'Downton Abbey' Season 4 episode 2: A horrific attack changes everything

"Downton Abbey" took a dark turn for its second episode of Season 4 on PBS. Warning -- don't keep reading if you haven't watched the episode yet. DownstairsThe Crawleys are hosting a house party featuring a performance by famed opera singer Dame Nellie Melba from Australia (guest star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, doing her own singing). Lord Gillingham is invited and brings with him his valet, Mr. Green (guest star Nigel Harman), who takes a shine to Anna. Green seems like a fun man, teaching the servants a wild card game and cracking jokes. But Bates is instantly suspicious of him and his suspicions are proven right when Green follows Anna downstairs during the opera performance and beats and rapes her in the servants' hall. It's incredibly upsetting, even with most of the attack happening off-screen. Anna's screams echo in the halls in a sharp juxtaposition with the singing upstairs that everyone is busy enjoying,...


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