Having enjoying Herriot’s books back in the day and the show that aired in the late '70s, I was looking forward to the new Masterpiece series. The scenery was breathtaking! However I was nonplused by the plot itself. Maybe my memories have grown more saccharine over the years, but the new show wasn’t quite the feel-good show I expected. Especially at the start with the somewhat disapproving parents and cold Siegfried.
I guess I’ll have to dig up one of the old books and see how they were depicted, it’s been decades since I’ve read any of them (indeed, if I still have them). I’m curious what others thought of the show?