Many "Downton" fans were none too pleased with this latest death on the show and turned to social media to vent their frustrations and discuss other recent plot developments. Here are 10 of the best tweets about the finale and the third season as a whole.
--"Just saw the Xmas Special of Downton Abbey. If that is their idea of a Xmas Special, then the producers must be some sick, sick people." --@Amj_Singh
--"Wanted to cancel an appt. today, but don't think they will waive the fee based on my excuse 'I am traumatized over the Downton Abbey finale'" --@JenniferVanDahm
--"Ugh, just finished watching Downton Abbey, which must be British for If You're Happy You Must Die." --@la_florecita
--"Now I get it, Julien Fellowes is just setting us up for 'Downton Abbey: The New Class'" --@kristakitty