History Series / BoardwalkEmpire

18th Dec '17 11:21:22 AM lunaskeeper
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* TragicDropout: Nucky thinks that Jimmy joined the Army because he "couldn't hack it at Princeton". As "Under God's Power She Flourishes" reveals that while he actually was kicked out of Princeton, he was also [[spoiler:running away from his mother, who had raped him the night before he enlisted]].

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* TragicDropout: Nucky thinks that Jimmy joined the Army because he "couldn't hack it at Princeton". As "Under God's Power She Flourishes" reveals that while he actually was kicked out of Princeton, he was also [[spoiler:running away from his mother, who had raped him the night before he enlisted]].decided to enlist]].
18th Dec '17 11:19:15 AM lunaskeeper
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* TragicDropout: Nucky thinks that Jimmy joined the Army because he "couldn't hack it at Princeton". As "Under God's Power She Flourishes" reveals that while he actually was kicked out of Princeton, he was also [[spoiler:running away from his mother, whom he had recently slept with]].

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* TragicDropout: Nucky thinks that Jimmy joined the Army because he "couldn't hack it at Princeton". As "Under God's Power She Flourishes" reveals that while he actually was kicked out of Princeton, he was also [[spoiler:running away from his mother, whom he who had recently slept with]].raped him the night before he enlisted]].
17th Dec '17 8:55:18 PM lunaskeeper
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** Meyer Lansky beats an antisemite to death in an alley after the man insults Arnold Rothstein during a poker game.
17th Dec '17 5:08:56 PM lunaskeeper
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** Lucky and Meyer often communicate non-verbally when there are others in the room.

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** Lucky and Meyer often communicate non-verbally when there are others in the room.with one another.
17th Dec '17 5:05:34 PM lunaskeeper
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* FacialDialogue: When Mrs. Pastor suggests that Purnsley should be lynched, a single look between Dr. Narcisse and his driver is all that his entourage needs to pull the car over and lynch her.

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Mrs. Pastor suggests that Purnsley should be lynched, a single look between Dr. Narcisse and his driver is all that his entourage needs to pull the car over and lynch her.her.
**Lucky and Meyer often communicate non-verbally when there are others in the room.
22nd Oct '17 6:14:59 PM NervousShark
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22nd Oct '17 6:14:56 PM NervousShark
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** After Van Alden's TraumaCongaLine leads to him being interrogated by Al Capone for information on O'Bannion, Nelson starts muttering an excerpt from the Book of Job under his breath. He makes it clear it doesn't apply directly to him though, saying unlike Job he had "[[{{Understatement}} failed to eschew evil.]]"

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** After Van Alden's TraumaCongaLine leads to him being interrogated by Al Capone for information on O'Bannion, Nelson starts muttering an excerpt from the Book of Job under his breath. He makes it clear it doesn't apply directly to him though, saying unlike Job he had "[[{{Understatement}} failed "failed to eschew evil.]]""
9th Aug '17 11:32:16 AM Malady
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* RaceAgainstTheClock: Nucky delivers the ultimatum of "You have 48 hours" to Jimmy in "The Ivory Tower".



* StatingTheSimpleSolution: ''Eli'', of all people, suggests that killing is how the new coalition of gangsters deals with [[spoiler: Nucky]].

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* StatingTheSimpleSolution: ''Eli'', of all people, suggests that killing is how the new coalition of gangsters deals with [[spoiler: Nucky]].[[spoiler:Nucky]].



* YouHave48Hours: Nucky delivers this ultimatum to Jimmy in "The Ivory Tower".
10th Jun '17 10:36:17 AM nombretomado
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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As of the second season ''sixteen'' actors are series regulars and a few dozen more make up the recurring characters. No HBO show since ''TheWire'' has had a cast this sprawling.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As of the second season ''sixteen'' actors are series regulars and a few dozen more make up the recurring characters. No HBO show since ''TheWire'' ''Series/TheWire'' has had a cast this sprawling.



* SirSwearsalot: Many, but in particular the Commodore and Chalky, to the extent where Chalky can be jarring, considering the actor previously played [[TheWire Omar Little]], who made it a point ''not'' to swear.

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* SirSwearsalot: Many, but in particular the Commodore and Chalky, to the extent where Chalky can be jarring, considering the actor previously played [[TheWire [[Series/TheWire Omar Little]], who made it a point ''not'' to swear.
20th Apr '17 7:23:56 PM at_ease_loser
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** Nucky is quite polite and charming. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Until you cross him.]] This is in stark contrast to Rothstein, who is [[FauxAffablyEvil polite but absolutely ruthless beneath it.]]
** Arnold Rothstein is polite, erudite and witty, but also coldly ruthless.

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** Nucky is quite polite and charming. [[BewareTheNiceOnes Until you cross him.]] This is in stark contrast to Rothstein, who is [[FauxAffablyEvil polite polite, erudite and witty, but absolutely ruthless beneath it.]]
** Arnold Rothstein is polite, erudite and witty, but also coldly ruthless.
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