Gillian's relaxing dip on Boardwalk Empire. (HBO)

‘Boardwalk Empire’ 5×2 Recap: ‘WHY MUST IT ALWAYS BE PANDEMONIUM?!’

In crime, as in life, one must have a partner. Sure, we can all try to make it like Nucky, who has been looking over his shoulder ever since a botched hit in Cuba, convinced the Meyer Lansky is trying to take him out. Now in New York, Nucky meets with Johnny Torrio who is just happy that Capone didn’t put him out of business the usual way…with a bullet to the head. (Well, he kind of did, but you know, he still gets to feed his birds and go to the movies and be alive.)

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