Five Great ‘Fake ‘Downton Abbey’ Episode’ Summaries

‘Lady Mary is inconsolable’

As we wait patiently for new Downton Abbey, we’ll quite simply have to make do with these phony, rather hilarious episode synopses from the @FakeDowntonEps Twitter account. Their tweets have caused no shortage of belly laughs in the Anglophenia offices today. Here are just a few of their greatest hits, which aren’t for the faint of heart. So cradle your nosegay and enjoy:

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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