Guy Walks Into a Psychiatrist’s Office
Junior's in jail, Melfi refuses to see Tony, Christopher's expanding into new business ventures, Pussy is still missing...and Tony's adjusting to life as the new boss. To complicate matters even more, Tony's free-spirited sister Janice arrives to take care of Livia.
Do Not Resuscitate
When black protesters start picketing a construction company that used to be under Uncle Junior's control, Tony meets with the owner--as well as the leader of the protestors--to "fix" the problem. Meanwhile, Janice gets sucked into Livia's web.
Tony busts Meadow for partying at his mother's old house. Meanwhile, Ritchie Aprile is out of the can after ten years and looking for action--much to the chagrin of a local pizza-shop owner.
Tony travels to Italy with Paulie and Christopher to jump-start a car-importing "business." While Paulie and Christopher sample some of the Old Country's choicest wares, Tony haggles with the head of a powerful Naples family and recruits a valuable new lieutenant named Furio.
Big Girls Don't Cry
Back in Jersey, Furio soon lives up to his name by unleashing his fury on the delinquent proprietor of a local "tanning salon." Dr. Melfi shares her guilt over dumping Tony as a client during a session with her own therapist. Meanwhile, Tony learns from Hesh that his father had emotional secrets of his own.
The Happy Wanderer
David Scatino, the father of Meadow's friend Eric and the owner of a local sports store, gets on the bad side of both Richie and Tony when he loses big in two poker games. Paying his respects at a funeral, Tony is forced to deal with the presence of Livia.
With Anthony Jr.'s confirmation approaching, Tony and Carmela find their son's growing apathy a cause for concern. Meanwhile, Christopher's interest in show biz is reignited when he meets a well-known filmmaker through his cousin's girlfriend.
Full Leather Jacket
Although Richie is miffed at Tony for forcing him to build a ramp for the pizza-parlor owner he paralyzed, he decides to make a peace offering. Unhappy with their lowly status as Christopher's lackeys, Sean and Matt decide to pledge their allegiance to Richie--through a violent, unexpected act.
From Where To Eternity
Christopher has an out-of-body experience that spooks Paulie to no end. Carmela urges Tony to have a vasectomy. Visiting her own psychiatrist, Melfi reveals the 'unholy alliance' she's made with Tony...as well as her growing dependence on pills and alcohol.
Richie meets with Tony to complain about his end of the garbage business, then meets with Junior to complain about Tony. Later, Tony orchestrates the "planned bankruptcy" of David Scatino's sporting-goods store while Scatino's wife introduces Carmela to her handsome widowed brother.
Having dodged a legal bullet, Tony is advised by his lawyer to spend more time at his businesses. Junior looks for diversions to relieve the tedium of house arrest, and eventually finds one in the company of a police widow. Meanwhile, Melfi's problems boil over while eating dinner with her son.
The Knight In White Satin Armor
Engaged lovebirds Richie and Janice have an explosive first quarrel. Meanwhile, Irina takes drastic measures to try to convince Tony to continue their affair.
Tony has a series of "fever dreams" that help to shed light on some of his problems--particularly his troubles over Big Pussy.
Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood
Agent Harris and his team concoct an elaborate new plan to wiretap the Soprano home now that Pussy is singing with the fishes instead of for the feds.
Tony's concerns that his mother will rat him out to the feds expire when she, literally, does. Later, Janice arrives to arrange the funeral, which takes a bizarre turn.
Christopher finds that being a "made" man isn't all it's cracked up to be. Meanwhile, Janice moves into her mother's house, where she soon gets a leg up on Livia's former housekeeper.
Employee of the Month
Dr. Melfi's attempts to steer Tony into behavior-modification therapy take a detour when a personal crisis gets in the way. Meanwhile, Ralph Cifaretto finds a way to endear himself to Jackie Jr.--but not to Tony.
Bobby "Bacala" Baccilieri Sr. comes out of retirement to deal with a young hothead named Mustang Sally -- much to the chagrin of his son and Uncle Junior.
Ralph's volatile relationship with a Bada Bing stripper and his obsession with the movie "Gladiator" combine to put a damper on several boys'-nights-out sessions at the club. Meanwhile, at Columbia, Meadow's relationship with Noah is put to the test by her needy roommate Caitlin.
Tony convinces Uncle Junior to seek a second opinion for his cancer treatment. Meanwhile, Carmela debates whether or not to take Dr. Melfi's advice and see a shrink, Big Pussy's wife Angie regrets asking Carmela for some money to help her sick dog, and Christopher continues to endure a humiliating probation period at the hands of kinky Paulie.
He Is Risen
As Thanksgiving approaches, Tony's feud with Ralph escalates, despite the intervention of Johnny Sack. At a frat-house mixer, Meadow and Jackie Jr. find they have more in common than mob-boss dads.
The Telltale Moozadell
Tony gives Carmela a sapphire ring for her birthday...and Christopher gives Adriana her very own music club. Anthony Jr. gets busted for vandalizing the school swimming pool, but finds the punishment doesn't fit the crime. Tony test-drives a new Mercedes--and the Mercedes saleswoman, Gloria.
To Save Us All From Satan's Power
A somnolent visit with the ghosts of Christmas past lands Tony back on Melfi's couch. With the annual pork-store holiday party approaching, Bacala reluctantly agrees to don the Santa suit that Pussy used to wear. Tony and Furio have a holiday surprise in store for the Russian who roughed up Janice.
Paulie and Christopher are engulfed in a nightmarish journey into the South Jersey woods while trying to collect a debt from a Russian mobster. Meanwhile, Meadow is suspicious that Jackie Jr. is two-timing her, and Tony finds that family demands are jeopardizing his romance with Gloria.
Inspired by a tale from Ralph about how his father got "made," Jackie Jr. decides to "make his move" in organized crime by instigating a robbery caper at a local card game. Reminded by Melfi of the psychological parallels between his relationships with Gloria and with his mother, Tony finds it harder and harder to spend time with his "crazy love."
The Army of One
Ralph finally deals with the Jackie Jr. situation, while A.J. gets into more trouble.
For All Debts Public and Private
Tony invests in a land deal despite Carmela's concerns about money.
With Paulie in jail, Christopher becomes acting capo, but he gets off to a bad start with Patsy. Still troubled by Jackie Jr.'s death, Meadow contemplates taking a year off from college to travel. Meanwhile, Adriana is in a bind after ending her friendship with Daniele, and Silvio discusses a misunderstanding at a Newark riverfront construction site.
Silvio and Ralph must take care of a planned protest of the Columbus Day parade by a Native American group. At an Italian pride ladies' lunch, Carmela is embarrassed by anti-Mafia remarks. Meanwhile, Ralph deals with new relationship troubles, and Bobby receives some tough news.
A disparaging remark about his wife sets Johnny Sack off on a vendetta. Meadow decides to do volunteer work at the South Bronx Law Center; Furio hosts a housewarming party for the gang; Silvio and Chris make an offer to an old-time hit man named Lou DiMaggio; and Tony and Carmela find themselves at odds over the family's bill-consolidation strategy.
Checking out Ralph's promising new filly at the track, Tony displays a flair for horse-racing strategy -- and discovers an unexpected affinity for the stable life. Adriana finds her rock club being used as a place of business for Chris and his pals. Meanwhile, a court artist incurs the wrath of Uncle Junior, and Janice feeds Bobby in his hour of need.
After hiring an attractive French hostess, Elodi, Artie agrees to loan her brother some money, with interest. Meanwhile, Christopher gets some new responsibilities; Carmela fixes Furio up with an oral hygienist; Anthony Jr. becomes the 'dough boy' of a new rich girlfriend; and Tony receives some unsettling news about an old acquaintance.
Watching Too Much Television
Tony and the gang throw Paulie a Bada Bing bash after his release from jail, but it doesn't take long for old tensions to resurface. Carmela's cousin Brian throws out a hypothetical investment scenario that Tony and Ralph attempt to turn into reality with the help of Assemblyman Zellman and a black community leader.
Mergers And Acquisitions
Paulie takes pains to integrate his mother Nucci into the social world at Green Grove. Meanwhile, Furio faces up to his inner feelings during a trip to Italy to see his ailing father; Ralph introduces Tony to his new "goomar," Valentina; and Carmela finds a new source of investment income.
Whoever Did This
After an aggressive team of reporters lowers the boom on Uncle Junior, his lawyers try a new strategy. Ralph has some fun at the expense of Paulie and his mother, but soon winds up with his own family problems. Meanwhile, Tony again finds refuge at the stables.
The Strong, Silent Type
At therapy, Tony likens himself to the "sad clown," but Melfi doesn't buy into his melancholy portrait. Meanwhile, Carmela drags A.J. with her to Furio's house to offer decorating tips and companionship; Paulie puts the finishing touches on some free artwork; and Christopher finds himself at a crossroads.
Calling All Cars
After a sitdown with Carmine and Johnny Sack, Tony contemplates the future of the HUD partnership. Meanwhile, Paulie blows off steam with an old pal; Janice starts losing patience with the obsessive Bobby; and Melfi ponders the Freudian undercurrents of Tony's latest dreams.
Tony continues to haggle with Johnny Sack and the two Carmines over the Esplanade profits. Carmela makes a decorating date she can't keep; Furio proves a reluctant companion to Tony on a casino junket; Paulie plays an impatient chaperone to some ladies from the nursing home; and Meadow debates the true meaning of a literary classic with her mom.
Tony and Carmela contemplate purchasing a shore house, but a voice from the past threatens the deal. While Uncle Junior breaks out the Hearty Burgundy, Little Paulie and Benny break in a new sound system on the Stugots. With Carmine apparently intent on putting the past behind him, Tony and Johnny Sack weigh their options, carefully.
A flood of organized crime parolees changes the landscape of the Soprano/Lupertazzi alliance. Meanwhile, Janice carries on the family's Sunday dinner tradition; Carmela and A.J. commune with local wildlife; Christopher balks at footing the bill on "goomar night"; and Tony tries to introduce Dr. Melfi to his "other" self.
Tony sizes up a contractor's gift, then reunites with his paroled cousin, Tony Blundetto. Meanwhile, Paulie and Christopher relive some not-so-special memories; Carmela launches a film club; Adriana grapples with her guilt; and a familiar figure "crosses over."
Tony's power-sharing plan doesn't fly with Johnny Sack, who makes his point through a bookie named Lorraine Calluzzo. Out on parole, Feech La Manna (Robert Loggia) crosses Paulie in his attempt to break into the landscaping business; Tony gets a roommate; and Junior looks into the past while testing the patience of those closest to him.
All Happy Families...
Carmela and Tony reunite, if only to discuss Anthony Jr.'s dwindling college prospects. Feech takes Tony's crew on a trip down memory lane; Lorraine's allegiances get her into hot water; and A.J. has a night to remember in the Big Apple.
Irregular Around the Margins
While Christopher is away, Tony gives Adriana a ride home that proves disastrous. Meanwhile, the Soprano crew plays a game of "telephone" with the story that turns it into something far more sinister when an enraged Christopher gets wind of it.
With her son's future at stake, Carmela puts in some extra time with his college advisor, Robert Wegler. Meanwhile, Tony Blundetto realizes it's hard doing business with strangers, and A.J. concludes there's no place like home.
His father's longtime goomar sheds light on some of Tony's lingering emotional and financial mysteries. Meanwhile, Junior sees the upside of attending the funerals of fringe relations, while Christopher sees the downside of enabling an A.A. friend's new addiction.
Friends and family gather at the Sopranos' for a not-so-surprise 75th birthday party for Carmela's father, Hugh. Meanwhile, Johnny Sack shows off his new wheels, Phil Leotardo pulls into Pussy's old place for some auto repairs, and Tony B. considers accepting a familiar job on the side.
Unidentified Black Male
A rumor involving his cousin puts Tony's relationship with Johnny Sack back on thin ice. Meanwhile, Meadow helps get her boyfriend Finn a job; A.J. ponders a "maximum-security summer" at Casa Carmela; Melfi links Tony's current guilt to a past job; and Carmela learns that good legal help is hard to find.
Tony B. and Christopher unearth some old memories during an otherwise idyllic trip to the country. Tony and Carmela plan another party; Janice lands in anger-management therapy after a sports-rage incident; Benny and Terry solve a missing-Vespa mystery; and Tony puts his sister's newfound serenity to the test.
The Test Dream
Though his affair with Valentina is heating up, Tony can't seem to get an old flame out of his mind. After digesting an unsavory bit of news, Tony B. takes out his agita in an all-too-familiar way. Treating himself to a night's repose in the city, Tony ends up in another somnolent funhouse.
Long Term Parking
With the feds pulling a new trump card, Adriana ponders her options. Tony B. unloads some heavy baggage on Tony, and vice-versa; Johnny Sack makes Tony an offer he can refuse; and Tony offers Carmela a deal to make her real-estate dreams come true.
All Due Respect
Tony's crew circles the wagons as Johnny Sack turns up the heat. Meanwhile, Carmela counts her blessings; Christopher is freaked out by an unexpected visitor; Benny's connection to the plumber's union comes in handy; A.J. demonstrates his business acumen; and Tony ponders whether to execute a "sacrifice bunt."
Tony ponders an associate's retirement request, and shares a recent windfall with Carmela. An increasingly paranoid Junior takes Tony on a backyard treasure hunt; Hesh seeks restitution for a wrong perpetrated on his son-in-law. Meanwhile, Tony and Phil work out an agreement on the office park deal.
Join the Club
In the wake of being shot by Junior, Tony endures a delusional west-coast business trip in which he loses his wallet...and his identity. Carmela is joined at the hospital by family and friends. Meanwhile, Silvio briefs the crew on how he will handle things in Tony's absence; and Vito stirs things up by asking for some of the late Eugene's business.
Silvio divides the spoils from Paulie's latest score, and heads off a territorial impasse between Bobby and Vito. Carmela turns to an unexpected source for some help with A.J.; Christopher turns to an old writing acquaintance, J.T. Dolan, for help in a new venture.
The Fleshy Part Of The Thigh
Tony is finally on the mend, but doesn't quite feel himself. Later, he and Johnny Sack haggle over Barone Sanitation's future -- and Tony's part in it. Meanwhile, Paulie is rocked by his aunt's shocking revelation; and Bacala cuts a deal with an aspiring rapper.
Mr. & Mrs. John Sacrimoni Request
Johnny files a petition to attend his daughter's wedding; At the wedding, Johnny pressures Tony to help him eliminate someone. Later, the feds drag Johnny away in tears, arousing Phil's contempt; Vito fears for his life after an associate sees him at a gay bar; and Tony makes a dramatic move to regain respect from his crew.
Live Free or Die
News breaks about Vito's secret life, but Tony tries to avoid a rush to judgment. Benny and Terry Doria find Vito, but he races off and hides out in a small New Hampshire town. Meanwhile, Tony and Christopher look abroad to take care of Rusty for Johnny Sack; Carmela's spec house is ransacked; and Tony puts Carlo in charge of Vito's construction business.
Artie's business is jeopardized by a rival restaurant and a scandal that leads to a fight with Benny. Told to make peace, Benny winds up giving the volatile Artie a hand with his tomato sauce. Meanwhile, Christopher and Little Carmine take a wild trip to L.A. to pursue Sir Ben Kingsley to star in "Cleaver," and enjoy a "swag grab" at Lauren Bacall's expense.
Vito, still lying low in New Hampshire, is wowed by an act of heroism; A.J. looks to "diversify"; Tony is tempted by an offer -- and more-- from sexy real estate agent Julianna Skiff. Meanwhile, Phil wants to know what's being done about Vito; and A.J. visits Uncle Junior with thoughts of revenge.
Christopher makes a surprise announcement; Paulie pays for cutting costs at the Feast of St. Elzear; Tony goes "old school" while on a trip with Christopher. With the feast in full swing, Liz LaCerva tells Carmela that Adriana was killed by Christopher -- who has a relapse. Paulie's woes worsen as he deals with some bad medical news and the wrath of Bacala.
Moe n' Joe
Tony leverages Johnny's misfortune into a domestic upgrade; Bacala suffers vision impairment; Melfi pushes Tony to delve deeper into his past with Janice; Vito's attempt to make a go of it as a handyman fails, sending him back to New Jersey. Meanwhile, a shocking announcement comes out regarding Johnny's court case.
A frenzy of borrowing money hits the crew; Carmela waxes philosophical on a trip to Paris with Rosalie; Meadow relocates; Vito tracks Tony down and begs to be let back in -- something the crew is dubious about. Later, Phil Leotardo remedies the situation to Tony's annoyance. Meanwhile, Tony vents to Melfi about A.J., but later puts his foot down with him.
Tony gets Carmela's career with the spec house back on track; Christopher picks up where Tony left off with Julianna, but it leads to dangerous ends; and A.J. becomes smitten by a young lady he works with. Meanwhile, Phil won't leave well enough alone, but medical troubles sidetrack him--prompting a surprising visit from Tony.
Soprano Home Movies
After a close call at home, Tony and Carmela head to the Adirondacks for a weekend with Bobby and Janice.
Tony finds art imitating life at the 'Cleaver' premiere; in prison, Johnny Sack copes with more bad news.
With the heat turned up in Jersey, Tony and Paulie head south to cool off. Meanwhile, Junior rekindles some of his old fire in a poker game.
Tony hits an unlucky stretch; A.J. makes a life-changing decision; Vito's widow Marie turns to Tony for help with her troubled son.
Walk Like a Man
A.J. struggles with depression; Kelli's dad is the unwitting catalyst of a new feud between Christopher and Paulie.
Kennedy And Heidi
An asbestos-disposal impasse raises tensions between Jersey and New York; Tony has a revelation; Paulie gets upstaged.
The Second Coming
Phil turns down Tony's offer of compromise; A.J. despairs about the world and his future; Tony takes umbrage over an affront to Meadow.
The allegiance of those closest to Tony is put to the test; a case of mistaken identity has serious ramifications.
Made in America
The final chapter in the saga of the Soprano family.