"How did she take it?"
"With real style"
and now I can’t stop imagining Mabel like Kristen Wiig as Liza Minnelli
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 110 EXT. DOWNTON. NIGHT
Mary and Matthew are alone.
MATTHEW: That was fun. There’ll be a few thick heads in the morning.
MARY: No doubt they think it’s worth it.
But Matthew has something more than this on his mind.
MATTHEW: So your really going to America? Would Carlisle…
15 INT. MARY’S BEDROOM. DOWNTON. DAY.
Mary is putting together some books and some sewing.
MARY: I thought I’d take some things down to the hospital. Then I can wait and sit with him when he arrives.
ROBERT: But we don’t know when that’ll be.
MARY: It doesn’t matter. I can make myself useful…
I feel like I’ve been mostly useless this series, so let’s talk about something. In an unprecedented turn of events, I’d like to look at Mary’s two suitors, Gillingham and Blake, and their relationship with nostalgia and the future.