The fifth season finale successfully warmed hearts, despite another Bates tragedy, a very nasty butler, and some inedible broth.
A sociopath, a drunk, and a tramp nearly ruined Rose's London wedding, even as the show's resident scoundrel showed his softer side.
There were two engagements this week, but both appear to be at risk thanks to unpleasant family members.
Mary cut her hair and Daisy continued her studies, but the bravest move of all was Edith's.
On Super Bowl Sunday, a showdown between Yorkshire's most pompous patriarch and an interloping art historian was perhaps inevitable.
What is going on with Thomas? His sickly pallor and kitchen thievery spiced up an otherwise standard fourth episode of the show's fifth season.
For all its failings, the fifth season's third episode gave the indomitable Violet her very own Doctor Zhivago.
The second episode of the fifth season featured a secret rendezvous, a seductive art historian, and a 1920s book on birth control.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss the premiere of the fifth season, which has the estate in status quo.