'Downton Abbey' Season 4 recaps

Jordan Bartel recaps Season 4 of Masterpiece's "Downton Abbey."

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 finale recap: London calling

'Downton Abbey' recap, Season 4, Part 7: What did Bates do?

In the penultimate episode of Season 4 of "Downton Abbey," many plots are tied up nicely: except for the Bates saga.

'Downton Abbey' recap: Season 4, Part 6, A little (pig-related) romance

It's not quite a year after Matthew's death, and, yeah, it's a bit jarring to see Mary pursued by three men so soon. But it's also a bit fun. Well, Lord Gillingham is fun. Evelyn Napier's a bit blah. He's nice enough, but in a total friend-zone sort of way.

'Downton Abbey' recap, Season 4, Part 5: Surprise!

It's time for another patented Momentously Action-Packed Storyline Development Party at Downton.

'Downton Abbey' recap, Season 4, Part 4, Bates (sort-of) learns the truth

Since Bates (and also the audience) can't handle more scenes of Anna shuddering at his very sight, he takes it upon himsef to get to the bottom of the matter.

'Downton Abbey' Season 4, Part 3 recap, Mary's whirlwind romance

That "glamourous pirate" Lord Gillingham is working on some sort of Guinness World Record of pursuit here of Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey."

'Downton Abbey' recap, Anna's heartbreaking tragedy

So this is the plot line that divided "Downton" fans in the U.K.