Tag Archives: Gerard

“I’m just doing a job” – Flight Into Terror

The first series of Father Ted concluded with an elegiac episode which mused on the transitory nature of life. Not to be outdone, the second series reaches its climax with what can only be described as Ted doing a high-octane … Continue reading

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“The way you get used to something” – New Jack City

One of the show’s most reliable storytelling technique is to populate its episodes with guest characters who mirror the main cast. Some, like Father Dick Byrne, serve as foils. Others, like Father Damo Lennon, are more interesting for the reflections … Continue reading

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Summer Replay – The Walking Dead – Episode 2: Starved For Help

Hi, I’m Cian, he’s Noel, and that’s Ger, and this is the second week of our group playthrough/discussion of Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead. The story so far: You, as the player, are living in the aftermath of a zombie … Continue reading

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“My keeper and my reward” – Cigarettes and Alcohol and Rollerblading

In retrospect, the second series of Father Ted seems quite preoccupied with annual events. It’s not difficult to see why – if you’re writing a sitcom, and one of your express goals is to offer an authentic representation of your … Continue reading

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Summer Replay – The Walking Dead – Episode 1: A New Day

  Cian: Hi guys, and welcome to our latest Summer series: a group playthrough of Telltale Game’s megahit 2012 game The Walking Dead. If you didn’t know from the massively popular TV series and the long-running comics series that it’s … Continue reading

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“But Mrs Doyle makes the tea” – Rock a Hula Ted

The Catholic Church’s relationship with women first crops up Father Ted‘s first series, but it’s not until “Rock a Hula Ted” that this thread is brought to its devastating conclusion. The episode marks the show’s definitive statement on the matter, … Continue reading

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“Very easy to put on, very hard to get off” – The Plague

After Jack’s latest bout of nude sleepwalking, Bishop Brennan visits to inspect the parochial house’s new security measures. Meanwhile, Dougal’s new rabbit, Sampras, begins to breed rapidly – a problem, as the bishop is intensely leporiphobic. Increasingly farcical attempts to … Continue reading

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