Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet.
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 Amanda Price (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Darcy (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Kitty Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mrs. Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Jane Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Lydia Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Bingley (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mary Bennet (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Caroline Bingley (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Wickham (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Mr. Collins (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Pirhana (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Michael (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Elizabeth Bennet (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lady Catherine de Bourgh (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Charlotte Lucas (2 episodes, 2008)
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Amanda Price is dissatisfied with her life in modern London. Her favorite escape is getting lost in the pages of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. One night, Amanda is startled to come face to face with the novel's protagonist, Elizabeth Bennet. A small door in her apartment mysteriously links their worlds. Eventually, Amanda becomes trapped on the other side, while Elizabeth remains in the modern world. Now as the events of her favorite book unfold in all the wrong ways, Amanda tries desperately to set things straight, but inevitably makes things worse. Will this fractured version of a classic tale lead Amanda to her own happily-ever-after? Written by L. Hamre

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At the ball, the Bennett sisters tell a story of how they have a wager to get Mr. Darcy to say three words to them, and they fail when he responds with "You lose." This exchange is supposed to have actually happened in history, and the famous response was uttered by United States President, Calvin Coolidge. The story has also been attached to the British Prime Minister Clement Attlee See more »

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When Mrs. Bennet and the girls' carriage has broken down, just as Wickam arrives, you can see a airplane or helicopter in the distant sky over Mrs. Bennet's head. See more »

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Mr. Darcy: All's well, Mr. Collins? The birds are that way...
Mr. Collins: Yes, yes!
Amanda Price: Mr. Collins has had the unusual good fortune to shoot a peacock.
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Version of Bride & Prejudice (2004) See more »

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Love it!
10 September 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am a bit of a purist but I find this drama a breath of fresh air too. Wonderfully funny. Alex Kingston is very good as Mrs Bennett, a much more serious version and Hugh Bonneville is lovely.

I too wonder what Lizzie is up to in the 21st Century, especially as she obvious planned it, telling her father she was going away for a while and then locking the door. Maybe they can do a sequel with her story. I bet she turns Amanda's slobby boyfriend into a gentleman.

Only gripe, they mentioned her strange clothes but not her "strange to them" hairstyle, which she still has.

Also Jane is not as pretty as she should be (being described as the prettiest by her mother), no wonder Bingley prefers Amanda!


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