Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part 3

I feel like it went down like this: “Where’s Donk?” And thus, Branson had to bring Sybbie back to Downton. Technically, Branson said he realized that the Crawleys were his family and he missed them. But I like to think Sybbie steamrolled him. After all, she rules. Need evidence? Witness her reuniting with George and …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part Two

Today’s phrase is “Cervical Incompetence”. Lady Mary makes an appointment with her London gyno so that Anna can see what her lady parts issues are and why a Batesby isn’t happening. Before they leave for London, Bates says to his wife to get some rest and put your feet up. “Yes, I’ll be putting my …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S6, Part One

OK. Let’s just cut right to the most important thing that happened in the first episode of the final season of Downton Abbey: Mrs. Patmore running “marital relations talk” interference between Carson and Mrs. Hughes. I could just watch Mrs. P stumble through various euphemisms and subtle sex hints for the entire show. See, Mrs. …

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Obsessed With PBS: Downton Abbey, S5, Part Nine

If you’re like me, you remember exactly where you were during the infamous Broth War of 1924. In short, Denker says she can make broth. Sprat doesn’t believe her. Her broth sucks. Daisy makes some for her to pass off as her own. Sprat finds it and pours it down the sink. Denker makes more …

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