Worst & Best Father Ted Episodes/List

Title: Father Ted
Genre: British Sitcom
Series: 3
Episodes: 25
Runtime: 24min
First Transmission: 1995-1998
Channel: Channel 4

Three misfit priests and their housekeeper live on Craggy Island, and oh what adventures they have.

Episode Rankings


Best Episode [ S3 Ep3 ]

Speed 3  – A local randy milkman seeks revenge after Father Ted gets him fired. Father Dougal has to take over his milk round and ends up getting his milk float rigged with a bomb set to detonate if his speed should go below a certain point. Father Ted saves the day!
27 March 1998

Worst Episode [ S1 Ep5 ]

And God Created Woman – Father Ted has the hots for a lady visitor to the parish. His ardour is cooled somewhat when he discovers that she is not interested in him but more interested in becoming a nun and joining the nunnery.
19 May 1995


Full Episode Guide

Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 Good Luck, Father Ted (1995) [24m]-
Father Ted tries to get his face on the television.
#2 Entertaining Father Stone (1995) [24m]-
Father Stone, the most boring priest in the world, comes to stay.
#3 The Passion Of St. Tibulus (1995) [24m]-
Bishop Brennan orders Father Ted and Father Dougal to protest against a blasphemous film.
#4 Competition Time (1995) [24m]-
Father Ted, Dougal and Jack enter a talent competition.
#5 And God Created Woman (1995) [24m]-
Father Ted has a crush on a lady author.
#6 Grant Unto Him Eternal Rest (1995) [24m]-
Father Jack “dies” leaving Ted and Dougal an inheritance.

Series Two

#7 Hell (1996) [24m]-
The three fathers take a holiday in a caravan.
#8 Think Fast, Father Ted (1996) [24m]-
Father Ted fixes a raffle to raise money for the leaky roof.
#9 Tentacles Of Doom (1996) [24m]-
Three bishops visit to upgrade a local relic.
#10 Old Grey Whistle Theft (1996) [24m]-
There’s a crime wave on Craggy island – a whistle is stolen.
#11 A Song For Europe (1996) [24m]-
Father Ted and Dougal enter the Euro Song ’96 contest.
#12 The Plague (1996) [24m]-
Bishop Brennan arrives during a rabbit infestation.
#13 Rock-a-Hula Ted (1996) [24m]-
A visiting feminist causes trouble.
#14 Cigarettes And Alcohol And Rollerblading (1996) [24m]-
Vices are given up for Lent.
#15 New Jack City (1996) [24m]-
Father Jack’s replacement is even worse.
#16 Flight Into Terror (1996) [24m]-
Father Ted saves the day when his plane has problems.
#17 A Christmassy Ted (1996) [55m]-
Father Ted wins the “Golden Cleric” award for saving the day in a lingerie department.

Series Three

#18 Are You Right There, Father Ted? (1998) [24m]-
Father Ted gets into trouble with the local Chinese community.
#19 Chirpy Burpy Cheap Sheep (1998) [24m]-
Father Ted solves the mystery of “The Beast Of Craggy Island.”
#20 Speed 3 (1998) [24m]-
A philandering milkman takes revenge on Father Ted.
#21 The Mainland (1998) [24m]-
Father Ted annoys the “One Foot in the Grave” star and Jack and Mrs Doyle are arrested.
#22 Escape From Victory (1998) [24m]-
Father Ted’s scheme to win a football match backfires.
#23 Kicking Bishop Brennan Up The Arse (1998) [24m]-
Father Ted has to kick Bishop Brennan up the arse after losing his bet with Father Dick Byrne.
#24 Night Of The Nearly Dead (1998) [24m]-
A visiting music star becomes engulfed by his crazed fans.
#25 Going To America (1998) [24m]-
After saving a priest from suicide, Father Ted is invited to work in America.