Chaos S3, E1: Manolo sets fire to Magnífica and runs away. Everyone thinks Dora and Santos have been killed. But the actress is still alive and is forced to make a porno film. Vincente escapes from the clinic and takes over as Head of Censorship in São Paulo. Isabel joins the communists and starts an armed feminist movement. Manolo takes off and meets an aspiring young actress.
The central story, which has a number of subplots, involves Vicente, a 35-year old man who lives a safe but repressed middle-class life. He works in the office of the Federal Film Censor and has a routine marriage. But then he sees the actress Dora Dumar and he is bowled over.