Nashville Recap: "Time Changes Things" Rayna Begs Beverly to Save Deacon's Life on Season 3 Episode 20

By Micheline Goldstein Apr 30, 2015

This week on Nashville Season 3, Episode 20 "Time Changes Things" (Air date 04/29/2015): Rayna continues to worry about Deacon, and decides to fly to Natchez, Mississippi, to confront his sister Beverly, but tells Deacon she's going to New York on business. Rayna pleads with Beverly to reconsider, because she's Deacon's last chance. His tumor is growing quickly, and soon he'll be taken off the transplant list. Beverly is bitter about past drama with Deacon and Scarlett, and rebuffs Rayna. Flashbacks show Beverly and Deacon were a musical duo on the rise, before Rayna showed up and swept Deacon off his feet and away from Beverly.

VIDEO: Rayna, Deacon, and Beverly 20 years ago!

Back in Nashville, Gunnar is furious when Kiley shows up on his doorstep asking to see Micah. He tells her off, and heads to his radio interview with Scarlett to announce they are officially a duo. Kiley is waiting for him when he gets home, and she has news that sends him reeling: his brother Jason, Micah's biological father, raped her. He lets her back in, which leads to a huge fight with Scarlett.


VIDEO: Gunnar Learns His Brother Raped Kiley

Meanwhile, Juliette is still fighting to make her comeback. Bucky tells her she's been away so long that it will take time, but Juliette isn't interested in waiting. She decides to make a big move, and throws a surprise concert on the roof of Highway 65. Juliette Barnes is back!


VIDEO: Juliette's Surprise Rooftop Concert Performance of "Mississippi Flood"

Rayna is still in Natchez, not ready to give up. She follows Beverly to a show to talk to her again, and Beverly turns on her, blaming her for taking Deacon away, and driving him to alcoholism. She holds Rayna responsible for robbing her of the successful career she believes she deserves.


VIDEO: Beverly Lashes Out at Rayna!

Teddy is preparing for the worst after receiving a call from Natasha, admitting the FBI used her to set him up. He's heading out of his office when Dash shows up, offering his old friend a possible way out.

LukeJeff, and Layla are all in L.A. with Jade St. John (guest star Christina Aguilera). Luke and Jade are going strong after hooking up in Nashville, and Jade seems smitten. She throws a huge party at her Malibu mansion, and Jeff and Layla bicker over her career. The all-night Hollywood party makes Luke realize Jade isn't right for him, and it also drives a wedge between Jeff and Layla.

Luke breaks the news to Jade as he packs to head home. Deacon, who's been dealing with Maddie after walking in on her and Colt hooking up, just filled Luke in. 


VIDEO: Luke Ends Fling with Jade (Christina Aguilera)

Rayna has one last card to play. She knocks on Beverly's door, and hands her a check for a million dollars. Rayna Jaymes does not mess around!

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Nashville Season 3 Recaps:

Episode 19: "The Storm Has Just Begun"

Episode 18: "Nobody Knows But Me"

Episode 17: "This Just Ain't a Good Day for Leavin'"

Episode 16 "I Can't Keep Away From You"

Episode 15 "That's the Way Love Goes"

Episode 14 "Somebody Pick Up My Pieces"

Episode 13 "I'm Lost Between Right and Wrong"

Episode 12 "I've Got Reasons to Hate You"

Episode 11 "I'm Not That Good at Goodbye"

Episode 10 "First to Have a Second Chance"

Episode 9 "Two Sides to Every Story"

Episode 8 "You're Lookin' at Country"

Episode 7 "I'm Coming Home to You"

Episode 6 "Nobody Said It Was Going to be Easy"

Episode 5 "Road Happy"

Episode 4 "I Feel Sorry for Me"

Episode 3 "I Can't Get Over You to Save My Life"

Episode 2 "How Far Down Can I Go"

Episode 1 Season 3 Premiere: "That's Me Without You"