This episode forwarded an impressive number of plots in preparation for next week’s finale.
Finally, a season finale that sets up plotlines to continue into next year.
Boardwalk Empire is at its best when it can strike a balance between being obvious and very obscure.
This week’s episode managed to build up a good head of steam.
It’s a B-story-packed episode of Boardwalk Empire, in which we connect with old friends.
The most dramatically straightforward episode of Boardwalk Empire this season is its most satisfying one yet.
Several main characters go AWOL this episode, but we get to catch up with everyone else.
Nucky and Sally, sittin’ in a tree …
This advice from Nucky is not always taken.
This episode hits all of the show’s major locations.
Nucky’s in Tampa and Dr. Narcisse continues to deepen.
J. Edgar Hoover, I presume?
Season four debuts by telling us it doesn’t pay to remember season three too much.
Whatever happens between now and next season, the writers are going to have to set up someone new to lose.
Boardwalk Empire has to be the most uneven “good” show on television.
Boardwalk Empire finally brought just about all of its narrative threads under the roof of a single episode.
Dream Nucky is such a frustrating main character to have around for a full hour.
If you were on the fence about whether to continue on with Boardwalk Empire, this episode might have convinced you to stay with it.
The Thompson Family Easter.
Three episodes in, Nashville clearly knows what kind of television it wants to be.