Downton Abbey

  1. Episode 7 Part 7
  2. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Flu Season Plus: a lot of making out.
  3. Episode 5 Part 5
  4. Episode 4 Part Four
  5. Episode 3 Part Three
  6. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Atonement Are you ready to forgive Lady Edith and O’Brien?
  7. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey Premiere Recap: Love During Wartime Everyone’s love life is already a mess.
  1. Episode 7 Parts Nine and Ten
    Downton Abbey Recap: Unjust Deserts A season finale, and a character’s finale. Oh, and uh, yes: spoilers.
  2. Episode 6 Parts Seven and Eight
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Thomas Affair This episode finally allowed some beams of hopeful sunshine to stream through the bleakness that has characterized much of season three.
  3. Episode 5 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Lie Is So Unmusical a Word In which Mr. Bates receives a “get out of jail” card and Mrs. Patmore is unjustly accused of prostitute-frolicking.
  4. Episode 4 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Heartbreaking Episode of Staggering Loss In which Downton’s residents suffer profound grief and Downton Abbey viewers feel a profound need to reach for tissues.
  5. Episode 3 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Tragic Fire and the Hot Footman In which Tom gets in big trouble and Hot Jimmy makes his Downton debut.
  6. Episode 2 Part Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Runaway Codger Another wedding (almost) and another round of Matthew and Mary, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.
  7. Episode 1 Part One/Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Wedding and the Song Were we the only ones who felt something between the Dowager Countess and Lady Cora’s mother?
  1. Episode 8 Part Eight
    Downton Abbey Season 4 Finale Recap: Life’s a Beach The fourth season of Downton Abbey closes happily, especially for a certain pair of Downton staffers.
  2. Episode 7 Part Seven
    Downton Abbey Recap: Requiem for a Valet With only one more episode remaining this season, Downton aims for resolution that isn’t always satisfying.
  3. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Lady’s Right To Choose Lady Edith makes a major decision while Lady Mary wallows in mud.
  4. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: Baby Blues The stork may be visiting Downton Abbey. A black jazz singer definitely is.
  5. Episode 4 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Horror Show Bates took that well.
  6. Episode 3 Part Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Diversity, Downton Style Anna is still a mess. Also: A non-white person was actually in this episode!
  7. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Violated Everything was so merry, even for Mary. Then that horrible thing happened.
  8. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey S4 Premiere Recap: Choose Life Times may be a’changin’, but at Downton Abbey, people still read each other’s letters without permission.
  1. Episode 9 Part 9
    Downton Abbey Recap: A Modest Proposal Matthew Goode and some wedding news give this uneven Downton season a happy ending.
  2. Episode 8 Part 8
    Downton Abbey Recap: Orange Is the New Bates Was it actually Mary who killed Mr. Green? Some theories after tonight’s episode.
  3. Episode 7 Part 7
  4. Episode 6 Part 6
    Downton Abbey Recap: The Not-So-Silent Bob Edith suffers an unimaginable loss. But hey, look: Mary got a killer haircut!
  5. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: Wrestlemania Fisticuffs! Yes, that’s what was needed to enliven this otherwise dull episode.
  6. Episode 4 Episode Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Shooting Up, Mouthing Off Things get a little more interesting at Downton. Oh, and a lot more heroin-y.
  7. Episode 3 Episode Three
    Downton Abbey Recap: Sex, Lies, and Spotted Dick It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of the lies on Downton Abbey … or to even care enough to try.
  8. Episode 2 Part Two
    Downton Abbey Recap: Radio Ga Ga Everyone freaks out about a wireless and a diaphragm.
  9. Episode 1 Part One
    Downton Abbey Season 5 Premiere Recap: Burnin’ Down the House Same as the previous seasons of Downton Abbey. But now with more fire!
  1. Episode 9 Part Nine
    Downton Abbey Series Finale Recap: Happy Enough After six seasons, Downton Abbey ends on a perfect, lovely note.
  2. Episode 8 Part Eight
    Downton Abbey Recap: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Edith finally calls Mary the b-word — twice!
  3. Episode 7 Part Seven
    Downton Abbey Recap: Tough Nutcrackers A terrible accident, a canine surprise, and a top-notch episode.
  4. Episode 6 Part Six
    Downton Abbey Recap: Knock on Our Door Hell hath no fury like a Dame Maggie Smith scorned.
  5. Episode 5 Part Five
    Downton Abbey Recap: There Will Be Blood At last, the Dowager Countess’s cantankerousness makes someone spit up.
  6. Episode 4 Part Four
    Downton Abbey Recap: Doubting Thomas Gwen returns, and so does Matthew Goode!
  7. Episode 3 Part 3
    Downton Abbey Recap: My Best Butler’s Wedding We now pronounce them man and wife, who is wearing a really fancy jacket.
  8. Episode 2 Part 2
    Downton Abbey Recap: Nothing Marigold Can Stay It’s 10 p.m. Edith, do you know where your child is?
  9. Episode 1 Part 1
    Downton Abbey Premiere Recap: Let’s (Not) Talk About Sex After five seasons, is this show still any good?

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