'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Boom Goes The Dynamite

Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you haven't seen Season 3, Episode 8 of "Boardwalk Empire," titled "The Pony."
And boom goes the dynamite. This season of "Boardwalk Empire" has at times felt like watching a slow-burning fuse, and in "The Pony," it finally exploded.

Gyp Rosetti made a move on Nucky Thompson in Babette's Supper Club, the same place where Jimmy Darmody took his shot at him last season. But this is "Boardwalk Empire," and one of the limitations of the show is that we know that several of these historically-based characters will live to fight another day. So Nucky, Arnold Rothstein and Lucky Luciano survived the explosion, while Nucky's lady on the side Billie Kent likely lost her life in the blast. And of course, Rosetti did not send a shooter in after the blast to finish the job because he's incompetent, just as the show needs him to be. Read More...



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