BBC Banished, Episode 1

Warning: while I do love this series, a lot, I may not take it entirely seriously in these reviews. Abandon hope of complete solemnity.

Speaking of which; before we do anything else, I’m going to get this out of the way, right now, because it’s something of a pet peeve of mine when it comes to visual depictions of historical fashion:

HAIR! HAIR!! HAIR!!! THE WOMEN’S HAIR IS MADDENING!!!

elizabeth

THEIR HAIR IS HANGING EVERYWHERE!!! THEY ARE WORKING OUTDOORS IN A HOT CLIMATE AND YET THEIR HAIR IS CONSTANTLY LOOSE!!!

lizzie

IT WOULD GET CAUGHT IN STUFF!!!! IT WOULD GET IN THEIR FACES!!!!! IT WOULD BE SO INCONVENIENT!!!!!!

anne and kitty

WHOSE IDEA WAS IT FOR PRACTICALLY ALL THE FEMALE CHARACTERS (except the housekeeper)

deborah

TO WEAR THEIR HAIR DOWN ALL THE TIME???????

mrs johnson
(Actually, no, I take it back here; this could be a very messy version of a legitimate hairstyle called the hedgehog that was in fashion during the 1780s and 90s.)

HAIR HAIR HAIR HAIR!!!

Okay. Okay. I think I’ve gotten it all out of my

 

HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAIR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I’m fine. I’m good. The women’s hairstyles pissed me off at the start. I learned to deal with it. We’ve got a lot to get through.

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