Set at the turn of the century, “Another Period” follows the misadventures of the Bellacourts, Newport, RI’s first family, who have absolutely nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money it doesn’t matter. The series focuses on sisters “Lillian” and “Beatrice”, who care only about how they look, what parties they attend and becoming famous, which is a lot harder in 1902.
Lillian wants a divorce when she hears that they're all the rage; Frederick and Garfield are smitten with a charming visitor.
Lillian and Beatrice stage mock funerals for their husbands; Peepers learns of his father's death from his estranged family, forcing him confront his Native American roots.
Hortense falls for a chef who accompanies the Commodore on his return to Bellacourt Manor. Meanwhile, Frederick is subjected to a psychological evaluation to determine if he's fit for a Senate run; and Hamish tries to blackmail Chair.
Lillian arranges her own kidnapping in order to achieve fame as an abductee; Dodo orders Peepers to impersonate the Commodore and accompany her to a luncheon; Beatrice mistakes Blanche for a fellow aristocrat.
Lillian's new friends invite her to a beach party; Beatrice is brought to Thomas Edison for a forbidden experiment; Blanche receives a mysterious letter from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory; Garfield tries to keep the family from falling apart.
Chair's true intentions are revealed, which sends Peepers on a mission to save the Bellacourts from destruction. Meanwhile, Lillian and Beatrice try to stop Frederick's wedding.
Chair receives a lesson in the art of servitude from Peepers. Meanwhile, Lillian and Beatrice get ready for Newport's Most Beautiful Pageant, but Hortense sets out to sabotage the event.
Bellacourt Manor's residents brace themselves for Lillian's annual birthday meltdown; a surprise visit from Charles Ponzi brings a new business opportunity; Hortense believes she's expecting; Peepers gets sick.
Beatrice goes back to babyhood to deal with Frederick's engagement. Lillian does her best to try and impress his fiancée.
A new servant arrives at Bellacourt Manor, the death of the Claudette sisters opens space in the Newport 400, and the Bellacourts get a visit from Helen Keller.
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.
Marriage 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.
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.
Lillian generates publicity for herself when Hamish goes on trial for the murder of Scoops LaPue, while Peepers tries to enjoy himself before he confesses to the crime.
The Commodore invites the Roosevelts to Bellacourt Manor and tries to convince Teddy to pick Frederick as his vice president; Lillian sets her sights on FDR; Beatrice makes a connection with Eleanor; Peepers contends with a servants' strike.
A contagious disease spreads downstairs and Lillian ends up quarantined with the sick servants; Beatrice and Frederick go on a double date; Victor and Albert get into a quarrel over their barbershop quartet.
Albert Einstein visits Bellacourt Manor and Beatrice helps him solve a complex equation; Lillian attempts to get a condom so she can have sex for pleasure; Peepers tracks down Blanche's boyfriend from the asylum.
Lillian and Beatrice try to write a hit song with help from a Kanye-esque songwriter named Joplin; Peepers struggles with newly-discovered carnal desires.
Lillian plans to marry an extremely old and wealthy man named Laverne; Hortense flirts with Laverne's handsome grandson Bertram; incriminating photos threaten Frederick's position as vice president.
Dodo returns to Bellacourt after being served with divorce papers and challenges Chair to a duel; Lillian starts drinking, much to a newly-baptized Beatrice's dismay.
Lillian and Beatrice take up Hortense's mantle to begin fighting for women's rights; Peepers bristles at Father Black Donahue's new role at the manor.
Everyone at Bellacourt Manor catches ghost fever when Harry Houdini visits to investigate some supernatural occurrences.
Victor and Lillian square off when women are allowed to compete in the Olympics; Frederick and Beatrice question their relationship.
Lillian and Beatrice fight over a sexy Spanish meteorologist; a boat trip provides an opportunity for Dodo and Peepers to rekindle their illicit romance.
Garfield tries in vain to assert his authority as the new head butler; Lillian and Beatrice sneak into Celery Savoy's masquerade ball.
Beatrice has an existential crisis; Lillian tries to scheme her way into landing a plot at an exclusive cemetery; Frederick runs for president.
When a naughty movie featuring Beatrice leaks, she finds herself at the center of a media frenzy; Victor and Albert become policemen.
Dodo subjects Beatrice to a harrowing beauty regimen as part of a campaign to get her face on the new nickel; Lillian develops a gambling addiction.
Hortense helps Beatrice find her mystery lover; Lillian adjusts to life in the insane asylum; Garfield searches for his birth parents.
The Commodore enlists Peepers to help him win Dodo back; Lillian's alliance with Blanche takes a turn; Beatrice and Frederick plan to meet their beloveds.