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The Only Way to Make Downton Abbey Appealing to Me


The idea that anybody ever came to Julian Fellowes and said, “Hey, Gosford Park was great and all, but could you make it even longer and more boring, possibly spreading it out over the course of years?” still blows my mind. But, perhaps like many of you, I now get to hear about this show endlessly from my nearest and dearest.

I never thought there’d be any reason to mention that show on this site. Then this happened…

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No, it isn’t actually playable. But the 16-bit version of the theme is for sale.

There actually was a Gosford Park board game, sent out to members of the entertainment media at the time. I gave mine away.

via Venturebeat

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist