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Treme Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

10 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Hurricane Katrina is more than two years in the past as Season 3 opens in the fall of 2007, but many of the wounds opened by the storm's devastation still fester as Toni (Melissa Leo) finds an ally in reporter L.P. (Chris Coy) to investigate several unsolved murders. On the music scene, Annie (Lucia Micarelli) is starting to draw attention as a bandleader; Davis (Steve Zahn) pours his heart—and Aunt Mimi's money—into a post-Katrina musical; Antoine (Wendell Pierce) charts a new course mentoring young musicians; and Delmond (Rob Brown) releases a CD with his dad, Albert (Clarke Peters), who won't let a health scare keep him out of Mardi Gras. Elsewhere, Janette (Kim Dickens) is wooed back to town by a take-charge restaurateur; Nelson (Jon Seda) latches on to plans for a jazz center; Terry (David Morse) fights police corruption; Sonny (Michiel Huisman) tries to clean up his act working on a shrimp boat; and LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) has trouble putting a traumatic event behind her.

Episode 1

Knock With Me - Rock With Me

Sun, Sep 23, 2012 60 mins

Season 3 begins in the fall of 2007, as the neighborhood is shocked by police officers' response to a brass-band procession for a fallen musician. Meanwhile, Delmond and Albert experience different reactions to their new album; Toni finds a new ally in her ongoing crusade for justice; LaDonna is uncomfortable in her temporary lodgings; and in New York, Janette is reunited with Enrico Brulard.

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Episode 2


Sun, Sep 30, 2012 60 mins

Encouraged by a promising young trumpeter's interest in New Orleans music, Antoine organizes a chaperoned outing to Preservation Hall. Meanwhile, Nelson doggedly pursues a way in to the housing market; Annie records a demo and considers taking the next step in her career; LaDonna is at her wit's end with her in-laws; L.P. learns more about post-Katrina crime; Albert sees a doctor about his cough; and in New York, Janette is wooed by a persuasive restaurateur.

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Episode 3

Me Donkey Want Water

Sun, Oct 7, 2012 60 mins

Antoine hits the road with a new band for some gigs in Texas, though the idea doesn't thrill Desiree, who begins to investigate some suspicious construction work. Meanwhile, Janette tours a new space with an ambitious restaurateur; Annie moves closer to signing a management deal; Davis turns to Aunt Mimi for financial support; and Toni takes a big risk to find a killer.

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Episode 4

The Greatest Love

Sun, Oct 14, 2012 60 mins

L.P. continues to dig deeper into his investigation of police cover-ups and corruption after Katrina, but worries that his work is starting to attract some unwanted attention. Meanwhile, Janette interviews applicants for her kitchen, but frowns on Tim's choices for the front of the house; Delmond talks to a developer about a music project and helps Albert find medical assistance; LaDonna and Larry go house hunting; and Nelson feels left out of the lucrative business deals he's sure are coming.

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Episode 5

I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say

Sun, Oct 21, 2012 60 mins

A visit from Annie's parents at Christmas coincides with news of her record deal, but it takes more than that to sell her mother on her new musical direction. Meanwhile, a protest of the proposed demolition of public housing erupts in violence, but Desiree is helpless in the face of a personal loss; run-ins with the police are becoming increasingly frequent for the Bernettes; and Albert's condition is finally revealed to the rest of his family.

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Episode 6

Careless Love

Sun, Oct 28, 2012 60 mins

Encouraged by Aunt Mimi to find a big name for his opera project, Davis finds a way to pitch his idea to Fats Domino. Meanwhile, Toni and L.P. finally make some progress in their respective cases on a visit to a forensic pathologist in Virginia; Cornell tries to talk sense into Sonny before he spirals out of control; Janette is exposed to the corporate side of the restaurant business; and Antoine goes to bat for a promising musician with a learning disability.

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Episode 7

Promised Land

Sun, Nov 4, 2012 60 mins

As the city prepares for Mardi Gras in 2008, Toni tracks down a judge at a restaurant to let him know about a big case that's coming up. Meanwhile, Janette gets advice from Emeril Lagasse and appears on the "Today" show with Al Roker; Sonny tries to stay sober; and Nelson makes contacts in Washington, D.C., where Annie plays a Mardi Gras gig with the Neville Brothers.

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Episode 8

Don't You Leave Me Here

Sun, Nov 11, 2012 60 mins

LaDonna gets spooked by anonymous threats as a hearing related to her 2006 assault approaches, but she gets support from Albert, who is about to begin his chemotherapy. Meanwhile, Janette's restaurant prepares to open; Sonny pawns his instruments to buy jewelry; Nelson uses his Washington, D.C., connections to open doors in New Orleans; Antoine is frustrated by his trombone playing; Toni looks out for Sofia's safety; and Desiree confronts Robinette about a demolition project.

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Episode 9

Poor Man's Paradise

Sun, Nov 18, 2012 60 mins

Janette's restaurant is the talk of the town, but the popularity of a signature dish has her chefs feeling the heat in the kitchen. Meanwhile, Colson's strained relationship with the rest of the police department comes with a personal risk; Desiree confronts Nelson about his demolition contracts; Annie begins to tire of Davis' sulky attitude; Albert meets the jazz center's benefactors; and LaDonna finally finds out what's behind all the threats she's been getting.

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Episode 10


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 60 mins

In the Season 3 finale, Janette clashes with Tim over an unauthorized benefit for a local institution. Meanwhile, Davis orchestrates his exit from the music business, but not before one more gig with an old friend; Delmond reconsiders his participation in the jazz center's plans; Terry vents his frustration over his colleagues' ostracism; Toni sees a chance for justice in an important case; and Annie's album gets released.

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