TV Episode | TV-14 | | Drama, Romance
Downton is turned into a convalescent hospital for the war wounded and through circumstances Thomas is given authority in its operation as Anna and Bates are briefly reunited and Branson plots against a heroic general dining at Downton.
Lady Mary mention a 'no names no-pack drill'. The 'No names, no pack-drill' is used to indicate that the names of those who have committed a misdemeanor will not be mentioned in order to spare them punishment. Pack-drill was a punishment given to soldiers in the British Army, requiring them to undertake drill (exercise) in full uniform and carrying a heavy pack and dates to the middle of the 19th century.
Get downstairs now!
Tom Branson: All right, all right! There's no need to be so rough.
Charles Carson: There's every need to stop a murder!
Tom Branson: Murder? What do you mean, murder?
Anna Smith: You were going to assassinate the general!
Tom Branson: Kill the general? I was not.
Anna Smith: Eurgh!
Tom Branson: I was going to throw that lot ...
While Isobel Crawley is officiating the move into the Abbey she is holding a ledger in her hands. When she talks to Violet in the day room the scene flips between looking at the two women, and the ledger flips from open (Isobel), and closed (Violet).
Closing credits acknowledgement: "The red cross emblem used with kind permission of the UK Ministry of Defence and British Red Cross Society".