October 28, 2014
Wow~whirlwind of activity!. Cora (Lady G.) gets a surprise in her boudoir when Simon the art critic visits her uninvited. She keeps her cool, but mayhem ensues when Robert returns early! Lord Merton proposes to Isobel in spite of Violet's best efforts. Violet's own colorful past is revealed! Bates solves the mystery of "did he or didn't he?' and discovers Anna has been keeping ANOTHER secret! Lady Edith makes her move! and downstairs a flurry of action!
October 28, 2014
THINGS ARE HEATING UP FAST on the 1st episode of Downton Abbey's 5th Season. Lady Mary makes arrangements for a clandestine week's interlude in London with Tony Gillingham to see if he's "the one", Simon Bricker the art critic is clearly zeroing in on Lady Cora, Lady Edith continues to be weepy and obsessed with daughter Marigold, much to the adoptive mother's annoyance, The local cops are asking sharp questions about Mr Bates' possible involvement with the death of Mr. Green (Anna's rapist). Daisy teeters on the edge of emancipation and Baxter tries to medicate himself out of homosexuality. What a show!Read more +
April 30, 2014
The creme de la creme of period pieces, Downton Abbey is a fascinating window into life in Britain during a time period extending from the Edwardian era through post WWII. The daily lives and realities of the British aristocracy and the working class are in stark contrast with one another in this overwhelmingly popular series, as the Lords and Ladies of Downton Abbey are depicted as genteel and absentmindedly kind to the "help" but oblivious to the world beyond that of rank and privilege. But things change, and they too are forced to change with the times. his series is a fascinating treatise on a changing caste structure at the beginning of its decline in England. Well written and a MUST watch.Read more +
January 3, 2014
This is one of my most favourite shows and loved this episode. So glad Mary destroyed the evidence incriminating Bates. The end was sweet, Carson and Mrs Hughes walking hand in hand in the water at the beach, very romantic
November 18, 2013
This episode went into roses love life. Tom seems to be meeting someone new. Mary has two men who will not take no for an answer. And mr green is found dead. This episode has many new story lines that will continue on Christmas
November 3, 2013
A birthday celebration is under way at Downton. Rose gets a band for the surprise but Mary walks in on the real reason Rose invited the band. Bates and Anna talk about the problem.
April 23, 2013
The new heir arrives with his mother to the Abbey, and Mary and her grandmother are pleased with neither. Lord Grantham is a lovely chap, he treats his staff fairly and with respect, can see why they're loyal to him
March 19, 2013
S1 -E2 Yes Quite, and a bit of Rather on the Side. the different levels of intrigue deepen, the particular peeves of some of the Characters are coming to light, and the Lady Dowager gets a bit of Comeuppance, hmm now will Prissy Mary also ?