Aired 21 years ago - Dec 08, 2002
Tony and Johnny Sack prepare to move against Carmine, but Tony second-guesses the deal and considers another option. Meanwhile, Tony haggles with a lawyer when he decides to buy a beach house as a gift for Carmela.
Junior finds that his legal
worries are over when the judge makes a ruling in his case, and Christopher returns clean and sober from rehab.
Carmela reaches the breaking point and throws Tony out of their home when Tony's ex girlfriend taunts her over the phone. Tony resists at first, but eventually decides that its best for his family if he leaves.
- We're still going, aren't we?
- Might be time for a little belt-tightening.
I'm going to give them additional time
to reach a verdict.
with A.J. Two years away from college.
You know, it does seem like a good value,
even at that price.
See, Carmine's got major income
besides construction, Johnny don't.
Macy's entrance, Avenue U and Flatbush.
I was just trying to be honest with him.
Just get out, Tony.
I shouldn't have been drinking
in the afternoon.
You know Ralph's
Things aren't very good at home...
I said 40, you said 5.5,
which was ridiculous.
As to that, I'm not rescinding the deposit.
I'm sorry. It won't happen again.
- You just getting home?
- We were studying.
- You knew the deal.
And then it all comes back.
Were you best friends with all of them, too?
"We are still hopelessly deadlocked.
I wouldn't want to think of you on that day.
I don't think so, Uncle Jun'.
But if it's the fucking O.K. Corral out there...
Got something to say to your mom.
He says, "You're not drunk if you can lay
on the floor without holding on. "
Aired 21 years ago - Dec 01, 2002
Furio resigns from the Soprano crew and goes home to Italy, leaving Carmela depressed and angry. Paulie tries to prove his loyalty to the Soprano family, but his burglary scheme ends on a violent note. Tony's feud with New York begins to hit him in the pocketbook, but Johnny Sack makes Tony a proposal that may solve their problems.
Come on in.
"because why would an officer care
if a sailor was handsome or not?"
There he is. Live from Miami Beach.
The problem is, I'm afraid that you backed
yourself into a corner, this HUD thing.
Whatever they are, Carmine,
the Sopranos bring in a lot of cash.
- Stay, I'll get you home.
- No, we should go.
We figured she's only a sophomore,
why does she need an apartment?
About $15,000 between the five of them.
so Dad can see the place and meet the crew.
- Nice place.
- Yeah, we open in a few weeks.
I was born in Japan, spent my first 10 years
on a base near the Azores.
- There's more chicken if anyone wants.
- Yeah, I'll take a little more.
This stuff is pervading
our educational system...
since the early '60s, Bily Budd in particular.
People who? Tony?
What the fuck's that supposed to mean?
All this shit started with that Russian prick
when I had to go pick up your $5,000.
Remember we saw Man of La Mancha
Never you mind where I keep it.
I need change.
Hey, what are you doing?
I know you were kinda mad at me
the other night.
Is that okay or would you like
to lecture me on parking, too?
about all this stuff that's going on.
Just making conversation.
- I think she's upset about Furio's dad.
- Why, what do you mean?
What are you doing?
Yeah, it's part of the therapy
for the panic attacks and all.
He hurt my appraiser.
What was I supposed to do?
Aired 21 years ago - Nov 24, 2002
Tensions mount between Jersey and New York when Tony and Carmine argue over the profits from a real estate scam.
Janice grows impatient with Bobby's grief, while Tony makes a decision about his therapy.
Junior must find a new course of action to get out of his trial when the judge rejects his latest defense strategy.
I was riding in a Cadillac,
like my father used to have.
Your father's car.
- With my wife driving...
I thought you said that dreams
represent repressed urges and-
He missed his drops this week.
- I don't know. Maybe you can tell me.
How often do you go to the grave?
I'm willing to go five and a half.
Nicky Ghilardi said mommy's ghost
is gonna come back and haunt us.
God forbid, if this gets really bad...
This fucking competency hearing.
You know the costs that are involved
in a HUD scam?
I'll be on my cell if you need me.
Oh, God, do you have to tell
every person you run into?
Quit messing around.
until it got boring.
Waves are smashing against the boat?
You, say good night.
You, get out of my sight.
Broke a woman's heart.
Told her I couldn't see her no more.
except for here in this country,
and still we're not.
Look, you saved my life in the beginning...
His user name had 666.
Frankly, they were unmoved
by Mr. Soprano's performance.
I think they're asleep. Finally.
First let me say, I understand.
I am reminded
of Louis the Whatever's finance minister:
And worse, he roughed up my appraiser.
Aired 21 years ago - Nov 17, 2002
Tony calls on Johnny Sack for help when his crew begins to question Ralph's sudden disappearance.
Tony forces Christopher into rehab when his drug use spins out of control, but group therapy soon deteriorates into a brawl.
Furio is noticeably cooler toward Carmela after his return from Italy.
What are you doing?
What's next? You get clipped
for wearing the wrong shoes?
just to pull back on the stick,
get the nose up...
about your family, that something terrible
was going to happen.
he looked like he was going to cry.
- Christopher, you're bleeding.
- Stop touching it.
Please, don't hurt him.
Live in Modena.
What do you mean, no? Jessica?
I'm going to watch the Bloomberg.
He thinks I'm interesting when I talk.
Okay, now, we're all here today
because we have one thing in common.
Then we wait till he's sober.
You make me late for a table
at Tavern on the fucking Green?
A stronger chin, maybe.
- things went sour.
- What'd he say, John?
You were told once. Now, sit down.
"The last few months,
things have got very bad with us...
- You want to read your statement?
- I don't write nothing down.
- Sit down.
- You're talking to the boss.
I told you, you were the future of this family.
I gave you that responsibility.
Aired 21 years ago - Nov 10, 2002
Junior uses an injury at the courthouse as an opportunity to introduce a new defense at his trial.
Ralph begins to ponder the state of his life when his son is badly hurt in an archery accident.
A mysterious fire at the stables results in the death of Tony's favorite horse. Tony confronts Ralph, resulting in a bloody and deadly climax.
I gotta go. I gotta catch a plane.
I keep thinking about that birthday dinner.
You have a son, Peter Paul?
Nephew number one.
- How you doing today?
- He won't.
How are you?
Our Lord gave his only begotten son
Although she did say he went to see
Father Intintola, and they had a long talk.
I have calls to make.
You want something to eat?
You know, I'll take care of the rest,
whatever it takes.
Lois called, and told me about
the Toboggan Handicap, Grade I...
Fuck him and his alligator tears.
If you can quote the rules,
you can obey them, you hear me?
I'm going to say three words,
and I want you to repeat them.
There was a fire at the stables...
They'll investigate, but it's a formality,
considering the value of the stock.
on the race coming up.
I know it's tragic to think this way...
But other people are gonna wonder.
You're so high on scag...
Leave a message, and make sure
you leave your phone number.
I only do it once in a while.
Friends of ours...
What are you doing? Come here.
Aired 21 years ago - Nov 03, 2002
Tony strikes up a relationship with Ralph's latest girlfriend and learns some surprising secrets about Ralph's bedroom habits from Janice.
Carmela helps herself to some of Tony's hidden cash, while Paulie sends his mother to a retirement home.
travels home to Italy and tells his father of his feelings for Carmela, getting some strong advice in return.
T- bills, I was able to lock you in
before the rates dropped.
I didn't know what we had
until after I buried Jackie.
Whatever she's got on those feet,
she's a winner.
What the fuck?
Have a look at my office
before you make that call.
And go get the TV. The both of you carry it.
We can all watch movies as a family now.
And listen to that.
- Yeah, can you talk?
- Yeah, I'm on a hotel phone.
I'd better get your receipt.
I'll just be a minute.
See, there you go. Ninth was my last.
For all the bad I did.
So, "Mind your p's and q's,"
means "Watch your alcohol consumption. "
- So, girls, what's it gonna be?
- I'll have what I always have.
- No, you keep it.
- I don't want your consolation prize.
But all he wanted me to do
was drip candle wax on his balls...
Cuckolding is when a man has an affair
with another's wife.
with some sort of violent or abusive act.
and what they are going through.
It's in a light batter, fried til very crisp.
I'm sorry your mom's having
a difficult adjustment period.
She's just not very adept at making friends.
Come on, Tony.
Just for a coffee or a drink or something.
- It's all right.
- What can I get for you?
- Why you interested in this?
- I got my reasons. Managerial.
Like, he'd make me fuck him
with a strap-on...
Me? It's freezing out there.
Aired 21 years ago - Oct 27, 2002
Tony and Ralph enter into a shady real estate deal with a crooked Assemblyman, but things get complicated when Zellman admits to Tony that he's seeing his old girlfriend.
Adriana pushes Christopher toward marriage in the hopes that it will nullify the FBI's hold over her.
Paulie gets out of jail and has another meeting with Johnny Sack.
Then there's Ma with the private home care.
Overruled. You may answer, Miss Costelo.
- Who do you think he was fighting against?
- "Italian pride, keep Newark white. "
Once HUD guarantees the mortgage app,
you take it to the bank.
Irina and I are seeing each other.
Man, I love this song.
Hundred percent Italian.
- What is wrong with this girl?
- Come on.
I say neutral or supportive.
But try to see the big picture.
The HUD approval came through.
It's gonna be two years we're engaged.
Of course I'd still love you.
You don't get it, Adriana.
And this is nothing
about Ade or anybody else.
You run a youth gang outreach program,
I'm trying to tell him about the immigrants.
He's talking about room service.
Going to get my hands on the tape
that'l prove Calvin Cutter's a murderer.
- I just want to be sure it's real.
- It is real.
- Your name will never come up.
- It's not that, it's just...
What are you doing out in the cold?
You give someone the time of day,
it's a criminal conspiracy.
Even still, this shit
don't leave the table, right?
Lisa told me at her and Ricky's wedding,
Bobby Canzoneri didn't cover his plate.
Oh, my God, it's a simple question.
Can they make me testify or not?
- You sure you're all right?
- I'm fine.
'Cause l don't know where to look for love
Aired 21 years ago - Oct 20, 2002
Tony is flooded with guilt when he hears bad news about an old flame. He begins going out of his way to show his kindness to those closest to him.
Artie falls for a scam and turns to Tony for help, while Christopher spirals further into his drug addiction and Carmela sets Furio up on a blind date.
and then finally, only through you.
I only hope I'm worthy.
I got the dossier right here.
And it still
wouldn't be good enough for you.
She was really very helpful,
I ought to give her the business.
She was selling her wolf stole.
- I'm upgrading the kitchen in the restaurant.
- Get the fuck outta here.
Fine, thank you.
You yourself just referred
to her emotional problems.
You need something,
you don't come to me?
It's French vodka.
- Tell him I said to take care of you.
- Thanks, Tony.
- What do you call it?
I'm not on campus, but you could meet me.
- I need to use your room.
- What for?
I mean, they're in a cycle,
they keep having kids...
She suddenly wants to play
"hide the boudin blanc" with you?
God, I love marrow.
I was just gonna say he's a nice guy.
It's you. Hello. Come in.
how to market Armagnac.
- You ripped my fucking ear!
- Du con.
Don't go to sleep!
What is that, a Sota turntable?
We'll wipe my tab at the restaurant.
It's just that somebody mentions $50,000...
You don't care what people think?
I had this dream.
So why the pangs of conscience this time?
Aired 21 years ago - Oct 13, 2002
Tony discovers that he has a tender spot for Ralphie's new racing horse. He spends more time at the stables than with Carmela, who is angry over a new financial arrangement.
The Feds turn up the pressure on Adriana, while Janice makes her move on a grieving Bobby.
- Adriana, it's me.
or it didn't get done.
I don't know anything.
He said we should put $10, 000 in it.
- Slowed down, finished fourth.
It's some delicious chicken marsala.
My brother said that?
I'm supposed to make the money,
she takes care of the house.
They're in the gate, and they're off.
Pie- O- My pulling ahead....
You are not going unthanked.
Wait, there's one more.
Can we eat in front of the TV?
So you're going to get up
And this other one,
frigging Kentucky thoroughbred.
He can't get you!
Guilty. You a joint fitter?
I might as well put a bullet in my head, here.
- Since when?
- You hungry?
Can I see a bar menu?
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood.
- That's right.
- That's Carmela's lasagna.
The cops and the feds don't know about it.
Probably in time they will, until then--
I don't care what your psychic said.
Know what I think we should do,
if you don't mind my saying?
and he say I won't get in no trouble.
- It followed you home?
- The horse is sick.
He finally gave her something
to settle her down, so I don't know.
Aired 21 years ago - Oct 06, 2002
Things heat up between Ralphie and Johnny Sack after Ralphie's rude remarks about Johnny's wife become public. Tony is forced to plan a hit on Johnny, while Johnny puts out a contract on Ralphie.
Carmela stops by Furio's new home and discovers a growing attraction to him.
Dad, it's Uncle Sil!
This fucking Ralph's
more creative than Spielberg.
What's important is that it was said.
- If he did say it, I didn't hear it.
I'm surprised he didn't call you.
Who knows? Maybe he'll be right back.
There were 15 guys at the dinner
when Ralph told that joke.
What do you think?
- Right after the rape.
Fellas, take this shit to my house.
Open some windows, air the place out.
What, are you fucking kidding me?
I'm making a point,
I'm talking about my wife's honor here!
The truth was he had a photograph
of Britney Spears with his belongings.
They provide free legal counseI
for the indigent and disenfranchised.
Have you talked to Jason La Penna lately?
You sat there eating cake
and making wisecracks.
Let's get started.
that it's only been alleged
something was said.
Ralph said what you think he said.
Real lack of standards, your generation.
With Johnny out,
Carmine's gonna put his son in there.
They're eking a living doing hits,
My name's Chris, too.
There was a guy once, Tommy Neri.
Gonna make my own wine.
There's tons of toys in there
he said you could have.
I was driving around for 20 minutes...
What size is this?
Aired 21 years ago - Sep 29, 2002
Sylvio and Ralphie plan to take action when they learn that a group of Native-Americans plan to protest the annual Columbus Day Parade.
Bobby is devastated when his wife is killed in a car accident.
Paulie continues to leak information to Johnny Sack from jail, while Janice puts an end to her fling with Ralphie.
Aired 21 years ago - Sep 22, 2002
Meadow clashes with her parents when she decides to drop out of college and travel to Europe. Tony sends her to a psychologist, but it only makes things worse.
Christopher is made a capo in Paulie's crew while Paulie serves a jail term, but
Christopher shows a lack of talent for leadership.
Danielle's under cover work with Adriana falls flat. The Feds then bring Adriana in for a meeting, threatening to send her up for drug possession if she doesn't turn on the Sopranos.
There was no stagecraft
in what they had me doing at the Playhouse.
That's some guy's wife, come on!
That's the way certain people want it...
I know. If I ever have a baby...
Oh, my God.
Ralph told this funny fucking joke, though...
Then it wasn't right
for what she was studying. Okay.
You are the dad.
Technically, drop-and-add goes on
for the next three weeks.
You're a bartender. You're supposed to be
listening to my problems.
Not my usual type, but...
- Her hair, it's pretty.
Alvar hangs out with Dogme.
He got honorable mention...
which the French hang on to like their balls.
Unless you consider obsessing about my
fucking GPA an assault, which I do.
Broad like her will fuck a snake.
'Cause I'm telling you he's no fucking good.
Little shitbag that he is.
- What now?
Ralph Bunche, over here?
It was your idea.
I only saw her out of a gesture of goodwill.
Wait, you're right.
What did you call me?
You been told no!
- Watch me!
or down, as the case may be.
Aired 21 years ago - Sep 15, 2002
Tony and Carmela both worry about family finances during the recession.
Junior faces his own financial woes as his trial approaches.
Adriana brings her new friend to the Soprano Sunday dinner, but Adriana has no idea who Danielle is working for.
Tony bonds with Christopher by giving him the opportunity to avenge the murder of his father.