Hell Town

Hell Town

1985, Drama
A tough priest brings hope to an East Los Angeles parish.

Episode Guide

  • Hell Town - Hell Town Goes Bananas (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Hell Town Goes Bananas

    Hardstep deals with an escaped convict seeking his dying mother and with budget-cutters who want to drain the local pool.

  • Hell Town - Hell Town Goes Bananas (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Hell Town Goes Bananas

    Father Hardstep (Robert Blake) pursues winos who stole the $4,000 a bag lady (Jeanette Nolan) had saved for a church window.

  • Hell Town - Straight to Hell/Indigo's Sister (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Straight to Hell/Indigo's Sister

    Sister Indigo unknowingly endangers her life when she tries to save her drug-addicted prostitute sister; guest Clarence Williams III.

  • Hell Town - One Ball (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    One Ball

    Former pool hustler One Ball makes a deal with a ruthless gambler in an effort to raise money for a boy who needs a heart transplant.

  • Hell Town - The Last Kiss (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Last Kiss

    Father Hardstep questions his calling when he becomes attracted to a woman helping illegal aliens hide from immigration authorities.

  • Hell Town - The Ratman Cometh (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Ratman Cometh

    Father Hardstep steps in when corporate harassment of apartment tenants endangers the well-being of a girl trying to begin a new life.

  • Hell Town - Beverly Hills Marries Hell Town (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Beverly Hills Marries Hell Town

    Two fathers-in-law endanger the marriage of a former Hell Town resident (Lycia Naff) and a man (J. Warren Davis) from Beverly Hills.

  • Hell Town - My Girlfriend Annie (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    My Girlfriend Annie

    Gnawing suspicions prompt Father Hardstep to take a trip to the remote desert town where a former girlfriend mysteriously disappeared.

  • Hell Town - Love and Four Corners (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Love and Four Corners

    Father Hardstep is forced to act as the chief negotiator in the matrimonial disputes created by the lure of a neighborhood tavern.

  • Hell Town - The One Called Daisy (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The One Called Daisy

    Father Hardstep and a psychologist (Cassie Yates) clash over whether Sister Daisy should abort a pregnancy that resulted from rape.

  • Hell Town - Lords of War (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Lords of War

    Two lovers who dare to ignore the territorial rules of rival gangs force Father Hardstep into the midst of a violent street battle.

  • Hell Town - Stumpy Boy (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Stumpy Boy

    A handicapped resident of St. Dominic faces assault charges after police misinterpret his rescue of a beating victim for an attack.

  • Hell Town - I Will Abide (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    I Will Abide

    Father Hardstep tries to persuade the police not to arrest a woman who used buckshot to protect her daughter from a persuasive pimp.

  • Hell Town - Father Love (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Father Love

    Elderly con man Fast Louie (John McLiam) tells the waifs at St. Dominic's that he is Father Hardstep's true parent; guest Pepe Serna.

  • Hell Town - The People vs. Willie the Goat (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The People vs. Willie the Goat

    Lawyer Sam (Jeff Corey) battles for custody of St. Dominic's mascot goat, Willie, which inspired an abandoned child to reach out.

  • Hell Town - Let My Jennie Go (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Let My Jennie Go

    Father Noah "Hardstep" Rivers and One Ball try to save one of St. Dominic's former charges (Doran Clark) from a life of prostitution.