Television: Goodbye to All That

The revels are ended. That white dreadnought of a house at 165 Eaton Place is deserted, although two weddings sweeten the sorrow.

Cousin Georgina has married her marquis, and Hudson the butler lets down his Scottish reserve long enough to marry Mrs. Bridges. It took him 27 years to pop the question or, as experienced in the lives of millions of U.S. onlookers, some 55 hours of television viewing. However measured, they were exactly what Hudson called them: "Stirring times."

Except for an understandable overflow of sentiment, the final episode of Upstairs, Downstairs,...

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