[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from the Season 4 finale of Downton Abbey. Read at your own risk.]
We are grateful to have Downton Abbey in our lives, but our devotion to the show is the very reason we're so irked at how it progressed this season.
Although we've come to terms with the loss of Matthew (Dan Stevens) and Sybil (Jessica Brown-Findlay), it doesn't seem like the writers quite know what to do in the wake of those deaths. So much of this season felt either forced or false or just failed miserably. Has Downton Abbey lost its charm?
Before launching into the season as a whole, let's go over the highlights of the finale, shall we?
The CW is on the hunt for the Holy Grail.
The network has ordered a four-hour miniseries, titled Labyrinth, that follows two women — one in modern-day France and the other in medieval France — who are united in their search for the Grail.
An adaptation of Kate Mosse's best-selling novel of the same name, Labyrinth stars Downton Abbey alum Jessica Brown-Findlay as Alaïs, a 17-year-old in the year...
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Former Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay says she regrets going topless in her film debut.
Brown Findlay, 23, appeared in the 2011 film Albatross, in which her character pulls up her shirt to buy cigarettes.
"To be honest, Albatross was naiveté and not knowing that I could say no," she tells British magazine Radio Times. "I had no idea what was going to happen and thought I was going to be shot from behind."
Give these stars a show
Well, this should make things interesting.
Downton Abbey is promoting Lily James, who played Lady Violet's troublemaking great niece Rose, to a series regular for Season 4, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Downton Abbey and more of TV's most heartbreaking deaths
As fans may recall, Rose sneaked...