Ted tells an apparent rescue service man to save Noel, but the man turns out actually to be an uninterested dustman. Please clean it up to conform to a higher standard of quality, and to make it neutral in tone. Occasionally Ted manages to get through to him, only to be informed he will not be arriving at a picnic as he is being investigated for weapons smuggling by the Army " Old Grey Whistle Theft " or that he cannot accept Ted's offer of rabbits as he decided to get 12 rottweilers instead " The Plague ". In "And God Created Woman", when she and Ted are discussing the work of novelist Polly Clarke, she laments how much swearing there is in modern fiction and goes on a rant about the amount of sex in Clarke's books. Same Difference, London, Routledge,p. This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat
Brennan makes his second visit to the island when Father Jack starts a habit of nude sleepwalking, which to Bishop Brennan's fury had been witnessed by an old and respected friend of his.
His visit is abruptly cut short when he too contracts "the hair thing" after sitting in Jack's chair " New Jack City ". Linehan found the character of Ted easier to write if he imagined Mathews's version delivering the lines. That panic and turmoil under the surface defined Ted before we even started writing him. It's just an awful future for him I remember one time I have having terrible troubles at home and the Church gave me great support them.
Brennan is a foul-mouthed, lecherous, narcissist who despises Ted though he sometimes expresses concern for him, such as when Ted jumps down the stairs and through the window and frequently casts a shadow over the lowly priest's life. This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat It turns out that he hero-worships Ted and once drew a portrait of the two of them together. After the second series aired, Linehan said he still believed that Mathews could easily have played Ted in the show. Ted is a middle-aged man with a distinctive head of silver-grey hair often imitated through wigs by cosplaying fans. He runs the St.