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Downtown Abbey Season 2

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Post by Vanessa » Tue November 29th, 2011, 9:46 am

She certainly does! Maggie Smith is a brilliant actress.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue November 29th, 2011, 10:08 am

Apparently the third series will be set in the 1920s, so there should be some lovely clothes!
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Post by fljustice » Tue November 29th, 2011, 4:24 pm

Thanks! I've got my DVR set to get all the Masterpiece shows, so should be set. Hard to wait until January, though.
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Post by princess garnet » Mon January 9th, 2012, 8:47 pm

Who else watched last night? Wow, it seemed like a lot happened!
I came across the companion book in Barnes & Noble not long ago and thumbed through it. This book provides a look behind the show's production for both seasons.

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Post by donroc » Mon January 9th, 2012, 9:35 pm

Saw it and enjoyed it -- right after The King's Speech on Showtime.
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Post by TiciaRoma » Tue January 10th, 2012, 4:25 am

Uh oh. I shouldn't have read this thread. I just watched the first four episodes of season I on Netflix. I think I'm hooked. Is there a 12 step program?

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Post by Divia » Fri January 13th, 2012, 5:11 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Apparently the third series will be set in the 1920s, so there should be some lovely clothes![/quote]

Now, that will be a fun ride! You can get into a lot of trouble in the 1920s :D

[quote=""princess garnet""]Who else watched last night? Wow, it seemed like a lot happened!
I came across the companion book in Barnes & Noble not long ago and thumbed through it. This book provides a look behind the show's production for both seasons.[/quote]

I watched it last night, but I wasn't as impressed. Maybe its the war or something but I didn't enjoy it. I also thought...
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Post by rebecca » Sat January 14th, 2012, 1:17 am

[quote=""Divia""]Now, that will be a fun ride! You can get into a lot of trouble in the 1920s :D



I watched it last night, but I wasn't as impressed. Maybe its the war or something but I didn't enjoy it. I also thought...
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The sister in question is Edith....But I like the fact that in the first season she was simply a nasty, spiteful girl but in the second her character was fleshed out a bit and she gained some depth. But in the end it is a good show, great location, good actors, great script....it's great entertainment and beats watching er that Snookie? girl or the Kadarshians(SP?)...And yesterday the Christmas at Downtown arrived...Yippeee!!! :D :D

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Post by Vanessa » Sat January 14th, 2012, 11:05 am

I only got to watch the Christmas Special the other day (whilst doing my monster load ironing!!). I really enjoyed it - a lovely feel-good two hours and with a happy-ish ending. I agree it's great entertainment and all those beautiful clothes................ plus Dan Stephens is rather nice!
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Post by Divia » Sat January 14th, 2012, 4:15 pm

I'm not liking the script so far, and thats the problem. Last season I loved this season I'm like eh, predictable.

I didn't see the x mas speical.
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