Mediemagnaten Logan Roy överraskar familjen med ett oväntat beslut på sin 80-årsdag.
Logan's incapacitation sets off a heated succession debate among his children; Greg is tasked with retrieving important items from the Roy apartment; Kendall makes an impassioned final plea to keep Waystar Royco in the family.
Kendall confronts a major crisis involving a secret bank debt as Waystar's stock plunges to dangerous lows; Kendall and Roman attend their first big meeting in their new roles; Kendall tries to convince Rava to give their marriage a second chance.
Kendall polishes up his speech for the company's annual foundation gala fundraiser; Shiv tries to minimize damage from a sordid photo that threatens a client's political future; Tom shares a disturbing file with Greg.
After hearing Logan's plan to expand to local TV, Kendall begins to plot a vote of no confidence against his father; Greg drives his ornery grandfather, Ewan, from Canada to New York for a Thanksgiving reunion with Logan.
Logan arrives in Washington to meet the president but worries he has been snubbed following a last-minute cancellation; after successfully thwarting a potential scandal, Tom introduces Greg to fine dining; Shiv explores her options.
In an effort to fix his public image, Logan agrees to a family therapy session at Connor's New Mexico ranch; Shiv is pushed to join the Gil Eavis' team, a potential presidential candidate who goes against everything Shiv's father stands for.
Tom has a bachelor party to remember; Kendall eyes a new business opportunity with a pair of idealistic entrepreneurs; Roman looks to land a deal for local TV stations with his father's longtime nemesis; Shiv and Gil get ambushed during an interview.
The Roys assemble at Eastnor Castle in England to prepare for Shiv and Tom's wedding; Kendall learns from Stewy and Sandy that their plot for a hostile takeover of Waystar has been fast-tracked in order to catch Logan off guard.
News of a hostile takeover breaks; Kendall eyes an escape outlet.