'Downton Abbey' Season 4 premiere: Lady Mary is drawn out of her grief

The "Downton Abbey" Season 4 premiere in the U.S. encompasses the first two episodes of the season from the U.K., so we'll be addressing them each separately here since there was a lot going on.Episode OneUpstairsThe first half of the "Downton" premiere is a bit off-putting from the normal tone of the show, but since the entire household is still reeling from Matthew's death, that was maybe to be expected -- the somber opening credits were a bummer, though. Lady Mary and Cousin Isobel are obviously taking Matthew's death the hardest. Mary barely leaves her room and hardly shows any interest in baby George, while Isobel breaks our heart with how lost she seems -- "You see, when your only child dies, then you're not a mother anymore. You're not anything really. And that's what I'm trying to get used to."It's the reappearance of Carson's old vaudeville buddy Charlie that shakes Isobel back into her...

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