Father Ted

Father Ted (1995)

2 corrected entries in Speed 3

Speed 3 - S3-E3

Corrected entry: When Father Ted says he has an idea after falling over that brick, he begins to write on the blackboard. Later it is revealed what he is writing on the board, but watch his hand movements carefully. His hand movements are far too erratic to be able to write "We Put The Brick On The Accelerator", it looks more like he is drawing something.

Chad_Bronson

Correction: That's the whole point of the joke. Ted looks like he's drawing a complex intricate plan on the board, then when we see the reverse angle on what he's done it is a simple phrase he needn't have bothered to write down at all. This can't be called a mistake as it's obviously deliberate and entirely in keeping with the show's surreal humour.

Speed 3 - S3-E3

Corrected entry: Why doesn't Ted just push all the boxes out of the way of the milk float instead of rebuilding them one-by-one? [This was obviously done just so that they could get him smashing through them in the car.] Also, why would a stack of boxes be positioned like that on a road anyway?

Correction: This isn't a plot hole and it isn't a film mistake - it's a joke, wholly in character for a surreal show that includes bizarre elements.

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Quotes

Mrs Doyle: There's always time for a nice cup of tea. Sure, didn't the Lord himself pause for a nice cup of tea before giving himself up for the world.
Father Ted: No, he didn't, Mrs Doyle!
Mrs Doyle: Well, whatever the equivalent they had for tea in those days, cake or something. And speaking of cake, I have cake!
[Holds up a cupcake.]
Father Ted: No thanks, Mrs Doyle.
Mrs Doyle: Are you sure, Father? There's cocaine in it!
Father Ted: WHAT?
Mrs Doyle: Oh, no, not cocaine. God, what am I on about. No, what d'you call them. Raisins.

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Mistakes

In the scene were Mrs Doyle is listing the rude words and phrases used in one of Father Ted's favorite author's book's, she goes through all of them fine. Apart from the last one, when she says "Get your boll*cks out of my face" you can hear her laughing in the word "boll*cks" before she exits the room.

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Trivia

In the scene where Mrs. Doyle is telling Ted about the profanity in the book, several of the swears were not in the original script but were introduced by Pauline McLynn during filming. You can see Dermot Morgan trying not to laugh at her last line "Ride me sideways", which he hadn't been expecting.

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