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April 19, 2012 1:43 PM   Subscribe

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
posted by litnerd (13 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

 
I saw this and literally thought, "No. Absolutely not. No way."

I'm so glad I clicked anyway. Surprisingly good fun.
posted by brina at 2:04 PM on April 19, 2012


She seems like what the little girl from Terry Gilliam's "Tideland" might have grown up into if her family life had been a little bit better. Lizzie's diary logo even looks a little like the tree on the "Tideland" poster.
posted by hermitosis at 2:19 PM on April 19, 2012


Charming!
posted by Monster_Zero at 2:43 PM on April 19, 2012


i don't get it. is this fake? or is it real? it seems to fake to be real, and to boring to be fake.
posted by rebent at 2:45 PM on April 19, 2012


It's a produced web series retelling the story of Pride & Prejudice. Sorry, I thought the title and tags made that clear.
posted by litnerd at 2:47 PM on April 19, 2012 [1 favorite]


:p only clear to people who read title and tags
posted by rebent at 2:53 PM on April 19, 2012 [1 favorite]


More from the writer. Cute. Lydia made me laugh.
posted by mochapickle at 2:54 PM on April 19, 2012


She is cute.
posted by UseyurBrain at 2:54 PM on April 19, 2012


I liked it, and the credits make it clear that a bunch of unrelated redheaded actresses play the sisters.
posted by maudlin at 2:55 PM on April 19, 2012


Oh, that Lizzie Bennett. Sigh. I am out of touch.
posted by kemrocken at 2:58 PM on April 19, 2012


I've been enjoying the show with my daughters. My youngest made this ringtone and I made this animated gif, both from our favorite scene.
posted by Argyle at 3:26 PM on April 19, 2012


I couldn't get past 5 seconds, the actress annoyed me so. Could be an amusing concept, though.
posted by smirkette at 5:30 PM on April 19, 2012


Worth noting that Hank Green, one half of the vlogbrothers, is one of the co-creators.
posted by jcreigh at 10:26 PM on April 19, 2012


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