Multiple Emmy winner (including Outstanding Miniseries!) "Downton Abbey" resumes the story of aristocrats and servants of Downton Abbey during the tumultuous World War I era.

Two years into World War I, Downton Abbey is in turmoil, as Matthew and other young men go to war — or avoid it. The women also pitch in, and many couples see their romantic dreams dashed.

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The Crawleys meet the war head on.

In Episode Two, Downton is turned into a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Meanwhile, Lavinia and Sir Richard’s secret comes out, Anna tracks down Bates and Branson seizes his chance to strike a blow for Ireland.

Watch Downton Abbey 2: The Critics Can't Stop Talking on PBS. See more from Masterpiece.

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, Sunday at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.

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