If you’ve seen Derry Girls, you’ll know how iconic of a character Sister Michael is. Continue reading to discover the things you might have in common with Sister Michael.
Derry Girls is arguably one of the best Irish TV shows. It packs comedy with the backdrop of Northern Ireland during the troubles. The show has quickly become incredibly popular among Irish citizens and people abroad.
One of the funniest characters on the show is definitely Sister Michael. She has a certain sarcastic wit; we wouldn’t be surprised if she was your favourite.
So, let’s see what you might have in common with the legend that is Sister Michael.
10. She loves the TV show Rawhide – a fan of westerns
The character has previously mentioned that she is a fan of the western TV show, Rawhide.
If you enjoy this show, you have that in common with the small angry penguin woman!
9. Sister Michael does not like cinnamon – a love it or hate it flavour
Sister Michael has also mentioned she does not like cinnamon. Not hugely surprising since it is a bit of a marmite for most people.
If cinnamon does not tickle your fancy, you and Sister Michael have that in common.
8. She became a nun to get free accommodation – fair enough
In an early episode of Derry Girls, she mentioned that she specifically became a nun to avail of the free accommodation.
If you have done this or tried to pull something similar, you have that in common with Sister Michael. I mean, you can see why she did that, right?
7. Sister Michael works as a Headmistress – an obvious similarity
One of the things you might have in common with Sister Michael is your profession.
She works as a Headmistress or Principal for Our Lady Immaculate College, where she teaches secondary level students.
If you work as a Headmistress or a Principal, you have that in common with this very sarcastic nun.
6. She is very sarcastic – a common Irish trait
Next up on the list of ten things you might have in common with Sister Michael is sarcasm.
Sister Michael has a certain sarcastic wit, which makes her so hilarious in the show.
If you too enjoy and practice a sarcastic tongue, Sister Michael is probably your favourite character in the show. What’s more, you have this in common.
5. Sister Michael is apathetic towards her job – not so enthusiastic
It doesn’t take too long when watching Derry Girls to realise that Sister Michael is not hugely enthusiastic about her job.
This can be gauged from her expressions and the numerous things she says during the show.
In particular, when she mentions how stressful exams can be, she finishes her sentence by saying, don’t come crying to me.
If you are not exactly jumping out of your seat about your job, this is another thing you have in common with Sister Michael.
4. She is Catholic – do you share these beliefs?
Like the vast majority of the characters in Derry Girls, Sister Michael is Catholic and a nun.
If you share these beliefs, that is yet another thing you have in common with this unenthusiastic nun.
3. Every week, Sister Michael does judo – her unusual pastime
Judo is next on the list of things you might have in common with Sister Michael. That’s right, in one episode of Derry Girls, the main characters accidentally broke a statue in her office.
While they were trying to glue it back together, they were making some noise. Sister Michael busted through the doors in her judo suit and in a fighting pose.
This was definitely a hilarious moment in the series as she said, “I thought we had an intruder, and he would’ve been a sorry boy, I just nailed some serious moves.”
2. She grew up in Northern Ireland – and more specifically, Derry
If you grew up in Northern Ireland, you have this in common with Sister Michael and the vast majority of the characters in Derry Girls.
1. She dislikes the French – not a fan
Lastly, another thing you might have in common with Sister Michael is a hatred for the French.
In the episode where the school was arranging a trip to Paris, she mentioned this hatred and looked very enthusiastic about the prospect of the students going on the trip. Of course, this is a joke!
There you have it, ten things you might have in common with Sister Michael! Let us know in the comments how many you ticked off.