Reasons Why I Stand by "Downton Abbey" and Will Keep Watching

Additions/suggestions encouraged.
  1. 1.
    Elizabeth McGovern's accent
    Neither here nor there, I fear!
  2. 2.
    Edith's eternal downward shame spiral
    Her luck is worse than that of kelly Taylor
  3. 3.
    The prospect of a tasteful gay love scene with thomas and some other dude
    NOT bates
  4. 4.
    Lady Mary Crawley's wonderfully timed 'tude
    What a bitch! Heart her.
  5. 5.
    Maggie Smith's existence
    I mean....
  6. 6.
    Mr. Carson's soft side
    Awwww
  7. 7.
    The opening theme music
    Great for subway rides and/or master classes in oboe playing
  8. 8.
    Isobel's incredibly annoying and Yet endearing face and optimism
    She would even find joy and love in this comment