Wow...I don't think i was this shocked by a finale since seeing Rita in the bathtub on the season 4 finale of "Dexter".
But the difference is I don't agree at all with how the writers handled Jimmy's death by Nucky. (hehe, Death by Nucky sounds like a fun band name). Jimmy was easily the most intriguing and compelling to watch (the 2nd would most likely be Richard in my opinion). What made it even more heartbreaking was having Eli and Manny both there at the end, the most disgusting characters (in terms of personality) and seeing that Jimmy couldn't do anything about it.
I get it, Jimmy knew he was walking to his death, and Nucky had to be the one to do it, but this all happened too soon in the series. Ths writers spent so much time on Darmody's disposition, and then decided to go for shock value rather than smart storytelling.
Props to the writers for going with a bold choice. Bold... but that doesn't make it any less foolish.
I'm sure many people will continue to watch Nucky, now that he's "breaking bad", but I won't be tuning in to season 3.
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