Father Ted - Complete Series 3

ISBN 13: 9780790773469

Father Ted - Complete Series 3

9780790773469: Father Ted - Complete Series 3
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

Impious, irreverent, and irresistible, that lovable trinity-Fathers Ted, Dougal, and Jack-continues to cause unholy consternation on Craggy Island, the desolate hunk of rock to which the priests have been exiled. This time around, they grapple with a burping sheep, compete in the All Priests Over-70 Football Match, venture onto the mainland (always risky!), and inadvertently entertain singing sensation Eoin McLove. Overseeing-and sometimes inciting-these shenanigans is Mrs. Doyle, the devoted but daffy parish housekeeper. A delightful DVD bonus: Fathers Ted and Dougal host a Comic Relief special. 4 hours 10 min. on 2 DVDs.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.


Equal parts Marx Brothers, Black Adder, and James Joyce, Father Ted is inspired lunacy with a rural Irish twist. This set contains the final season of the BBC series; Father Ted abruptly ended in 1998 with the death of its talented, comic star, Dermot Morgan. The eight episodes here are a little uneven, but the best stuff is classic, laugh-out-loud satire, including "Are You Right There, Father Ted," in which Morgan's titular Catholic priest is re-banished to Ireland's Craggy Island, a green rock replete with paranoid sheep, randy milkmen, Nazi memorabilia collectors, and an inexplicably large community of Chinese immigrants. Outstanding, too, is "Speed 3," in which Ted discovers that a number of babies recently born on Craggy all look like a self-made swinger named Pat Mustard. "Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Arse" speaks for itself, and "The Mainland" gives supporting actor Ardol O'Hanlon (as idiotic fellow cleric Dougal) a great showcase. --Tom Keogh

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want