Father Ted

Father Ted (1995)

7 corrected entries in season 2

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The Old Grey Whistle Theft - S2-E4

Corrected entry: In the scene where the soldier machine-guns the fleeing priest, no actual spent cases are seen ejecting from the weapon.

Correction: The Army routinely uses caseless ammunition in Northern Ireland.

A Song for Europe - S2-E5

Corrected entry: I don't want to sound picky, but in the lyrics of "My Lovely Horse," fetlocks cannot actually blow in the wind. They're part of the horse's leg. Wonderful song, though.

Correction: Fetlock: 1 a: a projection bearing a tuft of hair on the back of the leg above the hoof of a horse or similar animal. b: the tuft of hair itself 2: the joint of the limb at the fetlock. Definition 1b would blow in the wind.http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fetlock.

Rlvlk

A Song for Europe - S2-E5

Corrected entry: The host of Eurosong instantly manages to tidy himself up before going on stage, shaved and all. Moments prior to that, he looks like he spent the night in a ditch.

Correction: This is actually the joke. You can hardly accuse Father Ted of being a show based entirely in reality.

Gary O'Reilly

The Plague - S2-E6

Corrected entry: Bishop Brennan says that Jack was seen by his friend to be wearing just a pair of socks and a hat. When this scene was shown earlier, Jack was not wearing a hat.

Correction: Jack had apparently been out sleepwalking for quite a few nights. We don't know that the people who saw him at the start are the same friends of Bishop Brennan, or even that he's talking about the same night.

Shay

Flight into Terror - S2-E10

Corrected entry: During this episode the aircraft the priests are travelling on changes from a four engined BAE 146 to a twin engined Boeing 737 and back again.

Correction: No, it doesn't. You see a BAE146 on the ground in an establishing shot, telling the audience that we are in an airport, then we see aeroplanes taking off, then we go to the interior of an airliner. There is no indication that the priests and nuns got onto the BAE146.

The Old Grey Whistle Theft - S2-E4

Corrected entry: If we go for the idea that there is one Parochial House on each island, Fr Frost's must be on a different island but we don't hear of where it is. (and wouldn't it take Dougal and Damo a while to get there?)

Correction: There are at least four parochial houses on Craggy Island, perhaps more. Father Ted's, Father Frost's, Fr Billy O'Dwyer's (visited in Think Fast, Father Ted) and Fr MacDuff's, (visited in Escape From Victory). We know next to nothing about Craggy Island, including its population and the number of priests serving the community.

Think Fast, Father Ted - S2-E2

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode, a tree falls through the roof, even though they don't live anywhere near a tree.

rabid anarchist

Correction: In a subsequent episode we are told that a storm 'took away the whole East side of the island'. Seems to me that the storms they get on Craggy Island wouldn't have much trouble shifting a tree a mile or two.

Speed 3 - S3-E3

Plot hole: A plot point for this episode is that Pat Mustard is on the phone to Ted, cackling evilly, for most of the third act. However, after Pat Mustard makes the initial call, Ted uses the phone to call two other priests for backup. Yet later on we see that Pat Mustard is still on the line, when Father Jack picks up the phone and listens in. So how could Ted make that other call when Pat Mustard was still on the line?

Tbdanny
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Suggested correction: Ted rang the priests off his cell phone. Mustard was ringing the house phone.

More mistakes in Father Ted

Father Ted: Ah, Sister Assumpta.
Sister Assumpta: Hello Father.
Father Ted: Dougal, Dougal, do you remember Sister Assumpta?
Father Dougal: Er, no.
Father Ted: She was here last year. And then we stayed with her in the convent, back in Kildare. Do you remember it? Ah, you do. And then you were hit by the car when you went down to the shops for the paper. You must remember all that? And then you won a hundred pounds with your lottery card? Ah, you must remember it, Dougal.
[Dougal shakes his head.]
Sister Assumpta: And weren't you accidentally arrested for shoplifting? I remember we had to go down to the police station to get you. And the police station went on fire? And you had to be rescued by helicopter?
Father Ted: Do you remember? You can't remember any of that? The helicopter. When you fell out of the helicopter. Over the zoo. Do you remember the tigers?
[Dougal shakes his head some more.]
Father Ted: You don't remember? You were wearing your blue jumper.
Father Dougal: Ah, Sister Assumpta.

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The Mainland - S3-E4

Trivia: When Father Ted sees actor Richard Wilson from the hit TV series "One Foot In The Grave", Father Ted goes up behind Richard and says "I don't believe it." causing Richard to attack him. Richard Wilson has admitted that he really does hate when people come up to him and says his character's well known phrase.

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