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The Vicar of Dibley 

A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dawn French ...  Geraldine Granger / ... 26 episodes, 1994-2015
James Fleet ...  Hugo Horton 26 episodes, 1994-2015
Trevor Peacock ...  Jim Trott 26 episodes, 1994-2015
Gary Waldhorn ...  David Horton 25 episodes, 1994-2013
Roger Lloyd Pack ...  Owen Newitt 25 episodes, 1994-2013
Emma Chambers ...  Alice Tinker / ... 24 episodes, 1994-2007
John Bluthal ...  Frank Pickle 23 episodes, 1994-2013
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Storyline

The 100-something vicar of the small English village of Dibley has passed on. A new vicar has been requested for a replacement. What they get is Geraldine Granger, a non-traditional, chocolate loving, rock n' roll playing vicar. That is not what gets the citizens of Dibley in a uproar though. It's because she is a woman. Still, that doesn't stop Geraldine from proving her worthiness to the village. After time, the villagers (with the exception of influential David Horton) accept Geraldine as The Vicar of Dibley. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Latin | Hebrew

Release Date:

10 November 1994 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(Comic Relief Specials) | (Season 1-2) | (Season 3, 1996 Easter Special, 1997 Christmas Special, 2005 New Years Special) | (2004 Christmas Special) | (2006 Christmas Special, 2007 New Years Special - finale)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

James Fleet (Hugo Horton) and Emma Chambers (Alice Tinker) share the same birthday in real life - March 11. See more »

Quotes

Owen Newitt: I am not a lunatic. I have the psychiatric report to prove it. A slender majority of the panel decided in my favour.
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Crazy Credits

End credits always begin with 'Bless you for watching'. See more »

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Referenced in Fresh Meat: Episode #3.6 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Psalm 23
(Vicar of Dibley theme)
by Howard Goodall
Performed by Christ Church Cathedral Choir
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A souvenir I brought home from the UK
13 April 2002 | by missmarmiteSee all my reviews

I watched an episode of this series first on a holiday in England, not knowing what it was. Dawn French was in it, reason enough for me. What I got was amazing: A series full of weird but so amiable characters which I had never seen anywhere before. I instantly adored every minute of it. Now it's the only series I own completely on video/DVD and even after the hundredth time watching it I still want to see it once more.

My urgent plea to any German broadcaster: Show this ! The comedy in Germany became much better over the recent years, but nobody can top this. So show it!!!

I rate this 12 out of 10!


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