The Knick 2×04 “Wonderful Surprises” – Abby’s (Jennifer Ferrin) worsening condition persuades Thackery (Clive Owen) to test out his novel syphilis treatment. Edwards (André Holland) comes clean to Opal (Zaraah Abrahams), but does not get the response he expects. Cleary (Chris Sullivan) makes a last-ditch effort to raise funds for Harriet (Cara Seymour) as her date in court arrives. Bertie (Michael Angarano) undergoes physical training; Barrow (Jeremy Bobb) loses a sponsor; Gallinger’s (Eric Johnson) prejudices are reinforced; Cornelia (Juliet Rylance) probes a suspicious death; Lucy (Eve Hewson) laments her lot in life. Written by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler; directed by Steven Soderbergh.