Lillian Gish was a popular actress during the series timespan. Eli Thompson invokes her name when joking that someone has forgotten who he is. ("Boardwalk Empire") Days later, Jimmy Darmody insists that his lover Pearl is prettier than Gish when she compares herself to the character played by her in Broken Blossoms. ("Anastasia")

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