Boardwalk Empire: Hold Me In Paradise

I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy.

Boardwalk Empire: Complete Episode Guide 

Boardwalk EmpireHold Me In Paradise

Season One: Episode Eight

Directed by:  Brian Kirk

Written by:  Meg Jackson and Terence Winter (series creator) from the novel by Nelson Johnson

The Spin:  While Nucky politics in Chicago at the Republican National Convention, his brother gets shot back in AC, forcing him to call on the only person he can trust, Margaret, to protect his ledger.  Meanwhile, he recruits Jimmy to come back home, political alliances are formed, and we get a deeper glimpse into Agent Van Alden’s sterile family life.  Brian Kirk’s lethargic direction drowns out this Meg Jackson penned episode where much happens, but it all feels a little bit sleepy. Continue reading