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The Circus. Shut Up and Dribble. Queer as Folk. Dark Net. I'm Dying Up Here. House of Lies. The Real L Word. Meanwhile, Cole takes a stand on behalf of his community, and Helen deals with business back in Brooklyn. In order to spend time together apart from their families, Noah and Alison take a day trip to remote Block Island. But as the two grow closer, they quickly learn that intimacy can be a double-edged sword. As passions flare behind closed doors, Alison and Noah are forced to confront new obstacles at home.
Alison gets a surprise visit from her estranged mother, Athena, while Noah struggles with the behavior of his daughter, Whitney. After Noah spends a night out with his best friend Max, he discovers there's more to Alison than he's been led to believe.
At home, his wife Helen hopes to make the most of the family's time in Montauk. Meanwhile, Alison and her husband Cole work to keep the Lockharts from danger. With summer coming to an end, the Solloways are returning to Brooklyn - a welcome relief for Noah following recent revelations. Meanwhile, Cole is forced to confront Alison when the Lockhart side business hits too close to home.
Joanie visits the graveyard. Sierra struggles to balance motherhood with her burgeoning acting career. Helen works her first design gig and begins to focus on herself. In Montauk for work, Joanie becomes acquainted with EJ.
Rattled, she starts to make some self-destructive decisions. Noah and Whitney travel to Montauk to begin planning the wedding. Noah gets a concerning call. Armed with new information about her mother's death, Joanie confronts a stranger. Allegations against Noah surface and he seeks guidance on how to handle the situation.
Helen celebrates a birthday and protects Sierra during an extremely trying time. Events in the present become clearer. In the past, Alison's mother comes for an unwanted visit, while Noah's daughter Whitney continues to act out. Noah's night of partying with his friend Max is a prelude to new revelations about Alison and Cole. Helen worries about Noah's lack of desire for her. Noah and Helen pack up to return home while trying to deal with Whitney's issues.
Noah's anxiety spikes after talking with Oscar at the Lobster Roll. In Brooklyn, tensions between Helen and Noah linger. A trip to Montauk ends in a chance meeting with Alison. Noah's book makes interesting reading. The Solloways' trash leads to more complications for both them and the Lockharts.
Alison makes some bad decisions. The investigation intensifies. Noah is going in new directions. An overwrought Whitney confronts Noah. Alison makes a confession to Cole. Detective Jeffries is getting warmer. The perspectives of ex-spouses Helen and Cole add new layers to the story of Noah and Alison's relationship, and a murder embroils both families.
Noah and Helen try to make their divorce amicable, while Helen struggles to put the marriage behind her. Noah finds Helen an ally in his murder case. At Noah's upstate writer's retreat, a bored Alison gets an unwelcome visitor, but she also lands a new job.
Cole seems headed toward self-destruction. Noah makes a big decision, while Alison confides in Yvonne's husband, Robert. Whitney makes a surprise visit. Details of Scotty's death emerge. When their divorce turns ugly, Helen has an epic meltdown while clueless parent Noah takes a trip home with the kids to visit his unsupportive family. When her hosts turn on her, a suspicious Alison reads Noah's manuscript and is horrified by its contents.