Featuring several of the men of Downton Abbey – namely Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, and Rob James-Collier – this clip re-imagines the cast of Downton Abbey in the world of AMC’s critically acclaimed drama Breaking Bad. (Breaking Bad tells the story of Walter White, a high school science teacher turned meth dealer and his subsequent spiral into a life of crime.)
In Breaking Abbey, Lord Grantham is now the “tea kingpin of Yorkshire,” having resorted to some apparently quite illicit and shocking activities in order to acquire the money to keep Downton afloat. All handdled with the proper etiquette of course.
WARNING: There is some strong language (even if the worst of it is bleeped) and some potential content issues due to the general themes involved with Breaking Bad. Proceed with serious caution if talk about drugs, drug use or drug running is not exactly your cup of tea.
Personally, I’m only on the third season of Breaking Bad, but this clip is just hilarious. Worth it if only for the chance to get to see the super proper Rob James-Collier say the phrase “it’s the shizzle nizzle.” (Though I’m a bit said they couldn’t figure out a way to bring in Giancarlo Esposito for this somehow!)