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    I have a question...

    So, was this Jenny's last episode or will she reappear after her rest period at the convent? In other words, will Jessica Raine complete this season? Anybody know?

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    She does complete the season. Since I guess others know now, she does leave after this season. This is because the actress wanted to play other roles. The show will continue on without her.
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    You know, I KNEW there was something familiar about the actor who plays Delphine, but I couldn't put my finger on it. I was a HUGE Rome addict!!! Now, it all makes sense! Delphine always did seem a little shady and, when she got Harry into her club for the card game, her shadiness went waaay up. I do fear that Rose has been sucked in and played for a fool. I was thrilled when Harry put an ass-whipping on Loxley, and showed him NO mercy!!! It looks like Harry cannot breach that circle he longs to enter; hopefully, he now gets that and moves on and makes his OWN mark and avenges himself AND his wife.

    Just saw the latest Midwife episode. Wow. The boyfriend...at first, I thought he would end up in some kind of coma, and then it dawned on me that he was going to die. I was shocked for Jenny. How very sad. I am not big on things wrapping up with honey, hearts, and flowers. That could not be more boring and forgettable.
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    Re: Masterpiece Theater shows (PBS)

    A friend went to the Downton Abbey costume exhibition at Winterthur, Delaware. She said it was awesome! Can't wait to see it in September.
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    I hope the Downton costume exhibit comes out West. We have a few lovely museums to put them up in!

    Is this going to be a two-fer for you AZ? Costume exhibit and Orioles Stadium?

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    You betcha. How do you think I finagled Mr. Christian into another big trip this year? I dangled a 3-part bait - Orioles, Washington Nationals, and Phillies. Men are SO easy. LOL. (Fortunately, he also loves Downton Abbey, so it wasn't that hard.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Imperfect1 View Post
    Just had to comment on how much I'm loving Season 2 of Mr. Selfridge!!! Now that we've gotten to know the characters, the series is even better than last season!

    My tv guide only lists one more episode (next week --- and then the following week there is some kind of PBS auction in the Mr. Selfridge time slot) Are we almost at the end of Season 2? Is that possible?
    There are 10 episodes in S2 and this past Sunday (4/20) it was episode #5 which was aired in the US. We're only halfway thru the season I agree with you and feel S2 is more enjoyable than S1. I'm really LOVING this series!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlena_M View Post
    There are 10 episodes in S2 and this past Sunday (4/20) it was episode #5 which was aired in the US. We're only halfway thru the season I agree with you and feel S2 is more enjoyable than S1. I'm really LOVING this series!
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    Downton is starting to release photos from filming for season 5. The photos give away NOTHING about plot, but I will put them in spoiler tags since they are large and there are several of them. You do NOT have to make your comments/replies in spoiler tags, as (I repeat) there are NO spoilers involved here...
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    Re: Masterpiece Theater shows (PBS)

    Quote Originally Posted by Fanny Mare View Post
    I agree, we are loving Mr. S!!
    I, too, am enjoying this season.

    Maybe it's just me, but I think JP is doing a far better job of portraying Mr. Selfridge this season compared to the first. It seems he's much more comfortable, relaxed, and likable with his current interpretation of the character. Granted, five years have passed within the storyline so possibly Selfridge himself was more relaxed but I think this change has more to do with JP than Mr. Selfridge.
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