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No, It's Not Matthew: Let's Play Spot the Anachronism with These New 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 Photos

By Cindy Davis | Trailers | August 14, 2014 |

By Cindy Davis | Trailers | August 14, 2014 |


The first series 5 Downton Abbey photos have arrived, and according to creator/showrunner Julian Fellows, the Crawleys find themselves “…incontrovertibly living in the modern world.” I guess that’s why the set decorators threw in a little anachronism? I mean, it *could* be a little inside joke couldn’t it? Else, someone’s got a little ‘splainin’ to do, Lucy. Have a looksie…it shouldn’t be too difficult to divine.


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You found it, didn’t you? No, Thomas isn’t wearing a hairpiece. It’s (swipe ahead to read): the plastic water bottle on the mantle behind Lord Grantham and Lady Edith.


Here’s the first teaser:


And, the cast talks series 5 plotlines:


Cindy Davis, (Twitter) may be snickering.