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Graham Linehan ate the head off an Irish journalist who criticised Father Ted last night

Criticise Father Ted at your peril.

AS YOU MAY have heard, the 20th anniversary of Father Ted is tomorrow.

As such, a lot of Irish people have been on a bit of a nostalgia trip over the past few days.

Last night, Irish football journalist Miguel Delaney was discussing the merits of Father Ted with a follower.

During the exchange, Delaney stated that he thought the third season of the sitcom was inferior to the rest of the series.

Unfortunately for him, Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews were copied in on the exchange and let’s just say that Linehan was not best pleased with Delaney’s assessment.

linehan Source: Graham Linehan/Twitter

Delaney attempted to explain himself.

linehan2 Source: Miguel Delaney/Twitter

linehan3 Source: Miguel Delaney/Twitter

linehan4 Source: Miguel Delaney/Twitter

But Linehan wouldn’t hear a word of it.

linehan5 Source: Graham Linehan/Twitter

The spat continued…

miguel2 Source: Miguel Delaney/Twitter

miguel3 Source: Miguel Delaney/Twitter

Until Linehan reached for the block button.

We’re not quite sure if there were any winners, but these people all had a good time anyway.


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