Titre original : Things Badly Begun
Tommy blackmails Mayor Panzarella into supporting the waterfront development but runs into opposition from a community group organized by Michael. Freddi Cork is forced to take a legitimate job as a car salesman. Eileen's pregnancy costs he a chance to advance. Declan begins his investigation to statehouse corruption as the disappearance of Federal Attorney Franklin draws attention away from his efforts. Rose begins to learn the joys of managed care.