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Referenced in 

The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Gossip Girl: The Princesses and the Frog (2011) (TV Episode)
Rufus mentions that he was watching "Downton Abbey" with Lily.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
OK! TV: Episode dated 8 August 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Series is discussed during program.
This Morning: Episode dated 26 October 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Series is discussed in program.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Kept Man (2012) (TV Episode)
Alex and Casey watch an episode of "Downton Abbey" for their movie night.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.21 (2012) (TV Episode)
The announcer mentions the show.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.91 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fictional "Downton Abbey" spoiler
Saturday Night Live: Maya Rudolph/Sleigh Bells (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Amy Poehler on Weekend Update
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.44 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.107 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jamie Lee Curtis says that she is obsessed with the show
Just a Minute: Episode #1.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
Shappi Khorsandi compares Downton Abbey with EastEnders.
Gossip Girl: Salon of the Dead (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in background dialogue at Blair and Dan's salon.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #43.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jo Brand relates a dog-themed pun on the show's title.
The Office: Fundraiser (2012) (TV Episode)
Jim says, "Life isn't 'Downton Abbey.'"
Modern Family: Disneyland (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #8.228 (2012) (TV Episode)
Craig talks about Downtown Abbey
30 Rock: What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year? (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack asks Avery if she wants to watch the show tonight
Dancing with the Stars: Movie Night (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on several occasions during the episode.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #12.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mel B. at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
Dancing with the Stars: 2012 Semi-Final (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson and Mel B. at the end of the episode as the program that is following.
Bunheads: Inherit the Wind (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Michelle
Jane by Design: The Sleepover (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jeremy
Bad Education: Parents' Evening (2012) (TV Episode)
Grayson refers to Alfie as "Downton Abbey".
The Mindy Project: Pilot (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mindy in her drunk wedding speech.
The Thick of It: Episode #4.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Malcolm compares Nicola to the dowager countess.
Saturday Night Live: Daniel Craig/Muse (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jim Lehrer (Chris Parnell) in the presidential debate cold opening
The Graham Norton Show: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Ronnie Corbett/Miranda Hart/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
Graham likens Arnold's family home, which is now a museum, to Downton Abbey.
Trollied: Episode #2.10 (2012) (TV Episode)
Lisa (to Colin): "What do you think this is, Downton fucking Abbey?"
Gossip Girl: Where the Vile Things Are (2012) (TV Episode)
Eleanor says: "What is this, Downton Abbey?"
Underemployed: The Tasting (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bekah
Studio C: Episode #1.10 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the James Austin segment
Portlandia: Winter in Portlandia (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the British OB-GYN segment
Portlandia: Missionaries (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.12 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.79 (2013) (TV Episode)
Dustin Hoffman mentions that his wife loves the series
Bunheads: Take the Vicuna (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Millie
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #5.56 (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoof sketch titled "Downton Sixbey"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #5.57 (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoof sketch titled "Downton Sixbey"
The Cleveland Show: Here Comes the Bribe (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.21 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.27 (2013) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the show by name.
Suits: War (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike
Switched at Birth: Tight Rope Walker (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bay
Saturday Night Live: Kevin Hart/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
Kurt and Adam do impressions of Mrs. Patmore and Daisy.
Two and a Half Men: Big Episode: Someone Stole a Spoon (2013) (TV Episode)
Alan is watching an episode of this series on TV
The Trouble with Barry (2013)
Characters make plans to watch (although they call it DownTOWN Abbey).
How I Met Your Mother: The Fortress (2013) (TV Episode)
Ted, Marshall and Lily watch a show called "Woodworthy Manor" which is a take-off on the "Downton Abbey" craze.
NCIS: Squall (2013) (TV Episode)
Ducky mention the show to Palmer when, discussing agent Burley and Dinozzo, he says:" One cannot help but be confused by the Downton Abbey complecity of government bureaucracy".
The Big Review: British Invasion! (2013) (TV Episode)
The show was reviewed.
The Mindy Project: Santa Fe (2013) (TV Episode)
Josh and Clay Matthews mention Matthew Crawley and Lady Sybil.
Studio C: Episode #2.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Rock, Paper, Scissors" sketch
Poker Night 2 (2013) (Video Game)
"If this keeps up, I may be home in time for Downton."
Jessie: Kids Don't Wanna Be Shunned (2013) (TV Episode)
Bertram mentioned the series and the butler.
Vicious: Audition (2013) (TV Episode)
Freddie is auditioning for a part on the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.83 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions that it is one of her favorite shows.
Vicious: Dinner Party (2013) (TV Episode)
Freddie mentions his appearance on the show.
Drop Dead Diva: Back from the Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
Jane and Stacy mention it.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12837 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hot in Cleveland: Pony Up (2013) (TV Episode)
Sean and Bob watch "Downton Abbey" together.
Melissa & Joey: Something Happened (2013) (TV Episode)
Ryder says he and Keira only watched 20 minuted of "Downton Abbey".
Rude Tube: Rom Dotcom (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in spoof date clip.
Hot in Cleveland: Cleveland Indians (2013) (TV Episode)
Melanie mentions the show to Elka
Bad Education: Swimming Gala (2013) (TV Episode)
Grayson calls Alfie "Downton".
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.141 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase "Clown-ton Abbey" is used to discuss a story of a clown in England.
Liv and Maddie: Sleep-a-Rooney (2013) (TV Episode)
Karen is glad to be alone because she gets to marathon it; does imitation of Anna ("Oh, I love you Mr. Bates!")
Gogglebox: Episode #2.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Arcade Fire (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a graphic shown on Weekend Update
Gogglebox: Episode #2.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Julianne Moore says that she watches the show
The Starving Games (2013)
It is mentioned that the starving games will be broadcast after the season finale of Downton Abbey
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode dated 31 October 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
During the annual trick or treat sketch, a little girl is dressed up as Downton Abbey
The Michael J. Fox Show: Bed Bugs (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike
Snow Bride (2013) (TV Movie)
Greta says, "It was like Carson the butler meets Ben Kenobi."
White Collar: Master Plan (2013) (TV Episode)
Neal refers to Elizabeth's workplace as "Downton Abbey."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.176 (2013) (TV Episode)
Sam Claflin mentions watching the show.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #46.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Janet Street-Porter talks about the show.
Raising Hope: Bee Story (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Frank
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Shoko
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pontiac Bandit (2014) (TV Episode)
Holt says Gina's live tweeting about the show ruined it for him.
Melissa & Joey: A Decent Proposal (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mel
The Graham Norton Show: Matthew McConaughey/Julianne Moore/Alan Davies/Sheryl Crow (2014) (TV Episode)
Julianne Moore admits to being a big fan of the show and talks about discussing this show with Michelle Dockery during the filming of Non-Stop (2014)
Top Gear: Episode #21.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jeremy says that it's Hammond's favorite TV show and Lord Grantham and Lady Mary characters are mentioned later on.
Film 2015: Episode dated 19 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kevin Maher when reviewing The Book Thief (2013)
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaul's Big Opening: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Items inspired by the show are assigned to one of the queens.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!: RuPaul's Big Opening: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Contestant Kelly Mantle is given Downton Abbey (2010) as inspiration for a runway look.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.34 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
The Crazy Ones: March Madness (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Raising Hope: Dinner with Tropes (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Virginia
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.13 (2014) (TV Episode)
Lior says Europe will boycott us and we won't know how the series ends
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.44 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions Theo James appearing in the show.
American Dad!: I Ain't No Holodeck Boy (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Snatch Game (2014) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned.
Nurse Jackie: Sink or Swim (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Meta Fiction (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
About a Boy: About a Kiss (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Brows Held High: Richard III (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Veep: Special Relationship (2014) (TV Episode)
Amy and Mike talk about the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.85 (2014) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned.
Drop Dead Diva: No Return (2014) (TV Episode)
Stacy tells Jane that she was looking forward to seeing the real Downton Abbey.
Chasing Life: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
''You watch "Downton Abbey" and donate to the Audubon society.''
Jennifer Falls: Staycation (2014) (TV Episode)
Dina says she has two seasons of "Downton Abbey" to fast forward through.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Episode #1.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Reference to Lord Grantham's failed investments.
Rizzoli & Isles: The Best Laid Plans (2014) (TV Episode)
Maura gets a call from the governor and Jane can't resist making Downton Abbey jokes.
Hot in Cleveland: Strange Bedfellows (2014) (TV Episode)
Councilman Powell's aunt calls Joy, "Downton Abbey"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Larry David/Gisele Bundchen/Jeezy & Future (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in his opening monologue
Projector: The Guest (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name several times.
Brickleberry: Obamascare (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bad Education: Fundraising (2014) (TV Episode)
Frank calls Alfie "Downton".
Citizen Khan: The In-Laws (2014) (TV Episode)
Mr Khan learnt how a table should be laid from Downton Abbey.
Modern Family: Queer Eyes, Full Hearts (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cam
Film 2015: Episode dated 19 November 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Israel Horovitz, the director of My Old Lady (2014), in an interview
The Graham Norton Show: Nicole Kidman/Hugh Bonneville/Julie Walters/Take That (2014) (TV Episode)
Hugh Bonneville talks about the upcoming Christmas special; also Howard Donald from Take That says he likes this series
Studio C: Episode #5.9 (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the intervention sketch
New Girl: LAXmas (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Barry
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg reads the list of the 10 most-discussed TV shows on Facebook in 2014
Gold Rush: The Dirt: Zoo Crew (2014) (TV Episode)
Todd references this show by tite, but mis-pronounces it
It Takes a Choir: Singing with a Full Deck (2014) (TV Episode)
Gareth says that the organizational structure of US Playing Cards is like Downton Abbey.
The Simpsons: The Man Who Came to Be Dinner (2015) (TV Episode)
"Toonton Abbey" at Dizzneeland
The Mysteries of Laura: The Mystery of the Frozen Foodie (2015) (TV Episode)
As part of the lost bet Meredith forces Billy to watch season four of Downton Abbey with her.
Modern Family: Rash Decisions (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hot in Cleveland: One Wedding and One Funeral (2015) (TV Episode)
Claude and Melanie mention the show and dead bodies in a rug
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Zachary Quinto/Mae Whitman/Carolina Herrera (2015) (TV Episode)
Fake credit depicted in the Hidden Credits segment
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Jacob's suit is described as being from this show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon/Amy Sedaris/Nick Jonas (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Pictionary game
Spy (2015)
character says he learned an English Accent by watching the show
Trainwreck (2015)
LeBron wants to hurry home to watch this
Nostalgia Critic: Daredevil (2015) (TV Episode)
"Alright, I was watching Downtown Abbey!"
Last Man Standing: Summer Internship (2015) (TV Episode)
Blanca: "This is like 'Downton Abbey' without the funny accents!"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges/Charlie Cox/Dead Sara (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Charlie Cox
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jon Cryer/Kat Dennings/Michael Chernow & Daniel Holzman (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth in the opening monologue
Somebody's Gotta Do It: Mexican Wrestling Meets Burlesque (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the title, PBS, and the fact that it's a British show
Britain's Got More Talent: Episode #9.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ann.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Louis C.K./Sharon Osbourne/Joy Williams (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth jokes that "Louie" will air after the show on PBS in the coming year
Younger: Sk8 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Maggie
The Delivery Man: Theft (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan says he watched an entire episode of "Downton Abbey".
Britain's Got More Talent: 2015: Live Semi-Final 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Amanda.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #49.8 (2015) (TV Episode)
Gary Lineker jokes about anachronisms in the show.
The Syndicate: Episode #3.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Lord Hazelwood
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Jonathan Ross mentions the title
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Molly Shannon/T.I./Matt Lucas/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the series while commenting on the deterioration of British estates
Ted 2 (2015)
Joy talks about how sad white couples watch "Downtown Abbey."
Imported: Episode #1.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Terry
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ben Kingsley/Mike Birbiglia/Senator Lindsey Graham (2015) (TV Episode)
Fake credit depicted in Hidden Credits segment
Storage Hunters UK: Gwent (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Linda.

Featured in 

Breakfast: Episode dated 24 September 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guests Julian Fellowes and Hugh Bonneville.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.35 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.70 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Maid in Britain (2010) (TV Movie)
Landmark masters & servants drama
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a sneak peek ahead of the series' Australian premiere following the episode.
Breakfast: Episode dated 10 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 14 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest Dan Stevens.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (2011) (TV Movie)
clips from the show are shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 19 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown from Julian Fellowes' latest work.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.32 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Samantha Bond!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.60 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.90 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Saturday Night Live: Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips appear in comedy sketch.
Dancing with the Stars: 2012 Grand Finale (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during a preview of the next episode, which would be screened the following week.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.180 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Downton Abbey Revisited (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown in documentary
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Female actor in a drama series nomination presentation, Michelle Dockery.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
On TV in the hospital.
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Award presentation for outstanding music composition for a series (original dramatic score).
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for outstanding writing for drama series, outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, outstanding lead actress in a drama series, and outstanding directing for drama series.
71st Golden Globe Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best tv series-drama.
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Maggie Smith and ensemble.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Adam Sandler/Dierks Bentley (2014) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of the Dowager Countess, Lady Mary and Tom Branson shown with porn-style music added
Gogglebox: Episode #4.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
72nd Golden Globe Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best tv series - drama.
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for outstanding female actor in a drama series and outstanding ensemble in a drama series.
BBC News 8pm Summary: Episode dated 12 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Features Duchess of Cambridge visiting the set

Spoofed in 

Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey (2011) (TV Movie)
A sketch spoofing the program.
The Soup: Episode #9.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoof show named "Dragton Abbey" in sketch "RuPaul: Year of the Draggin'"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #4.60 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sketch "Downton Sixbey"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #4.85 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sketch "Downton Sixbey: Episode II"
The Colbert Report: Simone Campbell (2012) (TV Episode)
Mash-up sketch titled "Breaking Abbey"
Sesame Street: Sesame Street-O-Saurus (2013) (TV Episode)
Sketch titled Upside Downton Abbey
Studio C: Welcome Back! (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Downton Abbey" segment
The Simpsons: Dangers on a Train (2013) (TV Episode)
"Upton Rectory"
Mad: After Bert/Downton Shaggy (2013) (TV Episode)
Downton Shaggy is a spoof of this show.
The Queen Latifah Show: John Travolta/Alicia Keys (2013) (TV Episode)
A parody of this show is shown in a sketch
Family Guy: Boopa-dee Bappa-dee (2013) (TV Episode)
"Downton Syndrome"
The Simpsons: The Winter of His Content (2014) (TV Episode)
"Downton Tabby"
Down on Abby: Tales from Bottomley Manor (2014) (Video)
Porn parody.
Family Guy: Chap Stewie (2014) (TV Episode)
The British show Stewie watches
Arthur: Fountain Abbey/Arthur Calls It (2015) (TV Episode)
Fountain Abbey is as spoof of the show, right down to the opening theme and credits

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