Season 3 of The Crown is here and it's safe to say that people love it.
Netflix released the latest installment of its original series on Queen Elizabeth II's reign only yesterday, November 17, 2019. While the British royal family knew about the storylines in season 3 – they get spoilers before every season – fans of the series are just diving.
In just a few hours since the episodes became available for streaming, we realized that many, many fans of the show spent their Sunday watching all 10 episodes starring Olivia Coleman as the host of the British Monarchy. Find out what an Oscar-winning trick she uses to hide her emotions while playing Queen Elizabeth II.
And, frankly, we're not surprised because the first two seasons were equally worthy of a bustle. Next, find out what viewers have to say about and what episode they think stood out. Warning: Forward spoiler alerts.
'The episode of Aberfan is a masterpiece'
One of the fans of the episodes they can't stop is season 3, ep. 3: Aberfan. Without giving too much detail, the episode focuses on a tragic incident and how Queen Elizabeth II handled it.
Usually stoically, the leader of the British monarchy wept after a horrific event that claimed the lives of children and adults. "Give this tear to Emmy" one person tweeted, including a screenshot of Queen Elizabeth II's crying, according to Glamor.
See below a photo of Queen Elizabeth II visiting Aberfan in Wales days after the incident in 1966.
While some called the episode difficult to watch, it seems most could agree that Coleman gave an excellent performance. Another considered episode "will win any awards."
"Trouble-free" transition for cast
We, as fans of Crown were a little apprehensive about the release of Claire Foy and the rest of the original cast. , when Season 3 appeared, but the performances of the actors they took on proved to be "hassle free". founder of I Talk Telly Tweet "It couldn't have done better. As much as I miss Foy, Coleman is (predictably) exceptional in the role.
The same can be said of Princess Margaret, portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter, who took over from Vanessa Kirby. Part of her research into the role, the actress met with a psychic to ask the late royal for her blessing. An eagle-eyed spectator noticed the similar angle of Princess Margaret's camera answering the phone in bed, recalling Kirby's previous presentation.
Others praise Tobias Menzies for his portrayal of Prince Philip.
"It's only like 9 minutes in # thecrownseason3 and I can already say that @TobiasMenzies absolutely kills him like Prince Philip !!!!!
Is this the best season?
Some fans have called Season 3 the best season of The Crown so far. One person tweeted that he did not "miss a beat this season … brilliantly continuing Elizabeth's story."
"Throw all the prizes in # TheCrownSeason3. Incredible actors, beautifully written, incredible scenery. It's flawless, "another viewer wrote.
"In the fourth episode of # TheCrownSeason3, it's still breathtaking. The sharpest writing dialogue and beautiful footage. I forgot for a brief moment how enchanting the world Peter Morgan is for the first two seasons. At this speed, the present will be the best of the lot, "tweeted Anirud Guha, a screenwriter and television colonist.
We won't be surprised if the show receives more awards – the Golden Globes, Emmys and more have already been won – and continues to do so with Season 4 and Emma Corinne's portrayal of Princess Diana.