Sesame Street presents “Upside Downton Abbey”

The muppets put on a wacky spoof of the period drama VIDEO

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Sesame Street presents "Upside Downton Abbey"

Sesame Street has been killing it on the Internet this week. Today the channel released “Upside Downton Abbey,” an absurd spoof — part wordplay, part parody — of the Emmy Award–winning drama.

“Carson, might I have some tea?” asks the Dowager Countess, upside down. (Carson pours her tea):

Dowager Countess: Oh! Why is the tea not going in my cup?

Carson: Perhaps because you are upside down, ma’am.

Dowager Countess: Well of course we’re upside down! This is Upside Downton Abbey!

And it continues:

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