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  • Sopranos Season 1 Episodes

    Sopranos season 1

    The first season of the HBO drama series The Sopranos (Sopranos Season 1) began airing on January 13, 1999 and concluded on April 4, 1999, consisting of thirteen episodes. Main cast James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano (13 episodes) Lorraine Bracco as Dr. Jennifer Melfi (13 episodes) Edie Falco as Carmela Soprano (13 episodes) Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti (13 episodes) Dominic Chianese as Corrado “Junior” Soprano, Jr. (11 episodes) Vincent Pastore as Sal “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero (8 episodes) Steven Van Zandt as Silvio Dante (11 episodes) Tony Sirico as Paul “Paulie Walnuts” Gualtieri (10 episodes) Robert Iler as Anthony Soprano,

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  • Episode 01 – The Sopranos

    The Sopranos

    New Jersey-based mobster Tony Soprano of the DiMeo crime family unexpectedly becomes short of breath and passes out while barbecuing. After his doctors are unable to find any physical problem with Tony, his collapse is diagnosed as a panic attack. He is referred to psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi. In their first meeting, the two discuss the events that led to his collapse. Presenting himself as a “waste management consultant”, Tony begins detailing the day of his attack to Dr. Melfi. Tony is initially uncooperative, expressing scorn for the practice of psychiatry. He tells Dr. Melfi about the stress of his business

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  • Episode 02 – 46 Long

    46 Long

    Brendan Filone and Christopher have created their own lucrative gig hijacking trucks. They hijack a shipment of DVD players from a Comley Truck and assault the driver at his behest so he can avoid suspicion. They deliver the players to Tony, Silvio and Paulie at the Bada Bing, where Tony’s distaste for Brendan is obvious. Tony tells Chris he does not like Brendan’s methamphetamine habit. Chris and Brendan’s activities upset Junior Soprano, who is actually being paid to protect the Comley Trucking vehicles. After Uncle Junior has a sit-down with acting boss, Jackie Aprile, Sr., and Tony Soprano, he complains

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  • Episode 03 – Denial, Anger, Acceptance

    Denial, Anger, Acceptance

    Christopher and Brendan Filone return the stolen truck to Comley Trucking, but Junior Soprano is not satisfied. Junior and Mikey Palmice discuss their options for dealing with the two young turks and Tony, and Junior begins to agree with Mikey through his frustration. Silvio Dante approaches Tony on behalf of hotel owner Shlomo Teittleman, a Hasidic Jew, and a friend of Silvio Dante’s. The man agrees to turn over 25% of his business to Tony if he is able to force the man’s son-in-law into agreeing to a divorce with no compensation. This is because the son-in-law wants 50% and

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  • Episode 04 – Meadowlands

    Meadowlands

    Tony Soprano suffers increasing paranoia over his secret psychiatric sessions, especially after a near-encounter with Silvio Dante, who was visiting the dental office just opposite Dr. Melfi’s suite. However, Tony is in no hurry to abandon therapy: he has also been developing feelings for the doctor, even to the point of having a detective in his employ, Vin Makazian, secretly follow and photograph her. Unfortunately, Makazian assumes Melfi is a mistress of Tony’s, and oversteps the mark; when he sees Melfi with a date, he pulls the pair over on a false accusation of crossing the double yellow line, and

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  • Episode 05 – College

    College

    Tony takes Meadow on a trip to Maine to visit three colleges she is considering. The pair first visit Bates College, and Meadow makes a joke about the school’s well-known sexual atmosphere. On the drive from Bates to Colby College, Tony is taken aback when his daughter asks if he is “in the Mafia”, and his instinctive reaction is to deny everything. When Meadow proves skeptical, he relents and admits that a portion of his income is from illegal gambling and other activities. Meadow admits to taking speed to study for SATs, but after Tony reacts angrily, will not state

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  • Episode 06 – Pax Soprana

    Pax Soprana

    After a long wait, a Soprano has finally become the boss of the DiMeo crime family, and it’s Tony’s Uncle Junior. But as his lead henchman, Mikey Palmice, says when he busts up Sammy Grigio’s card game, Junior “ain’t respecting old arrangements”. He changes old deals and attempts to have more money funneled toward him, while allowing less to trickle down to his capos. Tony allowed Junior to gain control of the family in the hope that he himself would be able to be the de facto boss, while leaving Junior to deal with the headaches associated with being the

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  • Episode 07 – Down Neck

    Down Neck

    A.J. and his friends steal sacramental wine and turn up drunk and giggling at gym class. Tony and Carmela are called in to see the principal of A.J.’s school, Verbum Dei. The principal is accompanied by the school psychologist who tells them that A.J. may have ADD. The school is lenient in disciplining A.J. because of this, but are considering placing him in a special education class. This incident prompts Tony to recall his own childhood when he first learned about his family’s involvement in the Mafia. In therapy he discusses this with Dr. Melfi. Included in Tony’s memory is

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  • Episode 08 – The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti

    The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti

    At Larry Boy Barese’s daughter’s wedding, Larry Boy informs the DiMeo crime family members present that his source at the FBI is going to begin handing out indictments to New Jersey associates involved with mob activity. The capos gather around and question whether they should take a break from business. Junior says that they should not. Tony is asked his opinion, causing Junior to become agitated. Tony agrees with Junior and reaffirms Junior’s authority, and implies that Junior would want everyone to undertake some “spring cleaning”. During the wedding dinner, the capos gather their families and leave prematurely to dispose

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  • Episode 09 – Boca

    Boca

    Meadow’s soccer coach, Don Hauser, has become well liked by the fathers of the girls on his team including Tony Soprano, Artie Bucco and Silvio Dante, because of the success he produces on the playing field. The three fathers invite Hauser to the Bada Bing for drinks after a win. Soon, however, a newspaper reports that Hauser is leaving for a college coaching job at the University of Rhode Island, and the mob fathers begin trying to intimidate him into staying. Paulie Gualtieri delivers a 50-inch television to the coach’s house and insists he take it. Christopher Moltisanti returns the

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  • Episode 10 – A Hit Is a Hit

    A Hit Is a Hit

    Paulie Gualtieri, Christopher Moltisanti, and Big Pussy kill a drug dealer in a hotel room as a warning to his organization to stay away from the New Jersey Soprano territory. They steal cash from the scene, a big score that Tony states should be used legitimately, such as an investment in an IPO. Tony gives Dr. Bruce Cusamano, his neighbor and family physician, a box of Cuban cigars as a gift for his referral to Dr. Melfi. As part of the follow-up conversation, Cusamano invites Tony to play golf with him and friends at the private country club where Bruce

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  • Episode 11 – Nobody Knows Anything

    Nobody Knows Anything

    Big Pussy and Jimmy Altieri are arrested at a pool hall belonging to Jimmy. Pussy tries to escape by running out of an exit but, as he is out of shape, he is caught as he reaches the corner of the block. The FBI discovers that a pool table conceals a stash of guns. Pussy later claims his back, injured previously in the episode in the below-mentioned bordello, has been worsened as a result of the chase and arrest. Vin Makazian, a police detective who provides Tony inside information, meets Tony near a harbor and tells him that he has

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  • Episode 12 – Isabella

    Isabella

    At Mariolina Capuano’s funeral, Jimmy Altieri mentions to Junior Soprano how sad Brendan Filone’s mother was at his funeral. Once Jimmy leaves, Junior complains to Mikey Palmice about Jimmy’s talking about the Filone hit. He also confesses that Mariolina gave him his first hand job many years ago, but then realizes that such discussion is inappropriate at a funeral. Tony, now in a severe depressive state, and after taking lithium pills prescribed by Dr. Melfi, sees a beautiful Italian woman in a white dress, named Isabella, in the Cusamanos’ garden next door. Isabella tells Tony that she is a foreign

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  • Episode 13 – I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano

    I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano

    At Uncle Junior’s meeting with his capos, Jimmy Altieri behaves as if he might be wearing a wire. Junior agrees to let Tony Soprano have him killed. Christopher Moltisanti takes Jimmy to a hotel for what he promises will be a night with two Russian prostitutes. After they enter the hotel room, Silvio Dante emerges from behind the bathroom door and shoots Jimmy in the back of the head. His decomposing body is later found in an alleyway by a passerby with a dead rat stuffed in his mouth, sending a message that he had made a deal with the

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