Author Topic: Counting Down to the End of....Downton Abbey  (Read 153493 times)

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #170 on: March 05, 2013, 12:07:20 am »
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #171 on: March 05, 2013, 12:14:14 am »
Oh NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO......not Mathew........gees he is one of my favourites.......and he has the best "come to bed" eyes I have seen since Richard Gere.......

I hate it when these dam actors decide to leave a character and change the whole story.....
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #172 on: March 05, 2013, 03:03:02 am »
Now the cat is out of the bag,
I really finished watching the last Christmas edition and decided I would not watch again. I may weaken.  ::)
To me that is the hall mark of a soap when the story line depends on the needs of the actors, not the writer.

I was amused when I came to NZ and found that Coronation Street is still running and 2 nights per week. That died a death in Australia many years ago.
Back in the 80's I would rush home to watch Eastenders then one day the Tv station just took it off air. I was horrified but it taught me a lesson. I have never watched a soap since.
It is always sad when a good series ends but we get over it and it is better than having it drag on and lose all reality.

Yes it did not help that I was madly in love with Dan Stevens  ;)
I will have to look out for him. He seems to have been mainly in TV mini series and was in "The Line of Beauty" I am a fan of Allan Hollinghurst and have read most of his books .I think I watched the Line of Beauty.  Photos show Dan Stevens was much younger although it was only 6 years ago.  I checked and sadly he is married with children  :)
I will watch out for his films.

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #173 on: March 05, 2013, 09:24:07 am »
Two of my coworkers are always talking about Downton Abbey, and trying to get me to watch.

I just laugh it off.


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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #174 on: March 05, 2013, 10:19:49 am »
Oh NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO......not Mathew........gees he is one of my favourites.......and he has the best "come to bed" eyes I have seen since Richard Gere.......

I hate it when these dam actors decide to leave a character and change the whole story.....

Sometimes actors shoot themselves--and their careers--in the foot when they leave a successful series.  8)
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #175 on: March 05, 2013, 10:36:24 am »
Sometimes actors shoot themselves--and their careers--in the foot when they leave a successful series.  8)

The name David Caruso ring a bell?

Although I think he's recovered now, hasn't he?  I seem to remember him being on another hit series.


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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #176 on: March 05, 2013, 01:00:01 pm »
The name David Caruso ring a bell?

Although I think he's recovered now, hasn't he?  I seem to remember him being on another hit series.

He's EXACTLY who I had in mind. Yes, I think it took him years to recoup, but he became the head guy on C.S.I.: Miami.
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #177 on: March 05, 2013, 01:37:41 pm »
For those who have not been watching
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #178 on: October 17, 2013, 04:14:07 pm »
Well the next series of Downton Abbey is starting next Wednesday here in NZ. I vowed not to watch it after Matthew was killed. but am afraid it looks like I will.
There was an interview with Maggie Smith during the week. She is marvellous. All the promos seem to focus on how the family try to help Lady Mary cope.

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #179 on: January 05, 2014, 09:38:56 pm »
The new series starts in one hour in the US! Is everyone suffering from Downton Abbey fatigue? Not me...I am excited!
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