Great Job, Internet!: Watch Downton Abbey actors attack each other with lightsabers

The cast of Downton Abbey may seem all snooty and old-timey, what with their British accents, impeccable grammar, and fancy-pants table manners. But they’re really just regular, modern-day actors and actresses who have iPhones, watch Star Wars movies, and like to stage lightsaber battles between takes, just like the rest of the world. The proof is Downton Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Valet, a smartphone-shot Star Wars spoof by actor Rob James-Collier, who is so associated with his conniving Downton role of Mr. Barrow that he has a website actually called James-Collier originally made the film as part of a fundraising campaign for the Chilterns MS Centre in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire U.K. He was running a marathon in the charity’s name back in April and seeking £10,000 in sponsorship money, and this seemed like a clever way to get the internet’s attention.

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