After venting with Nucky about his liquor travails, Rothstein sends Gyp an unequivocal message in Tabor Heights. In Washington, Gaston Means sees opportunity in a Senate investigation of Harry Daugherty and the Justice Department. Billie gets a new co-star to revive her faltering show; Van Alden and Sigrid receive an unexpected visitor; Gillian worries about keeping her business afloat in Jimmy’s absence; Margaret has Awkward moments at the hospital and, later, at Madam Jeunet’s.
Episode number: 3x5 Production Number: 305 Airdate: Sunday October 14th, 2012 Special Airtime: 09:00 pm
The episode begins with Gyp Rosetti engaging in some autoerotic asphyxiation, with a naked woman choking him with a belt while his masturbates. Eli reports to Nucky and Rothstein about the Tabor Heights situation. Gyp has seized control of the thoroughfare between Atlantic City and New York, and it's causing a problem for them. Lucky points out that Gyp reports up to Joe Masseria. Nucky says Gyp is like "a mad dog," and that because he doesn't follow any rules, he's bad for all business Nucky's and Rothstein's. At this, Rothstein tells everyone else to leave. Rothstein and Nucky engage in a heated argument. ..