Johnny Sack is still upset about the wisecracks over his wife's weight and goes on the warpath seriously beating up one of Ralph Cifarello's men. When Ralphie returns from a trip to Miami, Tony tells him to make amends. After Ralph botches it, Johnny goes to Carmine and Junior for permission to get rid of him. When they say no he takes matters into his own hands. As tensions rise, Tony feels he has no choice but to defend one of his captains but there's a risk of an all out war between the two families. Sylvio and Christopher visit Junior's suggestion on outside help but it all proves to be a somewhat surreal experience. Meadow signs up as a volunteer at the law center. Carmela still wants to invest some of their money in a stock portfolio but Tony isn't sure. She also starts flirting with Furio who has bought his own house.
Did You Know?
While Ginny is dieting, Tony is seen throughout this episode eating various fatty foods including cake and donuts, hinting at the double standard between men and women regarding weight. Tony can eat unlimited amounts of anything he wants, but Ginny cant. This speaks to overconsumption, a tendency shared by many Americans both male and female See more
While Ralph is supposedly in Miami, he rides in an elevator where an inspection certificate that says "City of New York Department of Buildings" is clearly visible. See more
Wait a minute. What's if Vesuvio's bugged, and the fuckin' Feds told Johnny?
Conspiracy theories now?
Why not? Create a little dysentery among the ranks.
First of all, the place is swept once a week. Second of all, what the Feds want is a lot more interesting shit that's being talked about in there besides Ginny Sack's fat ass.
References Penny Serenade
Written by Billy Gibbons
, Dusty Hill
, and Frank Beard
Performed by ZZ Top See more