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.
You Can't Be Half A Gangster
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Did You Know?
On its original airing, the pilot episode gained a 2.0/5 ratings share among adults aged 18-49 and garnered 4.81 million viewers. 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
These here are my daddy tools.
What are you going to do with them?
Well, I ain't building no bookcase.
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