Nucky Thompson has impressively wielded his extensive power and resources throughout the run of Boardwalk Empire. Though he may have only embraced his “full gangster” recently, Thompson has proven to be quite adept at political maneuvering and rallying the troops to vanquish whatever enemy dared to threaten his position as King of Atlantic City. However, now that he’s facing someone as violent and dangerous as Gyp Rosetti, Nucky can’t rely on the long-con anymore; he can’t wait for the right moment to strike or Gyp will have gotten too powerful to take down.
But is it already too late?
Below are the dates, episode names, episode descriptions, and repeat airings for the next four episodes of Boardwalk Empire‘s third season.
Sunday, November 4th – “Pony”
Gillian (Gretchen Mol) makes her peace with Jimmy’s death, though not with Nucky (Steve Buscemi), as Gyp (Bobby Cannavale) arrives to play ally. Working off his debt to O’Banion (Arron Shiver), Van Alden (Michael Shannon) attends a meeting with Capone (Stephen Graham) and Torrio (Greg Antonacci); later, after a workplace meltdown, he considers Sigrid’s (Christiane Seidel) case for staying put versus resuming a life on the lam. With help from Gaston Means (Stephen Root), Nucky pays an unscheduled visit to Andrew Mellon (James Cromwell), offering the Treasury Secretary a recommendation and a business proposal. Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) makes a stand on birth control; Nucky and Owen (Charlie Cox) shop for a birthday pony; Billie (Meg Chambers Steedle) eyes a future on the silver screen, to Nucky’s chagrin.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 4 (11:15 p.m.), 6 (11:10 p.m.), 7 (10:00 p.m.) and 10 (12:15 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 5 (9:00 p.m.), 8 (11:15 p.m.), 9 (10:00 p.m.) and 16 (9:00 p.m.)
Sunday, November 11th – “The Milkmaid’s Lot”
Reeling from Gyp’s most recent attack, Nucky vows to eliminate his nemesis through a coalition of familiar partners. In Washington, the arrest of a high-profile bootlegger puts Daugherty (Christopher McDonald) and Jess Smith (Ed Jewett) on the hot seat. Emily (Lucy and Josie Gallina) gets a scaled-down birthday party; Gillian blames an absent Harrow (Jack Huston) for Tommy’s (Brady and Connor Noon) latest misadventure; Gyp decides to buy a town’s silence; Broadway mourns a fallen star.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 11 (11:00 p.m.), 13 (11:00 p.m.), 14 (10:00 p.m.) and 17 (12:45 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 12 (9:00 p.m.), 15 (11:00 p.m.), 16 (10:00 p.m.), 18 (3:30 p.m.) and 30 (8:00 p.m.)
Sunday, November 18th – “A Man, a Plan…”
Nucky reaches out to Gaston Means to keep Jess Smith quiet in Washington, and enlists Owen to neutralize Gyp’s alliance with Joe Masseria in New York. Margaret considers alternate futures, at the hospital and at home; Van Alden’s side business backfires; Gyp fumes when a shipment comes up short; Harrow coerces an apology for Julia (Wrenn Schmidt); Chalky (Michael Kenneth Williams) sees opportunity in the ashes of a boardwalk institution.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 18 (11:00 p.m.) 20 (11:00 p.m.), 21 (10:00 p.m.) and 24 (1:15 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 19 (9:00 p.m.), 22 (11:00 p.m.), 23 (10:00 p.m.), 25 (2:45 p.m.) and 30 (9:00 p.m.)
Sunday, November 25th – “Two Imposters”
Gyp makes his move in Atlantic City, forcing Nucky and Eddie to seek refuge with Chalky. With the Artemis Club overrun by Rosetti thugs, Gillian contemplates a business future that includes an unwelcome partner. Luciano makes a deal he’ll come to regret; Harrow loses his house privileges.
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 25 (11:15 p.m.), 27 (11:10 p.m.) and 28 (10:00 p.m.), and Dec. 1 (10:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 26 (9:00 p.m.), 29 (11:15 p.m.) and 30 (10:00 p.m.)