Father Ted. Image shows from L to R: Father Dougal McGuire (Ardal O'Hanlon), Father Ted Crilly (Dermot Morgan), Mrs Doyle (Pauline McLynn), Father Jack Hackett (Frank Kelly). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Father Ted

Channel 4 sitcom laughing at some rubbish priests. 25 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly and Pauline McLynn.

Series 3, Episode 6 is repeated on More4 tomorrow at 11:05pm.

Series 2, Episode 10 - Flight Into Terror

Ted, Dougal and Jack stare death in the eyes when the plane they're flying in loses almost all of its fuel. Who could be to blame? What will they do? And what will be the trio's fate?

Further details

Flying back from a visit to a particularly holy shrine, our priestly trio find themselves in mortal danger when a visit to the cockpit results in Dougal doing something really, really stupid.

With only a cupful of fuel left, Ted comes up with a plan to decide who gets the last two parachutes. Unfortunately, however, Jack steals them both - one for him and one for the drinks trolley...

As the plane starts to descend, it's time to take drastic action. Step forward, Father Ted!

Broadcast details

Friday 10th May 1996
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dermot Morgan Father Ted Crilly
    Ardal O'Hanlon Father Dougal McGuire
    Frank Kelly Father Jack Hackett
    Pauline McLynn Mrs Doyle
    Guest cast
    Jimmy Keogh Father Fintan Fay
    Tony Guilfoyle Father Larry Duff
    Graham Norton Father Noel Furlong
    Paul Hickey Father O'Shea
    Patrick Duggan Father Joe Briefly
    Gerard Murphy Pilot
    Liam O'Carroll Priest With Sunglasses
    Nick Wymer Toilet Attendant
    Jonathan White Father Flynn
    Graham Linehan Father Gallagher
    Kevin Gildea Father Cave
    Dave Dale Big Nun
    Writing team
    Graham Linehan Writer
    Arthur Mathews Writer
    Production team
    Declan Lowney Director
    Lissa Evans Producer
    Mary Bell Executive Producer
    Mykola Pawluk Editor
    Tim Waddell Editor
    Andrew Howe-Davies Production Designer
    Geoffrey Perkins Script Advisor

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