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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 3 Summary

The award-winning comedy series, written by Graham Linehan, about three priests exiled on Craggy Island.

  • Episode 1 - Are You Right There Father Ted?

    A perfect square of dirt on the window and an ill-conceived and unfortunately-timed impression lead to rumours that Ted is a bit of a racist

  • Episode 2 - Chirpy Burpy Cheap Sheep

    Ted bets the annual heating allowance on Chris the sheep to win the island's annual sheep trials

  • Episode 3 - Speed 3

    When Ted gets Pat Mustard, Craggy Island's randy milkman, sacked, Dougal takes over the round. But Pat plants a bomb on the milk float to get his revenge. Can Ted save Dougal?

  • Episode 4 - The Mainland

    A trip to the mainland always leads to trouble, and Ted is deeply nervous at the prospect. But what will go wrong this time?

  • Episode 5 - Escape from Victory

    It's the annual All-Priests Over 75s Five-a-Side Football Challenge Match against Rugged Island and Ted realises that Father Dick Byrne will stop at nothing to win

  • Episode 6 - Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse

    After losing a bet to Dick Byrne, Ted has to kick Bishop Brennan up the arse, just when the Bishop's about to visit Craggy Island to see an image that miraculously appeared on Ted's skirting board...

  • Episode 7 - Night of the Nearly Dead

    Singing sensation Eoin McLove, at Number One for 27 weeks with My Lovely Mayo Mammy, secretly visits Mrs Doyle for tea after she wins a poetry competition

  • Episode 8 - Going to America

    Ted accepts a job offer in America, with his very own parish in Beverly Hills. But with his ambition about to be realised, Ted's only problem is how to tell the others.

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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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

More4 7.55pm Sat 29 Nov