Downton Abbey Recap: Runaway Codger

We begin this week’s episode with a strong sense of Downton deja vu. It’s 1920. The Crawley family is preparing to host a wedding. Matthew and Mary are bickering incessantly about money. Wait ... isn’t this exactly what happened on Downton Abbey last week?

Well, yes. But also: no. Because this time it’s Lady Edith who’s getting married, to her beloved Sir Anthony Strallan, a man who clearly plans to spend his golden years with Edith because, well, his golden years have kinda already started.

"Something happening in this house is actually about me," Edith says with a twinkle of pleasure as Downton begins to overflow with floral arrangements that, for once, have arrived in her honor instead of Lady Mary’s. Cora and Violet chuckle because, "Ha, ha, it’s true, normally no one gives half a rat’s backside what you do. But now, dear Edith, we totally care." Read More...


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