The Manhattan Project (akaNights in Rome or Tucson)
First Aired: Thursday, September 25, 2008 Episode 42 (3-01)
Betty makes a life-altering decision after fielding proposals from Gio and Henry. Ignacio gets a new job at a fast-food restaurant working for Betty's high school nemesis. Daniel deals with the fallout of Wilhelmina's power play.
First Aired: Thursday, October 2, 2008 Episode 43 (3-02)
New Mode editor Wilhelmina tries to entice Betty to take a job as her assistant. Daniel's desire to keep his son in the U.S. hits a snag. Christina finds reason to be wary of her estranged husband's motives.
First Aired: Thursday, October 16, 2008 Episode 45 (3-04)
Betty tries to patch things up with a reluctant Gio upon his return. Daniel reacts to yet another surprise in the Meade family. Wilhelmina strikes a deal with Alexis. Hilda makes a decision about her relationship with Coach Diaz.
First Aired: Thursday, October 30, 2008 Episode 47 (3-06)
Ignacio gets ready to vote for the first time, while the upcoming election brings Hilda an influential new customer. Betty's rivalry with Kimmie escalates. Wilhelmina finds yet another way to get under Daniel's skin.
First Aired: Thursday, November 6, 2008 Episode 48 (3-07)
Betty tries to impress her neighbor Jesse. Amanda's financial troubles send her in search of a new place to live, while Marc and Cliff discuss the prospect of cohabitation. Connor gets under Wilhelmina's skin.
First Aired: Thursday, November 20, 2008 Episode 50 (3-09)
Betty finds herself in competition with Marc when both apply to a renowned training program for young editors. Justin strikes up an unlikely friendship. Daniel is smitten with Molly. Wilhelmina tries to get Connor's attention.
First Aired: Thursday, January 8, 2009 Episode
Betty fights an uphill battle to make a good impression on a YETI editor. Betty's counterpart at Elle magazine takes advantage of her goodness. Marc and Betty infiltrate the enemy camp to save the day for Mode.
First Aired: Thursday, January 22, 2009 Episode 53 (3-12)
A crisis in the Suarez household puts Betty and Hilda on the outs. A love rectangle develops between Daniel and Molly and Connor and Wilhelmina. Betty and Daniel learn a surprising secret about Suzuki St. Pierre.
First Aired: Thursday, February 5, 2009 Episode
Betty deals with a renewed interest in her from her neighbor, Jesse. Connor vows to identify the mystery man in Molly's life, which sends Daniel running for cover. Ignacio hires a nurse to ease Hilda and Betty's worries.
First Aired: Thursday, February 12, 2009 Episode 55 (3-14)
Betty's attempt to create a video tribute to Claire for her 60th birthday winds up shining an accidental spotlight on Ignacio and Elena. Daniel and Wilhelmina face similar obstacles in their new relationships.
First Aired: Thursday, February 26, 2009 Episode 57 (3-16)
Betty and Marc make a surprising discovery when they analyze Mode's budget as part of a YETI assignment. Betty also has to deal with increased attention from Matt, and Henry posts unexpected news on Facebook.
First Aired: Thursday, March 5, 2009 Episode
The Suarez family must come up with the cash to buy their rental home after their landlord decides to sell, so Ignacio enters a TV cook-off with celebrity chef Frankie Burrata. The Modies deals with the aftermath of recent events.
First Aired: Thursday, March 12, 2009 Episode 59 (3-18)
Betty meets Matt's mother, but things don't go as she expects. Wilhelmina gets creative to solve a cash flow problem. Daniel deals with a wrinkle in his relationship with Molly. Hilda's family conspires to set her up with Archie.
First Aired: Thursday, March 19, 2009 Episode
Daniel and Wilhelmina hope that an issue of Mode devoted to sex will turn their fortunes around. Marc and Amanda team up to give Betty a makeover. Hilda is uncertain whether or not she wants to continue dating Archie.
First Aired: Thursday, April 30, 2009 Episode 61 (3-20)
As Mode gets repossesed, Betty and Daniel decide to take drastic action. Matt's father tries to humiliate Daniel by forcing him to dress in a bunny costume. Christina wonders if baby William is really her son.
First Aired: Thursday, May 7, 2009 Episode
Just as it looks like billionaire Calvin Hartley is going to give Mode the bailout it needs to keep the magazine afloat, baby William is kidnapped. Archie asks Hilda to be part of his latest political campaign.
First Aired: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Episode
Henry's visit forces Betty to acknowledge that she still has feelings for him. Daniel wins the media over with his transformation as a devoted husband. Wilhelmina asks Victoria Hartley about Claire's connection to Cal.
First Aired: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Episode
Marc and Betty battle it out for the same job after the death of a Mode editor. Wilhelmina threatens Claire to resign or her secret will be revealed. Justin waits to see if he has been accepted to a school for performing arts.