Tag Archives: Gerard

I Can See My House from Here!

Guys, this is a sad, yet also amazing day. Our co-blogger and friend has struck out solo. Having joined us after a New Years pub chat almost exactly a year ago, his Father Ted posts have kept you guys coming … Continue reading

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“And then they have to eat all their friends” – The Mainland

A trait of the show’s later episodes is that Linehan and Mathews, ouroborus-like, began incorporating storylines that could never even have occurred to them had the programme not been an ongoing success. Showbiz and glamour began to seep into Craggy … Continue reading

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Summer Replay – The Walking Dead – Episode 4: Around Every Corner

Hi there and welcome to our group play through of Telltale Games the Walking Dead – its like a book club, but for video games! I’m Cian, he’s Noel and that’s Ger. So let’s dig in: in Episode 4, our … Continue reading

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“To see just how far we’ve come” – Are You Right There Father Ted?

When families across Ireland tuned in to Channel 4 on 13 March, 1998, their anticipation for a new series of Father Ted was tainted with bleak reality. A mere thirteen days previously, Dermot Morgan had died following a heart attack … Continue reading

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“All the people in televisionland” – Father Ted and His Faithful Friends

On 14 March, 1997, Father Ted had his finest hour. But it didn’t happen in Father Ted – it happened in reality. A little context is required. In 1985, Richard Curtis and Lenny Henry founded Comic Relief, a charity organisation. … Continue reading

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“I think we got away with it” – A Christmassy Ted

Where do we even begin? “A Christmassy Ted” is a monumental episode. Structurally, it’s the show’s biggest experiment to date. Narratively, it’s something of a mess. Though frustrating on certain levels, it holds a unique charm – this is an … Continue reading

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Summer Replay – The Walking Dead – Episode 3: Long Road Ahead

Hi there, I’m Cian, he’s Noel, that’s Ger, and this is our group playthrough of Telltale Studio’s zombie adventure game, The Walking Dead. Harried by the bandits from last episode, our poor group of survivors are driven out of their … Continue reading

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