Season 3 of The Crown is here and it's safe to say that people love it.
Netflix released the latest episode of its original series on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday, November 17, 2019. While the British royal family knew about the storylines in Season 3, they get fans of the series before each season just dive into it.
In the few hours that streaming episodes have become available, we've found that many, many fans of the series have spent their Sundays watching all episodes with Olivia Colman as the lead actress of the British monarchy. Learn the trick the Oscar winner hid her feelings while playing Queen Elizabeth II.
And to be honest, we're not surprised that the first two seasons were equally binge-worthy. In advance you will learn what the viewers had to say about the series and what episode they considered particularly outstanding. Warning: spoiler warnings ahead.
"Aberfan episode is a masterpiece"
One of the episodes that fans can not stop raving about is Season 3, episode. 3: "Aberfan". Without revealing too many details, the episode revolved around a tragic accident and how Queen Elizabeth II dealt with it.
Usually stoically, the leader of the British monarchy cried after the terrible event that cost both children and adults their lives. "Give this tear an Emmy," a person tweeted, including a screenshot of Queen Elizabeth II, who was crying out of glamor.
Below is a picture of Queen Elizabeth II, who visits Aberfan in Wales a few days after the accident in 1966.
While some described the episode as hard to see, most people seemed to agree that Colman did a great job. Another said the episode will "win all kinds of prizes".
"Seamless" transition for the cast
We were a bit worried about letting go of Claire Foy and Claire Foy as the fans of The Crown rest of the original cast when Season 3 appeared but The performances of the acquired actors proved to be "seamless".
"THIS transition from Claire Foy to Olivia Colman … seamless," said Elliot Gonzalez, blogger and founder of I Talk Telly . "Could not have handled better. As much as I miss Foy, Colman (predictably) is outstanding in the role.
The same goes for Princess Margaret, played by Helena Bonham Carter, who replaced Vanessa Kirby. As part of her research for the role, the actress met with a clairvoyant to ask the deceased king for her blessing. An eagle-eyed viewer noticed the similar camera angle in which Princess Margaret answered the phone in bed, recalling Kirby's earlier appearance.
Others praised Tobias Menzies for his performance as Prince Philip.
"Just 9 minutes after #thecrownseason3 and I can already say that @TobiasMenzies absolutely kills it as Prince Phillip !!!!!
Is this the best season?
Some fans named Season 3 the best season of The Crown . One person has tweeted that the current season did not miss a beat … continue brilliantly on Elizabeth's story.
Incredible actors, beautifully written, amazing sets. It's immaculate, "wrote another viewer.
"In the fourth episode of # TheCrownSeason3, and it has been breathtaking so far, the sharpest dialog writing and beautiful settings, in short forgetting just how enchanting a world Peter Morgan created in the first two seasons Current one of the best, "tweeted Aniruddha Guha, scriptwriter and TV columnist.
We would not be surprised if the show wins further accolades – she has already won Golden Globes, Emmys, and more – and continues to do so with Season 4 and the launch by Emma Corrin as Princess Diana.