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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When Nucky, Torrio and Rothstein are meeting at the army base, soldiers can be heard drilling in the background. Immediately after Rothstein says "I bet it all" someone can be heard chanting the 'Hell March' from the video game Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996). See more »

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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 »

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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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