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 and Jess Smith on the hot seat. Emily gets a scaled-down birthday party; Gillian blames an absent Harrow for Tommy’s latest misadventure; Gyp decides to buy a town’s silence; Broadway mourns a fallen star.
Episode number: 3x9 Production Number: 309 Airdate: Sunday November 11th, 2012 Special Airtime: 09:00 pm
The episode begins with workers clearing up the wreckage after the explosion. Nucky's vision is blurry and he's got ringing in his ears from a concussion, according to the doctor checking him out. Nucky isn't taking his medication. His doctor tells him he needs bed rest. Nucky says to "call Eddie," but he means Eli. The doctor says a concussion can result in a "temporary lack of mental acuity". Margaret goes off to find Slater. Slater tells her it's Gyp Rosetti's doing. Slater explains that Nucky said no when Gyp wanted him to say yes. It's as simple as that, he claims. He starts to clarify, "When this is all sorted, you and I-" But Nucky walks in and interrupts. ..