Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
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Nucky visits Gillian, Luciano and Lansky deal with Narcisse and young Nucky faces a turning point. In Chicago, Capone prepares to face trial and in New York Margaret becomes a stock operator a la Joe Kennedy. Scores are made and settled.

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Timothy Van Patten (as Tim Van Patten)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Buscemi ... Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Kelly Macdonald ... Margaret Thompson
Michael Shannon ... Nelson Van Alden (credit only)
Shea Whigham ... Elias 'Eli' Thompson
Stephen Graham ... Al Capone
Vincent Piazza ... Lucky Luciano
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Chalky White (credit only)
Paul Sparks ... Mickey Doyle (credit only)
Jeffrey Wright ... Valentin Narcisse
Ben Rosenfield ... Willie Thompson (credit only)
Gretchen Mol ... Gillian Darmody
Anatol Yusef ... Meyer Lansky
Ian Hart ... Ethan Thompson
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Ralph Capone
Marc Pickering ... Deputy Sheriff Enoch Thompson
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Storyline

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. Written by duke1029

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | History

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

21 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Yonkers, New York, USA See more »

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16 : 9
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The highest rated episode of this season. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Elias 'Eli' Thompson: How come you always had to be the wise one?
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: Because you needed me to be.
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Soundtracks

Symphony #1 Titan: Langsam Schleppend
(uncredited)
Written by Gustav Mahler
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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A good way to end it.
3 November 2014 | by MattBrady099See all my reviews

Capone: "Remember all I did was for you. To leave you with something better. And that can't be for nothing".

TV shows theses day always start off great, but end terribly, and I got to say that I was a bit worried about the finale of this show, because most TV finales don't end well like: Dexter or True blood. Boardwalk Empire finale ended on a good note and it might get mix reactions at the first but more you think about it, more you like it. The acting was excellent, the sets were great and the cinematography was just breathtaking.

My only problems with this season finale is the fact that sometimes it feels rushed and I it only has eight episodes which is a big mistake for me, because if they put more episodes in this finale then it wouldn't feel a little bit rushed with it's character's deaths and it's main story. Boardwalk Empire as I said before ended on a good note, wrapping up all the lose ends and saying goodbye to everyone, and that to me is fantastic writing as this is a brilliant show.


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