Boardwalk Empire, Season 1HD
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Atlantic City, 1920. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. HBO presents Season One of this epic new drama series that follows the birth and rise of organized crime in 'the world's playground' at the dawn of Prohibition. Steve Buscemi heads up the cast as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson, the city's undisputed czar who is equal parts politician and gangster. With illegal alcohol opening up lucrative opportunities, Atlantic City becomes a major hub of bootlegging activity as Nucky and his inner circle preside over notorious backroom politics, vicious power struggles, a constant onslaught by the Feds, and Nucky's own insatiable appetite for women, profits and power.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBoardwalk Empire||Series Premiere. January, 1920. On the eve of Prohibition, Atlantic City's duplicitous Treasurer, Nucky Thompson, condemns alcohol at a Women's Temperance League meeting, then privately tells his Ward Bosses about the opportunity to make huge profits selling bootleg liquor. At a countdown to midnight blast at Babette's Supper Club, he flirts with Margaret Schroeder, a pretty, pregnant wife looking for help getting her abusive husband Hans a job, and assures Jimmy Darmody, a recently returned WWI vet, that his appointment as "Man Friday" to the new Chief Clerk of the Fourth Ward, Paddy Ryan, will lead to bigger things. Jimmy, who has higher aspirations, ends up befriending Al Capone, a young Chicago thug in town with boss Arnold Rothstein, who's setting up bootleg deals with Nucky. Privy to inside information about a truck shipment leaving town that night, the pair engineers a rogue heist that turns deadly--sending Nucky looking for scapegoats to take the blame.||1:12:20||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Ivory Tower||Investigating the heist now linked to Hans Schroeder, straight-and-narrow Agent Nelson van Alden pays a visit to Nucky, and leaves convinced that the Treasurer is "as corrupt as the day is long." A concerned Nucky sends his brother, Sheriff Elias Thompson, to the hospital to sow the seeds of doubt in the widow Schroeder's mind, then visits the local jail to tell Mickey Ward that he's being replaced by Chalky White in the bootleg-production business. When Jimmy arrives for work, Nucky orders him to pay an extra $3G for the mess he created, sending Jimmy scrambling to recoup some of the money he spent on a gift for his mother, a showgirl named Gillian. In Chicago, Al Capone shows a local reporter what he thinks about accusations that Johnny Torrio was involved in the slaying of local mobster "Big Jim" Colosimo. Back in Atlantic City, Nucky discusses the upcoming election with his aging mentor, Commodore Louis Kaestner, who advises him to keep things simple with his constituency. Later, before heading out to celebrate his birthday, Nucky rebukes an irate Arnold Rothstein over the phone, then gives Margaret some in-person advice on how to provide for her children. As a long day ends, a traveling salesman named George Baxter, in town for a day with an unwilling young beauty named Claudia, makes a startling discovery while on the road home to Baltimore.||52:31||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBroadway Limited||An unlikely witness threatens to expose the perpetrators of the woods massacre, sending Eli--and Agent Nelson Van Alden--rushing to the hospital. As Nucky re-evaluates his relationship with Lucy, Margaret starts a new job at an upscale French dress shop at the Ritz. Chalky's team pays a heavy price for taking over Mickey Doyle's bootleg operation, causing Chalky to reevaluate his relationship with Nucky. After questioning Angela's loyalty, Jimmy heads west.||51:30||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAnastasia||In Chicago, Jimmy bonds with one of Johnny Torrio's prostitutes, Pearl, and finds himself increasingly at odds with the hot-headed Al Capone. Back in Atlantic City, Nucky looks to leverage his relationships with ambitious U.S. Senator Walter Edge as well as Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague. Eli and Chalky go to extremes to interrogate a KKK member; Lucky Luciano sets his sights on Jimmy's 'wife'; Margaret impresses at Nucky's lavish birthday party, while Lucy tries to protect her territory.||53:38||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoNights in Ballygran||On the day of the annual St. Patrick's Eve dinner, Nucky deals with his jealous brother's oratory ambitions, as well as a group of disenchanted 'Leprechauns.' Feeling ignored by Nucky, a frustrated Margaret feeds Van Alden information regarding the whereabouts of a garage filled with barrels of beer. In New York, Arnold Rothstein worries about his involvement in the fixed World Series, while in Chicago, Jimmy copes with the aftermath of a vicious attack orchestrated by Torrio rival Charlie Sheridan.||53:16||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFamily Limitation||After the brazen robbery of one of his Ward Bosses, Nucky turns up the heat on Lucky Luciano. An emboldened Margaret stands up to Lucy at the dress shop, and then accepts an offer from Nucky to change her circumstances. In Chicago, Al Capone's frustration over family issues spills over into his relationship with Jimmy, who scores points with Johnny Torrio for a bold power play involving mob heavy Charlie Sheridan and the neighborhood of Greektown.||59:13||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHome||After his father Ethan is injured in a fall, Nucky uses the opportunity to refurbish his childhood home. During a visit to an army hospital, Jimmy befriends a disfigured vet named Richard Harrow, whose sharp eye may prove invaluable. Chalky considers a liquor proposition which would eliminate middle man Nucky. Van Alden gets a valuable lead on the woods massacre. Angela finds companionship in Jimmy's absence; Luciano and a friend cut a deal with the D'Alessio brothers. On a double-date with new friend Annabelle and her beaux, Margaret tries to get Nucky to open up about some painful childhood memories; on a tip from Capone, Jimmy eyes payback against one of Sheridan's thugs.||52:52||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHold Me in Paradise||While visiting Chicago during the Republican National Convention, Nucky gets some alarming news from Atlantic City.||49:29||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBelle Femme||Nucky braces for war with a rival faction; Jimmy stands by his alibi; Margaret helps out Madame Jeunet.||52:32||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Emerald City||Nucky asks Margaret to toe the party line; Angela witnesses Jimmy's violent side; Capone faces a crossroads; Van Alden grapples with his emotions.||58:55||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoParis Green||Nucky shakes up the status quo; Jimmy deals with some tricky family issues; Van Alden addresses Agent Sebso's 'temptations.'||56:21||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoA Return to Normalcy||In the Season One finale, Nucky and Atlantic City brace for change on Election Day; Torrio brokers a deal between two nemeses, with far-reaching consequences; Jimmy ponders his future, as do Margaret, Agent Van Alden and Eli.||1:00:15||$3.99||View in iTunes|
|101||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAbout Boardwalk Empire||How 'Boardwalk Empire' became a major HBO drama series with author Nelson Johnson, creator Terence Winter and others.||4:12||Free||View in iTunes|
|102||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMaking Boardwalk Empire||Step onto the set of the award-winning HBO drama series 'Boardwalk Empire' in this special behind-the-scenes look featuring interviews, clips from the show, and more.||13:31||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|103||HDVideoDesigning an Empire With Bob Shaw||Take a tour of the massive set of the HBO drama series 'Boardwalk Empire' with production designer Bob Shaw.||8:44||Season Only||View in iTunes|
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Boardwalk Empire is worth the $, not the ITunes Season Pass
HBO is simply the best at original programing, AMC is a distant second. I'm glad to see HBO will make the entire season, every episode, available on January 10. If that is the case, it is a bit expensive but hard to resist. However, when I purchased Breaking Bad season 4 season pass, I was the last person who had access to the latest episode. If you bought a new single episode week by week, you could watch it as soon as the episode aired. If you bought a season pass, you will be able to download it sometime later the next day! They add a five minute recap with the episode for season pass holders, but it is nothing insightful or interesting. Itunes has a ways to go with the Season Pass offer, because you put the money up first, and get the episodes last.
They're going to get a lot of complaints about the price per episode.
This is one of them.
One Lousy $ Off for Full Season -- AND $4/Episode?
Hey HBO -- this show would probably be #1 on iTunes but for the extortionate pricing. If I buy the whole season I ONLY have to shell out $47 instead of $48 -- woo-hoo!!!! Sign me .... off.
- HD Version
- Genre: Drama
- Released: Dec 12, 2011
- © 2010 Home Box Office, Inc.
- CCin English for some episodes