S3 E8
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Season 3  "Episode 8"  3x8

Aired 9 years ago - Nov 04, 2012

There's excitement in the house and village as the annual cricket match approaches, and the event brings out Robert's competitive side. Violet's great-niece Rose shows up but a trip to London reveals there is more to her than meets the eye. Matthew and Mary look like they are keeping secrets from each other. Thomas finds out that his future lies in Carson's hands.

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Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 1
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When you learn it as a child,
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Her mother is my niece and my godchild, and she asked it as a special favour.
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That's why I think the cricket may have come at rather a good time.
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I want to be sure you'll give him a bad reference.
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Cousin Violet is trying to find a new job for my cook.
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Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 10
Oh, darling Mummy.
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But we need you to think so too, because Lord Grantham definitely won't.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 12
Come on.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 13
I just need to check which train you're planning to come back on.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 14
I don't mean deliberately, but he's a vain and silly flirt.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 15
I envy you.
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What about you, Mr Barrow?
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Yes. But that is not the right road to travel, Carson,
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but it was near Cheadle.
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I know it isn't very feminine,
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Which is more than YOU do.
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When they came out, they said they wanted to go to a club.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 23
There she is. Heavens, what a transformation!
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 24
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 25
Well, no. No, I'm glad she's staying.
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I suppose you know who's put him up to this, Mr Carson.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 27
which would only lead to more heartbreak.
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So... now we can start making babies.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 30
Probably because she knows that Granny will be furious.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 31
If I shouted blue murder every time someone tried to kiss me at Eton, I'd have gone hoarse in a month.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 32
Of course. It's not your fault, Aunt Violet. But they promised...
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You must know something about Miss O'Brien you can use against her.
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We're giving the farmers a choice, that's all.
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Michael Gregson, of the Sketch.
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Can I get you some tea?
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 37
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 38
But why London? You've only just got back.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 39
But don't forget the cricket.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 40
I don't have the instincts for what he wants to do.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 41
For God's sake, if it means that much to you.
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You can teach me to fish, ride and shoot, but I'd still be an Irish Mick in my heart.
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Lizzie was a wonderful person. I loved her very much.
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Well played, Barrow. Thank you. Excellent innings.
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When you learn it as a child,
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Her mother is my niece and my godchild, and she asked it as a special favour.
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That's why I think the cricket may have come at rather a good time.
#5
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I want to be sure you'll give him a bad reference.
#6
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Cousin Violet is trying to find a new job for my cook.
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Oh, darling Mummy.
#10
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But we need you to think so too, because Lord Grantham definitely won't.
#11
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 12
Come on.
#12
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 13
I just need to check which train you're planning to come back on.
#13
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 8 (S03E08) - 14
I don't mean deliberately, but he's a vain and silly flirt.
#14
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I envy you.
#15
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What about you, Mr Barrow?
#16
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Yes. But that is not the right road to travel, Carson,
#17
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but it was near Cheadle.
#18
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I know it isn't very feminine,
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Which is more than YOU do.
#20
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When they came out, they said they wanted to go to a club.
#22
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There she is. Heavens, what a transformation!
#23
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Well, no. No, I'm glad she's staying.
#25
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I suppose you know who's put him up to this, Mr Carson.
#26
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which would only lead to more heartbreak.
#27
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So... now we can start making babies.
#29
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Probably because she knows that Granny will be furious.
#30
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If I shouted blue murder every time someone tried to kiss me at Eton, I'd have gone hoarse in a month.
#31
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Of course. It's not your fault, Aunt Violet. But they promised...
#32
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You must know something about Miss O'Brien you can use against her.
#33
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We're giving the farmers a choice, that's all.
#34
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Michael Gregson, of the Sketch.
#35
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Can I get you some tea?
#36
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But why London? You've only just got back.
#38
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But don't forget the cricket.
#39
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I don't have the instincts for what he wants to do.
#40
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For God's sake, if it means that much to you.
#41
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You can teach me to fish, ride and shoot, but I'd still be an Irish Mick in my heart.
#43
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Lizzie was a wonderful person. I loved her very much.
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Well played, Barrow. Thank you. Excellent innings.
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