Nucky gets to know Arnold Rothstein over a card game and sizes up an unexpected partner for his Tampa land deal. A newly-promoted Eddie Kessler gets detoured after making a train-station delivery. When one of their collectors is incapacitated, Al and Frank Capone decide to finish his route, enlisting a reluctant Van Alden to tag along. Agent Knox fills Hoover in on the Thompson operation, vowing to exploit Nucky's weakest link. Chalky is intrigued by Daughter Maitland's presence. Dunn Purnsley goes to Harlem and is courted by Valentin Narcisse. Willie and his college roommate, Clayton, carry a practical joke too far.
Did You Know?
The Garvey that Narcisse (Jeffrey Wright
) refers to is black nationalist Marcus Garvey (1887-1940), whose provocative teachings caused him to be eventually jailed and deported. See more
Narcisse mentions Marcus Garvey's deportation in this episode set in 1924. Garvey wasn't deported to his native Jamaica until 1927. See more
I'll be out in a week. I only missed three pickups.
You get your strength back. I'm gonna slip one of these nurses a fin. Get you a nice little sponge bath.
Make it a couple of nurses. -There's a lot of Jake to sponge down.
Straight Up and Down
Written by Anton Newcombe
Performed by The Brian Jonestown Massacre See more