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Two rich, eligible and handsome young bachelors gallop into Hertfordshire and the lives of every hopeful young maiden and her ambitious mother in the neighborhood. Mr Bingley has bought ... See full summary »

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Two rich, eligible and handsome young bachelors gallop into Hertfordshire and the lives of every hopeful young maiden and her ambitious mother in the neighborhood. Mr Bingley has bought Netherfield Park and has brought his sisters and friend, Mr Darcy, with him. To Mrs Bennet at Longbourn House, they are the answer to her prayers. She has five daughters to marry, and their dowries are not large. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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24 September 1995 (UK)  »

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The gray plaid Spencer worn by Susannah Harker (Jane Bennet) riding to Netherfield Hall is the same costume worn by Sarah Crowden (Lady Blanche) in Brussels in Vanity Fair (1998), by Victoria Hopkins to go riding in The Regency House Party (2004), and by Gemma Arterton (Elizabeth Bennet) in Amanda's bathroom in Lost in Austen (2008). See more »

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[At the party at Lucas Lodge, Sir William Lucas endeavors to make conversation with Mr. Bingley's two sisters]
Sir William Lucas: No doubt you attend assemblies at St. James's Court, Miss Bingley?
Miss Bingley: We go but rarely, sir.
Sir William Lucas: Indeed, I am surprised. I should be happy to introduce you there, you know, at any time when I'm in town.
[Mrs. Hurst looks in suppressed shock and mirth at her sister]
Miss Bingley: You are too kind, sir.
[She curtsies, and the two sisters move away]
Sir William Lucas: [Feeling awkward, but not quite sure why] Well, well, good, good...
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Referenced in Lost in Austen: Episode #1.1 (2008) See more »

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The Comical Fellow
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