The team track a killer involved in an urban treasure hunt, and it leads them to places of extremes, including grungy rooftops and lavish music halls. While on the case, Laura ponders the new manifestations of modern love.moreless
After Salty's death, Elsa decides to take Pepper back to her sister. Meanwhile, Maggie asks Desiree for help in exposing Stanley and his plans for the freaks.
Dandy comes to Maggie to get his fortune told. Meanwhile, Regina summons Colquitt when Dandy tells her what he's done, and Stanley and Elsa assure the Tattlers that Dr. Candy will soon be coming to separate them.moreless
Nina finds a new friend in a forensics analyst but her new friend takes the meaning of loyalty too far. Carlos is forced to stay with Phil for a few days.
When Ethel confronts Elsa over Ma Petite's death, Elsa explains how she obtained her wooden legs. Meanwhile, Gloria receives psychiatric advice about Dandy, Elsa recruits a new freak, and Desiree offers to help Penny deal with Vince.moreless
Stanley blackmails Dell into procuring a freak for him. However, when Dell chooses the wrong victim, the camp's females rally against him. Meanwhile, Jimmy confronts his father and Penny's father gives her a going away present.moreless
Elsa orders the freaks to celebrate her birthday with a week of festivities. However, when one of them betrays her she demands that he take his place on the Wheel. Meanwhile, Maggie refuses to murder Jimmy for Stanley and plots to kill Ma Petite.moreless
Stanley tries to convince Elsa to go into television, as a ruse to get hold of the Tattler Twins and sell their body to the Morbidity Museum. Meanwhile, Maggie tries to warn Jimmy, and Dandy commits his first murder.moreless
While the ghostly Edward Mordrake stalks the freak show, Jimmy and Maggie encounter Twisty and Elsa speaks of her days in Germany during the War.
A fortune teller arrives at the freak show looking for work, and impresses Elsa with her insight... and Jimmy with her beauty. Meanwhile, the freaks refuse to perform on Halloween because of the story that the ghost of Edward Mordrake will come seeking to add a freak to his collection.moreless
When Bette reveals that she can't sing, Dot demonstrates an unexpected talent. Meanwhile, a strongman and his wife arrive at the show seeking employment, and Dandy makes a new friend.
A milkman makes a horrifying discovery at a farmhouse. The surviving victim is taken to the hospital, where freak show proprietor Elsa Marks pays them a visit.
David and Keith struggle to create boundaries. Nate and Brenda receive some ambiguous news. Ruth fills her days with activities leaving no time for relaxation.