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7 Questions We Want Answered in Season 2

[Warning: This article contains spoilers for The Gilded Age Season 1 finale, “Let The Tournament Begin.”]

The Gilded Age Season 1 got here to an finish on March 21. From Marian Brook’s (Louisa Jacobson) heartbreak and Peggy Scott’s (Denée Benton) stunning twist to the Russell’s triumphant ball, the high-society drama’s finale was full of campy goodness.

After weeks of secret planning, Marian and Tom Raikes (Thomas Cocquerel) finalized their plan to elope. Marian spent the episode coordinating her secret marriage ceremony with the assistance of Mrs. Chamberlain (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and Peggy, however it was all in useless. Aurora Fane (Kelli O’Hara) knowledgeable Marian of Tom’s date on the opera. And after ready for him for hours at Mrs. Chamberlain’s mansion, Tom by no means confirmed.

Marian discovered him at his workplace, the place he revealed he couldn’t undergo with the elopement (which was his thought within the first place!), saying he didn’t wish to ostracize himself from New York society. Mainly, he left Marian hanging so he might marry richer.


The heartbroken (however higher off) Marian pulled herself collectively to attend Gladys Russell’s (Taissa Farmiga) popping out ball that night time, which Bertha Russell (Carrie Coon) was capable of power Mrs. Lina Astor (Donna Murphy) into attending. Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon) lastly went to the Russell’s neighboring point out, per Mrs. Astor’s strict directions. Actually, a lot of the ball’s attendees attended as a result of Mrs. Astor informed them too. For Mrs. Russell, the ends justified the means.

The episode’s greatest twist got here when Peggy realized that not solely was her son alive, however it was her personal father who had the kid adopted and got here up with the narrative Peggy was bought. Peggy and her mom, Dorothy (Audra McDonald), confronted Arthur (John Douglas Thompson) concerning the baby earlier than setting off to Philadelphia to search out him.

The HBO sequence, created by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, has been renewed for Season 2. Right here, we break down the questions we’d like answered within the new season.

The Gilded Age, Season 1, Streaming Now, HBO Max



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