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Downton Abbey-like butlers take the London tube by storm. (AP/Rex Features)

This group of Downton Abbey-esque butlers hit the London Tube, to spread the word on the Series 4 DVD launch in the U.K. The butler brigade is an attempt to get Britons into the holiday spirit, with the shopping season upon us. We know, we know … Series 4 hasn’t aired in the U.S. yet and it’s already on DVD in the U.K.? The simple answer is: Life isn’t fair. The wait may be frustrating but the images are a bit of fun and we couldn’t resist. And, we can just think of the fourth season as a New Year present, premiering on Jan. 5, 2014 on PBS.

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Here come the butlers. (AP/Rex Features)
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Here sit the butlers. (AP/Rex Features)
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Here read the butlers. (AP/Rex Features)
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Here serve the butlers. (AP/Rex Features)

The group swung by a Tesco in the London borough of Enfield and even stepped behind the counter, waiting on patrons. You can take a peek at the snap here.

What would you do if you ran into this lot on the street?

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Filed Under: Butlers, Downton Abbey, London
By Brigid Brown