Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 19, 2010
Status
Final Season
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
HBO TV Network
Genre

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Boardwalk Empire

The Great War is over, Wall Street is about to boom & everything is for sale. Its a time of change - women are getting the vote, broadcast radio is here & young people rule the world. Atlantic City, a spectacular resort known as The World's Playground, is a place where rules don't apply. Massive hotels line its famous Boardwalk and for a few $ a working man can live like a king - legally or not.

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Boardwalk Empire Season 1 (2010)

1x01 1 1x01 Boardwalk Empire
America in 1920. The Great War is over, Wall Street is about to boom and everything is for sale, even the World Series. It is a time of change when women are getting the vote, broadcast ...
Sep. 19, 2010
1x02 1 1x02 The Ivory Tower
Straight-laced, uptight Agent Nelson Van Alden investigates a crime which he feels has been pinned on a scapegoat, so pays a visit to Nucky and leaves convinced that the Treasurer is ...
Sep. 26, 2010
1x03 1 1x03 Broadway Limited
An unlikely witness threatens to expose the perpetrators of the woods massacre, sending Eli – and Agent Nelson Van Alden – rushing to the hospital. As Nucky re-evaluates his relationship ...
Oct. 03, 2010
1x04 1 1x04 Anastasia
In Chicago, Jimmy bonds with one of Johnny Torrio's prostitutes, Pearl, and finds himself increasingly at odds with the hot-headed Al Capone. Back in Atlantic City, Nucky looks to leverage ...
Oct. 10, 2010
1x05 1 1x05 Nights in Ballygran
On the day of the annual St. Patrick's Eve dinner, Nucky deals with his jealous brother's oratory ambitions, as well as a group of disenchanted "Leprechauns." Feeling ignored by Nucky, ...
Oct. 17, 2010
1x06 1 1x06 Family Limitation
After the brazen robbery of one of his ward bosses, Nucky turns up the heat on Lucky Luciano. An emboldened Margaret stands up to Lucy at the dress shop, then accepts an offer from ...
Oct. 24, 2010
1x07 1 1x07 Home
After his father Ethan is injured in a fall, Nucky uses the opportunity to refurbish his childhood home. During a visit to an army hospital, Jimmy befriends disfigured vet Richard Harrow, ...
Oct. 31, 2010
1x08 1 1x08 Hold Me In Paradise
While visiting Chicago during the Republican National Convention, Nucky gets some alarming news from Atlantic City.
Nov. 07, 2010
1x09 1 1x09 Belle Femme
Nucky braces for war with a rival faction; Jimmy stands by his alibi; Margaret helps out Madame Jeunet.
Nov. 14, 2010
1x10 1 1x10 The Emerald City
Nucky asks Margaret to toe the party line; Angela witnesses Jimmy's violent side; Capone faces a crossroads; Van Alden grapples with his emotions.
Nov. 21, 2010
1x11 1 1x11 Paris Green
Nucky shakes up the status quo; Jimmy deals with some tricky family issues; Van Alden addresses Agent Sebso's “temptations.”
Nov. 28, 2010
1x12 1 1x12 A Return to Normalcy
Nucky wonders how much change Election day will bring to Atlantic City. Torrio tries to be the peacemaker between two bitter rivals with dire consequences. Jimmy, as well as Margaret, ...
Dec. 05, 2010
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Season 1 Characters

Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson played by Steve Buscemi
James 'Jimmy' Darmody played by Michael Pitt (II)
Margaret Schroeder played by Kelly Macdonald
Nelson Van Alden played by Michael Shannon (V)
Elias 'Eli' Thompson played by Shea Whigham
Angela Darmody played by Aleksa Palladino
Arnold Rothstein played by Michael Stuhlbarg
Al Capone played by Stephen Graham
Lucky Luciano played by Vincent Piazza
Lucy Danziger played by Paz de la Huerta
Chalky White played by Michael K. Williams
Eddie Kessler played by Anthony Laciura
Mickey Doyle played by Paul Sparks (II)
Commodore Louis Kaestner played by Dabney Coleman
Tommy Darmody played by Connor Noon
Emily Schroeder played by Josie Gallina
Ward Boss O'Neill played by William Hill
Teddy Schroeder played by Declan McTigue
Gillian Darmody played by Gretchen Mol
Agent Sebso played by Erik Weiner
Ward Boss Neary played by Robert Clohessy
Deputy Halloran played by Adam Mucci
Ward Boss Fleming played by Victor Verhaeghe
Johnny Torrio played by Greg Antonacci
Ignatius D'Alessio played by Edoardo Ballerini

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Season 1 Videos

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Season 1 Quotes

01x12 - A Return to Normalcy Season 1 / Episode 12: - A Return to Normalcy

Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: We all need to decide for ourselves how much sin we can live with.
01x01 - Boardwalk Empire Season 1 / Episode 1: - Boardwalk Empire

Eddie Kessler: I heard screaming. Are you all right? May I enter?
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: No! What do yo want?
Lucy Danziger: Steinman's on the wire.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: Oh, Christ!
Lucy Danziger: What?
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: All right!
Lucy Danziger: He is always interrupting us! Jeez Louise! Arggh!
Eddie Kessler: What?
Lucy Danziger: Screaming? We were fucking, Eddie! Fucking!
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 05 - Goof (continuity error): Nucky's ledger disappears from his hands between shots.
  • Episode 05 - The purple magazine that Gillian peruses is the March 1920 issue of Photoplay. Actress Alice Joyce is the cover model about whom Gillian asks Angela, "Do you think she's pretty?" A readers poll in Ladies' World Magazine in 1915 (five years prior to this episode's events), Alice Joyce came in
  • Episode 06 - Goof (continuity error): 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.
  • Episode 05 - Goof (incorrectly regarded as a mistake): As Dale Carnegie became famous, he changed the spelling of his last name from "Carnegey" to "Carnegie" (around 1922). When Elias shows Nucky a pamphlet for a course he has been taking on public speaking, the pamphlet has the "Carnegey" spellin
  • Episode 01 - Goof (anachronisms): Knee length flapper dresses and other costumes are from the mid to late 1920s. The pilot occurs in January, 1920, so the wardrobe should be from the late Teens.

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