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Downton Abbey

'Downton Abbey' recap: A nice day for a simple wedding

'Downton Abbey' recap: A nice day for a simple wedding

After a seemingly endless parade of Unnecessary Wedding Complications, I was beginning to think that Carson and Mrs. Hughes would never get to the altar.

What else could Julian Fellowes invent to make these two uncharacteristically fight and glare at each other more? Would another world war break out? Would the Man Without A Face Who Said He Was a Crawley return and say he's Mrs. Hughes' son?

Would Mary injure herself in a particularly fervent eye-roll session with Lady Edith? How about Carson's former song-and-dance partner returning to Downton in an attempt to revive the Cheerful Charlies act? I kind of wish that last one would have actually happened.

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