Indeed, Fellowes was such a fan that he imagined one day doing his own send-up of the show.
The two have paired up again for Please Give, a send-up of white guilt and privilege in these recession-plagued times.
He is the Zelig from hell, a Francostein monster, a send-up of democracy and a travesty of meritocracy.
A horse hitched to the end of the chain hauls up the log, which is guided by the "send-up men" with their cant-hooks.
A mocking, teasing parody; lampoon; spoof: just another stupid soap send-up/ a relentless send-up of attitudes and gestures (1958+ fr British)