Vinnie Terranova (Ken Wahl) does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an Agent for the O.C.B. (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base throughout the series, bringing him into conflict with his conservative mother Carlotta (Elsa Raven) and other family members while acting undercover as a syndicate enforcer. The segments, which ran several shows each, included in-depth and empathetic characterizations of the players on both sides of the law. Scenarios include the underbelly of the recording industry, protection rackets, international arms dealing, foiling white supremacist plotters, uncovering a government conspiracy to set up a compliant new head of state in a third-world country, and Vinnie's final reconciliation with his Italian mother and her new husband, the purely legendary Mafia figure Don Rudy Aiuppo (George Petrie).
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Was chosen by Entertainment Weekly Magazine as one of the "100 New Classics" ranking as number seventy-four in the television category. The issue ranked the greatest works of entertainment of the previous twenty-five years. The issue was dated June 20, 2008. See more
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Due to licensing costs, the song "Nights in White Satin" by the Moody Blues featured in one episode has been replaced by a less expensive tracks on the DVD release. See more
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