The Best Episodes of Another Period
Last Updated: May 28, 2019
Set at the turn of the century, “Another Period” follows the misadventures of the Bellacourts, Newport, RI’s first family, who have absolutely nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money it doesn’t matter. The series focuses on sisters “Lillian” and “Beatrice”, who care only about how they look, what parties they attend and becoming famous, which is a lot harder in 1902.
#4 - Trial of the Century
Season 2 - Episode 4
Lillian generates publicity for herself when Hamish goes on trial for the murder of Scoops LaPue, while Peepers tries to enjoy himself before he confesses to the crime.
#7 - The Prince and the Pauper
Season 2 - Episode 3
A prince arrives at Bellacourt Manor at the invitation of the Commodore, prompting a spirited romantic rivalry between Lillian and Beatrice, but Peepers clashes with the royal servant over how to be a butler. Meanwhile, Hamish gets reading lessons in prison from his cellmate.
#8 - Annulment
Season 2 - Episode 2
Marriage annulments free Lillian and Beatrice from their matrimonial duties, though the former fights with Victor over their beloved Butternut Room, and the latter helps Albert conquer one of his fears. Meanwhile, Garfield clashes with a dishonest new servant.
#9 - Lillian Is Dead
Season 2 - Episode 11
Hortense and Bertram's happiness turns out to be short-lived, as does Commodore and Chair's; Beatrice turns to religion when her bar fight with Lillian has deadly consequences; Blanche gives birth downstairs.
#10 - Roosevelt
Season 2 - Episode 5
The Commodore invites the Roosevelts to Bellacourt Manor and tries to convince Teddy to pick Frederick as his vice president; Lillian sets her sights on FDR; Beatrice makes a connection with Eleanor; Peepers contends with a servants' strike.
#14 - Commodore Returns
Season 3 - Episode 10
The Commodore enlists Peepers to help him win Dodo back; Lillian's alliance with Blanche takes a turn; Beatrice and Frederick plan to meet their beloveds.
#16 - Senate
Season 1 - Episode 5
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.
#18 - Reject's Beach
Season 1 - Episode 9
Lillian's new friends invite her to a beach party; Beatrice is brought to Thomas Edison for a forbidden experiment; Blanche receives a mysterious letter from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory; Garfield tries to keep the family from falling apart.