Tony gets a call from one of his police sources when they break up a party Meadow had secretly organized at her grandmother's empty house. Tony and Carmella agree that she needs to be punished but Meadow prove to be quite an expert at manipulating them. Jackie Aprile's brother Richie is out of prison after 10 years and he wants things to be like they were before he left. Richie visits Beansie Gaetta, a one-time business associate,and let's him know in no uncertain terms that he's the boss now that he's back. Richie has his eye Janice, an old high school flame. He even tells Christopher to be careful how he treats his niece Adriana. Dr. Melfi meanwhile meets Tony in a restaurant and embarrasses herself. She tries to talk about her feelings of guilt with her own psychiatrist. Written by
Did You Know?
This is the only episode directed by Lee Tamahori
, a native New Zealander, and it's certainly the only episode directed by someone who also happens to be half-British and half-native Maori, as is Tamahori. See more
When Richie is shaking down Beansie in his pizza joint, there is a round glass coffeepot on the table. When Richie smacks it across Beansie's head, it has changed to a cylindrical shape. See more
Fine, I'm not gonna argue with you Tony. If you want her to leave then you're gonna have to tell her cause I'm not. It's not Christian.
Anthony 'Tony' Soprano Sr.
Well see this shit works out, she's a Buddhist.
References The Ed Sullivan Show
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick See more