Bernard Black runs a book shop, though his customer service skills leave something to be desired. He hires Manny as an employee. Fran runs the shop next door. Between the three of them many adventures ensue.
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
Have mercy on poor Father Ted Crilly. He has so much to contend with when it comes to dealing with the folks of Craggy Island, Ireland. There's Father Dougal McGuire, who is as dimwitted as they come; and then there is Father Jack Hackett who lives for the simple pleasures of life (sleeping, drinking, and swearing). Ted tries to bring stability to his congregation as well as the surreal townspeople of Craggy Island.Written by
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In the sitcom, Ted, Jack and Dougal are living in exile on Craggy Island which they've all been exiled to by Bishop Brennan: In the backstory behind why all 3 of them were exiled to Craggy Island - Ted was exiled after being under suspicion for stealing child's Lourdes money to fund his own trip to Las Vegas. Dougal was exiled as punishment for unknown misdeeds and Jack's exile was something to do with a wedding ceremony he performed in Athlone. See more »
Some of the bunnies in "The Plague" are motionless stuffed bunnies. See more »
[in the department store]
Where did you manage to stick Jack in the end?
Ah, they've got this great place, Ted where you can put people who don't want to go shopping. They can just stay there and have a laugh.
Really? Never heard of that. Were there other people there?
Ah, loads of people, Ted. He'll be fine.
[cut to Jack, in the creche, smoking a cigarette and surrounded by children playing]
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The sixth episode of the second season begins with the usual credits, but instead of Father Ted, the title reads: Father Ben. It then cuts to Dougal sitting in front of the TV, watching Father Ben. Ted comes in and makes fun of the character of Father Ben, saying he has no self-awareness at all. It then cuts to the normal credits. See more »
How anyone can fault this remarkably funny sitcom is utterly beyond me. The comedy ranges from the most crude to the superiorly intelligent. I particularly like Dougal's (Ardal O'Hannon) take on the death of Kurt Cobain, offensive as it was.
There is nothing to dislike about this; the characters are lovable (especially Dougal), they're hilarious and it is the most Irish humour possible. It's a big pity this show was not as renowned around the globe as it was in Ireland.
Eleven out of ten, just for showing us how unsophisticated comedy can win over every time.
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