Second Opinion Episode 33

Directed by: Tim Van Patten Written by: Lawrence Konner “SOPRANO WINS FREEDOM, INDICTS NEPHEW – STAR WITNESS WEDS ANGIE DICKINSON” Is that headline for real? Did Junior actually rat Tony out and hook up with Police Woman? No, no and not in this universe. But while undergoing surgery for his stomach cancer, Junior did have […]

The Telltale Moozadell Episode 35

Directed by: Daniel Attias Written by: Michael Imperioli Romance is in the air in New Jersey. Meadow and Jackie Junior are now dating openly, and while Rosalie Aprile and Tony are delighted, Carmela can’t help having reservations. Even though Jackie is every parent’s dream suitor – he’s polite, he gives A.J. football tips, he cleans […]

Proshai, Livushka Episode 28

Directed by: Tim Van Patten Written by: David Chase Tony’s concerns that his mother will rat him out to the feds expire when she, literally, does. Ignoring Livia’s wish not to have a funeral, Janice arrives from Seattle to arrange for one with all the trimmings. Meanwhile, Meadow’s college boyfriend Noah – a film buff […]

Amour Fou Episode 38

Directed by: Tim Van Patten Written by: Teleplay by Frank Renzulli, Story by David Chase “We’re like leather and lace.” That’s how Tony’s describes his relationship with Gloria to Dr. Melfi. He tells her tha ile Gloria is dark and dangerous and quite possibly a “full-blown loopty-loo,” he just can’t stay away from her. “Amour […]

Sopranos Season 3 Episode Guide

Season 3 Season 3, Episode 1: Mr. Ruggerio’s Neighborhood Original Air Date—4 March 2001 The FBI has trouble finding a new informant, so they attempt to bug the Soprano home. Meanwhile, Anthony continues to get into trouble at school. Season 3, Episode 2: Proshai, Livushka Original Air Date—4 March 2001 Livia dies of a stroke, […]

Mr. Ruggerio’s Neighborhood Episode 27

Directed by: Allen Coulter Written by: David Chase Season Three opens with the Sopranos going about the daily activities of a typical upwardly mobile American family: Anthony, Jr. is skateboarding, smoking cigarettes and denigrating school authority. Carmela is taking tennis lessons. Meadow is adjusting to her first semester at Columbia and Tony is winning the […]

University Episode 32

Directed by: Allen Coulter Written by: Teleplay by Terence Winter and Salvatore Stabile, Story by David Chase & Terence Winter & Todd A. Kessler and Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess One day Tony’s sitting in the Bada Bing when one of the dancers approaches him. Her name’s Tracee and she’s baked him a loaf of […]

Fortunate Son Episode 29

Directed by: Henry J. Bronchtein Written by: Todd A. Kessler Christopher finds that being a “made” man isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, as he’s forced to take part in a small-time college heist with Jackie Aprile, Jr. to cover his debts to Paulie. Janice moves into her mother’s house, where she soon gets […]

Army of One Episode 39

Directed by: John Patterson Written by: David Chase & Lawrence Konner Yet another academic misstep by AJ forces his parents to seriously contemplate a military-school alternative. Although Tony orders Ralph to deal personally with the Jackie, Jr. situation, he seems to take Ralph’s side in a money dispute with Paulie. Once again, the family gathers […]

Employee of the Month Episode 30

Directed by: John Patterson Written by: Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess “My mother’s dead and I haven’t had a panic attack since then.” That’s Tony’s report to Dr. Melfi. But while Tony may think he’s in the express lane to recovery, Melfi knows better. “Are you happy?” she asks. When there’s no answer forthcoming, Melfi […]