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One small island off the west coast of Ireland. Three priests. One housekeeper. A bunch of nuns - and the most consistently awful weather on the planet. Welcome to the world of Father Ted!

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One small island off the west coast of Ireland. Three priests. One housekeeper. A bunch of nuns - and the most consistently awful weather on the planet. Welcome to the world of Father Ted!

Series 1 Summary

Sitcom about three rather strange priests living on the remote Craggy Island.

  • Episode 1 - Good Luck, Father Ted

    Fame beckons for Ted when Terry MacNamee phones up to interview him for 'The Television'. Unfortunately, the filming at the local beauty spot coincides with the arrival of Funland on Craggy Island.

  • Episode 2 - Entertaining Father Stone

    Life's always dull on Craggy Island, but it gets even duller when Father Paul Stone visits. Six years he's been coming to holiday with Ted, and the protracted silences have taken their toll...

  • Episode 3 - The Passion of St Tibulus

    After a night gossiping with Father Hernandez over the longest game of Cluedo in history, Ted and Dougal are bullied into being moral crusaders by Bishop Brennan, with disastrous results

  • Episode 4 - Competition Time

    It's the All Priests Look-A-Like competition and Ted is determined that this year he will defeat his fellow priests from Rugged Island

  • Episode 5 - And God Created Woman

    Novelist Polly Clarke, author of the steamy 'Bejewelled with Kisses', comes to stay on the island, and Ted thinks she's fallen for him

  • Episode 6 - Grant Unto Him Eternal Rest

    Sister Mulligan's visit to Craggy Island ends dramatically when Father Jack drinks a bottle of polish and dies. Ted and Dougal's grief's tempered by the fact that he's left them half a million pounds.

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    Episode 7 - A Christmassy Ted

    Ted's looking forward to a nice, quiet Christmas - with no unfortunate or unsavoury incidents. Now what are the chances?

Father Ted synopsis

One small island off the west coast of Ireland. Three priests. One housekeeper. A bunch of nuns - and the most consistently awful weather on the planet. Welcome to the world of Father Ted!

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4 Series, 25 Episodes

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