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Each week, Slate’s culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will chat with contributor Seth Stevenson about the drama, relationships, and intrigue in Downton Abbey.
In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson dissect the Dowager Countess’ third-wheeling skills, Lady Mary’s birth-control spy mission, and why the Mr. Bates storyline keeps bringing Downton Abbey down.
This podcast contains major spoilers, so listen after you watch each episode.
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