Downton Abbey Recap: The Tragic Fire and the Hot Footman

At this moment in 2013, it’s not a good time for potentially untrustworthy fighting Irishmen. You all know the reasons. Let’s not rehash them here.

Coincidentally, in Downton Abbey’s version of 1920, it’s also a low moment for a less-than-forthcoming fighting Irishman. That’s because Tom Branson — former Downton chauffeur, husband of Lady Sybil, and an Irish Republican who refuses to wear proper white-tie attire because REVOLUTION! — has gotten himself into some trouble after participating in what I’ll politely call an arson-oriented protest at an aristocratic family’s Dublin castle. Read More...


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