Re: Wow

#11
I personally did not love this episode. I enjoyed the nostalgia, but the dream sequences seemed a little flat. I give it a B- overall. The next two episodes seem to be leading to an exciting conclusion to the season.

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one of the best episodes of the series

#12
this was one of the very best episodes of the series. I think Jim Gandolfini is going to win another emmy for this episode, it will probably be the one they submit to the judges for his category.

I loved the part in the dream where they do the "don't leave with your cock in your hands" and then he goes into the bathroom, and its one of those old style toilets and he's looking for the gun. straight out of the Godfather. And then he pulls out of his pocket the Valachi papers book, the famous story of the mafioso who ratted out his "family"

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Re: Wow

#13
P.S. - It was great seeing all the old characters...Pussy, Richie, Ralphie, Mikey, Gigi, Gloria, Vic the dirty cop as Finn's father <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol">

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#14
The "Valachi Papers" bit was interesting... Does that symbolize Tony S killing Tony B? I mean, Tony B is family, and Tony S would be selling him out, ie killing him...

Other than his disgust at Pussy and the other rats on the show, Tony S has never once even commented on ratting. So to see him (albeit in a dream) carrying the Valaci Papers is interesting, to say the least...

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Great but short

#15
I loved this episode I only wish it didin't end so early. Seeing the old characters was cool and the dream sequences were entertaining plus you had the Angelo whacking by Phil with the Goodfellas sublties of killing him in the trunk. Also Tony calling the 900 number for a date was hillarious, and seeing the downfall of Tony B. was great he and Tony S are on a collision course. I think this season is amazing and I can't wait til the next two episodes they should be great as well.

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also the "scrooge" analogy

#16
Also it was quite interesting, that Tony in the dream goes into the kitchen, talks to Carmela, and the Christmas Carol is playing on tv and she says "thats your life" And you see Scrooge being shown whats ahead by the "ghost of christmas future"

Scrooge is a character who has it all in the present, and doesn't realize he has no future. Very intriguing!

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#19
The Carmine bit was scary, too. Funny, but scary.

This episode was all about revealing to Tony that he's on the road to hell, and that he is running out of chances to right the ship.

Carmine lamenting his separation from his wife, the "Scrooge" reference, the "being prepared" bit, the dead bodies... It all adds up to Tony finally realizing that he has to make certain actions.... Thing is, it's too late...

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