Beatrice gets religious after a bar brawl with Lillian has fatal consequences. Meanwhile, happiness turns out to be fleeting for Hortense and Bertram, and the same can be said for Chair and the Commodore; and Blanche becomes a mother.
Dodo returns to Bellacourt Manor to get her affairs in order after being served with divorce papers, but she also finds time to challenge Chair to a duel. Meanwhile, Lillian mourns her husband's death by drinking too much, which disappoints the recently baptized Beatrice.
Lillian gets ready to marry a rich, much older man, whose grandson shares a mutual attraction with Hortense. Meanwhile, Frederick sends Beatrice away from Bellacourt Manor after potentially damaging photos are revealed that could doom his position as vice president.
Albert Einstein visits Bellacourt Manor and solves a complex equation with help from Beatrice. Meanwhile, Lillian hopes to enjoy sex with the aid of contraception; and Peepers looks for Blanche's lover at the asylum.
The Roosevelts are invited to Bellacourt Manor by the Commodore, who hopes to convince Teddy to tap Frederick as his vice president, while Lillian sets out to woo Franklin, and Beatrice bonds with Eleanor. Also: The servants go on strike, much to Peepers' dismay.
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.
Marriages 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.
In the Season 2 premiere, Lillian and Beatrice get advice from Harriet Tubman on how to make a name for themselves. Meanwhile, Peepers fills a new servant position; and Chair welcomes baby Kermit into the world.