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Chrysalis123
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Default  Posted: 12:53 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Who is planning on watching tonight? I LOVE this show and have been waiting for this day.


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 1:06 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Me me me me memememememem!!!!


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FaithFool
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Default  Posted: 1:06 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

No spoilers! I won't get to see it until ITunes delivers.

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ISPIFFD
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Default  Posted: 2:10 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Yay - it's back!!!!


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Elaine2012
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Default  Posted: 2:16 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

I'm in, I love this show! Going to sit in front of a nice fire and not think about how cold it is outside!


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nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 2:56 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Never seen it. I'll pause for a moment so everyone can get over the shock.

Will I be completely lost if I just start watching the new season?


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Chrysalis123
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Default  Posted: 3:09 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Maybe for the first 20 minutes. It is a version of Upstairs Downstairs with lots of subplots going on in both places as well as between the upstairs and the downstairs staff.


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Afraid2LoveAgain
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Default  Posted: 5:43 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

I have it set to record--but I'm sure I'll stay up to watch.

Yes, I go to bed that early :). I'm a morning lark and never sleep past 5:30. Our daughter kids us about it--since she's a night owl.

I loved Matthew. I'll miss him.


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woundedwidow
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Default  Posted: 5:51 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Count me in too! I've even entered the online PBS contests to win a trip to Highclere Castle - didn't win though (darn!). Tonight should be really good - I've already figured out which person belowstairs is leaving, hehe!


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Lola88
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Default  Posted: 6:35 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

Seen it, loved it - enjoy!

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FaithFool
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Default  Posted: 7:58 PM, January 5th (Sunday)

NIK, if I were you I'd catch the first two seasons on Netflix. By the time you're done with those, Season 3 should be out and you can catch that.

By the time you're done, they should have Season 4 on there. Or you can get it on ITunes. I would watch from the beginning, it's so much richer that way.


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TrulyReconciled
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Default  Posted: 10:59 AM, January 6th (Monday)


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kwash
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Default  Posted: 12:58 PM, January 6th (Monday)

So we're not allowed to discuss plot here? I think something big is going to happen based on something that was in the season premier.

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Afraid2LoveAgain
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Default  Posted: 5:37 AM, January 8th (Wednesday)

I love your graphic, TrulyReconciled.

I'll miss O'Brien--even though it was blatantly foreshadowed that she would be leaving. I didn't get Rose's obsession with finding a replacement maid, unless she just felt that bad that her mother had taken O'Brien.

Also, WTH is Thomas doing after Bates save his ass (her Ladyship's soap). Thomas is the most complex of characters--one minute you feel sympathy for him and the next you want to throttle him.

Mary's words about Matthew being the only one who could see her softness choked me up. And, of course, Maggie Smith was stellar as always.

The whole Carson's old friends and Mrs. Crawley's taking him in seemed kind of out of place. Perhaps they are trying to round out Carson's role.

Edith's clothes were gorgeous! It's interesting to watch the hemlines rising.

Loved the Countess's smack down of the nanny!

[This message edited by Afraid2LoveAgain at 5:49 AM, January 8th (Wednesday)]


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Undefinabl3
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Default  Posted: 11:40 AM, January 8th (Wednesday)

So, Project free TV has like...the whole 4th season....but, the dates are wrong - whats up with that??


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tryingagain74
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Default  Posted: 11:49 AM, January 8th (Wednesday)

Undefinabl3-- you might be seeing the dates that it was telecast in the UK. They got it first, and we're just getting it now, so the whole season or most of it might be out there already. In fact, Julian Fellowes (creator of Downton) complained about that in a recent interview-- he wished that it could be simultaneously telecast in both countries so that there wouldn't be any spoilers on the internet to ruin it for the fans in the US!

Anyone else think that Edith should run for her life and away from her "I'll change my citizenship to German so I can get divorced" boyfriend? I think this is going to end tragically no matter how Fellowes plays it-- he's either going to die over in Germany during the post WWI unrest, or this whole thing is a lie, and Edith is going to meet his perfectly sane and decent wife, who is going to tell her that Edith is only one in a long string of mistresses who has fallen for his lies.


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 11:58 AM, January 8th (Wednesday)

Anyone else think that Edith should run for her life and away from her "I'll change my citizenship to German so I can get divorced" boyfriend? I think this is going to end tragically no matter how Fellowes plays it-- he's either going to die over in Germany during the post WWI unrest, or this whole thing is a lie, and Edith is going to meet his perfectly sane and decent wife, who is going to tell her that Edith is only one in a long string of mistresses who has fallen for his lies.

OMG yes!!!


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Default  Posted: 12:11 PM, January 8th (Wednesday)

I love me some Downton too!!

Anyone else think that Edith should run for her life and away from her "I'll change my citizenship to German so I can get divorced" boyfriend?

Yes, me too. I can't seem to decide if I like Edith, after her whole thing with the married farmer, I just can't seem to like her much.

I am really nervous too about what sort of trouble Mrs. Braithwaite might cause. I really like Branson.


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kwash
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Default  Posted: 1:12 PM, January 8th (Wednesday)

Yay! We can talk about plot!

- I agree about Edith's love interest. I kep thinking we had seen him go home to his sane wife last season, but I must be thinking of another show (or maybe I'm psychic)!!

- I to am nervous about Ivy showing up. Her and Thomas laughing away consipratorily around Anna and Bates has me worried.

- What was up with the evil nanny??! I have an idea about what that was foreshadowing...a Lindberghesque kidnapping!

I love DA!!


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Undefinabl3
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Default  Posted: 2:45 PM, January 8th (Wednesday)

Well, then I am a few episodes in and will not spoil it for anyway...

But i have a bad feeling about Edith and the dude.....bad bad


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Holly-Isis
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Default  Posted: 3:36 PM, January 8th (Wednesday)

Oh. I was wondering what I was missing. Then I realized that since I watch it on Project Free TV I'm actually ahead of the episodes that are just now airing here in the US.

I was wondering why they haven't posted an episode since Christmas..now disappointed that I'll have to wait for the next season when you guys had me all hopeful there was another episode to watch.


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Undefinabl3
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Default  Posted: 9:51 AM, January 10th (Friday)

OH, that was a good watch!

I may just go ahead and rewatch the series on TV too.....


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 11:51 PM, January 12th (Sunday)

OMG! Anna!!!


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Default  Posted: 11:29 AM, January 13th (Monday)

I Know!!! ANNA! I wanted her to tell!!!


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 12:36 PM, January 13th (Monday)

Me too!
Nothing good is going to come of her silence.
After all that's happened with her and Mr. Bates, I don't want any wedges driven between them.
I hope this doesn't result in a child of questionable paternity....


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Undefinabl3
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Default  Posted: 2:40 PM, January 14th (Tuesday)

I never understood how hard it is to bite my tongue until now....

So many spoilers!!


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 3:03 PM, January 14th (Tuesday)

Can we have the mods add "SPOILERS INSIDE" to the title?
Then we can chat about it as much as we like.


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Undefinabl3
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Default  Posted: 7:23 AM, January 15th (Wednesday)

i would LOVE that...so much to off load about this cray cray season...God i can't wait to see what they do with next season...seriously!


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Chrysalis123
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Default  Posted: 8:20 PM, January 15th (Wednesday)

I will start a new thread!


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ISPIFFD
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Default  Posted: 8:33 AM, February 18th (Tuesday)

Soooooo, did Bates do it?


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 8:38 AM, February 18th (Tuesday)

I don't think so.


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Must Survive
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Default  Posted: 10:09 AM, February 18th (Tuesday)

The timing is too perfect. I hope he gets away with it!


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GabyBaby
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Default  Posted: 10:35 AM, February 18th (Tuesday)

Someone mentioned that there were a lot of witnesses and that he "fell" in front of the truck.
No one mentioned seeing him pushed, so I think even if Bates DID do it, he got away with it.


Me - 40s
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Married 4, together 7yrs total
Status - R looks possible..

DD(21), DS(18, PDD-NOS)
6 Furkids

WXH (serial cheater, 12+ OW)
Legally married 18yrs, together 16.5yrs

I edit often for clarity.


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