Sybil Crawley with female empowerment accessories!
After six seasons, Downton Abbey ends on a perfect, lovely note.
Edith finally calls Mary the b-word — twice!
A terrible accident, a canine surprise, and a top-notch episode.
Hell hath no fury like a Dame Maggie Smith scorned.
At last, the Dowager Countess's cantankerousness makes someone spit up.
Gwen returns, and so does Matthew Goode!
We now pronounce them man and wife, who is wearing a really fancy jacket.
It's 10 p.m. Edith, do you know where your child is?
After five seasons, is this show still any good?
Matthew Goode and some wedding news give this uneven Downton season a happy ending.
Was it actually Mary who killed Mr. Green? Some theories after tonight's episode.
Edith suffers an unimaginable loss. But hey, look: Mary got a killer haircut!
Fisticuffs! Yes, that’s what was needed to enliven this otherwise dull episode.
Things get a little more interesting at Downton. Oh, and a lot more heroin-y.
It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of the lies on Downton Abbey … or to even care enough to try.
Everyone freaks out about a wireless and a diaphragm.
Same as the previous seasons of Downton Abbey. But now with more fire!
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.
A few of the episodes of television that stuck with us, regardless of the state of the rest of the show.
"Edith is such a loser; why won't she just die?"
Quite a lot of places outside the constraints of a Yorkshire country estate.
"The legacy, I hope, will be a show remembered fondly, in the way people talk about I Love Lucy."
“We get very tired of the dining room scenes.”
Plus: Should I watch Nurse Jackie?
"They wanted the character of Anna to be older."