Van Alden battles with his conscience. Nucky's court case hits a hurdle while he tries to set up a liquor delivery to Philadelphia.
Nucky's attorney devises a plan that may help in Nucky's court case. Eli grows concerned over the Commodore's leadership abilities and Mickey's warehouse is next in Van Alden's sights.
Nucky asks the Attorney General for a favor when the Commodore stops alcohol reaching Atlantic City.
Nucky's St. Patrick's Day celebrations are cut short when Van Alden raids the establishment.
On the eve of Prohibition, January, 1920. Nucky Thompson, Atlantic City's Treasurer, condemns alcohol at a Temperance League meeting for women, however, behind closed doors he is telling his ward bosses about the huge amounts of cash they could get selling bootleg liquor.