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Masterpiece Episode: "Downton Abbey, Season II (Episode 4)"

Season 42, Episode 4
Episode Synopsis: "Downton Abbey" continues with Matthew and William engaging in a fierce battle at the front; Vera striking a cruel blow against Bates and Anna; and Daisy facing the severest test of her life.
Original Air Date: Jan 29, 2012
Guest Cast Jim Carter: Mr. Carson Lesley Nicol: Mrs. Patmore Joanne Froggatt: Anna Smith Maggie Smith: Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Penelope Wilton: Isobel Crawley Siobhan Finneran: Sarah O'Brien Dan Stevens: Matthew Crawley Sophie McShera: Daisy Robinson Allen Leech: Tom Branson Maria Doyle Kennedy: Vera Bates Hugh Bonneville: Earl of Grantham, Robert Michelle Dockery: Lady Mary Crawley Zoe Boyle: Lavinia Swire Laura Carmichael: Lady Edith Crawley Phyllis Logan: Mrs. Hughes David Robb: Dr. Clarkson Kevin Doyle: Molesley Iain Glen: Sir Richard Carlisle Samantha Bond: Lady Rosamund Painswick Cal Macaninch: Andrew Lang Jessica Brown Findlay: Lady Sybil Crawley Brendan Coyle: John Bates Elizabeth McGovern: Countess of Grantham, Cora Rob James-Collier: Thomas Barrow
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Season 42, Episode 4
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Length: 06:33:20
Aired: 1/29/2012

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'



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