Downton Abbey recap

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode 3

Despite his hidebound punctiliousness, Carson (Jim Carter) can prove a sage at times. He did so in last night’s episode of Downton Abbey when the butler weighed in with the observation, “The business of life is the acquisition of …

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode One

The mystery is solved! Downton Abbey returned with a 2-hour opening episode to kick off its fourth season and finally revealed that the first name of Carson (played by Jim Carter), the oh-so-proper butler and loyal Crawley family …

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Three, Episode Six

Last night’s double-length episode of Downton Abbey neatly tied up with ribbons and bows several major storylines that had been building all season. It also laid the groundwork for a potential plot complication or two to come.

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Three, Episode Five

This was the episode where Robert Crawley, Lord Grantham, seemed as if he was doing his best to win the Upper Class Twit Award that was once handed out in an old Monty Python routine. While he has been proving himself an objectionable …