Top Ten Things Outlander and Downton Abbey Have In Common
#1. Life in the past was TOUGH. Especially for a woman, even the rich ones didn't have a lot of choices. Here's my advice, if you ever come across a time machine, run the other way.
#2. Every village needs a castle.
#3. The kitchen staff know ALL of your business.
#4. Chamber pots are inevitable.
#5. Taking a stroll over sweeping landscape provides for good conversation.
|Claire and Jaime|
|Matthew and Mary|
#6. Sex can happen at the most inappropriate times.
#7. Horses come in very handy.
#8. Mud happens...a lot.
|Claire and Jamie mud caked and outrunning the British|
|Mary tends to the pigs|
#9. Nothing says celebration like a long table full of wine and food.
#10. The working farm boy is always sexier than the British gentleman.
|Tom the Irish chauffeur|
Bonus! Run out of dialogue or the plot stalls? Add a war.