The DVD set includes a total of 10 DVDs and almost 24 hours of episodes, special features, behind the scenes, and extras. There’s no doubt you’ll be engulfed into the story of Downton Abbey as soon as you begin watching the first season. There are seven episodes altogether and they’re filled with enough scandal and drama to last you a decade. You’ll also learn about the history of the Downton estate which is the amazingly glorious Highclere Castle in real life; these are just one of many wonderful extras included.
By season two, you will be well acquainted with the characters of Downton Abbey and will feel as if you’ve become part of the tenacious Crawley family. You’re sure to have a few laughs, a few cries, and occasional angry outbursts as this season ushers in several moments of love and lost in eight episodes. In addition to bonus features that include “Fashion and Uniforms”, “Romance in a Time of War”, and “House to Hospital”, you’ll also enjoy the series’ very first two hour Christmas special “Christmas at Downton Abbey”.
Season three will continue the splendor of Downton Abbey with more lies, betrayals and plots that will tug at the heart strings. There will also be new characters introduced throughout this season which means more friends and foes will be made by the residents of Downton. The growth and progression of each character is evident which will only make you fall in love with the series even more and by this time you’d convinced yourself you grew up in the wrong decade. At a Yorkshire country estate in the roaring 20s is where you find yourself daydreaming off to when you’re not watching the show.
The third season not only features all eight full episodes, but it’s also packed with so many awesome bonuses. Watch interviews with the creator of Downton Abbey and some of its beloved cast members as well as the making of memorable episodes that include “The Wedding of Lady Mary”, “The Wedding of Lady Edith”, and “The Men of Downton Abbey” and of course, the second Christmas special “A Journey to the Highlands”.
Season 4 of Downton Abbey certainly has more than a few surprises for fans and as the story continues to progress and capture audiences’ attention. We pick up the story after the devastating end to Season 3 and we see the family start to come to terms with the changing world that The Great War produced.
Relationships develop in ways that before the War we might never have imagined and events unfold which will certainly keep you watching. At times controversial the events of Season Four definitely keep you engaged as we see the clash of old world Britain and the new thrusting world of America!
With this box set, you’re basically getting everything you would get if you bought the DVDs individually. In addition, the DVDs are neatly packaged together and you’re saving a bit on cost when you choose Downton Abbey Complete Seasons DVD set. And let’s face it, you’re no longer prolonging the inevitable because if you decide to get season one, season two, season three and four are sure to follow. It’s something you’ll be able to treasure and enjoy for many years to come and highly recommended for anyone who can’t get enough of Downton Abbey.