TV Series | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, History
An Atlantic City, New Jersey politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
Many of the characters surrounding "Nucky" Thompson, and all but the basics of Thompson's life, were fictionalized. Major exceptions were the infamous gangsters depicted (Al Capone, Johnny Torio, Lucky Luciano, Arnold Rothstein, and Meyer Lansky), ... ...
Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson:
Chalky White: Like a baby's ass, motherfucker.
The series never showed most of the numerous large hotel properties that existed in Atlantic City during the 1920s. While this likely due to the cost of doing so even using CGI, it also makes the city look much smaller than it was.
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