downton abbey season 5 robert edith 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 is time traveling to the futureITV released a set of “Downton Abbey” Season 5 photos Thursday (Aug. 14) and eagle-eyed viewers might have noticed an anachronism in one of them — someone left a bit of litter on a fireplace mantle. Oops.

Or else Season 5 is really going outside the box in terms of storylines, sending Lord Grantham and Lady Edith on a wild trip into the future where plastic water bottles exist.

“Downton Abbey” premieres in September in the U.K. and Sunday, Jan. 4 in the U.S.