BBC iPlayer's warning: "Contains some upsetting scenes." Yeah, upsetting that Athos never gets his shirt off despite several changes of clothes. *sulks*
Ooh, Cardinal's funeral. I remember when Tom Burke said way back that series 2 opened with the Cardinal just gone and we all thought he was yanking our chain. But no, apparently not. *sporfles*
Have they been riding since the end of the last series? They must be knackered.
Lynching. Ouch, that's going to give Athos noose-y flashbacks.
Athos: "We're King's Musketeers."
Porthos: "So answer the question. Politely."
Athos: "Go ahead. Hang him."
The fact that he's entirely serious here cracks me up.
Has Rochefort just stolen Roger? That's one way to piss Athos off.
Hmmn, Rochefort's wearing a wedding ring?
Goddammit why couldn't Athos have shared Porthos' horse? XD
Pow! You go, Athos!
Rochefort: "What was that for?"
You just stole his horse you twat, what do you think it was for?
Athos: "To see how it would feel. It felt good."
*looks at Porthos, Porthos laughs* ♥
Extreeeeeeme Athos!close-up. (this may or may not be my new desktop pic)
"Your son, sire."
Ooh, has it got Aramis' moustache?
Oh god, don't give it to Louis, he'll drop it.
Rochefort: "A lot of people would like to see me dead."
Athos: "I can understand the sentiment."
Has Treville dyed his beard?
What? No, don't piss off the King. Bad move, surely.
Treville: "The General and I were like brothers. We were at the military academy together."
*gigglesnort* so we all know what that means, don't we? XD
Ooh, history between Queenie and Rochefort? That's going to piss Aramis off.
Love the three of them running interference for d'Artagnan. And Porthos' little wink.
"Should I be buying wool, or silk?"
Aramis: "Athos, sometimes I think I am doomed to always want the things I cannot have." *stares wistfully at Athos*
Is it just me that thinks the amount of time they spend talking about Aramis' little act of treason *inside the palace* is a bit risky?
Athos: "We could always arrange for an unfortunate accident to happen on the road?"
He *really* doesn't like Rochefort, does he? Definitely been some bad sex in their past.
Campfire scene! They've been taking pointers from Atlantis! XD
Glad to see d'Artagnan hasn't lost the habit of shushing his horse, hee.
Now. d'Artagnan's daring swim up the culvert would be a lot more impressive if there wasn't *clearly* an air gap at the top all the way along. Which just makes him look a bit daft. But then, this is d'Artagnan we're talking about I suppose.
Ah, the old 'knock out the guard and steal his clothes' routine. Just as well he was your size, eh? (same with the others actually, although on rewatch I've just noticed Porthos fiddling with his like it doesn't, particularly.)
I like the fact d'Artagnan waits until she's taken her robe off to reveal himself. As it were.
"Not for your benefit, I assure you."
And then of *course* she assumes he's been knobbing the guard. XDD
Shirtless!d'Artagnan. They really have been taking tips from Atlantis.
Heh, Aramis smirking at d'Artagnan getting slapped. It's normally him.
Athos getting his boyfriend to safety even ahead of the lady, I see...*snickers* (I know it's cos he tells Porthos to get the general to safety, but given they immediately wait on the other side for them, that's what it looks like).
Hahaha d'Artagnan turning Lucie's head so she's not staring at his crotch XD
Aaand there goes the general. Really should have got him out of the way Porthos...
I lke Lucie, can we keep her?
*sniggers* and of course Constance was watching.
Oh shut up d'Artagnan. Constance, punch him in the balls, love.
Porthos: "I should have nailed down the coffin lid meself." ♥
Athos: "You can't blame yourself for this."
Aramis: "Who else can I blame?"
Got a point. If only you could keep it in your trousers a bit more...
Aramis: "Every woman I truly love dies."
Athos: "All the more reason to stay away from the queen."
Athos pulling no punches there XD
Treville really does have a murky past, doesn't he.
"I'm facing my end." I'm guessing you'll be facing Treville's end as soon as the cameras are off...
Nooo don't upset baby Porthos.
Well, that was fairly epic. Can it be next week now? ♥