Today's iTunes giveaway is the Father Ted Christmas special.

The Christmas Special first aired on 24 December 1996. In the episode Ted and a group of Priests are lost in a lingerie department.

Three series of Father Ted were aired between 21 April 1995 and 1 May 1998. The show followed the misadventures of three Roman Catholic priests on Craggy Island.

Dermot Morgan, who played Ted, died on 28 February 1998 age 45.

You can download the episode here.

Over the next few days you can expect Apple to offer a range of free presents via the iTunes Store. Last year the company gave away games including Electronic Arts Trivial Pursuit and an episode of BBC TV show Outnumbered.

Apple promises a "fantastic" selection of songs, music videos, applications, books, TV episodes and a film will be free for 24 hours each day.

The offer runs from Boxing Day, 26 December 2010 until 6 January 2011.

Users can sign up to receive an Apple email alert for each free offer or download a dedicated 12 Days of Christmas iPhone application.

More details are available at iTunes.

Come back tomorrow to find out what Apple is giving away for free on the third day of Christmas.