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?
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
I thought I told you to back the fuck off Beansie!
I did, then I put it in drive
Oh, you think this is funny? That guy may never walk again, did you know that? And for what? 'Cause he didn't duke you enough? 'Cause he didn't visit you in the can? When was the last time you visited anybody in the can Richie? When was the last time you gave a fuck about anybody but Richie Aprile?
Well, you remember one thing this you'd better hear! You want a talk of this old school bullshit about the ...
References The Wizard of Oz
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick See more