If you watch Downton Abbey, you expect melodrama (in fact, you love it). But this week, the goings-on at the big house felt a little more ‘As The World Turns’ schmaltz than ‘As You Like It’ quick-footed intrigue. It was almost as if the script was playing a word-association game with the audience, and like a Deco version of Family Feud, the most obvious answer always seemed to be the winner. A few examples…
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