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'Downton Abbey' recap: Rose proves she has shiksappeal
'Downton Abbey' recap: Rose proves she has shiksappeal

At their worst, "Downton Abbey" and the Oscars are a lot alike: predictable, repetitive, and mostly worth watching for the dresses. So what is there to say about the penultimate episode of Season 5, which happened to air opposite one of the more tedious Academy Awards ceremonies in living memory? Well, there were some really fabulous dresses! This quasi-finale episode (before next week's Christmas special) is centered around Rose's wedding to Atticus, which means the whole Crawley clan and their staff are off to London for a few days. It's an exciting change of scenery but otherwise yields little in the way of meaningful drama, except for the discovery that...

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