Sybil Crawley with female empowerment accessories!
The fourth season of Downton Abbey closes happily, especially for a certain pair of Downton staffers.
With only one more episode remaining this season, Downton aims for resolution that isn’t always satisfying.
Lady Edith makes a major decision while Lady Mary wallows in mud.
The stork may be visiting Downton Abbey. A black jazz singer definitely is.
Bates took that well.
Anna is still a mess. Also: A non-white person was actually in this episode!
Everything was so merry, even for Mary. Then that horrible thing happened.
Times may be a’changin’, but at Downton Abbey, people still read each other’s letters without permission.
A season finale, and a character’s finale. Oh, and uh, yes: spoilers.
This episode finally allowed some beams of hopeful sunshine to stream through the bleakness that has characterized much of season three.
In which Mr. Bates receives a "get out of jail" card and Mrs. Patmore is unjustly accused of prostitute-frolicking.
In which Downton’s residents suffer profound grief and Downton Abbey viewers feel a profound need to reach for tissues.
In which Tom gets in big trouble and Hot Jimmy makes his Downton debut.
Another wedding (almost) and another round of Matthew and Mary, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.
Were we the only ones who felt something between the Dowager Countess and Lady Cora's mother?
Matthew and Mary forever.
Plus: a lot of making out.
Burn victims? Really?
Mary worries for us all.
Are you ready to forgive Lady Edith and O’Brien?
Everyone's love life is already a mess.
Can a couple just be happy for once?
For a Downton Abbey finale.
The rape storyline was his idea.
How do Mary and Edith stack up against Patsy and Edina? Does Mr. Bates out-rate Mr. Brent? And can anyone at Downton top Benny Hill?
Seriously, where is he?
Downton needs a prequel. Bad.
It's not growing nearly as fast as PBS's other U.K. import.