Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), on the run for killing a prison guard and an escaped inmate, returns to Atlantic City with the intent of committing at least one more murder on “King of Norway,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”
Seeking out bootlegger Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) at the Onyx Club, Chalky asks for help in tracking down his nemesis, drug kingpin Dr. Valentin Narcisse (Jeffrey Wright).
“That’s not something that would do either of us any good,” Nucky cautions Chalky, who lost his family and fortune battling Narcisse for control of Atlantic City’s African American community.
“There’s no sense looking back,” Nucky adds. “The only thing you can...