Being Human: Season 3, Episode 6

Daddy Ghoul (27 Feb. 2011)

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George reads of the death of his father,whom he has not seen since being bitten by Tully,and goes to observe the funeral from a distance. However he learns that George,senior, only faked ... See full summary »



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Episode complete credited cast:
Nina (as Sinéad Keenan)
George Senior
Nancy Reid
Justin Salinger ...


George reads of the death of his father,whom he has not seen since being bitten by Tully,and goes to observe the funeral from a distance. However he learns that George,senior, only faked his death,having moved out of the house to live in a trailer after his wife Ruth,devastated to think that her son was dead,left him for young George's bullying gym teacher. The two Georges go to visit Ruth and the parents are reconciled but find it hard to accept that their son is a lycanthrope. D.C. Nancy Reid visits the house after Nina's phone call. Annie finds it hard to believe that Mitchell would be involved in a massacre and Mitchell burns his scrapbook,unaware that Herrick has already shown it to Nancy. Written by don @ minifie-1

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When Annie punches George on the shoulder after he reads his dad's obit, her ring is on her index finger; when she goes to see Mitchell upstairs it is on her middle finger. See more »

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George meets his late father
27 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When George learns that his father has died he decides that he must attend the funeral even though he hasn't seen his family since he became a werewolf three years before. To avoid meeting his mother he watches the procedure from afar and is a little surprise to find that his father is watching too! George explains to him that he is a ghost and that he is probably hasn't passed on because he has unfinished business in this world. While George is dealing with his father Mitchell receives a visit from a policewoman who is investigating the Box Tunnel murders; he isn't a suspect but has received a tip of suggesting he knows something about the killings.

This was another gripping episode of what is possibly the best series to originate on BBC3; the story with George and his father was both touching and at times laugh out loud funny. The story involving Mitchell and the policewoman provided a good counter balance in that it was much darker and more than once it looked as if violence could erupt at any minute. As usual the four regular cast members put in good performances and James Fleet made a nice guest appearance as George's father. With only two episodes remaining in the current series things are shaping up nicely for a thrilling conclusion.

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