The BEST Episodes of The Sopranos
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.
#1 - The Blue Comet
Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 3, 2007
The spectre of disloyalty among the crew hangs over Tony as Phil Leotardo decides how to handle recent issues with the Soprano crime family; a hit gone wrong comes at a huge cost; A.J.'s conquering of his depression is challenged
#2 - Pine Barrens
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired May 6, 2001
While on a collection errand, Paulie and Christopher find themselves thrust into a deadly chase with a Russian in the frigid woods of South Jersey. Tony is caught between business, family obligations and Gloria's temper when he must deal with the crisis. Meadow's relationship with Jackie takes a bad turn when she discovers him with another girl.
#3 - All Due Respect
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 6, 2004
Tony faces pressure from his own crew to give up his cousin to Johnny Sack. Tony does some soul-searching on Melfi's couch and finally decides on a course of action. A.J. proves himself to be a schemer, while Christopher tells Carmela that he and Adriana have ended their relationship. Tony meets with Johnny Sack to restore peace between Jersey and New York, but the Feds play a surprise card that sends Tony fleeing to safety.
#4 - Long Term Parking
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired May 23, 2004
The FBI finds new evidence that they use as leverage against Adriana. Adriana relents and tries to persuade Christopher to go into witness protection with her. Tony and Carmela meet over lunch and work toward a reconciliation, which includes a new real estate project for Carmela. Johnny Sack delivers a stern ultimatum to Tony, who is hesitant to give up his cousin.
#5 - Made in America
Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 10, 2007
Tony seeks to find a peace with the Leotardo crew while dealing with rumors a member of his own crew may have flipped. A.J. makes a decision regarding his future and Junior's slide into dementia continues.
#6 - I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 4, 1999
Tony begins to retaliate for the attempt on his life, but he is stunned when he learns that his mother and uncle were behind it. Junior tries to escape when he suspects that Tony will come after him, but the Feds intervene before Junior can get away. Livia pits Artie against Tony in a last-ditch effort to save herself. Carmela finally lays down the law with Father Phil.
#7 - The Knight in White Satin Armor
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 2, 2000
Richie finally pushes Tony to the limit and Tony begins to plan for his removal. Tony finds that breaking up with his Russian girlfriend is more complicated than he thought. Janice takes matters into her own hands after a quarrel with Richie.
#8 - Funhouse
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 9, 2000
Tony is stricken by a nasty bout of food poisoning and has a strange dream conversation with Pussy in his delirium. When Tony wakes up, his suspicions are aroused. The FBI catches Livia at the airport with incriminating evidence against her son. The Feds decide to move against Tony just before Meadow's graduation.
#9 - Whitecaps
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 8, 2002
Tony and Johnny Sack prepare to move against Carmine, but Tony second-guesses the deal and considers another option. Meanwhile, Tony haggles with a lawyer when he decides to buy a beach house as a gift for Carmela. Junior finds that his legal worries are over when the judge makes a ruling in his case, and Christopher returns clean and sober from rehab. Carmela reaches the breaking point and throws Tony out of their home when Tony's ex girlfriend taunts her over the phone. Tony resists at first, but eventually decides that its best for his family if he leaves.
#10 - Amour Fou
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 13, 2001
Tony must lay down the law with a distraught Gloria when she threatens to expose their affair to his family. Jackie seeks some advice from Ralphie and decides to pull a daring heist to prove himself, but his plans go horribly wrong when blood is spilled. Carmela takes an emotional dive and suddenly becomes interested in real estate.
#11 - The Second Coming
Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired May 20, 2007
Tony attempts to repair the rift between New Jersey and New York; A.J.'s depression struggle continues; a New York associate crosses the line with Meadow
#12 - Employee of the Month
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 18, 2001
Ralphie introduces Jackie Jr. to the muscle end of his business, which doesn't go over well with Tony. Janice gets in over her head with the Russians when she won't back down in her feud with Svetlana. After a session with Tony, Melfi is brutally raped in the parking garage of her building. She struggles with the idea of using Tony as a weapon against her attacker.
#13 - Nobody Knows Anything
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 21, 1999
Tony is shocked to learn that his old friend, Big Pussy, may be a rat. He sends Paulie to investigate when Pussy acts suspiciously. Junior reaches the breaking point when he learns that Tony has been working behind his back. He and Livia begin conspiring to take action against Tony.
#14 - Members Only
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 12, 2006
Gene Pontecorvo makes a final break from the mob life, while Junior's paranoid delusions could be the end of Tony.
#15 - Whoever Did This
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 2002
Junior uses an injury at the courthouse as an opportunity to introduce a new defense at his trial. Ralph begins to ponder the state of his life when his son is badly hurt in an archery accident. A mysterious fire at the stables results in the death of Tony's favorite horse. Tony confronts Ralph, resulting in a bloody and deadly climax.
#16 - Isabella
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 28, 1999
Tony is more depressed than ever over Pussy's disappearance. He increases his medication and this causes him to have hallucinations of a beautiful Italian girl living next door. Meanwhile, Junior and Mikey send two hit men after Tony, but all doesn't go according to plan.
#17 - Army of One
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired May 20, 2001
Tony and Carmela quarrel over the prospect of sending A.J. to military school after he is expelled. Ralphie is forced to make a decision about Jackie, while Meadow reflects upon her life as a Soprano.
#18 - College
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 1999
Tony takes Meadow to Maine on a college tour. While there, Tony stumbles across an ex-mobster who went into the witness protection program after ratting out several of Tony's old comrades. Tony and the mobster begin stalking each other while Tony does his best to hide his activities from his daughter. Carmela receives a visit from Father Phil and the two have a close encounter.
#19 - The Fleshy Part of the Thigh
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 2, 2006
Tony goes home and returns to business, perhaps with a new frame of mind. Paulie receives a shock about his mother.
#20 - Boca
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 1999
Tony and Sylvio plan drastic action when they hear some disturbing news about Meadow's soccer coach. Tony learns of a secret that Junior would rather keep under wraps. Tensions flare when they begin needling each other during a golf game. And this results in Junior giving up a long term relationship.
#21 - Kennedy and Heidi
Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired May 13, 2007
The Soprano and Lupertazzi crime families quarrel over asbestos removal; Tony deals with a problematic associate; Paulie suffers a devastating personal loss; A.J. questions his friendship with Jasons Parisi and Gervasi
#22 - Walk Like a Man
Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired May 6, 2007
The relationship between Christopher and Paulie's falters, while A.J. grows depressed over his break-up with Blanca.
#23 - Full Leather Jacket
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 5, 2000
Carmela pressures a friend to write a letter of recommendation for Meadow, while a good will gesture from Richie to Tony falls flat. Matt and Sean are bored with their positions in the Soprano organization. They decide to ambush Christopher as a favor to Richie.
#24 - Soprano Home Movies
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 8, 2007
Bobby and Janice host a wild 47th birthday bash for Tony at their Adirondacks vacation home. Tony's actions following Johnny Sack's arrest come back to haunt him.
#25 - Stage 5
Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 15, 2007
Christopher's Cleaver premieres, showing Tony how he feels about him; Johnny Sack faces a health crisis; Phil Leotardo resents his family, and himself, for being weak and downtrodden; Silvio gets caught up in New York's power vacuum