Boardwalk Empire: Season 5


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The Final Shot - A Farewell to Boardwalk Empire

A behind the scenes look at the series as a whole, interviews with cast, crew and creators on the whole journey.

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1 Sep 07

Golden Days for Boys and Girls

In Cuba, Nucky presses a U.S. senator on Prohibition’s repeal and eyes a business deal with a rum magnate. Margaret witnesses a casualty of the Great Depression. Luciano…

2 Sep 14

The Good Listener

Nucky pays a visit to Johnny Torrio. Eli and Van Alden must recoup money lost during a federal raid.

3 Sep 21

What Jesus Said

Chalky heads in a new direction. Margaret finds herself in a quandary.

4 Sep 28


Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City. Luciano encounters an old adversary.

5 Oct 05

King of Norway

Chalky returns to Atlantic City. Nucky arranges a meeting with Maranzano. Eli reunites with June.
6 Oct 12

Devil You Know

Federal agents enlist the help of Eli and Van Alden to take down the Capone organization.

7 Oct 19

Friendless Child

Nucky tries to hold onto his assets in Atlantic City. Willie and Eli become involved in Nucky’s war.

8 Oct 26


Nucky plans to relocate to Manhattan. Margaret impresses Nucky and a grain company stockholder.

About Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s. Nucky acts with historical characters in both his personal and political life, including mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look up to him. The federal government also takes an interest in the bootlegging and other illegal activities in the area, sending agents to investigate possible mob connections but also looking at Nucky’s lifestyle—expensive and lavish for a county political figure. The final season jumps ahead seven years, to 1931, as Prohibition nears its end.