Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

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The series is set in the fictional Downton Abbey, stately home of the Earl and Countess of Grantham, and follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants early in the reign of King George V. The series spans the two years prior to the Great War, commencing with news of the sinking of the Titanic, an event that sets the story in motion. 
 
* Downton Abbey received a 2014 Golden Globe nomination for "Best TV Drama".

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Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
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Britta tries to help Abed work through his disappointment that 'Cougar Town' won't return till mid-season by finding him a new British series to watch, called 'Cougartown Abbey' a parody of the series 'Downton Abbey'.

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Winston says that Nick is not a finisher. He didn't finish law school and not being able to finish things is why Nick only made it to episode 3 of 'Downton Abbey'.

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Season:  8  / Episode:  22 
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After Oscar thinks Angela's husband, the senator, is hitting on him, Jim tells Oscar and Pam that not every glance means something. He adds that life isn't 'Downton Abbey'.

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Season:  4  / Episode:  9 
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Donna tells Cleveland that she talked to her friends about a vow renewal ceremony. Donna names characters from the series, 'Downton Abbey', but Cleveland catches it, proving to Donna that he does watch the show.

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Season:  6  / Episode:  17 
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Jack and Avery are angry with each other about the other's relationship during Avery's absence. Jack asks Avery if she wants to watch 'Downton Abbey' with him.

The Mindy Project:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
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Mindy gives a toast at her ex-boyfriend's wedding, mentioning how he hates it when people give away the endings of television shows. She gets angry giving her toast, saying "God forbid you give away the ending to 'Downton Abbey'!".

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Zoey says she has put hours into being discreet about her relationship with Dr. Prentiss. She says it's a "Downton Abbey" level of discretion.

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The show "Woodworthy Manor" that the group enjoys watching is supposed to represent Downton Abbey.

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