The Sopranos: Season 2, Episode 12

The Knight in White Satin Armor (2 Apr. 2000)

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Richie and Janice get engaged, but Richie's violent temper finally takes him too far. Tony, meanwhile, breaks up with Irina, much to her dismay.



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Richie Aprile continues to be a major problem for Tony and now for Uncle Junior as well. Richie knows Junior can't be too happy with the current situation either and pesters him for permission to get rid of his nephew. Junior agrees but quickly realizes that Richie will be a bigger pain than Tony and promptly tells him what Richie has planned. Janice is busy planning her wedding but when an argument erupts at home and Richie hits her, she shows him just what she's prepared to put up with. Tony meanwhile tries to end his relationship with Irina, his Russian girlfriend, but she then tries to make good on her threat to commit suicide if he leaves her. Written by garykmcd

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The Knight in White Satin Armor (#2.12)
9 March 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Richie and Janice are getting engaged. But he is causing trouble. HE wants Junior to make another hit on Tony, only this time Junior tells it to Tony. He is thinking of getting rid of Richie, but he doesn't have to as Janice kills him herself. Tony also breaks up with his mistress and has to deal with her wanting to kill herself.

An excellent episode. First of all, Richie's death was great. I liked the character and am sad that he is gone.But it was done greatly. I only saw what is coming when he hit Janice, then I could see in her eyes that he is a goner. Which speaks for great acting on her part. But before that I wouldn't have said that this is the way he will be gone.

The story about the mistress was fun. The character wasn't very big to miss, but she always brought some comic relief. Here we have it again, with the shrink issue, including the Romanian one whom she wouldn't talk to because of some national issues.

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