18 February 2012
Father Ted -Escape from the Lingerie store
Father Ted ran for three series (plus a Christmas Special) and still rates as second only to Blackadder the best sitcom ever shown on British tv (screw crap like only fools and horses or the vicar of bloody dibley). Set on the godforsaken island Craggy Island, Father Ted Crilley (sent there for gross financial irregularities) shares a parochial house with a foul mouthed creature Fr Jack Hackett and the idiotic Father Dougal MacGuire and is tended by a tea mad housekeeper Mr Doyle.
Silly, surreal, absued but hilariously funny. Even my aged and decidedly religious parents thought it appointment television