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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Downton Abbey Recap: New Baby Brings Joy and Shocking Tragedy

Downton Abbey Recap: New Baby Brings Joy and Shocking TragedyGet your handkerchiefs ready because this episode of Downton Abbey is a doozy. Advance warning: We are absolutely beside ourselves with grief. Yes, we take losing our favorite TV characters very seriously. So if you've seen the episode read on, but more
E! Online ( 1/27/2013 8:57:53 PM -08:00 )

Downton Abbey Open Thread: Season 3, Episode 4
Downton Abbey Open Thread: Season 3, Episode 4Well, that was harrowing. As always, if you haven't watched this week's episode, beware: there will be spoilers below. Big ones. We open on a house in anticipation. Sybil's baby is imminent, and everyone's jittery. Right off the bat, we learn two important facts: more
Wired ( 1/27/2013 8:51:45 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' recap: 'We've seen some troubles, you and I'
I can only sum up this week's episode of Downton Abbey with a quote from that esteemed thespian Joey Lawrence: “Whoa!” Seriously, did anyone see that coming? I know there are all sorts of spoilers for this season floating around the Internet. (Spoilers more
The Star-Ledger - ( 1/27/2013 8:12:18 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' is hit with tragedy
Don't think for a minute that "Downton Abbey" isn't as soapy as "The Young and the Restless," or that any characters are safe. In a heart-wrenching turn on Sunday's episode, Sybil's childbirth at Downton went horribly, horribly wrong. While her childhood more (blog) ( 1/27/2013 8:00:46 PM -08:00 )

How Downton Abbey Broke Our Hearts
[Spoiler alert: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of Downton Abbey. If you haven't watched it yet, read at your own risk.] Although Downton Abbey's third season has already played in its entirety in the U.K., a majority of American fans more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 1/27/2013 7:58:32 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey,' Season 3, Episode 4: TV Recap
“Downton Abbey” delivers its most emotional episode this week as Lady Sybil gives birth, but complications and male egos put her life at risk. The episode opens with everyone anticipating the imminent birth of the Bransons' baby. Dr. Clarkson checks in on more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 1/27/2013 7:19:31 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' Recap: 'Like Too Many Women Before Her'
The thing about comfort food is that when someone serves you a piping hot plate of it week after week, you never suspect that one day they're going to grab it and smash it into your face. Downton Abbey is just a soap opera, as both its admirers and detractors more ( 1/27/2013 7:05:37 PM -08:00 )

Downton Abbey, Season 3
Editor's note: For the benefit of American readers who haven't yet seen Season 3 of Downton Abbey, please do your best to avoid spoilers when commenting. June Thomas: Seth, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know you had a special bond with Lady Sybil. more
Slate Magazine ( 1/27/2013 7:03:50 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' recap: Oh, Baby
Sybil gives birth to a baby girl, but a devastating turn of events shakes the Crawley family tree. By Denise Warner | Published Jan 27, 2013. Comments +; Add comment. We begin in the middle of the night, when Dr. Clarkson is attending to the very pregnant more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/27/2013 7:01:40 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' Recap, Season 3, Episode 4: Doctors' Disorder
Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 3, Episode 4 of PBS' "Downton Abbey." Fair warning: I'm finding it difficult to be summon my usual measure of snark concerning tonight's episode of "Downton Abbey." That's arguably a good thing, since more
Huffington Post ( 1/27/2013 7:01:34 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' recap: Heartbreak as Lady Sybil gives birth
With all the Branson revolutionary-ing, Lady Edith altar-jilting and Bates jail-rotting, it was easy to forget that Lady Sybil was, you know, about to give birth. And she does in this episode. But in a huge surprise, she doesn't make it -- dead at 24 after giving birth more
Baltimore Sun ( 1/27/2013 6:56:55 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' Video Game? Super Nintendo Spoof Hits YouTube (VIDEO)
You can't actually play this "Downton Abbey" 16-bit game, but it looks and sounds exactly like something you could have played for hours in the 1980's on Super Nintendo. The spoof hit YouTube on Jan. 24 and features the characters of the hit PBS show in a more
Huffington Post ( 1/27/2013 11:12:16 AM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey:' Should [spoiler alert!] get a new love interest in season 4?
In case the heads up in the headline wasn't enough, I'm warning you yet again. This post contains at least two major Downton Abbey spoilers that you should avoid if you don't want to know how season 3 ends or where season 4 is headed. That being said if more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/27/2013 6:01:10 AM -08:00 )

DVD Extra: 'Downton Abbey: Season 3' comes to home video
DVD Extra: 'Downton Abbey: Season 3' comes to home video. Steve Jones3:19p.m. EST January 26, 2013. The Emmy-winning series is out on home video three weeks before PBS airs the finale. 'Downton Abbey' Season 3. Available Tuesday, Jan 29. 2012. more
USA TODAY ( 1/26/2013 12:22:42 PM -08:00 )

TV on DVD: 'Downton Abbey' Brit invasion
'Downton Abbey': Season 3. Series Life at the grand manor moves past WWI to the challenges of 1920s Britain, marked by a visit from Cora's American mom, Shirley MacLaine. These nine episodes (still rolling out on PBS) include extended finale. more
Newsday ( 1/25/2013 11:52:14 PM -08:00 )

Downton Abbey: Sybil's Death a Metaphor for a Passing Age
celebrities Downton Abbey: Sybils Death a Metaphor for a Passing Age Jessica Brown Findlay's character Sybil was the most modern among Downton Abbey's aristocratic Crawleys. Yet her death could serve as a metaphor for the passing of Edwardian more ( 1/27/2013 9:24:45 PM -08:00 )

REVIEW: Downton Abbey 3.5
REVIEW: Downton Abbey 3.5After last week's somewhat middling episode (I guess not every episode can have a wedding, can it?), I'm very hopeful tonight's Downton Abbey can be true to form. And it delivers the biggest emotional gut punch as I've had since the Season 2 Christmas more
Big Shiny Robot! ( 1/27/2013 9:21:18 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' recap: It's a man's world and that's a tragedy
Editor's note: This post contains spoilers as it recaps the 'Downton Abbey' episode that aired Sunday, Jan. 27. In the comment stream, please do no reveal plot developments beyond tonight's episode. OK women, imagine this: You are pregnant with your first more
Bayoubuzz ( 1/27/2013 8:05:50 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' Recap: A Shocking Death Casts a Gloom Over Downton
Unlike other current Emmy-winning gems like Mad Men and Breaking Bad, there's a certain comfort food quality to watching Downton Abbey. The worst danger in this lavish world usually involves missing starched shirts. At the end of the day, you can count on more
BuddyTV ( 1/27/2013 8:03:23 PM -08:00 )

'Downton Abbey' Season 3 Recap: Unbearable Tragedy Strikes (VIDEO)
downton abbey season 3 episode 4 To quote the Dowager Countess, "Nothing is as bad as this." It was her most memorable line of the episode. But this line was uttered out of agony, and I'd take a million of her barbs over that. Did you ever think you would more
The Stir (blog) ( 1/27/2013 7:49:33 PM -08:00 )