Thursday, October 22, 2015

Downton Abbey (TV Series) Season 5 Review

 My wife and I started watching the Downton Abbey not long ago and now we're all caught up so to speak. I know the final season is still being shown in Great Britain but it's not over yet. We've quite enjoyed the series so far obviously, and my wife was quite upset when the last epsiode was over since it will be a few months until we can watch the sixth season.
 Things at Downton go fairly normal as nothing too unexpected happens at first. Mary is trying to decide on who her next husband should be. Isobel Crawley may get married, but must overcome the rejection of her future son-in-laws first. Edith is still trying to keep her daughter Marigold a secret from her family of nobles. 
 Edith will have to make a tough decision. She will either have to let her daughter be raised by another family or risk letting her family know the truth. Things look good for Lady Rose as she meets the perfect match. The staff at Downtown have their own issues, especially John and Anna Bates as the police think John was behind the death of Mr. Green.  
I'd say this was my least favorite season of Downton Abbey. I think Mary's side of the story never really went anywhere. I did like Edith's side of the story with the subject of her daughter Marigold. I also liked Robert trying to convince Tom Branson not to move to America as he can't bear to see his grand-daughter Sybbie leave. Even though I think it's the worst season, it's still a wonderful story. 

Score: A-

12 comments:

Breathtaking said...

Hello Adam!:) It's a great series, and the UK are good at this kind of period drama. I will be watching the latest episode on Sunday evening.

stephen Hayes said...

We'll miss this program when it concludes.

Margaret D said...

The series is good. We are waiting for the 6th series..

Sandra Cox said...

I must be the only person in the world that hasn't watched this.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I am patiently awaiting the final season also.

Mary Kirkland said...

I've never watched the show.

Anna-Alina said...
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Anna-Alina said...

I've never watche this, but I'll check it out later!

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Huggybear said...

Series 6 should be out soon.
The Brits sure know how to do period shows.
Everything is meticulously researched for authenticity especially
war time events - no John Wayne antics in their shows.
Cheers
Colin (B J Hunnicut)

Kati said...

Oh dear, I so need to start watching it!

-Kati

Pat Hatt said...

Still have yet to watch, will get there though

bj said...

I've not watched this and I guess it's too late to start now...missed too much....bummer.