Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part Eight

Let us have Lady Mary take us through this week’s episode: “Not everyone would accept Edith’s past.” This would be Mary telling the new Marquis of Hexham, Bertie Pelham, of his fiancé’s secret. “Marigold is my daughter,” Edith has to admit. This causes Bertie to break up with Edith because he cannot trust her because …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part Six

Downton Abbey opens its doors for one day to the public to raise funds for the hospital. “Roll up. Roll up. Visit an actual dining room,” says the Dowager Countess. Yes, see where Lord Grantham SPIT UP BLOOD AT DINNER. Alas, that has been cleaned up and Donk is resting in bed the whole episode. …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part Five

DONK SPIT UP BLOOD AT DINNER. What else did I learn from this episode? First off, don’t break up an argument about hospital matters in front of future Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, or you’ll SPIT UP BLOOD AT DINNER. Downton Abbey has been leading up to some health problems for Lord Grantham for a few …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part Four

The Stitch Is In. Anna had some gaspy pains so she and Mary high-tailed it to the London Gyno. The non-Donk LG is “cautiously optimistic” that Anna will carry to term. Later Bates is delighted when his wife tells him about their Batesby. And they will all live happily ever after until the newborn is …

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