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Boardwalk Empire: Boardwalk Empire

Atlantic City's treasurer condemns alcohol; a housewife approaches Nucky about getting her husband a job; Nucky tells his ward bosses about the opportunity to profit from selling bootleg liquor; Jimmy makes an alliance.

Source: HBO


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 101
Airdate: Sunday September 19th, 2010
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm
Special Runtime: 75 Minutes


Alternate Airdates:

NL (BNN) Dec 05, 2010
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Feb 01, 2011
AU (SBS ONE) Sep 29, 2012

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (25 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Dana Ivey
As Mrs. McGarry
Recurring
Danny Burstein
As Lolly Steinman
Recurring
Declan McTigue
As Teddy Schroeder
Recurring
Erik Weiner
As Agent Sebso
Recurring
Frank Crudele
As Big Jim Colosimo
Recurring
Greg Antonacci
As Johnny Torrio
Recurring
Johnnie Mae
As Louanne
Recurring
Joseph Sikora
As Hans Schroeder (as Joe Sikora)
Recurring
Josie Gallina
As Emily Schroeder
Recurring
Lucy Gallina
As Emily Schroeder
Recurring
Pearce Bunting
As Bill McCoy
Recurring
Peter McRobbie
As Supervisor Elliot
Recurring
Robert Clohessy
As Ward Boss Neary
Recurring
Rory McTigue
As Teddy Schroeder
Recurring
Stephen DeRosa
As Eddie Cantor
Recurring
Victor Verhaeghe
As Ward Boss Fleming
Recurring
Billy Smith (2)
As Davey Murdoch

Co-Guest Stars
Adam Mucci
As Deputy Halloran
Recurring
Brady Noon
As Tommy Darmody
Recurring
Charleigh Parker
As Lady Jean
Recurring
Chase Coleman
As Billy Winslow
Recurring
Connor Noon
As Tommy Darmody
Recurring
Edward McGinty
As Ward Boss Boyd
Recurring
John Mainieri
As Hotel Manager
Recurring
John Rue
As Mayor Harry Bacharach
Recurring
Jordan Gelber
As Simon
Recurring
Joseph Riccobene
As Frankie Yale
Recurring
Kevin Carolan
As Boardwalk Barker
Recurring
Nic Novicki
As Carl Heely (as Nick Novicki)
Recurring
Samuel Taylor (1)
As Paddy Ryan
Recurring
Tracy Middendorf
As Babette
Recurring
Vince Giordano
As Bandleader
Recurring
William Hill (1)
As Ward Boss O'Neill
Recurring
Allen Jared
As Crying Husband
Chloe Harting
As Unknown
Curtis Shumaker
As Unknown
George R. Sheffey
As Traymore Hotel Concierge
Jeanette Gould
As Funeral Attendee
Jeffrey Ware
As Unknown
Jonathan Brody
As Reporter
Loyita Chapel
As Crying Wife
Noel Wilson
As Ward Boss
Randy Neumann
As Referee
Scott Jaeck
As Ward Boss
Steve Witting
As Funeral Director
Main Cast
Steve Buscemi
As Enoch "Nucky" Thompson
Kelly MacDonald
As Margaret Schroeder
Michael Shannon (1)
As Nelson Van Alden
Shea Whigham
As Elias "Eli" Thompson
Michael Stuhlbarg
As Arnold Rothstein
Stephen Graham (1)
As Al Capone
Vincent Piazza
As Charles Luciano
Michael K. Williams
As Albert "Chalky" White
Anthony Laciura
As Eddie Kessler
Paul Sparks
As Mieczyslaw "Mickey Doyle" Kuzik
Michael Pitt
As James "Jimmy" Darmody
Aleksa Palladino
As Angela Darmody
Dabney Coleman
As Commodore Louis Kaestner
Paz de la Huerta
As Lucy Danziger

Recap

The show opens up with a liquor drop off. The show is based in Atlantic City in 1920. They take the goods and are driving to New Jersey. That is when they see a dead body in the middle of a dirt road with a car that is turned over. When they go to get the body off the road and they turn a car over, they get bombarded by other people and it turns out to be a set up...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorTerence Winter
Executive ProducerMark Wahlberg  |  Martin Scorsese  |  Stephen Levinson  |  Terence Winter  |  Timothy Van Patten
Co-Executive ProducerEugene Kelly (1)
ProducerRick Yorn  |  David Coatsworth
Co-ProducerSteve Turner (1)
Associate ProducerEmma Tillinger Koskoff
Production DesignerBob Shaw (1)
EditorSidney Wolinsky
CastingEllen Lewis
Line ProducerDana J. Kuznetzkoff
Unit Production ManagerHarvey Waldman
First Assistant DirectorChris Surgent
Second Assistant DirectorTakahide Kawakami
Costume DesignerJohn Dunn
Director of PhotographyStuart Dryburgh
Stunt CoordinatorGeorge Aguilar
ConsultantThelma Schoonmaker
Marine Stunt CoordinatorCort Hessler  |  Ricou Browning
 
Warning: Boardwalk Empire season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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