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A four-part British miniseries for ITV. Amanda Price, an Austen fan from present-day Hammersmith, discovers a portal in her bathroom wall that leads into the world of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''. After accidentally trapping herself into the novel's world, while at the same time locking Elizabeth Bennett in present day London, HilarityEnsues as Amanda tries to serve as a stand-in to make sure that the story still progresses as it should.

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!!This series provides examples of:

* AdaptationalHeroism: George Wickham.
* AdaptationalSexuality: Miss Caroline Bingley who tried to catch Mr Darcy is lesbian. True, she did gush about Georgianna Darcy in the novel, but it was mostly done to show Mr Darcy how good a sister to her she would be.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Mr Collins.
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Used InUniverse. The series loves to put different spins on the characters from the novel, to the complete shock and horror of Amanda.
** Mr Collins as a sex-crazed, albeit very repressed and creepy pervert (whereas he is just boring in the book).
** Caroline Bingley as a closet lesbian.
** Mr Wickham is a good guy... or at least a JerkWithAHeartOfGold and a LoveableRogue. Yes, you will actually ''like'' Wickham in this version.
** Mrs Bennett is clever and scheming enough to look out for her daughters' welfare in a highly effective fashion.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Amanda often wished she could be [[MarySue a self-insert]] in ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice''.
* UsefulNotes/CalvinCoolidge: His "you lose" anecdote is transferred in whole cloth to Darcy.
* ChangedMyJumper:
** Amanda arrives in Regency-era England wearing tight pants and a low cut top (cleavage wasn't out of fashion but certainly not something that a lady would show off so early in the day). This raises a couple of eyebrows in the Bennett household, but she's able to [[HandWave explain it away]] as an outfit for otter hunting. This still doesn't excuse the fact that a woman is wearing ''breeches'', but hey if the [[MST3KMantra Bennetts don't care than why should we?]]
** The reversal is shown later on in the movie when [[spoiler:Amanda and Darcy show up wearing full Regency dress in 21st century London and ''no one cares''.]] This is a little more believable, though, as performance artists (, extras, costume-party-goers, and people who just feel like dressing that way) are not an uncommon sight in a major city.
* CloseEnoughTimeline: Poor Charlotte has still crossed the DespairEventHorizon.
* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: The first DVD release of the series had to cut the part where Amanda sings "Downtown" for the Bingleys and Darcy because the rights hadn't been acquired. The joke that Bingley makes about "going downtown" immediately after made no sense without the song. Later releases reinstated the song.
* DeadpanSnarker: Mostly Caroline Bingley.
* DevotedToYou: No real explanation is given for Darcy's love for Amanda.
* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: "Bumface".
--> "It's, um, a card game."
* DinnerAndAShow: According to Caroline's snark about Amanda [[GroinAttack kicking]] Collins at their party.
* DirtyOldMan: Mr Collins
* DoubleInLawMarriage: Mr Collins tries to marry his brothers off to the younger Bennetts. He fails.
* EmbarrassingFirstName: Mr Bennett's first name is Claude, while Mr Collins' [[EmbarrassingMiddleName middle name]] is ''Zeal-of-the-Lord''.
* ExiledToTheCouch: Mr Bennett exiles himself to the library for most of the series.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: A modern London girl stuck in ''fictional'' Regency England and making a pig's ear of keeping the plot together. On the other side, Elizabeth adjusts very well to life in the present-day, making her TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer.
* ForWantOfANail: Amanda's presence fundamentally changes the story line despite all of her attempts to keep the novel on track: Jane marries Mr Collins, Mr Bingley runs away with Lydia, Mr Darcy falls in love with Amanda.
* GenreSavvy: Amanda Price has practically memorized the novel she is stuck in and so she knows about all the characters and how everything should happen, even managing the correct manner of speech for the period... some of the time. However, this backfires as her insistence that everything should happen exactly as it does in the book simply creates more problems. Though this doesn't stop her from being absolutely shocked that Darcy is kind of a jerk at the beginning of the story.
* GroinAttack: Amanda to Collins.
* IHaveThisFriend: Mr Collins unfortunately interprets Amanda's attempt to introduce Charlotte Lucas to him this way.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Wickham in this version. And Darcy of course, with he and Amanda making quite a decent TakahashiCouple.
* LargeHam: Creator/AlexKingston (Mrs Bennett) is fully capable of [[{{ER}} subtle]], [[Series/DoctorWho nuanced]] acting. But Alex Kingston has no intention of doing any such thing in this series when she can [[ChewingTheScenery chew scenery]] to her heart's content and still be completely true to the character.
* NoEqualOpportunityTimeTravel: Pointed out by Amanda's black roommate.
* OfCourseImNotAVirgin: Amanda accidentally lets this slip to Darcy while declaring her love. He is shocked and broken-hearted by this revelation, as social mores dictate that it would be impossible for him to marry a woman who is not a "maid". [[spoiler:He gets over it.]]
* OneHeadTaller: The actress playing Amanda is a full foot shorter than the actor playing Darcy.
* ParanormalRomance
* PortalBook
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Darcy wouldn't be in-character without one.
* RecklessGunUsage: Collins waves a loaded hunting musket around at one point, having already accidentally hit a peacock.
* RefugeeFromTVLand: Elizabeth Bennet ended up in modern day London instead of Amanda. She starts working as a baby-sitter, cuts her hair and enjoys herself, though the audience don't get to see her much.
* ResetButton: Both used and averted. Lady Catherine annuls Jane's marriage to Mr Collins for "non-consummation" so that she can marry Mr Bingley as the novel dictates. Averted in a non-canonical ending when Elizabeth returned to present day London because she liked it there, so Amanda ended up marrying Mr Darcy.
* RidiculousFutureInflation: Inverted, along both axes. Everyone gets ''entirely'' the wrong idea when Amanda says she lives on 27,000 a year.
* SarcasmBlind: Mrs. Bennett isn't smart enough to get Darcy's and Caroline's subtle snarks to her.
* ShipperOnDeck: She really wants Jane/Bingley romance to happen.
* ShownTheirWork: While some of the things that Amanda does probably wouldn't have gotten a pass in early 19th century England, it's still very clear that the writers did their best to make sure the Austen characters spoke and reacted to situations the way they should even after they go both literally and figuratively [[IncrediblyLamePun "off-book"]]. There are some anachronisms, though -- edible chocolate (as opposed to chocolate as a drink) didn't become common until the 1840s.
* ShoutOut: Amanda at first assumes that she is trapped in a Regency version of ''TheTrumanShow''. Later Amanda makes Mr Darcy reenact the iconic wet-shirt-at-the-lake scene from the 1995 BBC miniseries.
--> '''Amanda''': I'm having a bit of a strange post-modern moment here.
* SorryImGay: Amanda to Mr. Bingley.
* SpiritedYoungLady: Bingley thinks Amanda's awkwardness is refreshing.
* TheFutureIsShocking: Darcy thinks present day Hammersmith is a hellish place, so he can tell Amanda YouAreWorthHell.
* TrappedInTVLand: The premise. Amanda gets trapped in the book land of her favourite novel.
* {{Tsundere}}: Amanda is a type B, Mrs Bennett is a type A.
* UnusualEuphemism "Steering the punt from the Cambridge end" as a term for lesbian. Which also implies that Bingley went to Oxford.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Why, Amanda, you read the book how many times? And it surprises you to find out that Darcy is a stuck-up jerk at the beginning?
* YourUniverseOrMine: In the end, Amanda chooses Darcy's universe and Elizabeth Bennett chooses Amanda's.
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