Frederick and Celery's wedding is about to start and Chair becomes the lady of Bellacourt Manor.
Lillian's invited to a party on the beach by her new friends; Beatrice meets Thomas Edison; Blanche receives a strange letter from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory; Garfield tries to hold the family together.moreless
Beatrice gets very upset when Frederick gets engaged, and Dodo has a rough time going through drug withdrawal.
Lillian seeks fame as an abductee by staging her own kidnapping. Meanwhile, Dodo makes Peepers impersonate the Commodore to take her to a luncheon; and Beatrice mistakes Blanche for a fellow aristocrat.
An old flame of Lillian's arrives on her birthday, a serious illness affects Mr. Peepers and Hortense has a surprising discovery.
Hortense falls for a chef who accompanies the Commodore on his return to Bellacourt Manor. Meanwhile, Frederick is subjected to a psychological evaluation to determine if he's fit for a Senate run; and Hamish tries to blackmail Chair.moreless
Chair receives a lesson in the art of servitude from Peepers. Meanwhile, Lillian and Beatrice get ready for Newport's Most Beautiful Pageant, but Hortense sets out to sabotage the event.
Lillian and Beatrice stage mock funerals for their husbands; Peepers learns of his father's death from his estranged family, forcing him confront his Native American roots.
Lillian wants a divorce when she hears that they're all the rage; Frederick and Garfield are smitten with a charming visitor.
In the premiere of this comedy about an aristocratic family in Newport, R.I., in the early 20th century, Bellacourt Manor welcomes a new servant; a space opens up in the Newport 400; and the family receive a visit from Helen Keller.moreless