Teddy can’t even remember their “uncle’s” name, since they’ve never met Eli or his family, and Emily hesitates long enough for Nucky, Margaret and her Easter bonnet to come into the room. Changing the subject, Emily tells Nucky she knows everyone’s name. He thinks she’ll make a fine politician some day but Teddy’s all “Ew gross…girls can’t be politicians.” Neither can emotionless firestarters, kiddo. Nucky misinforms him that women can because England has queens. Queens aren’t elected but good try, Nuck.
Gillian strolls into the great room looking rather lovely with her hair down and wearing a loose, floaty dressing gown. A man’s voice wonders if she always leaves her front door open but Gillian coyly says it depends upon who she’s expecting. Funny, I totally didn’t pick up on the whole Black Widow vibe in that exchange the first time. She throws one set of very heavy curtains back and the man’s notJimmy. He wasn’t sure he had the right address since Gillian lives in the House of Seven Gables but she just flirts that she hopes he’s sure, now.
She’s circling around the room, speaking in metaphors and confusing notJimmy who’s only interested in the house. He figures she must be rich if she lives there but Gillian lies that it belonged to her late husband and that she can barely afford to keep the lights on. NotJimmy thinks she should just sell it, because he’s a practical boy from the Midwest and not familiar with the 12th level crazy that is Gillian. He thinks they should “christen” every room. Gillian leans in to kiss him but thinks they should eat first because he’ll need his strength. Has she seen him? He’s built like a side of beef. He’s plenty strong.
HUSH! DON’T SPEAK!
Nucky, Margaret and the children arrive at Eli’s and Emily makes her way straight to the steps. As the 219 members of Eli’s family stand and watch the little girl struggle, June confirms that they shouldn’t help her. Not until she asks, Margaret says and then Emily’s had enough because those stairs are steep. Willie rushes down to her, like the proper young man June raised, and carries Emily into the house while June has her entire brood greet their aunt and uncle. The children come down the stairs one by one and even Nucky can’t keep them straight, confusing Brian for Patrick. But everyone’s on their best behavior, even Teddy.
Richard and Tommy are walking up a street and we see Richard has a bouquet of lilies. Aw, sweet little killer. Tommy asks if that’s where his sister lives and Richard doesn’t remember telling Tommy about Emma in the premiere. Tommy, delicate flower that he is, barks that Richard doesn’t remember anything then has to remind him that he has a sister and a daddy and a mommy and they live on a farm. Richard gets embarrassed and adds “…in Wisconsin.” Tommy wonders if they’re in Wisconsin but Richard says, and I quote, “This is Michigan Avenue. Not the same thing.” Oh, Richard. Bested by a six-year-old.
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