here are some reasons why you should tune in:
- gorgeous costumes
- awesome filming locations
- early 20th century slang
- character deaths
- Maggie Smith's general badassary
- frustrating early 20th century sexism
- men in tuxes
- insane amounts of drama
- sassy, strong, independent, corseted ladies
But my favorites are definitely seasons 3 and 4 - we're in the 1920s, jazz is in, and the clothing is (somewhat) more comfortable.
Looking at these photos reminded me of the 1920s themed Gala that I attended last year.
I'll leave you with one final Maggie Smith-related reason to watch Downton: