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Colbert crashes 'Downton Abbey' into 'Breaking Bad'

'The Colbert Report' reimagines the British hit

Colbert crashes ‘Downton Abbey’ into ‘Breaking Bad’

 FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, Stephen Colbert presents an award onstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley appears to have closed the door on appointing Colbert to the U.S. Senate, all because he didn´t know the state drink was milk. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, Stephen Colbert presents an award onstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley appears to have closed the door on appointing Colbert to the U.S. Senate, all because he didn't know the state drink was milk. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Something extraordinary happened last night on The Colbert Report. It was entitled Breaking Abbey – a mad funny mash-up of Breaking Bad using the characters of Downton Abbey. (And the actors: Hugh Bonneville, Rob James-Collier and Jim Carter).

Can you smell what the Earl of Grantham is cooking? Watch for a very unusual cameo for Mark Consuelos. This, folks, is a keeper.


 

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