Bertie is faced with a quandary at Mt. Sinai, which leads to him take matters into his own hands and enlist help from Algernon; Thackery considers using hypnosis, while taking an interest in conjoined twins. Later, Lucy lobbies Henry for an invite to a gala; Cornelia visits the brother of a deceased immigrant who had ties to Speight; Gallinger has an unwelcome dinner guest; Barrow checks out a new home for Junia; and Harriet agrees to make some changes.moreless
A subway explosion sends a flood of patients to the Knick; while being pursued by Henry, Lucy heeds advice from one of Ping Wu's girls. Later, a troubled addict makes an ideal test case for Thackery's theory on addiction; Bertie submits his adrenalin findings to Zinberg; Cornelia uncovers a clue about Speight's death; Barrow pays off a debt; Genevieve charms the Chickerings; and Harriet becomes a boardinghouse pariah.moreless
When Abby's condition worsens, Thackery's puts his syphilis treatment to the test. Edwards comes clean to Opal. Harriet has her day in court while Cleary scrambles to raise funds for her legal costs. Bertie undergoes physical training. Barrow loses a sponsor for The Knick. Gallinger's prejudices are bolstered. Cornelia probes Speight's death while Lucy laments her lot in life.moreless
A drug-deprived Thackery fears that a prominent inventor-surgeon will overshadow his accomplishments at the upcoming New York Surgical Society event. Meanwhile, Bertie courts Lucy as he fends off his father's demands that he leave the Knick; and staff members go to court to keep Typhoid Mary in quarantine.moreless
Thackery and Bertie test a new operating-room procedure; Cornelia is second-guessing her impending nuptials; and Thackery considers a salesman's intriguing pitch. Meanwhile, Everett contemplates how to help Eleanor overcome her grief; and Barrow wheels and deals over some used merchandise.moreless
During surgery, Thackery's hand is forced by Algernon, which angers Eleanor; a recovering Abigail regrets her involvement with Thackery; and Sister Harriet and Cleary make a couple of deals. Meanwhile, Bertie receives a scolding from his physician father who is unhappy with his son's career path; and Lucy becomes privy to Thackery's secrets.moreless
KGB agent Charles Duluth helps Philip use the early version of the Internet to monitor US government communications. Meanwhile, Nina is drawn closer to Oleg when she discovers she may need to face a lie-detector.moreless
Trying to put their distrust aside, Elizabeth attempts to re-assert control over one of her agents and Philip is reunited with a woman from his past.
An assassination attempt on President Reagan causes chaos in both the FBI and KGB. Stan puts pressure on his new spy to find out if the Soviets were responsible.
When a bank vault that is supposed to be impenetrable is breached, Sherlock is asked to investigate. Sherlock meets Watson's family and, much to her delight, stands up for her decision to become a sober companion.moreless
Danny helps out Erin by playing bodyguard to her key witness after he's almost killed in a hit and run. Jamie and Vinny bust a drug operation.
In Provenza's latest embarrassing situation, he tries to help his first ex-wife get her wedding ring back after she sold it to a not so reputable gold buyer and gets into more trouble than he expected.moreless
At the premiere of Joey's play, Ross witnesses Rachel's date screaming at strangers for no good reason. When he tells the others, they just assume he's made it all up out of jealousy. Joey and Kate finally get together, but their relationship is cut short by a big opportunity she's been given in Los Angeles. Phoebe needs to have her phone repaired before her warranty expires, but the company's help line keeps her on hold, indefinitely.moreless
Rachel regrets setting up her boss, Joanna, on a date with Chandler. Joey's interest in his co-star Kate intensifies after they sleep together. Monica and Ross's Aunt Sylvia dies, leaving Monica a dollhouse she has always coveted. Phoebe wants to play with it too, but her "creative" ideas cause a rift between her and Monica.moreless
Rachel asks to see Ross, but he is crushed to learn that it is only to return some of his things. Out of bitterness, he insists that she also return a T-shirt she borrowed that he knows she loves, even though it no longer fits him. To get back at Ross, Rachel agrees to go on a date with his nemesis, Mark. Joey gets a part in a new play and quickly develops a crush on his co-star, Kate. Out of friendship, Monica continues to date Pete even though she is still not attracted to him.moreless