History Series / BoardwalkEmpire

7th Jan '16 10:37:54 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* AuthorityInNameOnly: Mayor Bader raises gales of laughter [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R3JNmeRLnw when he declares]] at a press conference that "Nucky Thompson doesn't run this city -- I do!" ** In Season 4 finale "Farewell Daddy Blues", Nucky tells Bader to "get the fuck out" of his own office. Bader does.
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* AuthorityInNameOnly: Mayor Bader is just a puppet, which everyone knows. He raises gales of laughter [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R3JNmeRLnw when he declares]] at a press conference that "Nucky Thompson doesn't run this city -- I do!" ** do!" In the Season 4 finale "Farewell Daddy Blues", Blues," Nucky tells Bader to "get the fuck out" of his own office. Bader does.
7th Jan '16 9:46:53 AM WildeOscar
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** People can be seen eating popcorn in the movie theater scenes. Popcorn wasn't sold in movie theaters until the forties, although they did sell candy.
30th Dec '15 1:35:39 AM DragonQuestZ
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* HighClassGloves: Gillian wears them to a night out at Chalky's club in "Acres of Diamonds".

* OperaGloves: Gillian wears them to a night out at Chalky's club in "Acres of Diamonds".
26th Dec '15 4:30:53 PM nombretomado
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Useful Notes/ pages are not tropes
* AmericanDream: Referenced several times.
14th Dec '15 3:32:24 PM Doug86
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** "Two Impostors" refers to a line from RudyardKipling's "If" (If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster / And treat those two impostors just the same). Eddie Kessler quotes the poem in German in the episode.
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** "Two Impostors" refers to a line from RudyardKipling's Creator/RudyardKipling's "If" (If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster / And treat those two impostors just the same). Eddie Kessler quotes the poem in German in the episode.
13th Nov '15 9:30:46 AM FF32
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* ChargeIntoCombatCut: Jimmy's ''{{Blackadder}}''-style flashback to going [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI over the top]] [[spoiler:during his death scene]], implying that he essentially "died" in the trenches and was never going to make anything of himself after the war.
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* ChargeIntoCombatCut: Jimmy's ''{{Blackadder}}''-style ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''-style flashback to going [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI over the top]] [[spoiler:during his death scene]], implying that he essentially "died" in the trenches and was never going to make anything of himself after the war.
8th Nov '15 6:57:50 AM GnomeTitan
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* DownerEnding: Pretty much every season ends with a mix of this and BitterSweetEnding with each succeeding finale so far leaning more and more in favor of being a DownerEnding. By the end of the series, most of the main characters, with a few notable exceptions, are either dead, in prison, or otherwise completely broken.
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* DownerEnding: Pretty much every season ends with a mix of this and BitterSweetEnding with each succeeding finale so far leaning more and more in favor of being a DownerEnding. By the end of the series, most of the main characters, with a few notable exceptions, are either dead, in prison, or otherwise completely broken.
8th Nov '15 6:57:25 AM GnomeTitan
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* DownerEnding: Pretty much every season ends with a mix of this and BitterSweetEnding with each succeeding finale so far leaning more and more in favor of being a DownerEnding.
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* DownerEnding: Pretty much every season ends with a mix of this and BitterSweetEnding with each succeeding finale so far leaning more and more in favor of being a DownerEnding. By the end of the series, most of the main characters, with a few notable exceptions, are either dead, in prison, or otherwise completely broken.
5th Nov '15 8:06:12 AM nombretomado
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** Norweigan-born Sigrid is religious but pragmatic, cheerful and very liberal, especially when compared with TheFundamentalist Van Aldens. She is also [[TheMightyThor handy with a hammer]].
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** Norweigan-born Sigrid is religious but pragmatic, cheerful and very liberal, especially when compared with TheFundamentalist Van Aldens. She is also [[TheMightyThor [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor handy with a hammer]].
2nd Nov '15 12:41:08 PM FF32
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* BringMeMyBrownPants: Willie poisons the hooch of the class bully, causing him to crap his pants and [[spoiler:later die]].
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* BringMeMyBrownPants: BringMyBrownPants: Willie poisons the hooch of the class bully, causing him to crap his pants and [[spoiler:later die]].
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