Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3
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Fans of Downton Abbey who subscribe to Netflix in the United States have been waiting a long time for Season 2 of the popular British series. However, on November 15, 2012 the first two seasons of the show became available to any Netflix member accessing the service from a UK internet address. Update: On January 25, 2013, Netflix UK also made Season 3 available.
Reviews of Downton Abbey Season 2:
Julian Fellowes has created such a vivid group of characters and assembled such an impeccable cast–effortlessly oscillating from comedy to drama–that the hours fly by, addictively pulling viewers from one into the next. — Variety, Brian Lowry
It is big, beautiful, beautifully acted and romantic, its passions expressed with that particular British reserve that serves only to make them burn brighter. — Los Angeles Times, Robert Lloyd
Downton Abbey Season 2 Episode List
Welcome back to Downton Abbey where life has changed quite dramatically since the outbreak of World War One.
As William prepares to head off to war, Thomas returns to Downton. Meanwhile Lavinia is reunited with an unwelcome face from her past.
The Dowager Countess is determined to uncover Lavinia’s secret but will Mary help? And there’s panic below stairs when Branson offers to lend a hand…
Violet and Mary ponder whether Sybil has a suitor, while Lord Grantham tries to track down Bates and there’s disturbing news from the front line…
Ethel is struggling to cope and with Mrs Hughes’ help, tries to make contact with Major Bryant.
The war finally ends but Mary is under pressure to save her family from scandal and a Canadian visitor claims to have links with the Granthams.
Matthew has some surprising news and Ethel introduces her son to his grandparents. But will they offer her any help?
In the final episode of the second series there’s a mixture of joy, heartache and tragedy at Downton Abbey.
As we return to Downton Abbey, there’s tension in the air between Sir Richard Carlisle, Lady Mary and Matthew…