An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law by conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
Season 3 – Episode 11
Gyp makes his move in Atlantic City, forcing Nucky and Eddie to seek refuge with Chalky. With the Artemis Club overrun by Rosetti thugs, Gillian contemplates a business future that includes an unwelcome partner. Luciano makes a deal he’ll come to regret. Harrow loses his house privileges.
The episode was rated from 721 votes.
#2 – Margate Sands
Season 3 – Episode 12
A gang war erupts in Atlantic City, with Gyp and nine men of his own and 40 of Joe Masseria’s against Nucky, Eli, Capone’s Chicago crew, and Chalky’s men. Gyp’s holed up at Gillian’s; Nucky at a lumber yard. It’s a war of attrition, with Nucky having to keep Capone and Chalky’s men from killing each other while he negotiates with Rothstein by phone. Rothstein runs his own game with Luciano, Lansky, and heroin, Margaret calls on an older couple, and Richard is out there somewhere focused on protecting Tommy.
The episode was rated from 732 votes.
#3 – Farewell Daddy Blues
Season 4 – Episode 12
Eli braces for the worst as Agent Knox launches his plan to bring Nucky down. Capone and Torrio reach an agreement in Cicero. Chalky looks to settle scores. Richard steps forward to save Tommy, at Gillian’s expense.
The episode was rated from 986 votes.
#4 – Eldorado
Season 5 – Episode 8
Nucky plans to relocate to Manhattan. Margaret impresses Nucky and a grain company stockholder.
The episode was rated from 1006 votes.
#5 – To the Lost
Season 2 – Episode 12
Esther Randolph’s case is weakened by the sudden death of one witness and the sudden marriage of another. Jimmy turns away from the influence of others, including his mother. Nucky, acting the family man to Margaret, faces a difficult, bottom-line business decision.
The episode was rated from 693 votes.
#6 – Under God’s Power She Flourishes
Season 2 – Episode 11
With Margaret pondering the consequences of sin, Nucky prepares her for a worst-case scenario as Esther Randolph plays out her trump cards. Jimmy revisits his college days with Angela and Gillian. Mickey Doyle chafes at sharing his liquor profits. Eli refuses to cop a plea. Nelson’s past comes back to haunt him, tipping the scale in Nucky’s favor.
The episode was rated from 676 votes.
#7 – Georgia Peaches
Season 2 – Episode 10
Undercut by Nucky, who has a new source for alcohol, Jimmy and his partners look to cultivate a new revenue stream in Atlantic City. With the peak tourist season approaching, the Commodore’s crew faces a choice in dealing with the city’s striking workers; either negotiate or fight back. Fearing that sin has led to misfortune, Margaret approaches Father Brennan with an “act of devotion.” Nucky gets a new lawyer. Van Alden faces an uncertain future. Manny Horvitz takes exception to a debt payment.
The episode was rated from 663 votes.
#8 – Friendless Child
Season 5 – Episode 7
Nucky tries to hold onto his assets in Atlantic City. Willie and Eli become involved in Nucky’s war.
The episode was rated from 939 votes.
#9 – White Horse Pike
Season 4 – Episode 10
Tipped off by Sally Wheet, Nucky enlists Eli and Agent Knox to check out the extra cargo in Florida shipments. Margaret ponders a deal with Rothstein to improve her family’s living conditions. Capone grows suspicious of Torrio; Nucky faces a dilemma; Eli makes peace with Willie.
The episode was rated from 932 votes.
#10 – Erlkönig
Season 4 – Episode 5
Nucky heads to Philadelphia to deal with the fallout from Willie’s liquor fiasco. Eddie Kessler is detained by Agent Knox, who uses physical and psychological tactics to elicit information about Nucky’s organization. A desperate Gillian turns to an unexpected source to score a fix, and is rebuffed in her attempt to reunite with Tommy. In Cicero, Van Alden is recruited by the Capones to pay an election-day visit to local factory workers opposed to the Capones’ candidate of choice.
The episode was rated from 965 votes.