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The Quotable Downton Abbey: Memorable Lines from Downstairs

We all know that in addition to being a Countess, Violet Crawley is the QUEEN of great quotes—but the writers of Downton Abbey don’t stop there! The rest of the characters are in command of some great language that complements those patented Dowager zingers.

In celebration of the season 5 premiere on this side of the pond, we thought we’d celebrate with some of our favourite quotes from both upstairs and downstairs. In a previous post, we shared some of our favorite season 1-4 upstairs cast qutoes. Now, let's take a look at some the classic sayings from our downstairs cast in seasons 1-4.
 
Try your luck at identifying the characters who said these great lines! Just read the quote, and then scroll down beneath each photo to find the answer. 
 
 
 "I've never been called a liberal in my life and I don't intend to start now!"
 
Answer: Mr. Carson
 
 
“You know the trouble with you lot; you’re all in love with the wrong people.” 
 
Answer: Mrs. Patmore
 
 
"Imagine Carson without a footman, like a ringmaster without a pony."
 
Answer: Thomas Barrow 
 
 
“Thomas is lovely in every way. He's funny and handsome, and he's got such lovely teeth.”
 
Answer: Daisy Robinson 
 
 
"If she's got a boyfriend, I'm a giraffe."
 
Answer: Sarah O'Brien
 
 
"Why do you have to be such a big girl's blouse about it?"
 
Answer: Bates
 
 
“I’d rather have the right man, than the right wedding.”
 
Answer: Anna
 
 
"I want to travel the world, meet beautiful women, drink champagne."
 
Answer: Jimmy Kent
 
 
How’d you do, Downton fans? Did you get them all right? We love all Downton quotes! Make sure you share yours with us in the comments, and tune in Sundays at 9pm to KCTS 9 for new episodes of Downtown Abbey, season 5. 

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I need to catch up on missed episodes! I didn't get many right.

Enough of this music from the 50's and 60's. Particularly when the same programs are repeated endlessly. Are most of the KCTS subscribers in their 70's and 80's?.

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