Father ted articles best episode ever shortlist all 4. My lovely horse is a cult classic amongst father ted fans credit. A song for europe is the fifth episode of the second series of the channel 4 sitcom father ted and the 11th episode overall. Posted on january 30, 2011 by stickinsect under comedy. The most famous of the singalongsongs is my lovely horse, melody written again by neil hannon but lyrics by the shows writers arthur matthews and graham linehan. In 1979 his first introduction to tv came with an appearance on live mike on rte television as fr. The divine comedy my lovely horse from father ted written by neil hannon. The series is set on the fictional craggy island and is about three roman catholic priests and their housekeeper. It aired on british broadcaster channel 4 between 21 april 1995 and 1 may 1998. In 2008 andorra were accussed of having plagiarized their song and again comparisons were made to father ted.
My lovely horse was ted and dougals eurosong96 entry which subsequently went on to be selected as irelands eurovision entry in the episode a song for europe. The song, my lovely horse, rose to fame in the a song for europe episode of the television series. Father ted and dougal enter their song, my lovely horse, into the eurosong 96 contest. Father ted outs the islands original milkman for being a ladies man when there is a baby boom of babies looking. Could you possibly name a slightly weak episode of the show or just the one you watch the least. Three misfit priests and their housekeeper live on craggy island, not the peaceful and quiet part of ireland that it seems to be. Competition time father ted season 1 episode 4 full episode. If you only watch one episode of this series it must be the one in which father dougal becomes a milkman. Linehan said it would be the real final episode of father ted.
The divine comedy my lovely horse lyrics genius lyrics. Jan 26, 2011 father kevin is a young priest who father ted sends on the right path until he hears a radiohead song on a bus. Not known, clear with picture desk i dont really want to be a part of it now. The boringvoiced priest from the christmas special, and his polar opposite from the same episode. Dermot went to university college dublin, where he studied english and philosopy. All summer i want to shower you with sugar lumps, and ride you over fences polish your hooves every single day, and bring you to the horse dentist my lovely, lovely, lovely horse.
Ted and dougal decide to enter the eurosong contest. Ireland remains the most successful country in the history of the eurovision song contest. A bunch of nuns and the most consistently awful weather on the planet. The muzak of father ted theophrastus bombastus rants, raves.
The tune is stolen from the bside of a norwegian s. Aug 02, 20 the my lovely horse song dream sequence featuring father ted and dougal and a lovely horse. A song for europe father ted series 2 episode 5 dead. Watch father ted online full episodes of season 2010 to. They were initially going to perform it using a backing track to an obscure norwegian eurosong entry which turned out.
Father ted my lovely horse chords by misc television. This is an episode guide for the sitcom father ted created by arthur mathews and graham linehan, and starring dermot morgan, ardal ohanlon, frank kelly and pauline mclynn. Father ted song my lovely horse turned down by committee. This is an episode list for the sitcom father ted created by arthur mathews and graham. The my lovely horse song dream sequence featuring father ted and dougal and a lovely horse.
You just cant beat, kicking bishop brennan up the arse. A television programme offers to interview father ted, who goes to extreme lengths to. A song for europe is the fifth episode of the second series of the channel 4 sitcom father ted. The series aired on british broadcaster channel 4 between 21 april 1995 and 1 may 1998. My lovely horse was a song written for the fifth episode in the second season of the popular tv series father ted, a song for europe. Fathers ted and dougal enter a song for europe with my lovely horse. Ted has one of these when he finds out that the elevator music is the supposedly obscure song that he and dougal plagiarized to make my lovely horse.
Father ted and dougal enter their song, my lovely horse, into the euro song 96 contest. Written by irish writers arthur mathews and graham linehan, and starring a predominantly irish cast, it originally aired over three series from 21 april 1995 until 1 may 1998, including a christmas special, for a total of 25 episodes. Watch all 12 father ted episodes from season 2,view pictures, get episode information and more. Among fans, the episode is a lot more divisive some considering it to be a masterpiece of cringe comedy, but others criticizing it for being very slowpaced and relying on the same main joke over and over with hell, are you right there, father ted. Dougal has eurosong fever, months ahead of the competition. And 22 years ago father ted lampooned it in memorable fashion. Doyle asking him to sing something else, which unimpresses her. Jun 02, 2018 linehan said it would be the real final episode of father ted. Watch father ted season 2, episode 5 a song for europe. Father ted s 2 e 5 a song for europe recap tv tropes. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university.
All summer i want to shower you with sugar lumps, and ride you over fences polish your hooves every single day, and bring you to the horse dentist my lovely. When we did the song for europe episode, british people were aware that. Fred rickwoods speech is entirely incomprehensible. Father ted and dougal enter a song for europe with the song my lovely horse. Whilst they have the lyrics completed, theyre still struggling with the music until dougal. Lead actor dermot morgans death was not the reason for the show ending, but the popular conception that it was the cause is a difficult one to refute. The muzak of father ted theophrastus bombastus rants. Father ted to return as musical, cocreator says bbc news. Apr 07, 2020 the divine comedy my lovely horse from father ted written by neil hannon. They were initially going to perform it using a backing track to an obscure norwegian eurosong entry which turned out to be more popular than they thought. Father ted and dougal enter the 1996 eurosong contest by writing new words for a norwegian entry and trying to pass off as their own. The episode ends up when the island idiot, tom, covers ted and dougal in manure and father jack ends up on a yacht with a bevy of beauties. Father ted season 1 episode 6 full episode by hat trick. Good luck father ted 1995 tv episode, father jack has a daydream of when he was younger at a girls school which he tells the nun at that school to tell the students that they dont have to wear tracksuit tops for volleyball practice.
Fr ted and fr dougal decide to enter the eurosong contest with their very own song titled my lovely horse. It did have an effect on the final episode going to america, in which the original ending had father ted committing suicide, which was then instead changed to a montage of clips from all the previous episodes as a. With dermot morgan, ardal ohanlon, frank kelly, pauline mclynn. Father ted season 2 episode 1 full episode by hat trick. But when it comes to these types of competitions, you always need a music video to go. Not trying to suggest any episode is bad, i was just curious. Father ted outs the islands original milkman for being a ladies man when there is a baby boom of babies looking exactly like the chewbacca looking fellow. Crillyyyyy been watching a whole lotta father ted again during lockdown. Entertaining father stone father ted season 1 episode 2 full episode. Dougal and ted in their video for my lovely horse photo. Written for the channel 4 tv show father ted, my lovely horse appeared in the episode a song for europe as the main characters entry into the eurosong competition a thinlydisguised.
The definitive ranking of all 25 father ted episodes from. The episode begins with ted humming to himself and mrs. My lovely horse eurosong contest entry 1996 father ted. C em am f my lovely horse, running through the field c em am f where are you going, with your fetlocks blowing in the wind. In may 2014 a petition to make my lovely horse irelands entry for eurovision 2015 was formally submitted to the government, but was rejected by the oireachtas petitions. It was performed by dermot morgan father ted crilly and ardal. Feb 27, 2017 father ted and dougal enter the 1996 eurosong contest by writing new words for a norwegian entry and trying to pass off as their own. Exit music for a film by radiohead other delights that i cant find on youtube or around the net include eoin mcloves my lovely mayo mammy and the miracle is mine by father dick byrne and father cyril mcduff which was the rival. The fiasco echoes an episode of the father ted television series.
Father ted hosts the lovely girls festival 96, while dougal gives the house away to. I am from germany and my friend who lives in ireland near dublin, introduced me to this ingenious show. Ted and dougal protesting the passion of saint tibulus. C g am fmaj7 my lovely horse, running through the field c g am fmaj7 where are you going, with your fetlocks blowing in the wind. What an idiot where does one begin with a show like this. The accompanying dream sequence music video is one of the highlights of the entire show, but its remarkable how this. My lovely, lovely, lovely horse my lovely horse my lovely horse running through the field running through the field where are you going, with your fetlocks blowing in the wind. My lovely horse was ted and dougals eurosong 96 entry which subsequently went on to be selected as irelands eurovision entry in the episode a song for. It originally aired in april 1996 and has since been recognised as one of the most popular episodes of the show. After listing father ted as my ninth best british comedy, i came across this live version of my lovely horse, the song featured in the episode a song for europe. Ted and dougal perform my lovely horse for the euro song contest.
After working all night, they come up with my lovely horse, a tuneless dirge with ridiculous lyrics lasting less than a minute. This is an episode list for the sitcom father ted created by arthur mathews and graham linehan, and starring dermot morgan, ardal ohanlon, frank kelly and pauline mclynn. Was trying to find sources to reinforce the article and instead found a later incident from 2003 which people saw as resembling the episode. Until he goes onstage, and becomes suave and wellspoken.
Father kevin is a young priest who father ted sends on the right path until he hears a radiohead song on a bus. Jun 28, 2014 father ted song my lovely horse turned down by committee. My lovely horse father ted a song for europe 1996 by hat trick. Father ted is a britishmade sitcom that was produced by hat trick productions for channel 4.169 457 369 1282 1361 1204 283 447 281 377 459 1245 590 579 1304 133 1512 1238 35 44 791 555 1430 1037 1156 229 1231 1213 586 944 158