Father Ted: Season 3, Episode 4

The Mainland (3 Apr. 1998)

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On a visit to the mainland, Mrs. Doyle and Father Jack get arrested while Ted and Dougal get lost in a cave.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Morgan ...
Frank Kelly ...
Doreen Keogh ...
Mary Ann O'Donoghue ...
John Henderson ...
Tour Guide
Stephen Gallagher ...
Tom Farrelly ...
Yvonne Shanley ...
Sharon Carroll ...
Richard Buss ...
AA Chairman
Conor Lovett ...


On a trip to the mainland to collect £200 winnings Ted gets punched by actor Richard Wilson and visits local caves with Dougal, where they encounter Father Noel Furlong, whose screeching contest causes a rockfall from which Dougal and Ted manage to escape. Meanwhile Jack, minus his new glasses, causes trouble at an AA meeting and Mrs Doyle gets into a fight with her friend Mrs Dineen over who should pay for their tea. With all three arrested Ted has to part with his £200 to set them free but worse is to come for Richard Wilson when he finds himself outside Ted's house on Craggy island. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The songs Father Noel sings are "Bohemian Rhapsody" and, while trapped under the rocks in the caves, "Fat Bottom Girls", both by Queen. See more »


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