Season 3 begins on New Year's Eve in 1922, but gangster Gyp Rosetti isn't in a celebratory mood after hearing Nucky's plans to alter his business model. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Irish mobster Dean O'Banion gets on Al Capone's last nerve, and Van Alden hopes for a career boost. Also in Atlantic City: Richard mentors Tommy Darmody, though Gillian keeps a watchful eye on both of them; Margaret tours a new hospital made possible by Nucky's fortune.
Episode number: 3x1 Production Number: 301 Airdate: Sunday September 16th, 2012 Special Airtime: 09:00 pm
The episode begins and some guys are changing a tire while a man named Gyp Rosetti gets tired of waiting. A stranger comes up and offers to help loosen a rusted lug with some "3-in-1". When Rosetti asks, "What's that?" the guy bluntly replies, "Oil; what else?" Things seem fine and they wish each other a nice day. As the man walks away, though, Rosetti sneaks up behind him and clubs him in the back of the head with the tire iron. He bludgeons the guy quite clearly to death, all while shouting, "What else could it be? Could be this? Or maybe it could be this?" and continuing to curse the man while swinging the iron at his head. A boy brings a coffee delivery to what appears to be a heavily protected hideout where Slater, ..