Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Sean Murphy (Chris O'Dowd), Martin (David Rawle).

Moone Boy

Sky One sitcom about a young boy. 20 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars David Rawle, Chris O'Dowd, Ian O'Reilly, Deirdre O'Kane and others.

Series 3, Episode 4 - Unidentified Feckin' Objects

Aliens have landed in Boyle. When crop circles are discovered in their wake, Martin and Padraic couldn't be more thrilled. No sooner have the lads embarked on a UFO hunt than Donkey Kong mysteriously disappears.

Further details

Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Martin (David Rawle), Padraic (Ian O'Reilly). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions / Sprout Pictures.

Aliens have landed in Boyle. When crop circles are discovered in their wake, Martin and Padraic couldn't be more thrilled, with Pad summing it up: "I haven't been this excited since I enlisted to fight Desert Storm." And no sooner have the lads embarked on a UFO hunt than Donkey Kong mysteriously disappears.

As Martin tells local media the mule has been abducted by extraterrestrials, the town council goes into crisis mode, fearing the gentle image they've created of Boyle will be destroyed. When Martin's tall tale captures the attention of a national television station, the council and the church tries to strong-arm Liam into suppressing his son's story, threatening his livelihood and adding to the family's financial woes. Will Liam side with Martin or the leaders of Boyle?

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 23rd March 2015
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Rawle Martin
Chris O'Dowd Sean Murphy
Ian O'Reilly Padraic
Deirdre O'Kane Debra
Peter McDonald Liam
Aoife Duffin Trisha
Clare Monnelly Fidelma
Sarah White Sinead
Ronan Raftery Dessie
Mark Doherty Father Linehan
Guest cast
Tom Hickey Joe (Grandad)
Simon Delaney Gerry Bonner
Patrick McDonnell (as Pat McDonnell) Frank
Stephen Gillic Declan Mannion
Louis Lovett Kevin Leech
Enda Oates Mayor of Boyle
Nick Vincent Murphy Science Teacher
John Sessions Dr Stephen Gnot
John Mulligan Blind Goat Man
David Cosgrave Declan's Henchman
Pat Laffan (as Pat Laffin) Bishop
Brendan Dempsey RTE Interviewer
Gary Cooke RTE News Anchor
John Quinn Tony
Writing team
Chris O'Dowd Writer
Nick Vincent Murphy Writer
Production team
Chris O'Dowd Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Paul Donovan Executive Producer
Chris O'Dowd Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Simon Brasse Editor
Alan Levy Editor
Ray Ball Production Designer
Ronan Johnston Composer

Video

Martin appears on the radio

Martin goes on the radio to explain how his donkey was abducted.

Featuring: David Rawle (Martin), John Sessions (Dr Stephen Gnot), Chris O'Dowd (Sean Murphy), Ian O'Reilly (Padraic), Deirdre O'Kane (Debra), Peter McDonald (Liam), Aoife Duffin (Trisha), Sarah White (Sinead), Mark Doherty (Father Linehan).

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