When we return, Kit's strapped into a straightjacket in solitary. Lucky for him, though, Grace volunteered for kitchen detail and brings him a plate of food. She also offers him a smoke through the grates on his door. They bond over the fact that they've both been falsely accused -- he of murdering his wife (among others), she of "chopping up [her] family." He says he's not crazy and she's like, "Too bad for you, because if they find you sane, you're going to the electric chair." Kit silently agrees that that would be bad.
Back in the common room, it's the next day and Sister Jude finds Sister Eunice weeping by the checkerboard. One gets the feeling that a weeping Sister Eunice is not a rare sight at Briarcliff, but she's got a specific reason today. It seems "Willie," the man we saw previously playing checkers and twitching, took ill last night, was taken to see Dr. Arden and is now dead. Sister Jude angrily demands to know why she was not "infoahmed," and the next thing we know, she's barging into Dr. Arden's office. He's played by the sometimes-kindly, sometimes kindly-but-secretly-sinister James Cromwell. Guess which way he's going with this character. So immediately it's made clear that Sister Jude and Dr. Arden are capital-E Enemies, both having been given autonomy over their fiefdoms within Briarcliff. Dr. Arden is in charge of all things medical, and he sneers at Sister Jude thinking she can intimidate him like she does her patients. There's also a science-vs.-religion thing happening, where Dr. Arden shows off some species of flower that he created using gamma-ray mutation, which opens up a whole host of possibilities for the rest of the season. He says its proof of the power of science over nature. Sister Jude isn't here to talk about flowers, though. She says four patients now, counting Willie, have disappeared under his supervision. He says they all died, pure and simple. Sister Jude doesn't believe him and finds it curious that all four patients had no family to speak of; nobody to mourn or ask questions. She wonders what became of the bodies and while Dr. Arden says they were cremated, we see a flash of someone handing a dish of raw red meat into the cell of an unseen creature, who gobbles it up. Ten bucks on a Dr. Moreau scenario down the line. Sister Jude gives Dr. Arden fair warning: she's coming for him, and "I'll always win against the patriarchal male." Absolutely. Feminism. Yes.