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´Downton Abbey´ recap:
Bates set to go psycho

Los Angeles Times, by Meredith Blake

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/27/2014 4:38:22 PM

Is Bates about to live up to his name and go "psycho"? That’s the question we’re left with at the end of Sunday’s “Downton Abbey,” as the seemingly mild-mannered valet and wrongly convicted criminal, having learned about his wife’s rape, warns Mrs. Hughes that “nothing’s over and done with.” Given the ominous music swelling on the soundtrack, the indication seems to be that, yes, Bates is bent on revenge. On the one hand, it’s hard to blame the guy for wanting a bit of justice. Bates is prompted to action after eavesdropping on Anna and Mrs. Hughes during their 823rd identical conversation

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: doublesharp, 1/27/2014 4:51:08 PM     (No. 9707939)

I´ve just finished season 2 on Amazon Prime and I sure wish I hadn´t read the opening paragraph of this post.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WAN2, 1/27/2014 5:56:13 PM     (No. 9708005)

Pure soap.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Penney, 1/27/2014 6:25:51 PM     (No. 9708041)

Poor Mr. Bates just can´t seem to get a break. The writers seem to enjoy torturing the nice guy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: patpgmr, 1/27/2014 6:39:03 PM     (No. 9708054)

#1, don´t worry about it. Didn´t give up much. For the future, finish watching seasons 2 and 3 before reading any more coverage of seasons 4! This article even missed something very key about Lady Edith, and is slightly off base on Mr. Bates.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/27/2014 7:08:56 PM     (No. 9708103)

LA Times, mysteriously answering questions no one asks!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thewarden, 1/27/2014 8:38:45 PM     (No. 9708186)

Love this show--great distraction. So glad Anna has been unburdened, albeit against her will. Loved Mr. Bates response to her--such a good man, it made me cry. I just hope he doesn´t get his revenge. Poor Mr. Bates!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/27/2014 9:11:21 PM     (No. 9708215)

Someone will probably throw Green under the bus.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Tulunk, 1/27/2014 11:28:23 PM     (No. 9708307)

Nah. Green is the valet to the handsome nobleman who briefly flirted with Mary, and is now engaged to someone else. And the nobleman doesn´t really like Green. I think Green will hit on the fiancée and get killed.






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