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Friday, February 15, 2013

H&N’s ‘Downton Abbey’ Video Game Voiceover

The third season finale of the wildly popular “Downton Abbey” airs on PBS Sunday night.

The show has millions of fans including Bill Kiley, who dreamed up what Downton Abbey would look like as a 1990s-era Super Nintendo video game.

The characters jitter around like robot stick figures – think Super Mario Bros.

The video is text only, so you get to supply the voice – another opportunity for the Here & Now masterpiece players!


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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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