Tony's income is down thanks to a slowing economy but it's having an effect on everyone. He makes sure his capos know they're supposed to be earners. Uncle Junior meets Tony and he's worried about his trial that's starting in just over a week. He's also going broke because of lawyers fees and wants Tony to give him a bigger cut of the pie. Tony won't hear of it. Carmela is shocked to see Angie Bompiensero working in a grocery store and begins to worry about her own future should anything happen to Tony. She wants him to do a little estate planning. Tony however wants to start investing in property. FBI agent Deborah Ciccerone is still undercover working as Adriana's BFF. Christoper isn't keen on driving Tony around instead of Furio. He's also taken to using hard drugs. Tony has an important piece of information for him. Janice takes an interest in Ralph Cifarello. Junior puts Bobby Bacala in charge of his business affairs during the trial. Paulie is in jail on a gun charge but still ...
Did You Know?
Following the episode's airing, an Icelandair spokeswoman said the company was shocked at the "despicable manner" in which "Icelandic" flight attendants are depicted in scenes cavorting with Tony Soprano and fellow mobsters, as a group of sex-mad, drug-abusing stewardesses. See more
Tony and Chris are unusually worried about being followed by federal agents, even though they never wear seat belts because this is a minor infraction and the crime family members often bribe police officers. See more
[Tony chastises his assembled captains who aren't making money for the family
This thing is a "pyramid" since time immemorial, I should have to be coming here "hat in my hand", reminding you of your duty to that man.
[t pointing at Raymond
and I don't want to hear about the freaking economy either! I don't want to hear it. Sil, break it down for them. What two businesses have traditionally been recession proof since time immemorial?
Certain aspects of show business... and our thing.
Now that's ...
The end credits for this episode play over a close-up of the $20 bill that Christopher sticks to his mother's refrigerator instead of the standard black background. See more
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Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
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