Father Ted: Season 1, Episode 2

Entertaining Father Stone (28 Apr. 1995)

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The always at a loss for words, Father Stone, visits Craggy Island and over stays his welcome.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Dermot Morgan ...
Frank Kelly ...
Michael Redmond ...
Father Paul Stone
Arthur Mathews ...
Father Billy Kerrigan
David Carey ...
Patrick Drury ...
Kate Binchy ...
Mrs Stone
James Berwick ...
Mr Stone
Joane Hall ...
Granny Stone


To the priests' horror the boring, monosyllabic Father Stone comes to stay and innocently defies all attempts to get rid of him. In desperation Ted and Dougal head for the golf course during a thunder storm but are followed by Father Stone, who gets struck by lightning. Recovering in hospital Stone seems to have changed, becoming chatty and animated and hailing Ted as the hero who saved him. A guilty Ted declares that Stone can continue to stay, which he does - whilst reverting back to his original boring self. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Last screen appearance of James Berwick. See more »


Father Dougal McGuire: Did you ever see that film, Ted, where your man has his head transplanted onto a fly, and the fly's head was transplanted onto the man?
Father Ted Crilly: Oh, yes... what was it called...?
Father Dougal McGuire: Out Of Africa, I think. Anyway, your man has the head of the fly and he's chasing his wife all over the place and she's hiding the jam and everything so he won't get stuck in it...
Father Ted Crilly: I'll have to stop you there, Dougal.
Father Dougal McGuire: Yes, Ted?
Father Ted Crilly: No reason. I just have to stop you.
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References The Fly (1958) See more »

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