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Downtown Abbey Season 4

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Post by Ash » Sat January 18th, 2014, 2:35 pm

Ok, I need advice from those of you who have already seen this season - I really don't want to watch DA tomorrow, but I do if you know what I mean. You've seen it - will it make me madder or more upset than I am? Or is there justice, eventually? (part of me also doesn't want to watch because frankly the whole thing is boring me but frankly thats another issue...)

ETA why yes I sometimes do look in the back of the book to see what happens at the end before I actually am finished :)
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Post by Nefret » Sat January 18th, 2014, 8:50 pm

I think I liked it more in earlier seasons.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Post by Madeleine » Sun January 19th, 2014, 5:45 pm

[quote=""Ash""]Ok, I need advice from those of you who have already seen this season - I really don't want to watch DA tomorrow, but I do if you know what I mean. You've seen it - will it make me madder or more upset than I am? Or is there justice, eventually? (part of me also doesn't want to watch because frankly the whole thing is boring me but frankly thats another issue...)

ETA why yes I sometimes do look in the back of the book to see what happens at the end before I actually am finished :) [/quote]

Yep, Series 4 is pretty under-whelming. Personally I couldn't understand what all the fuss was about over this storyline, I thought it was handled sensitively and it's not like it never happened in those houses. It is an ongoing story though, so it's up to you if you want to keep watching.
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Post by Ash » Mon January 20th, 2014, 2:52 am

I think fuss is less over what happened, than to who it happened to, along with the fact that the show is becoming boring and if thats they only way that the writer can make it interesting, well, its not working (at least for me)

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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 20th, 2014, 11:03 am

Just wait until you get to
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Post by Nefret » Mon January 20th, 2014, 7:46 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Just wait until you get to
.....[/quote]

Uh...
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Post by Divia » Tue January 21st, 2014, 12:39 am

All these spoilers! I'm being so good and not clicking.

I agree that it isnt what happened but who it happened to. I mean seriously? I just hope they don't get preggers cause that would be dreadful.

I'm enjoying the show so far. I mean, it can't be has dull as the WWI season. That was really, really bad. So much potential lost.....
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Post by Madeleine » Tue January 21st, 2014, 1:40 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Uh...
[/quote]

Yes it does.
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Post by Nefret » Tue January 21st, 2014, 6:34 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yes it does.[/quote]

Well, that does sound dull.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Extras

Post by princess garnet » Fri February 14th, 2014, 8:16 pm

Thought these extras would be of interest:
Lady Carnarvon talks about life at Highclere and filming the show in these short videos.

Live chat transcripts with Julian Ovenden (Blake) and Gary Carr (Jack Ross). Enjoy!


Historical advisor Alastair Bruce on Tom Branson and Jack Ross in the 1920s.
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