Those who live by the scone must be prepared to die by it as well.
There's nothing many Americans (myself included) like more than a good wallow in the sylvan coziness of the British countryside. Murder mysteries, period dramas, fantasy epics, modern adult romance — all benefit from gentle hills dotted with ancient churches, rivers winding past storybook villages and conversations prefaced by "I'll put the kettle on."
Honestly, it's past time someone gave us television tourists a serious reality check. The BBC's "Broadchurch" took the tropes to task, but "The Casual Vacancy," a co-production of HBO and the BBC, tears them apart.