Boardwalk Empire: Season 2, Episode 8

Two Boats and a Lifeguard (13 Nov. 2011)

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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... See full summary »

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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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The Nanny that Nelson hires speaks an accent closely resembling Swedish, and the song she sings to the baby is a common Swedish lullaby about a troll and her children. See more »

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The song that the nanny is singing, is a Swedish lullaby first published in 1943. See more »

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Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: [at his father's wake] I'm here for mother, and for Susan.
Elias 'Eli' Thompson: They're all together now.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: Heaven? If such a thing existed, you really think that son of a bitch would be there?
[Eli starts crying]
Elias 'Eli' Thompson: Was he that bad, Nucky? Really?
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: You've obviously forgotten key events from our childhood.
Elias 'Eli' Thompson: I turned out OK. So did you. Whatever he did, he made us the men we are today.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: What's that?
Elias 'Eli' Thompson: We run this fucking town, Nucky!
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: WE don't run anything, brother. And he can rot in hell.
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Performed by Helen Louis and Frank Ferera
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