This Week's Top Web Comedy Video: Downton Arby's


Downton Abbey has many charms: deliberate pacing, gorgeous backdrops, top-rate acting. In fact, just about the only thing it's been missing these first two phenomenal seasons? Roast beef. And maybe curly fries. Fixed!

Special bonus points to this pitch-perfect parody for a cast that includes Richard Kind and Matt Walsh. Oh, right, yes, and for Lady Edith ramming her straw up her nose. Full video below:


The rest of this week's top comedy videos, including an awkward Jon Hamm interview, a secret gay agenda, and a look Inside the Actor's Studio Apartment, can be found over at Splitsider.

Other highlights from the week in comedy:

- We introduced you to SNL's new cast member Kate McKinnon.

- We guided you through the vast world of Los Angeles comedy.

- Ron Burgundy promised us all that Anchorman 2 is coming.

- We heard from Jay Baruchel and Seann William Scott about their hockey comedy Goon.

- We found the stunning connections between Hamlet and the Bluths.

- Bring your own holo-yarmulke to our future kid's bar-mitzvah, please.

- We spoke to Geoffrey Darby, the co-creator of You Can't Do That on Television.

- The Everything Is Terrible road trip nears its end.

- We mounted a defense of the films of Adam Sandler.

- We reviewed Comedian, the Seinfeld-centered comedy doc.

- We studied the crazy gem of the seventies known as The Gong Show.

- We argued that comedy evolves more than you might think.

- Jess Day and Abed Nadir played a friendly, wordy game of Words With Friends.

- Don't make our write-up of How to Make a Situation About You about you.

- We caught up with Jim's Dad in time for American Reunion.

- We unearthed the lost roles of Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

- We remembered Joan Cusack's time on SNL.

- We celebrated April Fool's Day early with The Curious Case of Sidd Finch.

- We turned the DVD commentary on for "Corn Snake."


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