brews when her accomplice recognizes her in town, then the sheriff recognizes her picture. She rushes back to run away, but finds Murphy at the bottom of the well, asphyxiated from deadly gas. She has a choice: run and get away, or help Murphy out of the well and get caught. Written by dtwiddo@yahoo

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Stage coach accident: When the stage starts to overturn, there is no driver, and on the first rotation the luggage comes off the top. At the bottom of the hill, the male passenger gets kicked out right before it stops rolling. At this point you see the stage on its side, nothing up the hill beyond the wheels. When Amanda looks up out of the stage for the first time, there is a debris field, including luggage and a body. The body must be the driver, as the other male passenger was thrown forward and is in front of the stage. Most of the luggage and the driver would have been at the very top of the hill at the location of the first rotation of the stage. See more »

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