“They’re not so special. All they have is money. Ways to find that, I reckon.”
TVOM: "That quote above is how a young Nucky Thompson describes the rich and corrupt of Atlantic City to his dying sister, Sue, back in 1884, and almost fifty years later, Nucky certainly has found money through numerous different ways, even as he, like the rest of America, suffers through the Great Depression. That’s right—we aren’t just flashing back during the fifth and final season of Boardwalk Empire. As it has been widely reported, the series has jumped ahead seven years in time to 1931, and we see that while a great deal has changed in the lives of the show’s characters, not much has changed about Boardwalk Empire itself."