Feeling his handle on his family and business slipping away, mob boss Tony Soprano suffers a series of anxiety attacks that land him in the office of a psychiatrist. Opening up to his shrink, Tony relates the details of his life as a “waste-management consultant,” and tries to come to terms with the professional and private strains that have brought him to the brink of a breakdown.
Best Drama Series winner at the 2004 and 2007 Emmy Awards. Best Dramatic Actor (Gandolfini) at the 2000, 2001 and 2003 Emmy Awards. Best Dramatic Actress (Falco) at the 1999, 2001 and 2003 Emmy Awards. Golden Globe winner for Best Dramatic Series, Best Dramatic Actor (Gandolfini), 2000. Golden Globe winner for Best Dramatic Actress (Falco) in 2000 and 2003.
After suffering a series of mysterious anxiety attacks, New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano agrees to see a psychiatrist, Dr. Jennifer Melfi. As he opens up to the doctor, Tony reveals details about his problems
... MOREat home and at work that involve his wife Carmela, his kids Meadow and Anthony Jr., his Uncle Junior and his domineering mother Livia.LESS
17 January 1999
With acting boss Jackie Aprile dying of cancer, Tony prepares for a power struggle with Uncle Junior. Christopher and his associate Brendan make trouble for themselves when they jack a truck full of DVD players.
... MORETony's mother Livia finally agrees to live in a retirement community. Big Pussy and Paulie Walnuts are sent to find a stolen car.LESS
24 January 1999
Denial, Anger, Acceptance
Uncle Junior's associate Mikey Palmice stirs things up by making Junior think Tony wants to be next in line for boss. Meanwhile, Tony, Paulie and Silvio deal with Hasidic family problems.
31 January 1999
Jackie Aprile's health worsens, forcing Tony to make a tough decision. Meanwhile, Anthony Jr. learns the true nature of his father's job in 'waste management.' Also, Tony hires sleazy police lieutenant Vin Makazian to investigate
... MOREDr. Melfi's background.LESS
7 February 1999
During a trip to Maine for Meadow's college interviews, Tony sees a man he believes is a relocated mob snitch. Back at home, Carmela receives comfort from Father Phil.
14 February 1999
At Tony's suggestion, Junior is made acting boss after Jackie dies. In therapy, Tony surprises Dr. Melfi with an admission. Carmela and Irina (Tony's mistress) both suffer as Tony's libido takes a nosedive.
21 February 1999
After stealing the 'sacramental wine' from the school chapel, Anthony Jr. is suspended. Tony is concerned that his bad influence is responsible for his son's behavior, and has a series of disturbing flashbacks in which
... MOREhe remembers learning that his own father was in the mob.LESS
28 February 1999
The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti
At the wedding of Larry Boy's daughter, the 'boys' find out they're going to be indicted, and make a premature exit to get rid of incriminating evidence at home. Upset that he isn't getting the
... MOREnotoriety of other family members, an agitated Christopher has an ugly encounter with a bakery clerk.LESS
7 March 1999
Uncle Junior enjoys a romantic tryst in Boca with his girlfriend Bobbi, not realizing that she's been gabbing to her beauty-parlor friends about his oral talents. Meanwhile, controversy arises when Meadow's soccer coach announces he's
... MOREleaving the school.LESS
14 March 1999
A Hit Is a Hit
Christopher and Adrianna cut a deal with a famous gangsta rapper who claims that Hesh pocketed royalties belonging to a cousin who recorded several hit songs decades ago. Meanwhile, Tony plays golf with Cusamano and
... MOREhis white-bread friends.LESS
21 March 1999
Nobody Knows Anything
After Jimmy and Pussy are arrested in an FBI raid, Makazian tells a stunned Tony that Pussy may be wired for the Feds. Tony sends Paulie to find out for sure. Later, Tony learns that
... MOREMakazian might be trying to frame Pussy to get out of his gambling debts.LESS
28 March 1999
Hit men are sent out to whack Tony, who comes out of his depression when he meets Isabella, an Italian exchange student staying next door.
4 April 1999
I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano
In the Season One finale, Tony is stunned to discover that the attempt on his life may have been ordered by someone very close to him. Later, he must deal with the fact that everyone
... MOREknows he is seeing a shrink. Christopher is sent to take care of Jimmy Altieri.LESS