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Helen Mann, Mr. Rodgers, Ernie Manouse, St.John Flynn Manor of Speaking Downton Abbey final episode
Helen Mann, Ernie Manouse, Mr. Rodgers and St.John Flynn cut a cake to mark the ending of Manor of Speaking. Matt Prendergast/Houston Public Media
Joanne Herring, St.John Flynn at Manor of Speaking Downtown Abbey final episode
Joanne Herring, left, is in mouring over the end of Downton Abbey and Manor of Speaking. Commiserating with her on the couch is MOS panelist St.John Flynn. Matt Prendergast/Houston Public Media
Manor of Speaking Downton Abbey final episode Randy Lake, Anne Hause, Mr. Rodgers, Karen George, Kathy Lake
Randy Lake, Anne Hause, Mr. Rodgers, Karen George, Kathy Lake at the taping of the final episode of Manor of Speaking. Matt Prendergast/Houston Public Media
Bishop Andy Doyle of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas; Helen Mann; Mr. Rodgers, Ernie Manouse at Downtown Abbey Manor of Speaking final episode
Bishop Andy Doyle, Helen Mann, Mr. Rodgers and Ernie Manouse at the taping of the final episode of Manor of Speaking. Matt Prendergast/Houston Public Media
Ernie Manouse, Joanne Herring King at Manor of Speaking Downtown Abbey last episode
Ernie Manouse and an unveiled Joanne Herring. Matt Prendergast/Houston Public Media