Father Ted

Escape from Victory - S3-E5

Question: Why was Father Ted wearing fake hands at the over 75 football game? Why not just use his own hands?

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Answer: Ted was using his real hands to control Father Jack's wheelchair using a remote control - the fake arms were so no-one would see him cheating.

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Think Fast, Father Ted - S2-E2

Question: What's the song that the dancing priest Father Finnigan is dancing to when Ted asks to borrow his car?

Answer: It's from 1960 and called Beatnik Fly and is played by Johnny & The Hurricanes.

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Tentacles of Doom - S2-E3

Question: In this episode, the actor who plays the priest who turns into a hippy seems to drop his accent occasionally, for instance when he says "Blind faith, that's all we have to go on", his accent sounds more London-ish when he says "go on". Is this normal for an Irish accent or what?

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Chosen answer: It's characteristic of someone putting on a fake Irish accent.

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Are You Right There, Father Ted? - S3-E1

Question: When Father Darren walks into the room, what was Father Ted asking him? The only thing I could make out was "What time are we..."

Answer: He asks what time they're going to the horse racing.

Cigarettes and Alcohol and Rollerblading - S2-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Ted and Dougal look into the window of Dick Byrne's house, the rope pulling Father Cyril's skateboard is visible. (00:21:50)

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Tentacles of Doom - S2-E3

Bishop Facks: So, Father. Do you ever have any doubts about the religious life? Is your faith ever tested? Anything you would be worried about? Any doubts you've been having about any aspects of belief? Anything like that?
Father Dougal: Well, you know the way God made us all, right? And he's looking down at us from heaven and everything?
Bishop Facks: Uh-huh.
Father Dougal: And then his son came down and saved everyone and all that?
Bishop Facks: Yes.
Father Dougal: And when we die we're all going to go to heaven?
Bishop Facks: Yes. What about it?
Father Dougal: Well, that's the bit I have trouble with.

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Trivia: As a form of tribute to this wonderful comedy, the island of Inis Mor has just hosted the second "Tedfest". I was there along with thousands of fellow Father Ted fans. A fitting way to celebrate a great comic.

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