The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)

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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

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 Geraldine Granger (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
Gary Waldhorn ...
 David Horton (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Hugo Horton (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Jim Trott (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Owen Newitt (25 episodes, 1994-2013)
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 Alice Tinker / ... (24 episodes, 1994-2007)
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 Frank Pickle (22 episodes, 1994-2013)
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The 100-something vicar of the small English village of Dibley has passed on. A new vicar has been requested for a replacement. What they get is Geraldine Granger, a non-traditional, chocolate loving, rock n' roll playing vicar. That is not what gets the citizens of Dibley in a uproar though. It's because she is a woman. Still, that doesn't stop Geraldine from proving her worthiness to the village. After time, the villagers (with the exception of influential David Horton) accept Geraldine as The Vicar of Dibley. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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(Comic Relief Specials) | (Season 1-2) | (Season 3, 1996 Easter Special, 1997 Christmas Special, 2005 New Years Special) | (2004 Christmas Special) | (2006 Christmas Special, 2007 New Years Special - finale)

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Dawn French initially requested to play Alice Tinker, because she felt the vicar wouldn't be funny enough and that she understood Alice's humor. She later requested that the Vicar have some sort of faults - hence her being a bit lonely, a bit vain, and having a massive chocolate obsession. See more »

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[on hearing that Hugo is going out with Alice, David redrafts his will]
David Horton: Ah Hugo, I was just showing the vicar my new will.
Hugo: Come on papa, you're not that angry. It's like the time you tried to convince me you were Father Christmas. I saw through that and I can see through this.
David Horton: Then you see wrong. If you continue to consort with that Tinker twerp, you will no longer be welcome in this house, you will no longer be my son, and as this will attests, you will have *nothing*.
Hugo: [long pause] On the ...
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If you wait until the end of the end credits, the vicar tells a joke. See more »

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Featured in Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) See more »

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Psalm 23
(Vicar of Dibley theme)
by Howard Goodall
Performed by Christ Church Cathedral Choir
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Hilarious
20 October 2005 | by (Colorado, US.) – See all my reviews

'Vicar of Dibley' is one of the funniest shows ever made. It is consistently hilarious. It never fails to make me laugh. Dawn French is priceless as the lady Vicar who arrives in a sleepy, yet crazy town whose occupants are expecting a male Vicar. She wins them all over eventually of course, but spends most of the time dealing with the general insanity of the village on a day-to-day basis. Dawn French, James Fleet and Emma Chambers among many others in the brilliant cast make this show a flawless, classic comedy. If you are a fan of British comedies, you should check this one out for sure. It is one of the absolute best.


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