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It's the last call for Atlantic City booze kingpin Nucky Thompson and his Prohibition-era cronies as HBO presents the fifth and final season of the Emmy-winning drama series. Set in 1931, six years after the events of Season 4, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression. With the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky looks to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. Meanwhile, the death of Arnold Rothstein has led to a major power struggle; Margaret's fragile job on Wall Street is threatened by her boss's suicide; Chalky White looks to exact revenge on Valentin Narcisse; and Eli Thompson is now working with Van Alden under Al Capone.

  1. Season 5, episode 1,

    Season Five Premiere. In 1931 Cuba, Nucky forges ties with the hope of Prohibition's repeal in the U.S. Meanwhile, Margaret finds herself in the hot seat; and Lucky Luciano sets in motion a bold plan that reverberates with Nucky all the way in Cuba.

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  2. Season 5, episode 2,

    Back from Cuba after a dangerous encounter, Nucky pays a visit to a now-retired Johnny Torrio, who agrees to broker a meeting with the new 'Boss of Bosses,' Salvatore Maranzano. In Chicago, Eli and Van Alden are tasked by Al Capone's new right hand man, Mike D'Angelo, to recoup money lost during a federal raid by Eliot Ness. Fresh out of law school, Willie has a job interview. Rebuffed by a group of would-be financiers, Nucky dines with Tonino Sandrelli before sending a message.

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  3. Season 5, episode 3,

    Chalky heads in a new direction after assessing his latest partnership. In New York, Margaret finds herself in a quandary as a result of her association with Arnold Rothstein. Nucky hosts a prospective "big fish" partner from Boston. Luciano and Siegel meet with Narcisse in Harlem, promising business as usual but encountering resistance. In 1884, young Nucky is privy to the passion of a hotel guest, and flirts with a young girl.

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  4. Season 5, episode 4,

    Facing a shared dilemma, Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City. Luciano encounters an old adversary while meeting with Capone in Chicago. Sally Wheet makes a payment in Cuba amidst concerns of a grass-roots uprising.

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  5. Season 5, episode 5,

    Chalky returns to Atlantic City with vengeance on his mind. Concerned about the ongoing threat from Luciano, Nucky arranges a meeting with Maranzano in New York. Nucky gets some bad news from Cuba.

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  6. Season 5, episode 6,

    In Harlem, Chalky encounters Narcisse in hopes of setting Daughter Maitland free. Federal Agents enlist Eli and Van Alden to help take down the Capone Organization. Pained by a recent loss, Nucky turns to the bottle, and the company of a pair of barflies.

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  7. Season 5, episode 7,

    Nucky, at war with Luciano, looks to hold onto his assets in Atlantic City. Willie and Eli become involved in Nucky's war. Maranzano meets his fate. Nucky reads Gillian's letter from the hospital. In 1897, Nucky does a discreet favor for the Commodore.

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  8. Season 5, episode 8,

    Series Finale. After a shakeup, Nucky looks to relocate to Manhattan. Margaret impresses Nucky and a grain-company stockholder; Luciano tends to unfinished business while establishing a mob commission; Nucky visits Gillian at the hospital.

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  9. A preview of the 5th and final season of the acclaimed HBO series 'Boardwalk Empire.'

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  10. 'Boardwalk Empire' creator Terence Winter provides an intriguing glimpse at what's to come in the 5th and final season of the hit series.

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