Dr. John Thackery is pressured by hospital benefactors to hire a black assistant chief.
Dr. Thackery berates Barrow about an abundance of cadavers; Edwards opens a covert basement clinic.
Thackery is asked to perform reconstructive surgery on a former flame.
Algernon forces Thackery's hand during surgery; Cleary and Sister Harriet strike a deal.
Barrow seeks to pay down a debt by treating one of Collier's men; Barrow wants an Edison invention.
Thackery and Bertie to vow to reverse operating theatre failures after exposure to a new procedure.
The stabbing of a cop by a black man stirs up racial tension; Everett returns to work.
Thackery worries that Dr. Levi Zinberg will steal his spotlight; Bertie continues to court Lucy.
A late-night crime sheds unfavorable light on the Knick; Eleanor's behavior becomes more erratic.
Thackery refuses to collaborate with Dr. Zinberg; Cornelia and Edwards arrive at a crossroads.