Bridgeton Fans notice a tiny Easter egg nodding to the creator of its world
The second season, which premiered on the platform March 25, focuses on the relationship between Viscount Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and heiress Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley).
While many fans feared Regé-Jean Page’s departure would hurt the show, the show’s popularity has actually increased with the new run, with many praising the chemistry between the two new leads.
Devoured by viewers, the series has become the most-watched English-language television series in the first week of a new show’s release.
Many of these fans noticed a nice reference to Julia Quinn, the author of the source material.
At around 1:30 p.m. on the first episode of the new season, there’s a close-up of Anthony’s note going through a shortlist of his potential viscountesses.
One entry reads, “Lady Julia – a romantic,” while another reads, “Miss Quinn – a writer extraordinaire.”
“Love this Easter egg on Anthony Bridgerton’s shortlist of potential viscountesses,” one viewer wrote, and another added, “Love this Easter egg from the first episode of the new @bridgerton.”
A viewer added: “Bridgeton s2 easter egg I guess: Lady Julia & Miss Quinn, a romantic and extraordinary (?) writer = Julia Quinn who wrote the books.
The second season is based on Quinn’s historical romance novel The viscount who loved me. which was published in 2000.
Quinn’s novels have been translated into 41 languages, with the author appearing on the New York Times Bestseller list a total of 19 times.
You can find our recap of season two here.
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