In this Christmas special from 1996, Ted manages to avert a major catastrophe when he, Dougal and a group of other priests become lost in the lingerie section of a clothes store. Managing to get them out of the store and averting another scandal in the catholic church. Ted is awarded a Golden Cleric. Ted is undoubtedly pleased but things take an unexpected turn when a priest called Father Todd Unctious turns up who claims to be an old friend of Teds. Although Ted can't for the life of him remember who he is. Written by
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This episode marks the final appearance of Father Larry Duff (Tony Guilfoyle
) on the series. See more
There is a visit to a department store which boasts (we're told) the largest lingerie department in Ireland. However, the establishing shot of the store is of Oxford Street in London. It even features a bus stop with the easily recognisable London Transport logo. The interior of the shop however is indeed a lingerie section in Dunnes Stores, an Irish shopping chain. See more
[about the Advent calendar
God, Ted, I can't wait to find out what's behind tomorrow's one. I-I bet it's a donkey or somethin'.
Father Ted Crilly
Oh right so you've eh changed from your initial prediction. What was it again, Rudd Gullit sitting on a shed, was it?
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Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Performed by a Group of Priests See more