Why does Mr Carson let you do that?
Because my dad was a clock maker.
Did you really ask him for the job with the Crawleys?
I'm sick of being a footman.
I'd rather be a footman than wait on someone who ought to be a footman himself.
But Mr Carson shouldn't have told Bates.
How are things with Lady G?
Same as usual.
Yes m'lady, no m'lady, three bags full.
I'd like to give her three bags full, preferably on a dark night.
Will you hand in your notice?
And let her ruin me with a nasty reference?
Oh, I think not.