Downton Abbey Season 3: Art Imitating Life

*** HUGE ENORMOUS TERRIFYING SPOILER ALERT!! IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ALL OF SEASON 3 DO NOT READ FURTHER!  I’M NOT KIDDING!  SEASON 3 WILL BE RUINED FOR YOU FOREVER!!**

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Downton Abbey has swept across the UK and the US, igniting new fascinations with pageantry, elegant drama, and beaded gowns. But of course it’s the characters who steal our hearts.  Whether you feel more attached to the upstairs or the downstairs crowd, everyone has a favorite, someone they identify with.  And it really begins to feel like a family.

So, naturally, when characters start dropping like flies in Season 3, it’s a trifle upsetting. Continue reading

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