Set in the Prohibition era of the 1920s Boardwalk Empire is the story of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the treasurer of Atlantic County, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Due to his relationships with mobsters as well as political contacts, the Federal Government start to take an interest in him. His lavish lifestyle seems at odds with his position, and as well as his connections, there is prolific bootlegging in the area.
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admitted that he was not happy working in television, in which the filming of his scenes was spread over six months, and he had little to no time for discussing the script, nor his character. See more
The series never showed most of the numerous large hotel properties that existed in Atlantic City during the 1920s. While this likely due to the cost of doing so even using CGI, it also makes the city look much smaller than it was. See more
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Like a baby's ass, motherfucker.
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