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Downtown Abbey Season 2

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Post by Mythica » Sat January 14th, 2012, 5:39 pm

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

Hasn't Mary already started wearing some 20s-style shapeless drapes? Especially in the Christmas special - she could have been wearing a trash bag at one point, or maybe a sheet. If you can't tell, I hate 20s fashion...

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Post by TiciaRoma » Sun January 15th, 2012, 2:53 am

I've watched both seasons of DA in the past few days. It took away from my reading time, but was well worth it. I'll be waiting for season 3.

I watched season I on Netflix streaming. Season II is available through Project Free TV on the Internet. No need to register or sign up for anything and very good quality. Be sure to select TV Shows on the purple bar before doing your search.

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Post by Divia » Sun January 15th, 2012, 9:39 pm

[quote=""Mythica""]Hasn't Mary already started wearing some 20s-style shapeless drapes? Especially in the Christmas special - she could have been wearing a trash bag at one point, or maybe a sheet. If you can't tell, I hate 20s fashion...[/quote]

I've only seen episode one but yes I thought some of the dresses for their evening meals were rather boxy and shockingly sleeveless. First thing I thought about is why are they wearing 1920s fashion when its still 1916?..or whatever teen date it was.
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Post by Tanzanite » Sat January 21st, 2012, 10:30 pm

Here are a couple of Youtube videos with some of Maggie Smith's great lines:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVMtffzb ... r_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs5_E1J_ ... e=youtu.be

they may have some scenes from season two so those in the states have been warned

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Post by Divia » Sun January 22nd, 2012, 12:06 am

I love her. She is so funny! Love her one liners.
I liked it when she was talking to her daughter.

"I speak the truth."

"Why? No one else does."

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Post by rebecca » Sun January 22nd, 2012, 4:42 am

LOL Divia I liked that one too and these

"I have plenty of friends I don't like."

'No english man would dream of dying in someone elses house.'

funny moment: nearly falling out of the swivel chair LOL. :p

'dont be defeatist dear it's very middle class.'

And Sir Richard Carlisle threat on never returning to Downtown again.

Lady Grantham: 'Do you promise?' :D

Her opposition in turning Downtown into a hospice.

"But if there are relapses. What then? Amputation in the dining room? Rescuscitation in the pantry?" :p

You just have to love her!

Bec :)

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Post by Vanessa » Sun January 22nd, 2012, 11:05 am

Dame Maggie is great! Thanks for those, Tanzanite. They made me smile.
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Soundtrack

Post by princess garnet » Sat January 28th, 2012, 2:45 am

Enjoying the music from the show? Well, the soundtrack is available for your pleasure! I bought the soundtrack at B&N earlier today and listened to it on my drive home. You can imagine the scenes from the show as the song plays.
The CD covers both seasons. I loved hearing the extended version of the instrumental theme song "Downtown Abbey-The Suite."
Enjoy!

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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 30th, 2012, 8:37 pm

Just read that Shirley Maclaine has been cast as Cora's mother in Series 3 - should be interesting!
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Post by lauragill » Mon January 30th, 2012, 9:56 pm

[quote=""Mythica""]Hasn't Mary already started wearing some 20s-style shapeless drapes? Especially in the Christmas special - she could have been wearing a trash bag at one point, or maybe a sheet. If you can't tell, I hate 20s fashion...[/quote]

Oh, but Margaret in Boardwalk Empire wears some gorgeous clothes!

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