American viewers returned to Downton Abbey last night.
But even though six months had passed since Matthew's tragic death, the mood around the estate was more dour than ever. Especially for poor Mary.
She finally lost it in the arms of Mr. Carson, having herself a "good cry" about life as a single mother.
Will she be able to move forward on Downton Abbey Season 4? It's hard to say, but Mary will have something to distract her: Matthew did not leave a will, meaning the residence is open to new ownership.
Will Robert make his move to take over again? Where did Miss O'Brien go? And who returned as a maid to take her place?
Watch Downton Abbey online for the answers to these questions and many more: