Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
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Nucky investigates a boardwalk theft; Jimmy scores points with Johnny Torrio in Chicago; Margaret stands up to Lucy.

Director:

Timothy Van Patten (as Tim Van Patten)

Writers:

Terence Winter (created by), Howard Korder | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Buscemi ... Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Michael Pitt ... James 'Jimmy' Darmody
Kelly Macdonald ... Margaret Schroeder
Michael Shannon ... Nelson Van Alden
Shea Whigham ... Elias 'Eli' Thompson
Aleksa Palladino ... Angela Darmody (credit only)
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Arnold Rothstein
Stephen Graham ... Al Capone
Vincent Piazza ... Lucky Luciano
Paz de la Huerta ... Lucy Danziger
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Chalky White (credit only)
Anthony Laciura ... Eddie Kessler
Paul Sparks ... Mickey Doyle (credit only)
Dabney Coleman ... Commodore Louis Kaestner (credit only)
Gretchen Mol ... Gillian Darmody
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Storyline

Jimmy persuades Johnny Torrio that he should aggressively respond to the Sheridan Brothers Gang about how the territory of Chicago's Greektown will be divided. Luciano finds Gillian's company eases his gonorrhea-caused impotence. Lucy realizes that Margaret is getting more and more of Nucky's attention and tries to intimidate her while Nucky angles with Jersey City boss Frank Hague on how the highway construction allocations will be divided between Jersey City and Atlantic County. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Accordng to director Tim Van Patten actor Shea Whigham, who plays Eli Thompson had a stomach virus on the day he had the billy club struggle with actor Vincent Piazza in Nucky's office. According to Van Patten, the actor carried on in a very professional manner despite his discomfort. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy stabs his combat knife into the table the side of the blade is facing Al but when we cut to the over looking at Al the blade's edge is facing him. See more »

Quotes

Lucky Luciano: [answers the phone] Yeah?
Arnold Rothstein: What kind of way is that to answer a telephone?
Lucky Luciano: [straightens up] A.R.
Arnold Rothstein: So? I gather you haven't made it up to Saratoga.
Lucky Luciano: Yeah, no, not yet. How'd you know where I was?
Arnold Rothstein: I have a crystal ball, Charlie. You know that. I see you're not wearing your trousers.
Lucky Luciano: So what gives?
Arnold Rothstein: I've been waiting for a report on Mr. Darmody.
Lucky Luciano: Right. Yeah, well, I can't greatly speak to that right now.
Arnold Rothstein: I wouldn't think so, considering the company you've been keeping.
[...]
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Connections

References The Taming of Kaiser Bull (1918) See more »

Soundtracks

The Japanese Sandman
Written by Richard A. Whiting, Ray Egan
Performed by Nora Bayes
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