Upstairs, Branson's budding friendship with the local teacher is causing Robert a lot of concern, and Mary's ready to find love again. But will a surprising proposition leave her questioning her future path?
Elsewhere, Edith is struggling to keep her emotions in check regarding her daughter, and her grief may have dramatic consequences for the whole household.
Meanwhile, downstairs, Thomas is hassling Baxter, but she takes matters into her own hands to get the better of him – will he let it lie? An unwanted female visitor spells trouble for Jimmy, and Carson finds himself pitted against his Lordship when plans for a war memorial are unveiled.
Downton Abbey, ITV, 9pm