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Gimcrack and Bunkum 

With the Commodore's stroke, the conspirators against Nucky realize their error and begin to make bad decisions.

Director:

Timothy Van Patten (as Tim Van Patten)

Writers:

Terence Winter (created by), Howard Korder | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Buscemi ... Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Michael Pitt ... James 'Jimmy' Darmody
Kelly Macdonald ... Margaret Schroeder
Michael Shannon ... Nelson Van Alden (credit only)
Shea Whigham ... Elias 'Eli' Thompson
Aleksa Palladino ... Angela Darmody
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Arnold Rothstein (credit only)
Stephen Graham ... Al Capone (credit only)
Vincent Piazza ... Lucky Luciano (credit only)
Paz de la Huerta ... Lucy Danziger (credit only)
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Chalky White (credit only)
Anthony Laciura ... Eddie Kessler
Paul Sparks ... Mickey Doyle (credit only)
Jack Huston ... Richard Harrow
Gretchen Mol ... Gillian Darmody
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Storyline

After paying lip service to his enemies, Nucky introduces a surprise guest speaker at a Memorial Day dedication for war veterans. With his options dwindling, Eli questions his allegiances, but ends up digging himself a deeper hole. Nucky gets a new lawyer; Jimmy is taught a painful lesson by a Commodore crony; Richard goes hunting deep in the forest. Written by HBO Publicity

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Christopher McDonald's character, Harry Daugherty, tells Nucky that he enjoys having time to play golf rather than actually playing golf. In 1996, McDonald played professional golfer, Shooter McGavin, in Happy Gilmore. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Lucy the Elephant is shown in the foreground with Atlantic City in the background and the Atlantic ocean to the left, indicating the camera is to the north of the looking south. However Lucy the Elephant is located in Margate, NJ, which is south of Atlantic City. See more »

Quotes

James 'Jimmy' Darmody: [Coming up to the platform to give a speech] You think I can't play this game.
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson: I don't even think you know the rules.
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Soundtracks

Symphony No7 in A Major Op92 IV Allegro con brio
(uncredited)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
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