There were no punches pulled on " this week's episode " of Downton Abbey . In the last 20 minutes especially, every hit landed right where it was aimed and could very easily lead to one heck of a follow up next week.
A man named Patrick Gordon Here's a more
It is time, finally, to speak some truths about Downton Abbey . Let's all put away the Austen and the Remains of the Day references, shelve the class politics, forget the word entail and be honest with ourselves: this is a crazy soap opera. It secretly al more
For those of you were distracted by some football game, here’s what you missed on “Downton Abbey.” War is over! It’s November 1918 and World War I has come to a close, but not without taking its toll on the residents of Downton Abbey both above and more
Is this the soapiest "Downton Abbey" has gotten so far? What's next, an evil twin?UpstairsThe big story this week is that a badly-burned officer going by the name Patrick Gordon is claiming to be Patrick Crawley. His story is that he was rescued from the more
Amiens, France, 1918. The Hundred Days Offensive -- the Allied push that won the First World War -- is about to begin. There are rats in the trenches. The men have colds. William, ever the loyal batman (a.k.a. “soldier servant”), is getting Matthew dresse more
After last week's less than stellar episode, I went into " 204 " with low expectations. While it could have been my attitude, I think it more likely that viewers everywhere felt as I did. From great tragedy we found overwhelming compassion and the icy hea more
Ever since the cliffhanger World War I announcement at the end of last season, we the audience have been playing the most morbid (and obligatory) of Downton parlor games: which character will die? The smart money was on William, sweet, sympathetic, and di more