Season 1: Episode 4 | The Belle Alliance

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Aired: 2016-02-08 03:00:00 0:30 Rating: TV-14

The Green girls plot to help Tom escape. Dr. Foster guides Samuel through an operation.

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Episode 4 | The Belle Alliance

Premiered February 21, 2016

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During a Union ball at their house, the Green girls and Frank initiate a daring plan to help Tom escape. Mary releases Dr. Foster, still shaky from his detox, from his “quarantine” so he can guide Samuel through a delicate operation.

Directed by Jeremy Webb​

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