Just finished Sopranos Season 3 and I have questions SPOILERS

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  1. Benson R

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    I think this topic will obviously contain spoilers so I will not put spoiler tags in unless someone complains
    First off it was much better then I expected after everyone was so down on it compared to Season 2. However I would have hoped that they wrap up a few more plot lines. Anyway most of my questions are towards the end of the show. I understand that Ralphie set Jackie Jr. up on purpose by telling him that story. I don't understand why though. What does Ralphie have to gain by getting rid of Jackie? Also why does Tony not do more to save Jackie's life? I know that Jackie committed a major offense but Tony seems to know Ralphie set him up. Tony returns Ralphie's gun to him and plays dumb saying he thinks it belongs to him when he knows Jackie had told him that Ralphie gave it to him. Did they ever explain the NY boss's motivation for moving to NJ? It was obvious that there something else going on there. I suppose these plots will be continued next season but it would help in the meantime if I could better understand the characters motivations. I imagine the Season 4 dvd set won't be released until next fall and thats a long time to wait.
     
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    So why not subscribe to HBO for three months?
    M.
     
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    Maybe your right, but I got the distinct impression Ralphie knew what he was doing. The story seemed very calculated. He kept telling Jackie if only he had the balls to do what Tony and Jackie did he would have risen through the ranks as fast as they did. You are probably right about Tony's movitations, thats what I thought, but I would have expected to at least see Tony privately distraught over the decision. Jackie Sr. had basically asked Tony to keep Jackie Jr. out of trouble. He had to know there was no way Ralphie wouldn't get rid of Jackie. As for getting HBO, I wish I could but I'm stilling living in University Housing so I'm stuck with that at least for the next six months. After watching the pine barrens episode I'm hoping they try to dump a body up in Sussex so I can see some places closer to where I live.
     
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    I always thought that they were going to give Jackie Jr. a pass, that is what at least both of them said, plus Tony and Jackie Sr. were best friends and he was going to look after Jackie Jr. no matter what. I didn't think Tony thought Ralphie was going to kill Jackie Jr. and really thinks it was a "drug issue" murder.

    I just watched "Pine Barrens' last night and that is such a classic Soprano episode.
     
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    Maybe its just the pervert in me speaking, but was anyone else dissappointed they didn't further develop the plot about the female tennis instructor's 'interest' in Adrianna?[​IMG]
     
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    Benson, you've got just two weeks to make a new friend, based on just a single criterion -- do they get HBO? [​IMG]
    M.
     
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    I get HBO but I'm not gonna watch until almost the end of the season. I can't stand having to wait another week to see what's next. So I'll record it each week, and about week 11 start watching them at my own pace, one a night, maybe two some evenings if I really want to see what happens next.

    I just find it easier, (more preferable) to wait for the whole season than have to wait in between each episode.
     
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    I was hoping Dr. Melfi would finally confess to Tony about her rape and ask him to "take care" of the rapist. Now that's one guy from Season 3 who really deserves to get whacked.
     
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    The plot line I'm most interested in (and hoping its covered this season) is the Russian commando guy that got away from Christopher and Paulie in the woods. I think that was Amour Fou? Damn, that was a great episode...
    JQ
     
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    Jason: Pine Barrens, man! Best episode of the series so far.

    John: Me too, every time she got close I was like "Just say it already!"
     
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    I don't think Tony would do anything about Jennifer's rapist. Jennifer is not family member or a goomah and Tony is not a vigilante.
     
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    I have no doubt Tony would have that guy whacked if Jennifer told him what happened and wanted Tony to do something. Tony really likes Jennifer and they are friends in a way so I think he would kill or have the rapist killed.

    I am going to have watch the commentaries; it's amazing how much more you learn.

    Jason, I think the conclusion to the Pine Barrens plot will definantly happen this season.

    "He's out there, and he's probably hunting us."
    "With what, his cock?"
    LOL.
     
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    A friend of mine from work who trains Dre De Matteo told me she said they decided to drop the whole tennis instructor angle but that originally it was gonna be written as some sort of lesbian interest angle.
    I'd like to know why they re casted the part that was originally played by Fairuza Balk.
     
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    Mitty, I figured The Pine Barrens loose end was the fact that the "Interior Decorator" was never found by Christopher and Pauly and that Pauly's car was gone/stolen. I figured the Russian was still alive and took Pauly's car back into town.

    "He single handily killed 16 Chezks and he's an interior decorator."
    "Really? His place looked like crap."
     
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