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Only 3 episodes left to Season 1 and things are really heating up. Was a little disappointed with the lack of Al Capone screen time yesterday but the show gets better and better each week.

Looks like there will be a full out war over Atlantic City.

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Only 3 episodes left to Season 1 and things are really heating up. Was a little disappointed with the lack of Al Capone screen time yesterday but the show gets better and better each week.

Looks like there will be a full out war over Atlantic City.

That's it? Sucks.

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Great episode last night. I doubt I'd be able to pull off hitting myself in the head with a rock like that.

Also: :popcorn: MacDonald (and Mol) - I think Margaret has overtaken Jimmy as the most interesting character.

I could probably do without the subplot with Jimmy's wife (unless it'll play into the larger story somehow).

I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

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Only 3 episodes left to Season 1 and things are really heating up. Was a little disappointed with the lack of Al Capone screen time yesterday but the show gets better and better each week.

Looks like there will be a full out war over Atlantic City.

That's it? Sucks.
Hopefully we get more than an hour finale?

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Great episode last night. I doubt I'd be able to pull off hitting myself in the head with a rock like that. Also: ;) MacDonald (and Mol) - I think Margaret has overtaken Jimmy as the most interesting character.I could probably do without the subplot with Jimmy's wife (unless it'll play into the larger story somehow).I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

My favorite episode so far. Nucky telling Jimmy that his path to freedom was not through the Justice System and we knew Nucky had connections and the witness would soon be dead.Ending scene where Margaret ends up with blood on her new dress was well done.

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Great episode last night. I doubt I'd be able to pull off hitting myself in the head with a rock like that. Also: :wub: MacDonald (and Mol) - I think Margaret has overtaken Jimmy as the most interesting character.I could probably do without the subplot with Jimmy's wife (unless it'll play into the larger story somehow).I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

My favorite episode so far. Nucky telling Jimmy that his path to freedom was not through the Justice System and we knew Nucky had connections and the witness would soon be dead.Ending scene where Margaret ends up with blood on her new dress was well done.
I'm surprised Nucky was able to pay off a Fed though. I thought they were pretty untouchable.

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Another great episode. A few things while they're fresh in my mind:

- I remember hearing "the D'Allesio brothers" before and for awhile I couldn't recall where. Didn't Hyman Roth mention them in GF II during the outdoor scene with the cake in Cuba when he was discussing how his business interests would be divided upon his retirement/death?

- The artist and his wife who were about to have a 3-way with Jimmy's girlfriend before Jimmy showed up: refresh my memory. Jimmy brought her and their boy to him a few episodes back for a family portrait. Didn't Jimmy get mad at the guy for something? I must have been half asleep that night.

- When Jimmy wanted Nucky to state his intentions (to kill the guys who shot his brother), the Sopranos fan in me immediately wondered if Nucky thought Jimmy was wired. Did they even have that technology in 1920? If so, it would have been too bulky to hide under a suit, no?

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Another great episode. A few things while they're fresh in my mind:- I remember hearing "the D'Allesio brothers" before and for awhile I couldn't recall where. Didn't Hyman Roth mention them in GF II during the outdoor scene with the cake in Cuba when he was discussing how his business interests would be divided upon his retirement/death?- When Jimmy wanted Nucky to state his intentions (to kill the guys who shot his brother), the Sopranos fan in me immediately wondered if Nucky thought Jimmy was wired. Did they even have that technology in 1920? If so, it would have been too bulky to hide under a suit, no?

I think Roth says something about the "Pennino Brothers"The only "wires" going on in the 1920s were tapping into phone or telegraph lines.

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Another great episode. A few things while they're fresh in my mind:- I remember hearing "the D'Allesio brothers" before and for awhile I couldn't recall where. Didn't Hyman Roth mention them in GF II during the outdoor scene with the cake in Cuba when he was discussing how his business interests would be divided upon his retirement/death?- When Jimmy wanted Nucky to state his intentions (to kill the guys who shot his brother), the Sopranos fan in me immediately wondered if Nucky thought Jimmy was wired. Did they even have that technology in 1920? If so, it would have been too bulky to hide under a suit, no?

I think Roth says something about the "Pennino Brothers"
:hot:This is gonna drive me crazy now. I'm 100% certain I've heard "the D'Allesio brothers" on another show or movie.Did Uncle Junior make reference to them during his story about "Lou DiMaggio" and the crazy Rhode Island boys?

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Are you sitting down? Spotted another Sopranos alum in this episode. I think that makes 47.

Character named Edward Bader, the guy Nucky wants to run for mayor.

He played coach Don Hauser, who had sex with Ally, Meadow's 16 year-old soccer teammate.

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Another great episode. A few things while they're fresh in my mind:- I remember hearing "the D'Allesio brothers" before and for awhile I couldn't recall where. Didn't Hyman Roth mention them in GF II during the outdoor scene with the cake in Cuba when he was discussing how his business interests would be divided upon his retirement/death?- When Jimmy wanted Nucky to state his intentions (to kill the guys who shot his brother), the Sopranos fan in me immediately wondered if Nucky thought Jimmy was wired. Did they even have that technology in 1920? If so, it would have been too bulky to hide under a suit, no?

I think Roth says something about the "Pennino Brothers"
:coffee:This is gonna drive me crazy now. I'm 100% certain I've heard "the D'Allesio brothers" on another show or movie.Did Uncle Junior make reference to them during his story about "Lou DiMaggio" and the crazy Rhode Island boys?
You got me.

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Are you sitting down? Spotted another Sopranos alum in this episode. I think that makes 47.

Character named Edward Bader, the guy Nucky wants to run for mayor.

He played coach Don Hauser, who had sex with Ally, Meadow's 16 year-old soccer teammate.

I wonder if Nucky will 'find' his lost dog for him.

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Great episode last night. I doubt I'd be able to pull off hitting myself in the head with a rock like that. Also: :coffee: MacDonald (and Mol) - I think Margaret has overtaken Jimmy as the most interesting character.I could probably do without the subplot with Jimmy's wife (unless it'll play into the larger story somehow).I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

Margaret and Jimmy are neck and neck each week as the most interesting character for me for a few weeks now. I look forward to this show more than any other currently running at this point.

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man, this show is getting good.

the scene last night where agent Van Alden was interrogating Jimmy is one of my favorite scenes so far. both of those guys steal every scene that they're in.

and the scene with Jimmy and Nucky when Jimmy gets back into AC was great, too. Jimmy has so much more confidence than before, and actually used it to impose some conditions on Nucky; Nucky almost seemed surprised that Jimmy was acting with such authority.

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That deputy Halloran cracks me up.

The one guy talking about his daughter getting leg braces and Halloran says "Your daughter has polio?" And then when Jimmy is describing Harrows injuries: "And he's still alive?"

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Sort of a broken record, but this show keeps outdoing itself. I care about just about every character on the show, and even the ones I don't love on a personal level, I'm still genuinely interested in seeing what happens to them and how it affects everyone else. And they give the precise right amount of screen time to make us want more of the really good ones (Capone) and not be bogged down with the less interesting ones (Harding's mistress).

I don't watch a ton of TV, but I've got to wonder if it's possible that there's another show on that consistently delivers the goods like this one does. The fact that I can't even really come up with a candidate for one of the less interesting characters speaks volumes about how great this show is.

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Great episode last night. I doubt I'd be able to pull off hitting myself in the head with a rock like that. Also: :wall: MacDonald (and Mol) - I think Margaret has overtaken Jimmy as the most interesting character.I could probably do without the subplot with Jimmy's wife (unless it'll play into the larger story somehow).I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

My favorite episode so far. Nucky telling Jimmy that his path to freedom was not through the Justice System and we knew Nucky had connections and the witness would soon be dead.Ending scene where Margaret ends up with blood on her new dress was well done.
I'm surprised Nucky was able to pay off a Fed though. I thought they were pretty untouchable.
Perhaps the Feds back then weren't paid too well? While he was driving the car he was talking to the snitch about how he eventually wants a house by the water or something of that nature. This episode was really good.

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I definitely don't see Steve Buschemi supporting actor stereotype in his portrayal of Nucky - he's doing a fantastic, understated job.

This is a very good point. Had his character just been another sociopath like Tony Soprano, this show would have been less interesting.

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I didn't get something last Sunday:

When the New York boss plays a $500 eight ball game with Luciano, another guy takes the $500, and takes what appears to be $100 off the top and puts it in his own pocket. Was he the owner of the club and that was his cut?

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This is gonna drive me crazy now. I'm 100% certain I've heard "the D'Allesio brothers" on another show or movie.

You may have heard a reference to the D'Alessio Brothers from the Gambino crime family in the 60s/70s.

As a young hood, the Bilotti brothers came up in the Staten Island-based crew of Gambino crime family capo Michael D'Alessio. Bilotti also spent time as Alexander DeBrizzi's chauffeur and bodyguard. He became a criminal associate of John "Johnny Dee" D'Alessio, brother of Michael, Matthew Cuomo, father of Ralph (Raffie) Cuomo and Joseph Armone. In 1970, D'Alessio recruited Tommy and his older brother Joseph to murder his daughter's boyfriend, Tommy Ernst, but the murder contract was botched and D'Alessio's own daughter who was armed, returned shots at the Bilotti brothers. However, a few months later, Ernst was murdered leaving D'Alessio's Staten Island home. Bilotti had a reputation for being "tough guy," feared by street level thugs on both sides of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. In one incident, Tommy Bilotti knocked out Colombo associate Robert Pate, whose brother was Colombo soldier (and future stoolpigeon) John Pate.

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Just watched the last 5 episodes to be up to date and OMG is this show amazing.

Eps 1-4 were about a 6.5-7 in my ratings and every episode since then has been a solid 8.5-10 consistently

So many epic scenes and the actors are amazing, even Bugs Bunny as the Nucky is starting to grow on me.

Gotta say the lesbo wife of photographer is much hotter with no clothes on, with clothes she wouldnt crack the FFA 5 ratings

Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

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Just watched the last 5 episodes to be up to date and OMG is this show amazing.

Eps 1-4 were about a 6.5-7 in my ratings and every episode since then has been a solid 8.5-10 consistently

So many epic scenes and the actors are amazing, even Bugs Bunny as the Nucky is starting to grow on me.

Gotta say the lesbo wife of photographer is much hotter with no clothes on, with clothes she wouldnt crack the FFA 5 ratings

Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

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That's not necessarily true, artistic license and all that crap.

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Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

Interesting. I'm not sure I would have used the word "talentless" to describe her, though. Rarely have I seen sleazy portrayed so convincingly.

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Just watched the last 5 episodes to be up to date and OMG is this show amazing.

Eps 1-4 were about a 6.5-7 in my ratings and every episode since then has been a solid 8.5-10 consistently

So many epic scenes and the actors are amazing, even Bugs Bunny as the Nucky is starting to grow on me.

Gotta say the lesbo wife of photographer is much hotter with no clothes on, with clothes she wouldnt crack the FFA 5 ratings

Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

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That's not necessarily true, artistic license and all that crap.

They just cant change some things that big, minor things they can, not major events IMO

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I'm glad Jimmy's new friend will be working for Nucky. I liked that guy.

I dunno. He seems like kind of a two-face.

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Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

Interesting. I'm not sure I would have used the word "talentless" to describe her, though. Rarely have I seen sleazy portrayed so convincingly.
IMO Paris Hilton would be acting the exact same way as Lucy

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Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

Interesting.

I'm not sure I would have used the word "talentless" to describe her, though. Rarely have I seen sleazy portrayed so convincingly.

IMO Paris Hilton would be acting the exact same way as Lucy
Yeah, I think that's exactly what jdoggydogg was saying.

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.

Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

I was under the impressin that Nucky was Jimmy's dad - and that Jimmy just didn't know it and was told it was someone else.

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

I was under the impressin that Nucky was Jimmy's dad - and that Jimmy just didn't know it and was told it was someone else.
I think that Dabney Coleman is Jimmy's dad. I thought that was why Nucky went to see him right after Jimmy asked him if his dad could help.

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Another great episode. A few things while they're fresh in my mind:- I remember hearing "the D'Allesio brothers" before and for awhile I couldn't recall where. Didn't Hyman Roth mention them in GF II during the outdoor scene with the cake in Cuba when he was discussing how his business interests would be divided upon his retirement/death?- When Jimmy wanted Nucky to state his intentions (to kill the guys who shot his brother), the Sopranos fan in me immediately wondered if Nucky thought Jimmy was wired. Did they even have that technology in 1920? If so, it would have been too bulky to hide under a suit, no?

I think Roth says something about the "Pennino Brothers"
:thumbup:This is gonna drive me crazy now. I'm 100% certain I've heard "the D'Allesio brothers" on another show or movie.Did Uncle Junior make reference to them during his story about "Lou DiMaggio" and the crazy Rhode Island boys?
ROTH Then there's the Sevilla Biltmore; the Havana Hilton, which is going to cost twenty-four million -- Cuban banks will put up half, the Teamsters will bankroll the rest. Generally, there will be friends for all our friends including the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada; Eddie Levine of Newport will bring in the Pennino Brothers, Dino and Eddie; they'll handle actual casino operations.

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D’Alessio brothers are the 3 guys that signed the agreement Arnold Rothstein and Lucky Luciano

Pennino brothers are from Godfather

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

I was under the impressin that Nucky was Jimmy's dad - and that Jimmy just didn't know it and was told it was someone else.
I think that Dabney Coleman is Jimmy's dad. I thought that was why Nucky went to see him right after Jimmy asked him if his dad could help.
I thought about that...but the surprised reaction by Nucky when Jimmy brought it up seemed to be saying it was a character not revealed yet to me?

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Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

Interesting.

I'm not sure I would have used the word "talentless" to describe her, though. Rarely have I seen sleazy portrayed so convincingly.

IMO Paris Hilton would be acting the exact same way as Lucy
Yeah, I think that's exactly what jdoggydogg was saying.
haha

still not sure if this is a compliment to the chick playing Lucy

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

I was under the impressin that Nucky was Jimmy's dad - and that Jimmy just didn't know it and was told it was someone else.
I think that Dabney Coleman is Jimmy's dad. I thought that was why Nucky went to see him right after Jimmy asked him if his dad could help.
I thought about that...but the surprised reaction by Nucky when Jimmy brought it up seemed to be saying it was a character not revealed yet to me?
I thought it be Coleman because really...what's his role in this show?

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Loved how Margeret was playing Nucky like a fiddle.Quick reference to Jimmy's dad...any ideas who that could be?

I was under the impressin that Nucky was Jimmy's dad - and that Jimmy just didn't know it and was told it was someone else.
I think that Dabney Coleman is Jimmy's dad. I thought that was why Nucky went to see him right after Jimmy asked him if his dad could help.
I thought about that...but the surprised reaction by Nucky when Jimmy brought it up seemed to be saying it was a character not revealed yet to me?
I thought it be Coleman because really...what's his role in this show?
I've assumed he's Nucky's mentor. He was a Nucky-type back in the day.

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I've assumed he's Nucky's mentor. He was a Nucky-type back in the day.

Based on their conversation they were working together and the Commodore was the head guy until some kind of legal trouble where he took the rap so that Nucky could remain behind and in power. Commodore did 5 years and Nucky kicks money up to him like a mob boss.As far as how realistic things are with actual characters such as Lucky and Rothstein, I think they will stay close to the truth and there won't be any big leaps from their realities. They changed Nucky Johnson to Nucky Thompson for the show so that they could take liberties with him, so I feel they will stay close to historically accurate with actual historical figures.

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I've assumed he's Nucky's mentor. He was a Nucky-type back in the day.

Based on their conversation they were working together and the Commodore was the head guy until some kind of legal trouble where he took the rap so that Nucky could remain behind and in power. Commodore did 5 years and Nucky kicks money up to him like a mob boss.

As far as how realistic things are with actual characters such as Lucky and Rothstein, I think they will stay close to the truth and there won't be any big leaps from their realities. They changed Nucky Johnson to Nucky Thompson for the show so that they could take liberties with him, so I feel they will stay close to historically accurate with actual historical figures.

yep, thats why its mega hard to make a good series about actual people who are in constant violent squabbles yet you know the reality about their deaths and all

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I'm glad Jimmy's new friend will be working for Nucky. I liked that guy.

:lmao: The thought of seeing him take out one of the brothers makes me giddy. I dig quiet minor characters who professionally kill d-bags without hesitation or emotion. I'm shocked at how great of a character Jimmy has become. I've seen Michael Pitt in stuff before but had no idea he could give the kind of performance he's giving every week. He's fits the Omar mold...the "good" crook. Intelligent, ruthless but not evil, interesting, easy to root for. Kind of describes Tony Soprano too, but I never really thought to compare Tony to Omar.Anyway, great show.

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Glad Lucy is gone, she was really a talentless hack, really took away from the show with all the screentime she was getting previously.

Interesting.

I'm not sure I would have used the word "talentless" to describe her, though. Rarely have I seen sleazy portrayed so convincingly.

IMO Paris Hilton would be acting the exact same way as Lucy
Yeah, I think that's exactly what jdoggydogg was saying.
I read that as meaning that if Paris Hilton the "actress" were given that part she would be doing the same level of acting.

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I'm glad Jimmy's new friend will be working for Nucky. I liked that guy.

I dunno. He seems like kind of a two-face.
:unsure::lmao:

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Anybody recognize the guy Jimmy shot in the head for mouthing off?

MARIO!!!

...of the famous "Mario test" in A Bronx Tale. I could spot that schnozz anywhere.

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The look on Jimmy's and Nucky's faces when he shot that guy had me :P

Oh tough guy you going to shoot me now

I wasn't going too but now you gave me no choice

BLAM

sheepish look at Nucky and a shrug :popcorn:

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Are you sitting down? Spotted another Sopranos alum in this episode. I think that makes 47.

Character named Edward Bader, the guy Nucky wants to run for mayor.

He played coach Don Hauser, who had sex with Ally, Meadow's 16 year-old soccer teammate.

I'm waiting for James Gandolfini soon....

...and on a side note, Adam Sandler as well, j/k

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