Episode Descriptions for Downton Abbey 3x02 and 3x03

Ethereal goddess Lady Mary invites you in.

Episode 2
The future of Downton hangs precariously in the balance. In the hope of financial rescue from her American grandmother Mary and Violet conspire to make sure Downton puts on a bigger show than ever before with a grand party for friends and neighbours. Mrs Hughes faces some worrying personal news, and O’Brien’s efforts to accelerate Alfred’s progress rankle with Thomas.

Episode 3
Edith's big day finally arrives. Will her enthusiasm finally convince the family that Strallan's age does not matter?

It's the end of the line for Downton's finances and Mary takes matters into her own hands, but the personal price could be high.

Mrs Hughes anxiously awaits her results and Anna makes a breakthrough to help Bates. Is O'Brien moving on?

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