Creator Julian Fellowes' acclaimed British series, opening during the reign of King George V, concerns the comings and goings of the Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), the Dowager Countess Grantham (Maggie Smith), and other assorted members of the Crawley family and their servants. Their stately Downton Abbey home is first shaken when a famous maritime disaster puts the family's line of inheritance into question. With Elizabeth McGovern, Penelope Wilton.47 episodes and five Christmas specials on 21 discs. 50 3/4 hrs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; featurettes; documentaries.