'Boardwalk Empire': Has Nucky Thompson finally run out of company?

Atlantic City is picking up the pieces after the deadly explosion at Babette's -- but it looks like the attempt on Nucky Thompson's (Steve Buscemi) life last week has the potential to ruin him, even though he survived the blast. Whether or not Nucky's concussion causes long-term damage, he's certainly making matters temporarily worse for himself by refusing bed rest. His memory, speech, mood and coordination are severely impaired, to the point that he thinks Chalky White (Michael K. Williams) is a shoeshiner and he doesn't know his brother's name. In the fog of his healing time, Thompson's friends and foes are circling like impatient sharks, and it's obvious that he can't run his business in his current state. All sorts of wires are getting crossed, which makes for some interesting revelations -- particularly for Margaret (Kelly MacDonald), who becomes privy to more than she ever wanted to know about her husband's business. Speaking of...



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