Line(s) of the Day #DowntownAbbey

Downtown Abbey

Lady Edith: So he slipped the hook.
Lady Mary: At least I’m not fishing with no bait.

Laura Carmichael and Michele Dockery in the period drama Downtown Abbey (2010 – 2015) The scathing insult reflects the competitive disharmony between the two sisters that flowed throughout the whole show.

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20 thoughts on “Line(s) of the Day #DowntownAbbey

    • She did. There’s one I remember which I shall have to put up sometime. She is criticising someone and her son says that the person is a friend of hers. “Just because we’re friends doesn’t mean I like them.” – Ha

    • I thought you might make an appearance 🙂 Their scenes are great. Funny to think they became close friends in real life and were flatmates while filming. The scenes between Violet and Isobel Crawley were delightful too. The classic irresistible force versus the immovable object.

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