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'The Fresh Prince of Downton Abbey' Takes Fictional English Aristocracy And Gives It a Hip-Hop Twist (VIDEO)

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US comedy site CollegeHumor.com may insist on spelling 'humour' wrong, but at least they know how to bring the funny. Witness: 'The Fresh Prince of Downton Abbey'.

Taking the award-winning ITV drama and reimagining its opening credits in the style of Will Smith's much-loved '90s sitcom, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, it shows the Crawley family in a totally new light.

To give you a better feel for what a treat's in store for you, here are a few sample lyrics as a taster:

Now this is a story all about how

My life got flipped turned upstairs down

So if you’ll come round for tea and just sit right there

I’ll tell you all about how I became Lord Grantham’s heir.

This, all spoken as he spins around in an antique velvet chair. Naturally. To help you compare and contrast this with the original Fresh Prince intro, here it is for you below:

And if you're feeling like this video doesn't contain enough Dowager Duchess, here's something that'll make you feel much better - Dame Maggie Smith's best bits in the show. What. A. Woman.

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