Masterpiece: Upstairs Downstairs, II: (2) The Love that Pays the Price
Everyone at 165 Eaton Place is preparing for what is sure to be a grand evening full of VIP's. Unbeknownst to anyone, Sir Hallam Holland is about to receive a rather serious offer that will potentially change life at Eaton Place forever. Meanwhile, in hopes of altering her lifestyle, Mrs. Thackeray has reconnected with family. Family situations are being anguished over upstairs as well after an alarming middle of the night call is received from Lady Persie, who is frantic to come home and to leave the fiery chaos of Germany behind. Sir Hallam's fears and concerns for his country deepen after the pact between England and Germany is broken. As darkness falls on 165 Eaton Place, those upstairs and down unite, looking for some measure of hope in these very troubling times.
Episode number: 42x25 Production Number: 4225 Airdate: Sunday October 14th, 2012