The Sopranos is one of the most successful and celebrated shows in the history of television. Presented on HBO, The Sopranos had the type of language and action that could not be shown on over-the-air television. Airing between 1999 and 2007, the show portrayed the life of fictional New Jersey mobster Tony Soprano, his family and his business associations. Its brilliant writing and acting won numerous awards and left viewers with the impression that they were getting an inside look at the life of an organized crime boss.
“College” Season 1
This episode featured Tony taking his daughter Meadow (Jamie-Lynn Sigler) on a tour of colleges in Maine. As Tony does his fatherly duty, he comes across a former business associate who turned government witness. Tony is not about to let this rat go without paying for his transgression, so the rest of the trip is spent balancing his daughter’s college tour with attempting to finish business with his former associate. He catches up with the associate and ends up choking him to death. When Soprano and his daughter return home, he is confronted by his wife Carmela who has learned that the therapist Tony has been seeing is a woman.