Sunday, March 7, 2004
Tony Soprano: The Soprano who calls the shots moves into his mother’s
house after wife Carmela demands a separation. Soon to be knocking on his
door: mobsters from his past.
Carmela Soprano: Separated from Tony, Carmela is living
on her own in the couple’s
New Jersey estate, struggling to pry loose living expenses from her estranged
husband and keep tabs on their kids.
Meadow Soprano: The Sopranos’ daughter
is struggling with her parents’ separation
on top of taking classes at Columbia University and volunteering at a legal
aid center in the Bronx.
AJ Soprano: In contrast to his overachieving sister,
AJ has been busy flunking out of high school, experimenting with drinking
and drugs and otherwise
getting into trouble.
Dr. Jennifer Melfi: The stress associated with counseling
Tony once drove the psychiatrist to drink. Now that Tony’s turned his
back on therapy, she’s
trying to win him back.
Janice Soprano: Last season, Tony’s sister
had a fling with late Soprono business associate Ralph Cifaretto and
then latched onto loan shark Bobby “Bacala” Baccilieri
after his wife died in a car crash.
Christopher Moltisanti: Last season,
Tony sent his nephew to rehab to cure him of his heroin addiction.
Now he could be on his way to
Adriana La Cerva: The FBI may have found a new confidential
informant in Christopher’s
fiancée, who’s already given them some information.
Johnny “Sack” Sacramoni: The underboss
of the New York family erupted when Tony backed out of a plan to kill elderly
don Carmine Lupertazzi.
Corrado “Uncle Junior” Soprano: Tony’s
uncle had his henchmen threaten a juror in his racketeering case, resulting
in a hung jury and a mistrial.
Tony Blundetto: Steve Buscemi joins the Sopranos cast as Tony Soprano’s
cousin, newly free after 15 years in the slammer.
NEW SEASON OF THE SOPRANOS
The mob scene
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