In 1931 Nucky and Eli go their separate ways as the Thompsons abandon their rule of Atlantic City. Nucky also says farewell to William, Margaret, and Gillian as the Feds successfully prosecute Capone. Luciano revenges himself on Narcisse, and a new power structure governs organized crime. The origins of the characters are shown as the story flashes back to 1897.
Did You Know?
Unlike the murdered Rothstein, the three main real-life gangsters still alive at the end of the series - Meyer Lansky, Charlie Luciano and Johnny Torrio - not only survived the Prohibition Era, they lived long enough to die of natural causes. Lansky died at age 80 of lung cancer in 1983 at his Miami Beach home. Luciano died in 1962 of a heart attack at age 64 in Naples, Italy. Torrio died in 1957 of a heart attack at age 75 in Brooklyn. See more
When young Nucky confronts his father, he throws down his hat and coat. When he picks up the coat later, the hat is gone. See more
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
[visiting Gillian in the asylum
Let's just get something straight. Whatever you want, whatever you think I will do, that won't be possible, all right? You were very clever. You made a bargain. You saved your own neck, and that's more than other people can say. I'm not someone you should look to for help. I'm leaving here. Starting something new. I won't be back. You'll have your own room inside, that's been arranged. And if you get yourself out, there'll be money in a trust account. But that's ...
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