Downton Abbey - Season 6, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Episode 4



Critic Consensus: Riding on the goodwill of the previous installment, "Episode Four" introduces a welcome new suitor for one of the show's central characters.

Episode Info

Tom and Sybbie return to Downton Abbey, Baxter is faced with a dillemma, and Thomas attempts to fill Carson's shoes. Meanwhile Anna goes to London with Mary, and Daisy is not happy with Cora.


Hugh Bonneville
as Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham
Laura Carmichael
as Lady Edith Crawley
Jim Carter
as Mr. Carson
Brendan Coyle
as John Bates
Michelle Dockery
as Lady Mary Crawley
Kevin Doyle
as Joseph Molesley
Joanne Froggatt
as Anna Bates
Rob James-Collier
as Thomas Barrow
Allen Leech
as Tom Branson
Phyllis Logan
as Mrs. Hughes
Elizabeth McGovern
as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham
Sophie McShera
as Daisy Mason
Lesley Nicol
as Mrs. Patmore
Maggie Smith
as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Penelope Wilton
as Isobel Crawley
Philip Battley
as John Harding
Samantha Bond
as Lady Rosamund Painswick
Paul Copley
as Mr. Mason
Matthew Goode
as Harry Talbot
Rose Leslie
as Gwen Harding
Harriet Walter
as Lady Shackleton
Howard Ward
as Sgt. Willis
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Critic reviews for Episode 4

This is another great episode for Michelle Dockery... letting us know that there will always be a strong-willed Crawley matriarch to run the show.

June 29, 2016 | Full Review…

It only took three and a half episodes to get there, but finally, in last night's Downton Abbey, a suitor hove into view for Lady Mary.

June 29, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Mary was in fine form during this episode.

June 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Alright, we admit Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 4 wasn't quite as exciting as Downton Abbey Season 6 Episode 3 - which featured surprise returns, a wedding, and all kinds of pre-wedding intrigue - but it was certainly a solid installment.

June 29, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I have to salute what may have been [Mary's] finest mean-girl moment to date.

June 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Thomas Barrow is the most complicated and tragic character on Downton Abbey, and this week's episode proves it.

June 29, 2016 | Full Review…

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