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Old 01-19-13, 08:02 PM
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Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Is there any?

I want to know because I was watching Breaking Bad and my two year old niece came into the room just as someone yelled, "No shit!", and then she was running around the house yelling "No shit!" for the next ten minutes.

My sister got really pissed off at me, telling me I shouldn't be watching that kind of show. She isn't the kind of person to let things go, so I know she will be bringing this up at least another dozen times over the next week.

She's been watching Downtown Abbey with her daughter for the past week. It's a British show, and they often use a little bit of foul language. So I'm wondering, has anyone ever said "Shit" on that show. Or could someone who watches tell me what the rudest thing said on it was, so I can throw that in my sister's face?
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

There is no bad language in it.

if you thought there was a chance of it having similar language to Breaking Bad.
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Really, rats.

I know it wouldn't have language as strong as "Breaking Bad", but I thought there must be a scene where one of the butlers or stableboys says "Shit" or "Stick it up your arse."
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Sounds like your niece would enjoy "Deadwood"
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Wow...so because SHE doesn't like the show she's telling YOU that you shouldn't watch it?

That's fucked up.
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

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She's been watching Downtown Abbey with her daughter for the past week. It's a British show, and they often use a little bit of foul language. So I'm wondering, has anyone ever said "Shit" on that show. Or could someone who watches tell me what the rudest thing said on it was, so I can throw that in my sister's face?
Something tells me if there were a Downtown Abbey there would be foul language...
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen View Post
I want to know because I was watching Breaking Bad and my two year old niece came into the room just as someone yelled, "No shit!"
Yeah, because hearing the word "shit" is the worst thing your niece could be exposed to on "Breaking Bad."
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

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Something tells me if there were a Downtown Abbey there would be foul language...
Probably. I know they dropped the f-bomb a lot in Cougarton Abbey.
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

Watch In The Name of the Father with her and she'll be running around hollering, "No shite!"

In Downton Abbey the worst you'll probably get is 'excrement'. Then again, you may get a lot of Britishisms such as "sodding" this-n-that, bleedin', piss off, sittin' on me bum, kiss my arse, etc.
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Re: Foul language in "Downton Abbey"

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Sounds like your niece would enjoy "Deadwood"
Keep her away from any scenes featuring Wu. On the other hand, Swearengen & his minions use so much profanity that it would probably go right over her head.
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<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/WN5cCiXt6IM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I'd forgotten how hilarious this scene is.
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Juice ... not Jews!

At least if the two-year old niece starts saying "Cocksucka!" it'll make "No shit" not seem so bad anymore.

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