The Vicar of Dibley is a British television sitcom created by Richard Curtis which is set in a fictional small Oxfordshire village called Dibley, which is assigned a female vicar following the 1994 changes in the Church of England that permitted the ordination of women.
The series originally aired in the UK on the BBC from 10 November, 1994 to 16 March, 2007. There are 14 episodes in three seasons, as well as seven 60-minute specials and four short Comic Relief specials.
The Vicar of Dibley originally aired in South Africa on M-Net. It later aired on DStv's BBC Prime channel.
There are four 40-minute episodes in the third season.
Season 3 Synopsis
At the end of the previous season, Alice and Hugo got married, with Jim as best man and the bridesmaids dressed as teletubbies.
Geraldine met David's brother from Liverpool, Simon (played by Clive Mantle), and was instantly attracted to him. Also, Alice surprised Geraldine during her hen night after revealing that her biological father was David Horton.
At the start of the third season, Hugo and Alice return from their honeymoon, Hugo having been imprisoned for carrying cocaine through Customs. Alice is pregnant.
Meanwhile, David's brother Simon and Geraldine start seeing each other. However, when he says he's got a woman back in Liverpool, she refuses to attend any services and offers her resignation.