FreeThinker Posted March 2, 2015 Report Share Posted March 2, 2015 This is old news to our British Dudes, but the Season 5 finale of Downton Abbey aired this evening in the US. I know there are those who roll their eyes at English period shows, but I am absolutely devoted to Downton and the finale tonight was marvelous and left me with moist eyes. I am grateful to our British friends, who saw this three months ago, for not spoiling it for the rest of us and I'm glad I resisted the urge to read the synopsis on IMDB or Wikipedia. I hope the long ordeal of Bates and Anna is FINALLY over. I hope that dreary Edith can now start to be happy. And I hope Lady Mary will quit being a bitch to her sister. I'm sorry to see Tom leave for America and I hope he can return occasionally. And it is heartwarming to see the Dowager Countess is not a stranger to the fierce passions of the young! I also hope Isobel turns her attention to Dr. Clarkson, who should have made his move years ago. How will I get by for the next ten months without Maggie Smith's marvelous quips? (IN season 1, she sits in a swivel office chair and finds it confusing. When she's told that it was invented by Thomas Jefferson, she replied, "Why must every day begin as a struggle with an American?") Quote Link to comment
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