The third season of Boardwalk Empire came to a bloody end in which the writers gave many fans what they’ve wanted all season – Gyp dead, Nucky finally understanding what it takes to fully be a gangster, Chalky living to see his Cotton Club dream get off the ground and an unforgettable scene with Richard and Tommy. Likewise, Nucky took his brother’s advice and offered many people what they wanted and emerged the victor.
Whereas last week’s penultimate episode narrowed the focus on a handful of characters and engaged viewers with suspense, this week’s episode was a long overdue bloodbath. I believe the final count was around sixty-one fallen gangsters.
The finale saw many of the show’s troubled characters making offers to others in order to resolve their complicated predicament. Read More...