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Father Ted: Escape from Victory

Ted thinks that Father Dick Byrne has rigged the parochial house so that he can learn all of Teds over 75s all priests soccer match secrets. Disaster strikes when Ted's best player dies and second best player, Father Jack drinks a bottle of sleeping syrup and falls asleep. Father Ted must find a way to overcome this incredibly ludicrous situation he is in.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x5
Airdate: Friday April 10th, 1998

  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Don Wycherley
As Fr. Cyril MacDuff
Doreen Keogh
As Mrs. Dineen
Maurice O'Donoghue
As Fr. Dick Byrne
Birdy Sweeney
As Fr. Cullen
Charles Simon
As Fr. Jim
Conor Evans
As Fr. Romeo Sensini
Jason Byrne
As Referee
Miriam Kelly
As Friend of Mrs. Doyle
Peter Dix
As Craggy Island Goalkeeper
Stephen Brennan
As Fr. Niall Haverty
Main Cast
Dermot Morgan
As Father Ted Crilly
Ardal O'Hanlon
As Father Dougal Mcguire
Pauline McLynn
As Mrs. Doyle
Frank Kelly
As Father Jack Hackett
Episode Notes
This is the last episode in which Fr. Dick Byrne and Fr. Cyril MacDuff make an appearence.

Episode Quotes
Mrs Doyle: It's only a stupid game of football for goodness sake.
Father Dougal: Mrs. Doyle, I'm sorry but no. There's nothing stupid about football. And there's nothing at all stupid about the annual, all priests, five aside, over seventy-fives, indoor football challenge match...against Rugged Island.

Warning: Father Ted season 3 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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