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 on 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?
The name of character Dr. Mathhew Schreck in this episode is most likely a production insider's homage to Heather K. Schreck
who worked as a post-production assistant on 25 of the series' shows. (That other widely known sound-a-like, Shrek
(2001), would not emerge in show business until 2001.) 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
Anthony 'Tony' Soprano Sr.
You wanna talk rules? You wanna talk all that old-school bullshit? Then remember this rule: I am the motherfuckin'-fuckin' one who calls the shots!
References The Churchills
Written by David Hidalgo
and Louie Perez
Performed by Los Lobos See more