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  1. What Happened in Episode 6?
  2. The Gilded Age Season 2 Episode 7 Preview
  3. Release Date & Where To Watch

The Gilded Age Season 2 Episode 7 Preview: "Wonders Never Cease"

"The Gilded Age," a captivating dive into the opulence and complexities of late 19th-century New York, continues to enthrall its audience. After the intricate developments of Episode 6, "Warning Shots," viewers keenly anticipate Episode 7, "Wonders Never Cease." 
Let's delve into the vibrant tapestry of this historical drama, unfolding the layers from the previous episode and forecasting the potential wonders of the next.

What Happened in Episode 6?

What Happened in Episode 6? Source: HBO/ Universal Television
In "Warning Shots," we witnessed pivotal moments. Post his supportive stint for Bertha's ambitions, George Russell grapples with his steel mill's impending strike in Pittsburgh, a situation brimming with potential violence and unrest. 
Meanwhile, Bertha Russell faces her battles in the opera wars in New York, particularly against the Wintertons' relentless pursuit of her coveted opera box. 
Peggy's return from Alabama brings forth a story close to home, involving her kiss with Thomas and a looming crisis in the Black schools of New York. Jack's invention, the alarm clock, steps into a crucial phase, though challenging. 
Episode 6 also spotlights Marian's dilemma, torn between her commitment to educating the underprivileged and societal expectations, a predicament further intensified by Dashiell's unexpected proposal.

The Gilded Age Season 2 Episode 7 Preview

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Episode 7, "Wonders Never Cease," is poised to build upon these intricate narratives. George's decision at the mill strike's climax might usher in unforeseen consequences, affecting the workers and his moral compass. 
Bertha's ongoing tussle with the Wintertons could escalate, possibly affecting her social standing and the Russell family. Given her evident hesitation, Marian's response to Dashiell's proposal could set a new course in her personal journey, impacting her relationships within and outside the van Rhijn household. 
Furthermore, Peggy's new assignment on the Black schools' plight may open avenues for poignant social commentary, weaving her personal and professional lives even more intricately. Jack's setback with the patent might not be the end of his inventive aspirations. 
His resilience and the support of the van Rhijn household staff could lead to unexpected avenues for his invention. In the backdrop, the ever-looming societal norms and class distinctions of the Gilded Age continue to play a critical role in shaping each character's destiny.

What To Expect in "Wonders Never Cease?"

  • Marian's Choice: How will Marian navigate her engagement with Dashiell, especially with her apparent lack of enthusiasm and the growing complexities in her life?
  • Peggy's Reporting: Peggy's upcoming article on Black schools could become a significant plot point, potentially stirring societal debates and affecting her relationship with Thomas.
  • George's Dilemma: Will George's humane decision at the mill strike lead to a paradigm shift in his approach towards his workers, or will business pressures force him back into a hardline stance?
  • Jack's Invention: Jack's journey as an inventor is far from over. His resilience and the collective support of the household could lead to a breakthrough, showcasing the era's spirit of innovation.

Release Date & Where To Watch

"The Gilded Age Season 2 Episode 7: Wonders Never Cease" will be released on December 10, 2023, at 9 pm ET. The episode and the rest of the series are available for HBO and HBO Max streaming. Viewers in the UK can catch the episode on Sky Atlantic, airing on Mondays
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