A very small crew of them came out for a Q&A event. I know Lady Edith was at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, but where is Mr. Bates? Whither Carson? Mrs. Crawley? Daisy? Mrs. Patmore? The Earl of Grantham? THE DOWAGER? Even that old prozzie-maid hybrid Ethel? Can’t Branson pack them all into a car and bring them hither? Surely he hasn’t forgotten how it’s done. But leave Cousin Rose at Downton, okay? She hasn’t earned it yet.

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