OV80 – Bonus Ep – Boardwalk Empire’s Final Season

In this bonus episode, Matt and Tiny sit down and pay tribute to the end of one of HBO’s most underappreciated dramas, Boardwalk Empire. They go through what worked and what didn’t work in the series’ final, shortened season. They break down the final season by the different storylines in the season and then end the show on their thoughts on that final scene of the series and then what legacy Boardwalk is leaving behind.

Runtime: 1:43:12

Direct Download Link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV80-BoardwalkS5.mp3


  • Mike’s Intro – 0:00
  • Episode Start – 1:30
  • How We Felt About the Show Ending – 3:28
  • On the Shortened Final Season – 13:12
  • Season 5’s Time Jump – 18:20
  • Matt predicted the ending – 26:42
  • Season 5 – Al Capone in Chicago – 36:52
  • Matt on wanting a “Mob building Vegas” Spinoff – 45:05
  • Season 5 – Luciano, Lansky and Siegel – 49:45
  • Season 5 – Chalky White – 52:16
  • Season 5 – Gillian Darmody – 55:11
  • Season 5 – Margaret Thompson – 58:28
  • Season 5 – Nucky Thompson – 1:01:30
  • Character Deaths – To the Lost – 1:11:53
  • Discussing The Last Scene of the Series – 1:22:41
  • The Legacy of Boardwalk Empire – 1:25:25

Show Notes

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