Boardwalk Empire Review: "A Dangerous Maid"

Political coups, arrests, shoot-outs...and it all comes to ahead over a lobster.  Sitting through the first thirty minutes of "A Dangerous Maid," I was afraid the show may have stalled too early in the season. Nucky gave himself over to troubled, lonely musings while around him everything he built fell apart. And then that wonderful confrontation at his hotel restaurant.

It was pretty amusing that the final straw for Nucky was watching the Commodore feast on the very last lobster (which Margaret wanted to order). When he strode over purposefully to his table, things weren't so funny anymore, except when Nucky tossed that lobster right off the table. Nucky finally stood up for himself, putting both Jimmy and the Commodore on notice. The moment really irked Jimmy, especially as he seems to be having some doubts over which of his fathers is the lesser of two evils. Read More...


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