Killinaskully

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 1

    The Radio Station

    Aired 10/1/06

  • S 2 : Ep 7

    A Christmas Carol

    Aired 12/25/05

  • S 2 : Ep 6

    The Play

    Aired 10/30/05

  • S 2 : Ep 5

    The Ad

    Aired 10/23/05

  • S 2 : Ep 4

    The Night Out

    Aired 10/16/05

  • Cast & Crew
  • Pat Shortt

    Dan Clancy, Willie Power, Goretti, Louis Cantwell, Pa Connors

  • John Keogh

    Fr. Philip Eno

  • Aoife Molony

    Miss Catherine Fahy

  • Louis Lovett

    Dieter Langer

  • Jack Walsh (VII)

    Jimmy Bourke

  • show Description
  • Killinaskully is a small village in the middle of Ireland. The people are all different in the village such as: Mr. Cantwell (Pat Shortt, Father Ted ) the teacher that is crazy in love with his colleague Miss Fahey (Aoife Molony). Dan Clancy (Pat Shortt), is somebody that thinks he knows everything about everybody, he goes on about his life experiences in the local bar "Bonnan Buì" owned by Jacksie (Pàraic Breathnach), Dan has to very odd friends, Timmy Higgins (Joe Rooney, Father Ted ) and Jimmy Bourke (Jack Walsh (VII)) The Church is run by Fr. Phillip Eno (John Keogh, Fair City). Down the road from the Church is Mount Bernadette B&B owned by Goretti (Pat Shortt). Lately the Village, has seen filmmakers from Germany, Dieter Langer (Louis Lovett, Stage Actor) and the injured Hans (Adrian O'Gara). Other local people would be the Sergeant Dick O'Toole (Pascal Scott) Pa Connors (Pat Shortt) The rich Mrs.Gilhooley (Maria McDermottroe, Glenroe) Nurse Maloney (Eileen Gibbons, Salt Water Sunday) The Local Politician is Willie Power (Pat Shortt) and he runs the Town. The Set During the months of May and June Killinaskully the series was filmed in various parts of Limerick and Tipperary. Everyday on a film set is different and can involve a lot of moving around for the cast and crew. Generally scenes are not shot in sequence as this would make things very difficult for the crew. A lot of the interior pub scenes in Ryans Bar in Killoscully were shot over 2-3 days and then we would move onto another location and back to Ryans bar again to film more interior scenes. As you will gather from watching the series the bar is the central gathering place for the locals and where many scenes take place (the drinks aren't real though). Also the pub is like a second home for Jimmy, Dan and Timmy. We were very lucky to have the opportunity to use real locations for the majority of the scenes, all the classrooms scenes and the interior church scenes were shot in actual schools and churches. We also had a studio facility in Limerick for the interior B&B scenes, the garda station and the hospital scenes. Most days there would be a crew of at least 40 people working on set in the various departments. Depending on whether we were working indoors or outdoors, weather and sunlight are major factors in our progress. Also for continuity reasons you couldn't have a very dark overcast scene outside the pub and one minute later the sun splitting the rocks. Variances in light and weather can cause delays and last minute changes to a film crew. News The new series starts next year!moreless

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  • Quotes (94)

    • (Dieter and Hans have been waiting for Willie Power in Jacksie's for hours) Willie: Be God, ye took yer time!

    • Dan: Poor ole Goretti, God love her, was never right after Mossie disappeared, you know. Hans: She seemed...good to me. Dan: (smirks) She's good alright!

    • Dieter: I'll just get my equipment. (He leaves) Goretti: Do, Peter...Get your equipment. (She laughs slightly)

    • Dieter: We will have two of your small Guinnesses. Jimmy: Fair play to you. Dan: That'll put hair on your chest! (Dan, Jimmy, Timmy and Jacksie burst out laughing) Dieter: Mit blackcurrant please. Jacksie: (ominously) We have no blackcurrant here! Dieter: Just two of your small Guinnesses please. Dan: Ah, give 'em pints, Jacksie. Guinness never tasted right comin' out of a girl's glass. (Dan, Jimmy, Timmy and Jacksie start laughing again. Dieter and Hans do not get the joke) Jimmy: Fair play to you. Dan: (to Dieter and Hans; still laughing) I was just sayin' there, Peter, Guinness never tasted right comin' out of a girl's glass. Dieter: Which girl? Dan: Sure, any girl. Aren't they all the same?

    • Goretti: I bet you've the best of equipment. Dieter: Yes. Should we get it out? Goretti: (laughing hysterically) Oh, stop it you! Hardly off the plane and he's at it already! I'll have to be keepin' my eye on you!

    • (Goretti is showing Dieter and Hans a photograph of her husband, a magician called Mossie the Magnificent, after he seemingly cut her in half) Goretti: That's him in the middle, me on either side.

    • (Dan and Sgt. Dick O'Toole are talking about a recent criminal investigation in Killinaskully) Dan: What was that crowd, Dick, they were about a week late? Sgt. Dick O'Toole: The rapid response unit.

    • (Dieter has been waiting for Willie Power in Jacksie's for hours) Dieter: (to Jacksie) When will Willie Power be here? Jacksie: (annoyed) Do I look like Willie Power's secretary?! Dieter: I don't know I've never seen Willie Power's secretary. I've never even seen Willie Power!

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    Notes (27)

    • The man whose photograph is seen on the "Have you seen this man?" poster in the Garda station is writer and producer James Finlan.

    • Jacksie Walsh (Páraic Breathnach) is most likely named after Jack Walsh (Jimmy Bourke).

    • Dan "The Dan" Clancy (Pat Shortt) first appeared in D'Unbelievables video D'Mother.

    • This episode marks the first appearances of Mr. Cantwell (Pat Shortt), Pa Connors (Pat Shortt), Miss Catherine Fahy (Aoife Molony), the Nurse Maloney (Eileen Gibbons) and Theo Wigmore (Jim Queally) on the series.

    • This episode was originally entitled "The Teacher".

    • Mike Finn (Mossie the Magnificent) is one of the writers and producers on the series.

    • This episode marks the first appearances of Fr. Philip Eno (John Keogh) and Mrs. Gilhooley (Maria McDermottroe) on the series.

    • This episode marks the first appearance of Larry Cummins (Gerry Walsh) on the series.

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    Trivia (20)

    • Killinaskully has a population of 167. It is unknown if this number includes Dieter who takes up permaneant residence in the village in "The Date".

    • Dieter (Louis Lovett) is a fan of Johnny Logan.

    • In the Garda station, there is a sign that reads "Don't pay the bin tax".

    • Dan, Jimmy, Timmy and Jacksie are all big fans of Murder, She Wrote.

    • Goof: Dieter orders two Baileys off Jacksie which he then starts to prepare. However, in "The German Fillum", Jacksie tells Dieter that he'll "have to go into the lounge for the ladies' drinks".

    • Timmy Higgins' mother died in 1974.

    • Goof: Páraic Breathnach (Jacksie) says "Leave Timmy alone" when he should have say "Leave Jimmy alone."

    • This episode marks the first reference to Bally, the neighbouring town of Killinaskully and its chief rival in many local events and competitions.

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    Allusions (16)

    • Tex Ritter
      Tex Ritter was an American country singer and actor. He was a star of "B" westerns during the 1930s and 1940s and later a country-music recording star. He starred alongside his wife, Dorothy Fay, in many of his films. After his death in 1974, his fame was eclipsed by that of his youngest son, John Ritter. The younger Ritter became a household name in America for starring in Three's Company from 1977 to 1984.

    • Timmy: Murder, She Wrote is on at four o'clock.
      Murder, She Wrote is an American mystery television series, starring Angela Lansbury as the lead character, Jessica Fletcher. It aired as a weekly series on CBS from 1984 to 1996, and continued with several made-for-TV movies until 2003. Lansbury served as executive producer of the series during its later seasons.

    • Timmy: I heard that every time John Wayne shot a Cherokee Indian, it was really Gerry who fell off the horse.
      John Wayne
      John Wayne was an American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. He was a major star from the 1940s to the 1970s. He is most famous for his Westerns, but he also made films of various other kinds. He epitomised a certain kind of rugged individualistic masculinity, and has become an enduring icon. His final film was The Shootist in 1976. He died of lung and stomach cancer on June 11, 1979.
      The Cherokee
      The Cherokee are a people native to North America who at the time of European contact in the 16th century inhabited what is now the eastern and southeastern United States before most were forcefully moved to the Ozark Plateau. They were one of the tribes referred to as the Five Civilised Tribes.

    • Holiday Inn
      Holiday Inn is a 1942 film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, which featured the music of Irving Berlin. It featured the Oscar-winning and hugely famous song White Christmas.

    • Dan: You're off by about ten blocks. It was Miracle on 34th Street.
      Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 film which tells the story of a gentle old man, working as a Santa Claus at Macy's department store in New York City, who contends that he really is Kris Kringle. It starred Maureen O'Hara, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn. It was remade in 1994. That version starred Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott and Mara Wilson.

    • Theo: What about South Park?
      South Park is an animated series created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker which premiered in 1997. It follows the surreal adventures of four young boys who live in the small town of South Park, Colorado. South Park satirizes many aspects of American culture and current events, and challenges deepset convictions and taboos, usually using parody and black humour.

    • George Washington
      George Washington (1732-1799) was the successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), and later became the first President of the United States, an office to which he was elected twice (1789-1797).

    • John Adams
      John Adams (1735-1826) was the first (1789-1797) Vice President of the United States, and the second (1797-1801) President of the United States. He died on the same day as his successor, Thomas Jefferson: July 4, 1826.

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