Relive the funniest moments that happened before the opening credits of " The Office. Watch the video. Tony is interviewed by the FBI who play him a recording from a wiretap in Livia's room at her elder care residence. It confirms that Junior was behind the hit. He plays it cool however, not only refusing to accept the offer of immunity from the Feds but not letting on to Uncle Junior what he knows. Junior does give him the okay to eliminate the rat who's been wearing a wire but Tony starts to get his revenge as well. Tony takes a major step when he decides to tell his crew about seeing a psychiatrist. At home, Carmella has it out with Father Phil, who is flirting with Rosalie Aprile much the same way he does with her. Livia meanwhile - who may or may not be suffering from Alzheimer's - tells Artie Bucco that it was Tony who burned down his restaurant.
Jimmy Altieri is dispatched early and easily. Chris, using the lure of a beautiful Russian woman, draws Jimmy to a hotel room where Silvio is waiting for him. Although his men are whacked, Corrado escapes—he is arrested by the Feds before Tony can get to him. The greatest betrayal, however, is one that Tony is unaware of or perhaps just unwilling to admit to himself. Agents Grasso and Cubitoso seem to enjoy playing the damning recording to Tony, but Agent Harris takes no pleasure in the event. And neither do we. Of course, I understand why David Chase does not allow his protagonist to kill his mother. If Tony murdered Livia, it could have led to Game Over for The Sopranos— many viewers would no longer have been able to relate to a mother-killer, even when the mother in question is as horrible as Livia. And with that, Tony evades all the major mortal threats against him in Season One. Tony decides to shelter his brood at New Vesuvio.
He is killed and his body dumped in an alley with a rat stuffed into his mouth. Knowing that Tony's life is in danger, Dr. Melfi openly speculates about his mother , noting that she often speaks of infanticide. She suggests that she has borderline personality disorder, that she creates bitterness and conflict, and has no love or compassion. Tony cannot bear to hear this. He crosses to her chair, looms over her, calls her a "twisted fucking bitch" and says, "We're finished. Tony is brought to an FBI safe house.
Paulie , Chris , and Pussy rob and kill a Colombian drug dealer. They get a huge amount of cash — as Tony says, a once-in-a-lifetime score. Chris and Adriana get to know Massive Genius , a rich gangsta rapper, and Chris arranges a sit-down between him and Hesh.