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"Downton Abbey" Episode #3.2 (TV Episode 2012) - Plot Summary Poster

(TV Series)

(2012)

Plot Summary

  • Mary and Matthew return from their honeymoon but he is still reluctant to take the Swire inheritance so the family plans to impress Martha with a lavish dinner party, entertaining locals, in the hope that she will bankroll them. When the oven breaks down, Martha saves the day with her indoor picnic but is unable to provide the financial help the family wants. A jealous Thomas sets out to sabotage Alfred and replace him with Molesley but O'Brien gets revenge by humiliating Thomas whilst Isobel, working at a charity in York to help single mothers, spots Ethel, who runs off after being recognized. Mrs Patmore accompanies a nervous Mrs Hughes to the doctor after the housekeeper finds a lump on her chest. He takes tests but the analysis will take two months and the women agree to keep it secret from other staff. Despite her father's early disapproval that he is too old for her, Edith finally gets engaged to Sir Anthony.

    - Written by don @ minifie-1
  • Matthew and Mary are back from their honeymoon and obviously very happy in spite of Matthew's refusal to accept Mr. Swire's legacy and save Downton. Edith continues her pursuit of Sir Anthony despite objections from some in the family. Cora and Violet concoct a plan to impress Cora's mother with Downton's importance in the community. The lavish dinner they've planned faces ruin when the oven malfunctions and there is no dinner for the guests. Martha Levinson saves the day. Below stairs, O'Brien and Thomas find themselves at odds over the new footman. Mrs. Hughes finds a lump in her breast and, accompanied by an emotional Mrs. Patmore, visits the local doctor.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • A conflict between two members of the house staff escalates. Meanwhile, the family tries to impress Martha by planning a lavish dinner party.

    - Written by Anonymous

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"Downton Abbey" - Episode 3.2 - Jan. 6, 2013 Matthew and Mary return from their honeymoon refreshed...

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