On Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 4 Bates makes an appeal to Mrs. Hughes to share information about Anna that she just cannot refuse and Alfred takes the test for chef school in London.
Bates is still living under the belief that Anna is no longer in love with him, so he makes an appeal to Mrs. Hughes to tell him what might be the matter with his beloved wife.
When he makes a threat that will not only throw Anna's life into turmoil, but all of Downton, Mrs. Hughes wonders if she has any chance but to share some details with him.
All of the girls in the kitchen are looking at Alfred in a new light as he has ambitions to become a chef and Daisy helps him prepare to for the test. It's his first time in London; will he make the grade?
A tenant who was in arrears in his rent passes away, and his son appeals to Robert to keep and continue farming the lands. Robert, Mary and Tom must decide what type of relationship they want to have with their tenants in order to move forward with their plans for the land.
Violet and Isobel save another stray from the community and goofiness and quips ensue in the process, while Carson offers a position as footman to Molesley should Alfred be accepted to chef school but he considers it quite a step down in circumstance.
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