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The Best Seasons of 'Boardwalk Empire'

Updated March 24, 2021 764 votes 311 voters 20.8k views6 items

List RulesVote up the best seasons of Boardwalk Empire.

For this poll we're ranking the best seasons of Boardwalk Empire, with the help of your votes. As far as period shows go, Boardwalk Empire is right up there as one of the best of all time. Set during the prohibition era, the pilot of this show was actually shot by Martin Scorsese. It's hard to argue that Boardwalk Empire isn't an amazing show, but which season is your favorite? Steve Buscemi is absolutely brilliant as Nucky Thompson, and equal praise can be doled out to the rest of the cast as well. Whether you liked the earlier seasons or the final season, vote up the top Boardwalk Empire seasons and downvote any that you felt were a little dry.

If you haven't seen every season of Boardwalk Empire, be aware that there are some spoilers below.
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    Boardwalk Empire - Season 4

    The fourth season of Boardwalk Empire premiered on September 8, 2013 and contains 12 episodes. This season finds Gillian still struggling with her son's death, Al Capone rising to power, and Nucky becoming a master manipulator.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "New York Sour," "Marriage and Hunting," and "Farewell Daddy Blues."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • Gillian goes to jail.
    • Margaret makes a deal with Rothstein.
    • Eli fights to the death.
    Is this one of the best?
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    Boardwalk Empire - Season 3

    Is this one of the best?