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Americans just watched Father Ted for the first time and they couldn't deal with it

Welcome to Irish sitcoms.

OF ALL THE Irish cultural institutions, Father Ted is perhaps the hardest for others to truly get their head around.

So, step forward the American writers for Buzzfeed to attempt to watch our nation’s favourite comedy.

It didn’t start out great

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And the intro shocked them a little

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All in all, first impressions of Craggy Island weren’t the best

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But Mrs Doyle got two thumbs up

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The pronunciation of film was always going to be a stumbling block

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The Irish humour got an approving nod though

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And most of them agreed that John and Mary were a delight

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And feck might finally start making it internationally

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The overall reaction was mixed, but they’ll all be hooked soon

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Enjoy:

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Next, they’ll be showing them episodes of Glenroe and we’ll really be in trouble.

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