However, things then went from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Poldark episode 2 series 4 (BBC iPlayer)
Later in the episode, odious vicar Ossie Whitworth was back to his revolting best as he got down and dirty with his foot fetish. And, understandably, viewers were wishing the scene had come with a health warning:
The sight of that toe sucking vicar in #Poldark is something I’ll not b able to unsee for a long time.🤮Thankful I wasn’t eating! #Eeewww