S4 E1
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Season 4  "Episode 1"  4x1

Aired 9 years ago - Sep 22, 2013

Mary is finding it hard to come to terms with Matthew's death. Robert and Violet fall out over how to handle the situation. Jimmy takes an interest in Ivy, while Carson receives an unwelcome reminder from his past.

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Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 1
I believe you. Thousands wouldn't.
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Never mind.
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That doesn't make you her friend.
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I don't know about that.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 6
She hardly has the energy to lift a fork to her mouth.
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I'm walking down to the village to see how Isobel's getting on.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 8
What a burden he is born into.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 9
Not what?
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 10
Studying for what? To become a lady's maid.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 11
She couldn't do much with it even if she wanted to.
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Then, I think he'll come up with a plan.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 15
I've done some research,
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 16
Thank you, Nanny.
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Just because you're an old widow, I see no necessity to eat off a tray.
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Do it. Please. I can't stop. The children are on their own.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 22
Was it to Ivy? That's my business.
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Oh, my God. Well, we'd better have some soup put by.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 26
Well, I'm not sure how to start,
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 27
But Mr Branson believes you could be very helpful, my lady,
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 28
- He's sworn to his sister's wedding. - I think we can forgive him.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 29
This mousse is delicious, Carson, is it the work of Mrs Patmore?
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her ladyship wants me to meet on Friday?
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Oh, Edith, Edith, come to luncheon on Friday.
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What were you trying to do? I wasn't trying to do anything.
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Only I should hate to feel you were doing this
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You see, I worked at Downton Abbey, but only for a short time.
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Don't worry about that. It's settled, then.
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 38
You know, I sometimes wonder if he isn't really German,
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 39
I do find it very hard these days to see how many men
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 40
They should fit you, at least until we can find something better.
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I love the Criterion.
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You know, it WAS Jimmy sent that card to Ivy.
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We must keep a firm eye on her,
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 46
But, your ladyship...
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To apologise. You have nothing to apologise for.
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Because you are strong enough.
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Never mind.
#3
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That doesn't make you her friend.
#4
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 5
I don't know about that.
#5
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 6
She hardly has the energy to lift a fork to her mouth.
#6
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 7
I'm walking down to the village to see how Isobel's getting on.
#7
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 8
What a burden he is born into.
#8
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 9
Not what?
#9
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 10
Studying for what? To become a lady's maid.
#10
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She couldn't do much with it even if she wanted to.
#11
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Then, I think he'll come up with a plan.
#14
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I've done some research,
#15
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Thank you, Nanny.
#16
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Just because you're an old widow, I see no necessity to eat off a tray.
#17
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Do it. Please. I can't stop. The children are on their own.
#21
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Was it to Ivy? That's my business.
#22
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Oh, my God. Well, we'd better have some soup put by.
#25
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Well, I'm not sure how to start,
#26
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But Mr Branson believes you could be very helpful, my lady,
#27
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- He's sworn to his sister's wedding. - I think we can forgive him.
#28
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This mousse is delicious, Carson, is it the work of Mrs Patmore?
#29
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her ladyship wants me to meet on Friday?
#30
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Oh, Edith, Edith, come to luncheon on Friday.
#33
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What were you trying to do? I wasn't trying to do anything.
#34
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Only I should hate to feel you were doing this
#35
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You see, I worked at Downton Abbey, but only for a short time.
#36
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Don't worry about that. It's settled, then.
#37
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You know, I sometimes wonder if he isn't really German,
#38
Recap of Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 39
I do find it very hard these days to see how many men
#39
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They should fit you, at least until we can find something better.
#40
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I love the Criterion.
#41
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You know, it WAS Jimmy sent that card to Ivy.
#43
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We must keep a firm eye on her,
#45
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But, your ladyship...
#46
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To apologise. You have nothing to apologise for.
#48
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Because you are strong enough.
#49
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