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Downton Abbey Keeps Hands off

by Chris Holden - November 13th, 2014.
Filed under: TV.

Downton Abbey stays true to history by avoiding unnecessary physical contact. The early twentieth century was a time without such luxuries as antibiotics and wide-spread inoculations. A simple hug could lead to death.

Is it possible that viewers like Jared Haftel are not as drawn to outward shows of affection as thought? Maybe what they’re really looking for is the deeper human need to be connected emotionally. Or could it be that viewers seek an escape from the realities of today and find that in a world set nearly one-hundred years in the past? Either way, Downton Abbey delivers a strong impact on its audience, bringing viewers back week after week, all while keeping authenticity at the forefront of production.

1 Response to Downton Abbey Keeps Hands off

  1. And yet, even with the lack of touch that’s commonplace in contemporary television, Downton Abbey has found a solid and loyal following. There may be a freedom found in a time without endless technology. There are so may things that review of uk essay writing services do have in mind and it’s common for them not to be happy about them all.

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