“The Great War quite agrees  with old Matthew, now the decidedly hunkier ‘Captain Crawley,’ who has  lost his weak chin and the milquetoast mumbling, as well as a sizable  chunk of his solicitor’s pudge. (Lest you think this is some scripted  sop to W.W.I.’s ravaging effects—a Fellowes allusion to the scarcity of  rations in wintertime France?—actor Dan Stevens helpfully allows it was because Twitter kept calling him fat).”

More recap of Downton Abbey’s Season Two premiere episode, here!

“The Great War quite agrees with old Matthew, now the decidedly hunkier ‘Captain Crawley,’ who has lost his weak chin and the milquetoast mumbling, as well as a sizable chunk of his solicitor’s pudge. (Lest you think this is some scripted sop to W.W.I.’s ravaging effects—a Fellowes allusion to the scarcity of rations in wintertime France?—actor Dan Stevens helpfully allows it was because Twitter kept calling him fat).”

More recap of Downton Abbey’s Season Two premiere episode, here!