Season 5 of Downton Abbey will begin (in the US) on January 4th. But before the main course, we get a little appetizer, which comes in the form of a nine-minute parody starring George Clooney, Jeremy Piven and the cast of Downton Abbey. Borrowing from It’s a Wonderful Life, the fun film asks us to imagine daily life at the Abbey without Lord Grantham in the picture. That’s when we get to see Lady Grantham cavorting with George Clooney, the Marquis of Hollywood (who kind of resembles Gomez from the Addams Family). And then the rest of the family and staff letting their hair loose.
The parody was made for Text Santa, an initiative that supports UK charities during the Christmas period. You can learn how to donate here.
Thanks Kim L. for the tip!
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wot?! no mention of the Divine Ms Joanna Lumley…for Shame!
Fantastic parody, pity it is seems to be shown on the web only, would be great as a holiday special fundraising feature
SO funny and SO well done – I agree Joanna Lumley should def. have been mentioned. My two favourite shows and two favourite men – George and Jeremy – aah! Can’t wait for Jan 4th!
Absolutely Fabulous (or Ab Fab!! Should do one for American PBS fundraiser. Hysterical.
a fabulous parody for a Xmas cheer I would had like to see Shirley facing George as the head of the family
Marry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Thank you for a good laugh maybe they will show it more times on PBS
From Nederland-The Netherlands-I wish the cast of Downtm Abbey a most happy and healthy 2015. I always like to see this series ab in my oppnion this is the best that is ever made, and is real Brittish.
I have visited your country on once but thoid is far to few!
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i am still laughing. This is one of the funniest parody ever
Would love to see more of this
Incredible talent making this
De cast van Down Ton Abbey lijkt in niets op acteurs zij zijn het gewoon, lijkt het. Zeer, zeer knap gespeeld.
That was great!
This is GREAT!!! More more MORE!! LOL
It’s been a bit of time since this was posted but wow what fun. I really enjoyed watching it.