Series 3, Episode 6 - Kicking Bishop Brennan Up The Arse
A lost bet puts Ted in a delicate position. And means he must put his foot in another one... After being rumbled for cheating in the over-75s football match, Ted has to pay the ultimate forfeit. He must kick Bishop Brennan up the arse.
Despite manufacturing the perfect opportunity, Ted's nerve fails him - and the Bishop's posterior remains unbooted.
Luckily, the roads have been taken in (when the rain is bad they store them in a warehouse on the east side of the island), so the Bishop has to spend the night, giving Ted more time to pluck up courage.
Then, amazingly, Dougal has a moment of perceptive genius: the Bishop would never believe Ted would actually kick him up the arse!
This insight sparks a course of action that works flawlessly. Almost...
- Friday 17th April 1998
- Channel 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|Dermot Morgan||Father Ted Crilly|
|Ardal O'Hanlon||Father Dougal McGuire|
|Frank Kelly||Father Jack Hackett|
|Pauline McLynn||Mrs Doyle|
|Jim Norton||Bishop Len Brennan|
|Ian FitzGibbon||Father Jessup|
|Sharon Devlin||Air Hostess|
|Aislinn Sands||Check-in Woman|
|Tim Dry||Aide In Vatican|
|Paul Woodfull (as Paul Woodful)||Taxi Driver|
|Andy de Emmony||Director|
|Mary Bell||Executive Producer|
|Andrew Howe-Davies||Production Designer|