Father Ted: Season 2, Episode 5

A Song for Europe (5 Apr. 1996)

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Father Ted and Dougal enter their song, "My Lovely Horse", into the Euro Song 96 contest.


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Father Ted and Dougal enter their song, "My Lovely Horse", into the Euro Song 96 contest.

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Steve Coogan was originally going to play Fred Rickwood but couldn't make it to the filming of the episode so he was replaced with Jon Kenny. See more »


Ted's chest hair is still dry when they are in the swimming pool. See more »


Father Dougal McGuire: I've got Eurosong Fever, Ted. Oh god, yeah. I love the Eurosong competution, I just can't wait! What time is it?
Father Ted Crilly: Half past one.
Father Dougal McGuire: Half-one! And the competitions on in...?
Father Ted Crilly: May.
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Crazy Credits

The copyright year at the end is misprinted as MXMXCVI instead of MCMXCVI for the first six episodes of the second season. See more »


Spoofs The Eurovision Song Contest (1995) See more »


My Lovely Horse
Written by Neil Hannon
Performed by Ardal O'Hanlon and Dermot Morgan
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