I watched Downton Abbey instead of the Super Bowl
February 13, 2012 8:20 AM Subscribe
(Asking for a friend) What is the wooden measuring stick called that is used to adjust the table settings during the opening credits of Downton Abbey?
posted by El_Marto to media & arts (7 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Do you know what exactly is being done during the opening credits of Downton Abbey around the 16-18 second mark of
It seems likely that the place settings must conform to some standard. Do you know how to (or who would) decide the manner in which this is done?
My friend swears that Carson the butler actually used the wooden stick-thingy in a different way during one episode (probably Episode 7 of Season 2). Is this possible?