The final episode airs on 8th November, and there's just so much we'll miss, from the totally true love of Anna and Bates to tiny George and Sybbie, Branson's down-to-earth charm to Mrs Patmore's incredible feasts. There's no more fabulous dresses, no more Isis the dog (or spoiler alert: her replacement puppy), and saddest of all - no more Violet Crawley.
The Dowager Countess might seem like a secondary character to most, but true fans know that she's absolutely the star of the show. She embodies what every woman should aspire to be (get your notepad out, Mary) - smart, sassy and the first person anyone turns to in a crisis, she's always there for her family, but won't stand for any of their nonsense.
She's provided some of the series' best one-liners and dramatic moments, and for us, she's the greatest loss.
Here are 14 reasons why Violet Crawley has been the true heroine of Downton Abbey from the start: