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Downton Abbey Season 2, Episode 3: Can Bates and Anna Finally Live Happily Ever After?

Downton Abbey's (other) star-crossed lovers Bates and Anna have faced many obstacles in their relationship — most notably, the evil and scheming Mrs. Bates.But in Season 2, Episode 3, it finally seems like Bates is rid of his shrew of a wife. After leaving Downton's service, Bates secretly returns to the area to work at a pub ("Bates, working at a pub?!").Anna discovers his presence there, and upon confronting him at the pub, learns that Bates has sufficient dirt on his wife to force... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/9aanADuZj04/downton-abbey-season-2-episode-3-can-bates-and-anna-finally-live-happily-ever-after

'Downton Abbey' preview: The Crawley sisters' double act

Watch Downton Abbey, Season 2: A Scene from Episode 3 on PBS. See more from Masterpiece."Downton Abbey" returns Sunday, Jan. 22 with the fourth episode of its second season. The Abbey is in full swing as a convalescent home and with it have come a plethora of challenges. At the forefront are Cousin Isobel and Lady Cora - "too many cooks" and so forth.Meanwhile, there are strange things afoot at the Crawley house in the village, which naturally O'Brien must stick her nose into. But we aren't telling what (and please, no spoilers in the comments if you know).Mr. Bates and Lord Grantham are able to patch things up, though things are hardly going to be smooth sailing for Mr. Bates just yet. And finally, some men at the front have gone missing.In the preview clip above, the family puts on a variety show of sorts for the men staying at the convalescent home.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/01/downton-abbey-preview-the-crawley-sisters-double-act.html