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 ?