The Sopranos: Season 1, Episode 3

Denial, Anger, Acceptance (24 Jan. 1999)

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Tony encourages an unwanted son-in-law to divorce, Carmela learns another secret of Tony's, Meadow experiments with speed to study for the SATs, and Chris and Brendan find out the price of disrespecting Junior.

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Christopher and Brendan return the truckload of stolen suits but Uncle Junior wants to send a clear message. Jackie Aprile is continuing with his chemotherapy and Tony has a special present for him. Meadow has been working hard at school and tries to get Christopher to supply her with crystal meth to keep her going. while she studies for the SATs. A local hotel owner seeks out Tony's help in dealing with his son-in-law who is refusing to give the man's daughter a divorce unless he gets half of the family business, a hotel. Silvio and Paulie pay him a visit but he's proving to be just a little hard to convince. Carmela hosts a fund-raiser catered by their friends Artie and Charmaine Bucco, who still haven't been able to collect on the insurance from the restaurant fire. Charmaine has something interesting to tell her. Written by garykmcd

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In this early trial-and-error period of the series, this is one of the very few, if not the only one, of all 86 The Sopranos (1999) episodes in which both the writer (Mark Saraceni) and the director (Nick Gomez were one-time contributors. That is, neither man worked on the show again, though both went on to write/direct numerous other TV shows in their careers. See more »

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Paulie and Silvio meet with the Chassid, Ariel. He is shown wearing a wedding band on his left hand. However, Chassidic men do not wear rings. Also, Ariel does not have a full beard, but only has a few days' growth. See more »

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Brendan Filone: Kids, you think you can protect 'em, well you can't.
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"And the Romans, where are they today?" "You're looking at them a**hole."
6 November 2008 | by (Staten Island, NY) – See all my reviews

One of all-time favorite episodes of "The Sopranos". The line above was uttered by a Hasedic Jew whose hotel Tony will soon take over. The plot line is strong as it shows how the mob takes over legitimate businesses.

There are many great things about this episode--I don't know which is better, the line above or the "nurse" who visits Jackie Aprile in the hospital (I think it's the nurse).

The ending is awesome as Junior sends a message to Tony's crew over the strains of Meadow's choir group's haunting song (a la "The Godfather"). Great episode--one of the many that first season that got me hooked. I miss the Mikey Palmice character--he was whacked too soon.


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