Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – Baa-Ram-Ewe, Milady

Kelly and Tom discuss the additional scenes aired in the US version of Downton Abbey S5, announce a short break, discuss other TV shows they like, and get ready to start NAILIN IT on their upcoming coverage of Mr. Selfridge.

Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – The Once And Future Donk

Kelly and Tom recap the S5 Downton Abbey Christmas Special with a non-violent bris and much more! They wonder what will become of Mertobel, wish for an all-McG series 6, get excited about bacon on a turkey, remind Baxter that snitches get stitches, debate the correct plural for “grouse,” celebrate the show’s new Muppet overlords,…

Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – Knockoff Tamworths

In their recap of the penultimate episode of Downton Abbey S5, Kelly and Tom can’t quite believe how little actually happens. Thankfully, they do manage to spend 2.5 hours talking about it, banging out several new portmanteaus, ragging on Denker from the block, making a lot of Rebecca jokes, pulling a Gilly, wondering about taking…

Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – Actually, It’s About Ethics In Baby-Stealing

Yes, Kelly & Tom get very weepy about a certain canine’s illness in this recap of Downton Abbey S5E7. They are not made of stone. They also manage to share two separate Edith/Gregson AUs that suck less than the actual canonical storyline, accuse Rosamund of going a hat too far, speculate about the trainability of…

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Up Yours, Downstairs! – Spoiler Alert: He Was Living In A Tree

Kelly & Tom continue to enjoy Series 5 of Downton Abbey in their recap of E6. They come up with a portmanteau for Atticus and Rose, wonder if Baron Julian & NEAME recently discovered 30 Rock, diagnose two cases of Terminal Bummer Syndrome, redefine the word “Ainsty,” invent a new DA drinking game, problem-solve on…

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Up Yours, Downstairs! – #NotAllGentiles

In their coverage of Downton Abbey S5E5 (the golden episode), Kelly & Tom cheer the continued existence of Empress Bitch Mabel Lane Fox, wonder what sheep would think of pigs, question Mrs. Hughes’ feminism, discuss Merty’s “single white female” approach to courtship, propose assassin training for babies, get excited that someone finally tips Carson, tell…

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Up Yours, Downstairs! – Nyet, Nyet, Nannette

Kelly & Tom are in high spirits for this temporally complex recap of Downton Abbey S5E4, their favorite of the season so far. Among the many great points of discussion are a feminist reinterpretation of Candyland, shipping BrickG, a Downton/Marx Brothers mash-up, winelexia, missing Jimmy Kent, a cavalcade of terrible impressions, dealing with ghosts, and…

Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – Chaps Seeking Chaps

Kelly & Tom are simply delighted with the goings-on in Yorkshire and the most romantic city in the world in their recap of Downton Abbey S5E3. They love absolutely everything McG gets up to, wax nostalgic for Series 1, figure out how The Brady Bunch would have gone down in Germany, talk smack about Little…

Up Yours, Downstairs!

Up Yours, Downstairs! – The Borg Of Yorkshire

Kelly & Tom celebrate 100 episodes of UYDS with a recap of the plate of semolina that is Downton Abbey S5E2. They liven it up as best they can with fart noises, banter, and other vocal effects as they discuss Sherlock Holmes as the original Mentalist, Sex as Job Interview with Mary Crawley, the perfect…

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Up Yours, Downstairs! – Middle Class Person Ruins Everything

Kelly and Tom are thrilled to return to Downton Abbey for its S5 premiere! They wrap up some pressing questions regarding Dune and hanging meat til it’s high before getting into their discussion of Baron Julian’s email address, their newfound hatred of Gareth Neame, Chekov’s fire brigade chief, the fragility of footmen, Baxter still being…