Sybil Crawley with female empowerment accessories!
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.
(Mild season-four spoilers.)
In case Edith needs an extra year.
Or they agreed to watch it, anyway.
"If Maggie Smith decided not to do any more, I think that is really the end."
Plus: Valentine’s Day comes to the manor.
Are Mary and Branson going to get together?