Season 4, Episode 17
Location: South Boston, Massachusettes
What’s memorable: The mobster life, the late introduction to heroin, the odd relationship with his ex-wife.
Legacy Update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H2FkqIpGas
Official Synopsis: Tom got caught up in a gangster lifestyle while growing up in a South Boston neighborhood run by an Irish mob. By the time he was 20, Tom was holding down a job in the day as a Boston fireman and dealing drugs and running with the wiseguys at night. But through it all, Tom remained a loving, loyal father to his four children. But all his came crashing down one day when he was caught and indited on drug charges, losing his home, his job and his family’s respect. Can an intervention help cement Tom and his family back together again?
Original Air Date: July 2008