signin

    Popetown

    Episodes & News

Popetown is a controversial animated sitcom, billed by its producers as "Father Ted meets South Park", following the doodles and scribblings of a student at school during a lesson. His drawings depict the life of Father Nicholas, who lives in a Vatican City parody referred to as "Popetown". He is charged with being the handler for the Pope who is a complete nincompoop with the emotional and mental maturity of a four-year-old. Father Nicholas must keep the Pope out of trouble, and make sure the general public does not find out that the Holy Father is a drooling idiot. Other characters include a priest who is a sexual deviant, and a trio of corrupt cardinals who secretly run Popetown and attempt to get rich behind the Pope's back. These and other elements caused the show to be extremely controversial. The original English-language version of the show features the voices of actor and Popetown writer Mackenzie Crook, Little Britain co-creator Matt Lucas, providing the voice for one of the cardinals, and actress Jerry Hall. Ruby Wax is the voice actor for The Pope. The series was originally commissioned by BBC Three in the United Kingdom, but was dropped from scheduling without a screening in the wake of protests from Roman Catholics. The premiere screened on New Zealand's C4 television network on 8 June 2005. Despite never being shown on British television, it was eventually released on DVD in the UK by Revolver Entertainment on 5 September 2005, in Australia by Roadshow Entertainment and in Germany, where it was aired on television, by Polyband. It is also currently aired on several MTV channels, including MTV Latin America, MTV Latvia, MTV Estonia and others. The show was also banned in some countries.

Votes:
Vote Average:
Release Date:
Status:
Created By :
Networks :
Production Companies :
Number Of Episodes :

Official Movietube Latest TV News

Amazon Signed a Gargantuan Deal to Bring "Lord of the Rings" Back to Life14:20 Nov 23 2017
Amazon Studios has apparently signed a gargantuan deal and bagged the international Television rights to launch J.R.R Tolkien’s fantasy series "The Lord of the Rings" TV show…read more
GREY'S ANATOMY SPINOFF: HOT AND ON FIRE10:53 Nov 21 2017
GREYS ANATOMY SPINOFF: HOT AND ON FIRE…read more
American Horror Story Season 7 - More clowns, as if IT wasn't already enough!11:00 Oct 19 2017
American Horror Story Season 7…read more
Can Narcos without Escobar be a hit?07:11 Oct 03 2017
With 'Narcos’ second season ending in a very terminal way, I was quite surprised with the announcement of season 3…read more
More Questions than Answers: Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer08:31 Sep 11 2017
More Questions than Answers: Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer…read more
Forest Whitaker is joining Empire in season 408:45 Sep 08 2017
Forest Whitaker is joining Empire in season 4 -which role he will get…read more
Will all the love and hatred in "Game of Thrones" end up in a cold long08:51 Aug 30 2017
"Game of Thrones" season finale…read more
"Star Trek: Discovery" Is Using Klingon Instead of English08:24 Aug 28 2017
"Star Trek Discovery" in Klingon language…read more
The Greatest Battle Yet: The Return (of the Survivors)08:37 Aug 08 2017
Game of Thrones what we saw in the last episode and what to expect from the next one…read more
The Top Hotspots that Celebrities go to have their Vacation11:18 Aug 15 2017
The most popular destinations for vacation according to celebrities…read more

Cast

Popetown Seasons

Similar Series



TV Series with New Episode Playing Today