WATCH: Joanna Lumley Act Out ‘Game of Thrones’

Joanna Lumley in 'Game of Thrones'. Ish.

Joanna Lumley in ‘Game of Thrones’. Ish.

It’s a Friday. You don’t want to read anything complicated, and I don’t want to write it. Save that stuff for a Monday when you need to feel dragged into distracting blog posts by an enticing trail of flighty words and sticky concepts, as a way to escape the yawning maw of the week ahead.

Instead, let’s kick back and relax with these video clips of Joanna Lumley, beloved British thespian talent lady, larking about pretending to be big American TV shows as part of a series of commercials for Sky’s online delivery service.

Let’s start with this one, in which she embodies Game of Thrones through the medium of preposterous beard-wig and blurred crow:

Now give me Gray’s Anatomy, STAT!

And The Walking Dead:

There, that’s the weekend basically started, right there.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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