Boardwalk Empire: White Horse Pike

Stand by your man...

Stand by your man…

Boardwalk Empire: Complete Episode Guide

Boardwalk Empire – White Horse Pike

Season Four: Episode Ten

Directed by: Jake Paltrow

Written by: David Flebotte

The Spin:  As much as Nucky has tried to stay out of the Chaky-Narcisse War, he can’t help but get sucked in when he learns Narcisse is in cahoots with not only Masseria’s clandestine Tampa heroin run (of which he got tipped off by stalwart Sally) but also with his puppet Mayor (whom he learns about from the trusty Willie).  Meanwhile he’s completely oblivious to Eli’s ongoing betrayal.  Elsewhere up in New York, Rothstein makes an interesting deal with a desperate to be independent but still all kind of cutesy-crooked Margaret.  Out in Chicago, a newly confident Muller is in like Flynn with Capone and gang who are celebrating high off the hog, hooch and hookers oblivious to the obvious retaliation brewing in the wake of Obanion’s obituary.

Some failed assassination attempts and creepy Narcisse moments highlighted what was essentially a set-up episode for some show-downs in the final two episodes.  Looks like both Daughter and Nucky are standing by their man Chalky come hell or high water, but at what cost?

Best Line of the Night:  Nucky to Chalky, “It’s been said that all of man’s troubles stem from the fact he can’t just sit still in a room.”  Ain’t that the truth!

Wait Until Next Week:  Chalky-Narcisse, Nucky against the world again, Eli-Knox – it’s all going to come to a head.

Commentary by David H. Schleicher

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