Nucky makes peace with Masseria and Rothstein, a dalliance causes Dunn Purnsley to murder a talent agent, and Gillian tries to wrest custody of Tommy.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Thompson (credit only)
Nelson Van Alden (credit only)
Valentin Narcisse (credit only)


Following his battle with Gyp Rosetti, Nucky makes a peace offering to Joe Masseria while working the odds with Arnold Rothstein. While Chalky is busy running the Onyx Club on the Boardwalk, the impulsive Dunn Purnsley clashes with a booking agent. Fresh-faced Federal Agent Warren Knox arrives in Atlantic City to learn the ropes from Agent Sawicki. Gillian seeks custody of her grandson, Tommy, while trying to find a "good" man to keep the Artemis Club afloat. Eli's college-age son, Willie, turns to Nucky for career advice. Al Capone enlists his brothers, Frank and Ralph, to help him expand his business in the Chicago suburb of Cicero. Richard Harrow returns to his violent ways. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | History





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8 September 2013 (USA)  »

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16 : 9
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The scene where Richard Harrow played by Jack Huston murders Franklin Werner James Riordan was shot on the second floor of Staten Island's notorious Kreischer Mansion. Famous as one of the most "haunted" houses on the Eastern Seaboard. Boardwalk Empire Cast and Crew reported several strange happenings over the 12 hour shooting of the scene including props moving without explanation and cameras turning themselves on and off. Members of the crew reported seeing a little girl dressed in period clothing who seemed to be lost. There were only two actors in the scene, both men and there were no "extras" called for background. See more »


When Will and Nucky talk on the porch, Will, a young healthy teenager wearing a thick knitted wool jumper is shivering, while the elderly Nucky dressed only in a thin coat just stands in the cold. See more »


Arnold Rothstein: I ran the odds on the way down.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: On what?
Arnold Rothstein: Whether you'd attempt to kill me.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: Watcha come up with?
Arnold Rothstein: F orteen to one against.
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Straight Up and Down
Written by Anton Newcombe
Performed by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
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