TV Series | TV-14 | | Comedy
Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!
It is a common misconception that the show was originally pitched to Radio Telefís Éireann (RTE - the Irish National Broadcaster), and executives passed chiefly because it seemed too similar to an unsuccessful show produced by RTE called Leave It to Mrs. O'Brien (1985) starring ... ...
No, Dougal, this is too confusing, you'll have to pick a new name.
Father Dougal: Ah, could we not call Jack something else?
Father Ted: Oh, great, what'll we call him? Flipper! Flipper the Priest!
Father Jack Hackett: Yes?
Some of the bunnies in "The Plague" are motionless stuffed bunnies.
The sixth episode of the second season begins with the usual credits, but instead of Father Ted, the title reads: Father Ben. It then cuts to Dougal sitting in front of the TV, watching Father Ben. Ted comes in and makes fun of the character of Father Ben, saying he has no self-awareness at all. It then cuts to the normal credits.
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