Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 3

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Overview

The Julian Fellowes-created British period drama Downton Abbey originally premiered on Britain's ITV in late September 2010, and on PBS in the U.S. just over 3 months later. Set the titular Yorkshire country estate, it explores events in the lives of the Crawleys, a family in the late Edwardian era of the early 20th Century. Accordingly, members of the clan must contend with such global crises as the sinking of the Titanic and the eruption of World War I. Series Three of the program spans the time period of ...
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Overview

The Julian Fellowes-created British period drama Downton Abbey originally premiered on Britain's ITV in late September 2010, and on PBS in the U.S. just over 3 months later. Set the titular Yorkshire country estate, it explores events in the lives of the Crawleys, a family in the late Edwardian era of the early 20th Century. Accordingly, members of the clan must contend with such global crises as the sinking of the Titanic and the eruption of World War I. Series Three of the program spans the time period of 1920-21 and originally ran in Britain in late 2012. All of the installments appear in this box set.
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Special Features

Downton Abbey Behind the Drama; Shirley MacLaine at Downton; The Men of Downton; Downton in 1920
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/29/2013
  • UPC: 841887018166
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Source: PBS (DIRECT)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 8:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 61

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maggie Smith Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Hugh Bonneville Robert, Earl of Grantham
Elizabeth McGovern Cora, Countess of Grantham
Penelope Wilton Isobel Crawley
Dan Stevens Matthew Crawley
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary
Shirley MacLaine Martha Levinson
Jim Carter Carson
Samantha Bond Lady Rosamund
Siobhan Finneran O'Brien
Joanne Froggatt Anna
Jessica Brown Findlay Lady Sybil
Lesley Nicol Mrs. Patmore
Brendan Coyle John Bates
Allen Leech Tom Branson
Rob James-Collier Thomas
Sophie McShera Daisy
Amy Nuttall Ethel
Lily James Lady Rose MacClare
Matt Milne Alfred Nugent
Ed Speleers Jimmy Kent
Charles Edwards Michael Gregson
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3 - Downton Abbey Behind the Drama
1. An Addition to the Family [11:26]
2. The New Footman [6:58]
3. Sybil Returns Home [11:25]
4. Not an Ideal Situation [10:28]
5. Grandmama Arrives [10:01]
6. Quarrel Over Money [10:14]
7. So Very Happy [8:23]
1. The Will [9:07]
2. Family Time [6:32]
3. Keep Tradition Going [14:03]
4. Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [4:20]
5. An Indoor Picnic [7:45]
6. The World Is Changed [7:35]
1. Letter from a Dead Man [11:33]
2. Picnic at Eryholme [13:53]
3. Edith's Day [10:39]
4. Joint Masters [12:27]
5. An Errand
Disc #2 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3
1. No News [11:15]
2. Big Dinner [3:37]
3. On the Run [9:47]
4. Ethel's Choice [9:53]
5. What Now? [9:58]
6. Women's Rights [4:58]
1. False Alarm [10:11]
2. The Proof Was Out There [8:45]
3. Dinner Is Suspended [9:00]
4. Carry On [11:05]
5. Testing Times Are Coming [10:30]
1. Is It Over? [10:11]
2. Wretchedly Unhappy [8:45]
3. Never Take Anything for Granted [9:00]
4. Lie If You Have To [11:05]
5. The World Isn't Going Your Way [10:30]
6. Marital Harmony [:05]
1. Welcome Back [8:52]
2. A Favor [9:48]
3. A Secret [7:37]
4. Dual Monarchy [7:04]
5. A Christening Present [16:09]
Disc #3 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3: Special Features
1. Bad Reference [11:16]
2. The Best I Can Do [12:55]
3. The Blue Dragon [9:57]
4. An Expensive Journey [5:42]
5. Don't Shoot the Messenger [7:13]
6. A Real Chance [9:21]
7. The Cricket Game [13:06]
1. Trip to Scotland [13:50]
2. Welcome to the Highlands [9:01]
3. We All Miss Her [10:20]
4. In Need of a Wife [6:53]
5. Part of the Family [9:41]
6. At the Fair [11:03]
7. The Gillies' Ball [16:52]
8. We've Done Our Duty [18:50]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3 - Downton Abbey Behind the Drama
   Part One
   Part Two
   Part Three
   Scene Selection
      Scene Selection, Part One
      Scene Selection, Part Two
      Scene Selection, Part Three
   Special Feature
      Behind The Drama
   Setup
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
   pbs.org
Disc #2 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3
   Part Four
   Part Five
   Part Six
   Part Seven
   Scene Selection
      Scene Selection, Part Four
      Scene Selection, Part Five
      Scene Selection, Part Six
      Scene Selection, Part Seven
   Setup
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
   pbs.org
Disc #3 -- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - Season 3: Special Features
   Part Eight
   Part Nine: A Journey to the Highlands
   Scene Selection
      Scene Selection, Part Eight
      Scene Selection, Part Nine
   Special Features
      Downton in 1920
      The Wedding of Lady Mary
      The Wedding of Lady Edith
      The Men of Downton Abbey
      Shirley MacLaine at Downton
      Behind the Scenes: The Cricket Match
      Behind the Scenes: A Journey to the Highlands
   Setup
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
   pbs.org
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted March 14, 2013

    Quite possibly the finest show I have ever seen on television.

    Quite possibly the finest show I have ever seen on television. I am 66 years old and I have been watching TV since the mid 1950's; from The Lone Ranger, to All In The Family, to Roots, to Rich Man, Poor Man, to Dallas, to untold sporting events, etc. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be interested in a series like this. The acting, the sets, the costumes, the editing, the plot lines, are all perfectly done. There is never a lull in the show. With seventeen main characters it is amazing how well it flows. Some may call it a "sophisticated soap opera" and perhaps it is, but it is produced at such a high level it has become addictive. I can watch it for hours. I only came aboard with season three and now my wife and I are catching up with seasons 1 & 2 on borrowed DVDs. I know it will end one day and I can only hope that programs like this will continue to be shown on my local PBS station. This is GREAT television.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2013

    I loved this series but Season 3 had so many downers, even endi

    I loved this series but Season 3 had so many downers, even ending on one, that I was sad for days. I cannot wait to see Season 4.

    I love the costumes and enjoyed the Bonus Features of the making of the series almost as much as I did the program itself. I also love the fact that the Countess of Grantham is named Cora as that is my grandmother's name and one that I very rarely encounter.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 6, 2013

    Love this series.

    Love this series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2013

    This series will be a favorite for a long, long time. I love it

    This series will be a favorite for a long, long time. I love it, everyone I've recommended it to has loved it, it's just wonderful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2013

    Got hooked in Season 3, now catching up on 1/2. Can't wait for S

    Got hooked in Season 3, now catching up on 1/2. Can't wait for Season 4

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    One of the best shows on TV! It's like a turn of the century soa

    One of the best shows on TV! It's like a turn of the century soap opera, but that desciption does not do it justice. This show has an incredible cast and is written to match the current events of the time.

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  • Posted February 14, 2013

    I am hooked!!!  I do hope there is a season 4.  When I first hea

    I am hooked!!!  I do hope there is a season 4.  When I first heard of the show I thought is would be a waste of time to watch, after the first five minutes I was addicted.  My family and I made a family event out of watching, right down to my four year old daughter.  I have seen all three seasons from start to finish and truly hope there will be a season 4.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2013

    I can't get enough. I have never enjoyed a show this much. I hav

    I can't get enough. I have never enjoyed a show this much. I have recommended it to several people- all who love it too!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    I am just delighted. Can't  wait to see season 3

    I am just delighted. Can't  wait to see season 3

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Downton Abbey is an exceptional show. It honestly deserves 5 sta

    Downton Abbey is an exceptional show. It honestly deserves 5 stars. I'm just being a bit petty right now because I don't like a turn one of the story lines has taken :)

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 31, 2013

    Can I just say how obsessed I am with 'Downton?' After a rather

    Can I just say how obsessed I am with 'Downton?'

    After a rather weak Season Two, 'Downton' really roars back with tight, swiflty moving storylines, and Dear God--just get ready for tons of tears. The really shocking choices the creators have made are going to set 'Downton' on a very new course in the future. Wrapping up this season leaves you just emotionally drained, but for one, my mind is buzzing with the possibilities of all the new directions the future of the estate, and the family, can take. With this season, 'Downton' is more than back on track.

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  • Posted January 29, 2013

    Love this show, love the properness & the etiquette!! Every

    Love this show, love the properness & the etiquette!! Everyone is so polite - something that is lacking in modern society.
    Love how Thomas & O'Brian go out for a smoke & plot & scheme while doing so. They plot & scheme so much that I feel like I should be plotting & scheming something when I go out for a smoke :)

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  • Posted January 29, 2013

    Maggie ais essential to this production.She projects a form of c

    Maggie ais essential to this production.She projects a form of conservative sanity while upholding the head of a very troubled family

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 15, 2013

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    Posted May 26, 2013

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