Abby’s worsening condition persuades Thackery to test out his novel syphilis treatment. Edwards comes clean to Opal, but does not get the response he expects. Cleary makes a last-ditch effort to raise funds for Harriet as her date in court arrives. Bertie undergoes physical training; Barrow loses a sponsor; Gallinger’s prejudices are reinforced; Cornelia probes a suspicious death; Lucy laments her lot in life.
Set in downtown New York in 1900, The Knick centers on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.
The Knick season 2, episode 4 airs Nov. 6 at 10 p.m EDT on Cinemax.