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"Father Ted" Tentacles of Doom (1996)

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Father Ted: Season 2: Episode 3 -- The island's most popular religious artefact is about to be upgraded to a class-ll relic.  Father Ted must make sure that all the priests are on their best behavior when three new bishops visit the island.


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Graham Linehan (written by) and
Arthur Mathews (written by)
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
22 March 1996 (Season 2, Episode 3)
Craggy Island gets a visit by three bishops who have come to upgrade a local holy relic. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Declan Lowney 
Writing credits
Graham Linehan (written by) and
Arthur Mathews (written by)

Produced by
Mary Bell .... executive producer
Lissa Evans .... producer
Cinematography by
Eugene O'Connor (lighting cameraman)
Casting by
John Hubbard 
Ros Hubbard 
Production Design by
Andrew Howe-Davies (designer)
Art Direction by
Bill Crutcher 
Costume Design by
Caroline Pitcher 
Makeup Department
Christine Cant .... makeup designer
Production Management
Peter Thornton .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Aherne .... first assistant director
Art Department
Cos Egan .... production buyer
Susannah Kaye .... production buyer
Tim Youngman .... props master
Peter Hallam .... property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Brendan Deasy .... sound recordist
Jon Matthews .... sound supervisor
Eddie Quinn .... boom operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Neal Champion .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Clayton .... lighting director (as Chris Clayton)
James McGuire .... best boy
Sean Moon .... vision controller
Chris Owen .... senior cameraman
Tony Swan .... gaffer
Davey Mayes .... generator operator (uncredited)
Lynda Stone .... camera operator (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Mykola Pawluk .... videotape editor
Roz Storey .... vision mixer
Tim Waddell .... videotape editor
Music Department
The Divine Comedy .... composer: title music
Other crew
Eilis Boland .... production assistant
Christine Hagon .... production team
Julia Hancock .... production assistant
Sue Howells .... production team
Michael Jelves .... floor manager
Margaret Molnar .... production team
Mary Motture .... stage manager
Joe Murdiff .... location manager
Geoffrey Perkins .... script advisor
Paula Wilson .... production team

Production Companies

Additional Details

25 min (DVD)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
UK:15 (video rating) (1997)

Did You Know?

Crew or equipment visible: When Father Ted, Father Dougal, and the two bishops are walking down the road, a boom mic is seen dropping into the shot.See more »
Father Dougal McGuire:I don't believe in organized religion.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Aliens (1986)See more »


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