BOARDWALK EMPIRE RECAP
SEASON TWO, EPISODE THREE
"A DANGEROUS MAID"
The third episode of this season, the conflict continues to come fast and furious with a slick script by Itamar Moses and taut direction provided by Susanna White. “A Dangerous Maid” moved the series along nicely. Some key events:
• The Commodore uses his Coast Guard connections to put the squeeze on Atlantic City's liquor shipments.
• Nucky reaches out to Washington's new Attorney General, Harry Daugherty to return a political favor but finds up he may be out of luck.
• In an effort to prove his worth, Owen Sleater intervenes on a delivery intended for struggling casino operator Lolly Steinman .
• Margaret sheds her pretense with maid Katie and the rest of her household staff only to think that it may have been a mistake.
• Lucy Danziger wallows in her pregnant loneliness at the hands on Treasury Agent Nelson Van Alden.
• Nucky clashes with The Commodore, Jimmy and Governor Edwards at Babette’s Supper Club.
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