The Bennets are expecting a visitor - Mr Bennet's clergyman cousin, who will inherit the estate in the absence of any direct male heirs. Mr Collins is coming to Longbourn with the intention of healing the rift between his branch of the family and the Bennets. Though Mrs Bennet cannot help thinking he has come to check over the place, he arrives with the best of intentions. Written by
Did You Know?
The brown gown with a sheer white muslin overdress that Jennifer Ehle
(Elizabeth Bennet) wears during the evening party at Mrs. Philips's house is the same costume Lindsay Duncan
(Lady Bertram) wears in the scene during which Fanny reads from the newspaper to the Bertram family in Mansfield Park
(1999). See more
At the beginning of the Netherfield dance where Lizzy dances with Mr Darcy as the music comes on, the camera is on Lizzy. That shot of her must have been too fast because they slow it down considerably, shown by a lady fanning herself in the background, and Jane further down the line nodding to someone on the opposite wall, both in slow motion. See more
An unhappy alternative lies before you, Elizabeth. Your mother will never see you again if you do *not* marry Mr Collins, and *I* will never see you again if you *do*.
(uncredited) See more