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The Reason Father Ted Is Banned From Gogglebox Is Absolutely Ridiculous

By Darragh Berry

February 22, 2018 at 10:12am


You've probably watched hours of television where people watch hours of television otherwise known as a show called Gogglebox.

However, in those many hours of TV bingeing, you might have noticed that Father Ted never makes an appearance, not even once. 

Everyone knows that it's shown often enough so the choice to cover it must have come up with producers at some stage but here's why the answer will always be no. 

Apparently, one of the greatest television shows of all time, doesn't make for great television in the eyes of Gogglebox Ireland's Simon Proctor. 

"All anyone does is quote the show, repeating the catchphrases, so it gets a little predictable," he said.

As well as Ted not being covered, Trump is also off the agenda too. 

"The story with Trump is always changing so it's best to avoid it whenever we can," he told the Herald.

Being quite honest with you, we think a different Father Ted episode should be covered every week. Or at least devote a one-off special episode to the iconic show. 

On this week's episode of Before Brunch we chat murder as entertainment, SJP vs Kim Cattrall, and Jennifer Aniston's crafty media manipulation! Subscribe here.


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