Easy Is the Way: Tommy and Jimmy both have their own ideas on how to save the family.
The Black Drop: Tommy goes after Lino, the guy he believes is the threat to Reilly's diner. Tommy decides to make a deal with Nicky.
Wasn't That Enough?: Reilly asks Tommy for help after he is ordered to vacate his building.
When The Door Opens: Dokey asks Tommy and his brothers to clear out a building of junkies, in order to test his fledgling partnership with the brothers.
All Of Us Are In The Gutter: Kate helps Tommy get a job at an art studio, as he attempts to separate himself from the business and move toward his dream of painting.
In Each One A Savior: Tommy, who seems to be emerging as the head of the neighborhood, helps a woman drive away drug dealers from her building, but he may get conned in the process.
The Only Thing Sure: As Jimmy tries to protect Sean; Tommy joins forces with Kevin to collect payments.
Run Like Hell: Tommy gets pulled into Jimmy and Kevin's bookmaking action when he realizes the guy about to get busted for not paying is his friend Maxwell (guest star John Lavelle).
Lies: Tommy realizes the Italian's new mob boss Nicky Cottero means business on collecting his debt when he threatens the boys mother, Helen (guest star Kate Mulgrew).
The World Will Break Your Heart: Tommy is shocked and guilt-ridden when Kate, Huey's widow, asks him to host Huey's wake at the Donnelly's bar.
God Is A Comedian Playing To An Audience Afraid To Laugh: Tommy deals with Sean losing his health coverage and the hospital shoving him into the mentally disturbed ward.
A Stone Of The Heart: As Sean's fate becomes clear to the Donnelly siblings, an antsy Jimmy stews in a holding cell.
Pilot: The Donnellys are four young working-class Irish-American brothers who live by this motto despite their involvement with organized crime in New York City.
Kate helps Tommy get a job at an art studio, as he attempts to separate himself from the business and move toward his dream of painting. Instead of Nicky killing Kevin, after finding out about Louie's cell phone, he decides to offer up a partnership to the Donnellys. The only problem is he'll only deal with Tommy, which infuriates Jimmy and pulls Tommy back into the world he's trying to escape
From the writers of Crash and Million Dollar Baby comes this compelling drama about the Donnelly brothers, a tight-knit family of Black Irish blood.