Worst & Best Father Ted Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sitcom
Series: 3
Episodes: 25
First Transmission: 1995-1998
Channel: Channel 4

Father Ted was produced by Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4 and was Written by Irish writers Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan. It stars a predominantly Irish cast.

The sitcom is set on the fictional Craggy Island, somewhere off Ireland’s west coast. Father Ted Crilly, alongside fellow priests Father Dougal McGuire and Father Jack Hackett live together in the parochial house with their housekeeper Mrs Doyle, after being exiled there for various past incidents.

In 2019, it was ranked second in a list of greatest British sitcoms. 

Dermot Morgan: Father Ted
Ardal O’ Hanlon:  Father Dougal
Frank Kelly: Father Jack
Pauline McLynn: Mrs Doyle

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

Imdb Score [9.2]



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

Imdb Score – [7.9]




Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series One

Good Luck, Father Ted (1995)

Entertaining Father Stone (1995)

The Passion Of St. Tibulus (1995)

Competition Time (1995)

And God Created Woman (1995)

Grant Unto Him Eternal Rest (1995)


Series Two

Hell (1996)

Think Fast, Father Ted (1996)

Tentacles Of Doom (1996)

Old Grey Whistle Theft (1996)

Song For Europe (1996)

The Plague (1996)

Rock-a-Hula Ted (1996)

Cigarettes And Alcohol And Rollerblading (1996)

New Jack City (1996)

Flight Into Terror (1996)

A Christmassy Ted (1996)


Series Three

Are You Right There, Father Ted? (1998)

Chirpy Burpy Cheap Sheep (1998)

Speed 3 (1998)

The Mainland (1998)

Escape From Victory (1998)

Kicking Bishop Brennan Up The Arse (1998)

Night Of The Nearly Dead (1998)

Going To America (1998)