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Two Boats and a Lifeguard 

When the Feds serve Eli with a subpoena, the trauma causes his father to have a heart attack, and Nucky announces to his rivals that he's retiring.

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Storyline

Nucky's father dies, prompting Nucky's reflections on life's priorities. He asks Margaret's children to call him dad, he goes to Jimmy and the Commodore with a stunning announcement, and he tells Owen he's going to Ireland. Behind the scenes, it's unclear if this is a conversion or a new ploy: Nucky encourages Chalky to call a strike of the Black workforce in the middle of tourist season, and Eli warns Jimmy that Nucky's smarter than any of them. Angela learns more about Jimmy's work and, at the shore, meets a liberated woman from San Francisco. Van Alden hires a nanny for Abigale. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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nanny | advice | wake | beach | subpoena | See All (87) »

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Crime | Drama | History

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13 November 2011 (USA)  »

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16 : 9
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Trivia

Final appearance of actor Tom Aldredge (Nucky's father Ethan Thompson). See more »

Goofs

When Margaret is talking to Nucky about the loss of his father, she sits and takes his hand in hers. In the next shot, he is holding her hand. See more »

Quotes

Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: [to Torrio and Rothstein about Darmody, Luciano, and Capone] The pups have grown fangs, gentlemen.
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Soundtracks

The Sheik of Araby
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Written by Harry B. Smith, Francis Wheeler and Ted Snyder
Performed by Leon Redbone accompanied by Vince Giordano and His Nighthawks Orchestra (as Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks)
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