Tony gets another report from the cop who's been keeping an eye on Dr. Melfi. He's still having erotic dreams about her but is suffering from erectile dysfunction and a distancing from Carmela. He tells Jennifer Melfi how he feels about her but she has an explanation for his emotions. Uncle Junior is the new boss and he's making his presence felt. He decides to tax Hesh who had a special arrangement with his predecessor. Hesh doesn't mind being taxed, it's the amount that he doesn't like. The other captains are unhappy as well as Junior is stepping in on some of their money earning schemes without even having the courtesy of telling them about it. Tony approaches New York boss Johnny 'Sack' Sacramoni to find a solution to the situation. Written by
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The title is a reference to Pax Romana, the long period of relative peace in the Roman Empire from the beginning of Augustus Caesar's reign in 27 B.C. to the end of Marcus Aurelius' in 180 A.D. (And Livia Soprano, fittingly or ironically, shares the same first name as Emperor Augusta's wife and trusted advisor, Livia.) See more
In the scene where Tony brings Dr. Melfi a coffee during their session, the tissues in her tissue dispenser keep changing shape and position. See more
Dr. Jennifer Melfi
When's the last time you had a prostate exam?
Anthony 'Tony' Soprano Sr.
Hey, I don't even let anyone wag their finger in my FACE.
[Dr. Melfi laughs
References Gunga Din
When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart)
Composed by Roy C. Bennett
, Sid Tepper
Performed by Connie Francis See more