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The Sopranos (1999–2007)

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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.


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Series cast summary:
 Tony Soprano (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Dr. Jennifer Melfi (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Carmela Soprano (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Christopher Moltisanti (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Junior Soprano (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Silvio Dante (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Paulie 'Walnuts' Gualtieri (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 A.J. Soprano (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Meadow Soprano (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Janice Soprano / ... (72 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Adriana La Cerva / ... (61 episodes, 1999-2006)
 Bobby 'Bacala' Baccalieri (53 episodes, 2000-2007)
Dan Grimaldi ...
 Patsy Parisi / ... (47 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Vito Spatafore / ... (39 episodes, 1999-2006)
 Artie Bucco (37 episodes, 1999-2007)
 Rosalie Aprile (37 episodes, 1999-2007)


An innovative look at the life of fictional Mafia Capo Tony Soprano, this serial is presented largely first person, but additional perspective is conveyed by the intimate conversations Tony has with his psychotherapist. We see Tony at work, at home, and in therapy. Moments of black comedy intersperse this aggressive, adult drama, with adult language, and extreme violence. Written by David Fowler

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Five of the regular cast members appeared in Goodfellas (1990): Lorraine Bracco, Michael Imperioli, Tony Sirico, Vincent Pastore, and Frank Vincent. Ten recurring cast members also appeared in the film: Nicole Burdette, Tony Darrow, Tony Lip, Frank Pellegrino, John 'Cha Cha' Ciarcia, Suzanne Shepherd, Paul Herman, Marianne Leone, Daniel P. Conte, and Frank Albanese. Eleven one-time guest stars also appeared in the film: Nancy Cassaro, Anthony Caso (as Martin Scorsese), Chuck Low, Tobin Bell, Gene Canfield, Gaetano LoGiudice, Vito Antuofermo, Frank Adonis, Anthony Alessandro, Victor Colicchio and Angela Pietropinto. (Supposedly, Joseph R. Gannascoli was an extra in the film but this has not been verified.) In contrast, Dominic Chianese is the only major 'Sopranos' cast member who also appeared in one of the 'Godfather' movies, as Johnny Ola in The Godfather: Part II (1974). ('Tony Sirico' claims to have been an extra in that film but this has not been verified.) See more »


The layout of the windows in Dr. Melfi's inner room/office is illogical. That is, in an early episode, we see Tony dodge Silvio in the hallway of Melfi's office building. It appears to be a typical medical plaza building with multiple physician's offices on that hallway (e.g. the dentist Silvio was visiting, the office into which Tony ducked, and Dr. Melfi's office which we also see.) We see Melfi's office here in the middle of the hallway, not on the corner of the building. Therefore, the two sets of windows in Melfi's inner office are illogical. The windows in front of Tony (behind Melfi) make sense, as they are in a straight line from the hallway. However, the windows to Tony's right are not possible, as they would be looking into the office of the neighboring physician's office on the hallway. See more »


Anthony 'Tony' Soprano Sr.: Log off, that "cookies" shit makes me nervous!
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Woke Up This Morning
(Opening Credits)
Written by Larry Love, Mountain of Love, Sir Eddie Real and Rev D. Wayne Love
Performed by Alabama 3 (as A3)
Courtesy of Geffen Records, Inc.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets, Inc.
Contains a sample from "Standing At The Burial Ground"
by Mississippi Fred McDowell
Contains a sample from "Mannish Boy"
Performed by Muddy Waters
Used courtesy of Sony Music
Contains elements from "Tell Me"
Performed by Chester Burnett
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets, Inc.
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31 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Sopranos is a terrific show. It may be violent, racist, sexist, and bad to the bone, it is also funny, melodramatic and cool. The characters are very well done and the acting is some of the best I've seen in years. It is also pretty keen for creator David Chase to pick Northern New Jersey as the set piece for his opus of crime life. I have liked this show alot since it aired on HBO in January of last year and I will keep on watching it because of the intrigue and drama.

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