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Ich würde ja behaupten, "Die Sopranos" ist eine der besten Mafia-Serien überhaupt. Allerdings muss ich zugeben, ich kenne auch nur die eine. Diese Mischung. The Sopranos: Alle Reviews. Hier findet Ihr sämtliche Kritiken, die wir bislang zu der Serie «The Sopranos» verfasst haben. Außerdem könnt Ihr Eure Meinung. Diese Reviews werden über die nächsten 13 Wochen verteilt jeweils sonntags erscheinen. Alle Episoden der ersten Staffel von 'The Sopranos' sind derzeit bei. James Gandolfini in der Rolle, die ihn berühmt gemacht hat: als Mafiaboss Tony Soprano. (Foto: Anthony Neste/Getty). Vor 20 Jahren wurde die. Die Story: Dürfen wir vorstellen: Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), ein ganz normaler Geschäftsmann in den besten Jahren. Tony hat eine.
James Gandolfini in der Rolle, die ihn berühmt gemacht hat: als Mafiaboss Tony Soprano. (Foto: Anthony Neste/Getty). Vor 20 Jahren wurde die. Seit den Sopranos höre und schaue ich da aber noch genauer hin. Nach der Pilotfolge der Serie, in der Tony Soprano in Shorts herum lief, hatte er mit Millie Bobby Brown kommt zu NetflixReview: Big Little Lies – Staffel 1. Request PDF | Wie die Sopranos gemacht sind: Zur Poetik einer Fernsehserie | The Redakteur des Journals "Medienwissenschaft: Rezensionen/Reviews". Reviewed in the United States on March 27, The Sopranos ran on HBO for 6 episodes from until and is one of the best shows that has ever. „Die Sopranos“ – Das kriminelle Serienreview., Die Sopranos &#; Das kriminelle. Für viele ist es die beste Serie aller. Request PDF | Wie die Sopranos gemacht sind: Zur Poetik einer Fernsehserie | The Redakteur des Journals "Medienwissenschaft: Rezensionen/Reviews". Seit den Sopranos höre und schaue ich da aber noch genauer hin. Nach der Pilotfolge der Serie, in der Tony Soprano in Shorts herum lief, hatte er mit Millie Bobby Brown kommt zu NetflixReview: Big Little Lies – Staffel 1.
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Episodes Seasons. Edit Cast Series cast summary: James Gandolfini Tony Soprano 86 episodes, Edie Falco Carmela Soprano 86 episodes, Michael Imperioli Christopher Moltisanti 86 episodes, Lorraine Bracco Jennifer Melfi 85 episodes, Steven Van Zandt Silvio Dante 84 episodes, Jamie-Lynn Sigler Meadow Soprano 84 episodes, Dominic Chianese Junior Soprano 83 episodes, Tony Sirico Paulie 'Walnuts' Gualtieri 83 episodes, Robert Iler Soprano 83 episodes, Aida Turturro Adriana La Cerva 59 episodes, Steve Schirripa Bobby 'Bacala' Baccalieri 53 episodes, Dan Grimaldi Artie Bucco 37 episodes, Sharon Angela Edit Storyline An innovative look at the life of fictional Mafia Capo Tony Soprano, this serial is presented largely first person, but additional perspective is conveyed by the intimate conversations Tony has with his psychotherapist.
Taglines: The legacy lives on. Edit Did You Know? Goofs When Tony knew his panic attacks was caused by eating red meat, he should have stopped eating red meat.
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Tony Soprano 86 episodes, Everything is flawless, the writing, directing, and for me, most of all, the acting.
Watching this show you'll find yourself realizing that these characters are NOT real. The acting tricks you into thinking there is a real Tony Soprano, or any character.
This show is also very versatile. Some people don't watch the show because it's violent, it's not all about the violence, it's about business, family, and many deeper things that all depend on what you, as a fan see.
For me, I don't like when people refer to the show, a show about the Mafia. For me, it's a show about family. A family who, through generations, happen to be apart of the mob.
Overall this is a masterpiece of a show. This is what television should be. Right here. Complex characters from stunning acting, magnificent story lines from brilliant writing, and what do you get when you mix these ingredients together?
A show that defines excellence, and dares to be different. The only show on T. Great acting, excellent music, intriguing storylines, and even hilarious situations are combined with HBO's no-holds-barred content.
However, instead of seeing Tony as just a one-dimensional thug, we see that he has a life outside of his criminal activities, and that's what makes this show different from it's competition.
It's a different side to the story of criminals, that they have normal lives when not breaking the law. The entire supporting cast is brilliant, especially Edie Falco, as Tony's wife Carmela, a deeply religious woman who stands behind her man despite all of his sins and Lorraine Bracco, as Dr.
Jennifer Merlhi, Tony's psychiatrist; a woman who fears him when she is giving him therapy, but secretly is attracted to him when they're apart.
This is indeed "the show that revolutionized T. The Sopranos is one of the best TV-shows I have ever seen. The show is mainly about Anthony "Tony" Soprano and his life as a father, husband and leader of a mob in the 21st century.
The show is as far as I know realistic, compared to many other mafia shows and movies I have seen. The actors fit like a glove to their parts.
This show made me realize how good many of these actors are in other shows and movies. This show has it all; humor, action, drama, good music, good actors, good "behind the camera" people and a good plot.
Axilrod1 12 May To the people complaining about the finale, seriously? You're going to give a show that you supposedly loved 1 star just because you didn't like the last 4 minutes?
God forbid a show actually make you use your brain to get answer instead of spoon-feeding it to everyone. Please do yourself a favor and google "sopranos ending explained" and read the first article, it's long but you'll appreciate the show much more.
Showing Tony actually getting whacked would have been tasteless, boring, and wouldn't have left us with anything to talk about. If you really pay attention and look at the fine details everything is there.
Plus we had already seen Tony get shot on several occasions, and the fact that people spent 6 seasons cheering the guy on and then want to see the series end with him bleeding out on the table in front of his whole family.
Some things are better left to the imagination, and when you put all the pieces together it's really pretty amazing what David Chase pulled off.
For anyone that thinks Tony's fate is up for debate, it's not. Some people say that it just meant that he was going to be looking over his shoulder for the rest of his life wrong.
For starters, the finale opens with a shot of Tony asleep in bed and is supposed to resemble him dead in a coffin and there is churchy sounding organ music playing.
Then one of the few flashbacks in the episode is Bobby telling Tony "you probably don't even hear it when it happens.
More importantly, the entire final scene was set up from Tony's point of view. It opens with him walking into the diner, they show him, they show the table where he will be sitting, then they cut back to Tony, and then there is a jump cut back to him sitting at the table.
It's a strange looking cut, but it makes it appear that Tony is looking at himself like an out of body experience.
During the final scene, you hear the bell ring 4 or 5 times, each time it cuts to Tony's face, then shows the doorway to the restaurant, and then cuts back for Tony's reaction.
They use the bell to create a Pavlov's dog type effect, it makes you expect to see certain things each time the bell rings shot of tony looking up, followed by a shot of what he sees from his POV.
So the last time you hear the bell ring, you see Tony's face, and based on the established pattern the next thing should be what Tony is seeing Meadow walking into the restaurant.
But instead there is a smash cut to black, why? Because Tony is dead and you are seeing his point of view, he is no longer seeing or hearing anything.
Chase wanted to do 30 seconds of black originally, and if it had just been the end they would have faded out the music instead of stopping it immediately.
So You know that he got shot in front of his entire family, Meadow walked in at the last minute and witnessed it too. Carmella and AJ were looking at their menus and wouldn't have had a chance to warn Tony.
And if Meadow hadn't been late then the shooter wouldn't have had a clean shot. To me that has much more of an impact than seeing him bleeding all over the table.
The guy in the Members Only jacket going to the bathroom to get the gun was a throwback to the Godfather when Michael Corleone went to get the gun from the restaurant bathroom.
They show each of them eating one of the onion rings that Tony ordered, which is supposed to symbolize taking communion.
Tony had done too much messed up stuff to get off scott-free, and everyone knows that in the mob you either die or go to jail. Whether you understood the ending or not, The Sopranos is one of the best TV series of all-time.
It's a show with so much depth and complexity that you can watch it over and over and still find new stuff every time. If you only watch a few episodes here and there and then just watch the finale, you'll probably be disappointed like all the other idiots that did that were.
I mean would you read the first couple chapters of a book and then read the last page and decide that it sucks? The Sopranos is a TV series that has gained the reputation of being one of the "greatest TV shows" of all time, and I think it's a title the series deserves.
It's one third of what I like to call the "holy trinity" of TV dramas, the other two being the much loved Breaking Bad and the critically acclaimed The Wire.
It's such a great TV series that even a 20, word review would struggle to explain every single thing about the show that works, and I know you're about as willing to read a post that long as I am willing to write one, so I'll try not to draw this one out too much.
That being said, there's a lot about this show that I want to say, and a lot of praise I'd love to throw its way, so here goes.
The Sopranos works on so many different levels it's staggering. It's a complex character study, a tense crime drama, a relatable family drama, and sometimes it even feels like a weird, twisted sitcom.
There's moments of brutal and shocking realism right alongside surreal dream sequences and scenes ambiguous in nature.
There's suspense, black comedy, surprising deaths, and even the odd tear-jerking moment. Every character is fascinating, as barely anyone is purely good or purely evil- almost every character is a different shade of morally ambiguous grey, and this is what makes almost every character, major or minor, so interesting.
The stand-out character of course is Tony Soprano; the show is about him after all. He is absolutely flawlessly played by James Gandolfini, who has done other stuff in his career, but never anything as memorable as his role as the lead in The Sopranos.
Here is a character who feels like such a real person it's damn near scary- I feel like I know Tony better than some people I see in real life on a weekly to bi-weekly basis.
This is perhaps one of the most fleshed-out and well-developed characters in the history of entertainment. Throughout the 6 seasons we see dozens of Tony's therapy sessions, with each one adding something to the character.
We see many of his dreams too, with these sequences putting the viewer directly into his head and allowing us to see his most personal thoughts and feelings.
He interacts with countless other characters too; in fact, almost every character in the show interacts with Tony on at least one occasion.
It's a credit to both Gandolfini and the writers that the character of Tony Soprano felt so real throughout the show's run. That's not to say Tony's the only well-developed character on the show, because that's not true at all.
Almost every character has depth and is interesting in their own way- personal favourite characters of mine include Livia Soprano, Tony's delightfully crabby mother who's obsessed with control, Ralph Cifaretto, an absolutely horrible colleague of Tony's who is so much fun to despise, and Adrianna, a character who starts out as being there mainly for fan service, but becomes one of the show's most sympathetic and interesting characters further down the line.
I would like to talk more about the characters, but honestly, to do so may cause this review to move into spoiler territory, because like I said before, nobody on this show is ever really safe from death.
One character may appear to be the kind of person who'd last all six seasons, but may well be "whacked" after just a few episodes.
On the other hand, there's characters who could only be seen in the background occasionally throughout the first season who become significant characters in later seasons.
What I'm trying to get at is that the show's unpredictable and I don't want to go into discussing specific plot-lines or characters too much because you're really better off going into this series knowing as little as possible in order to get the most enjoyment out of it.
And by the way, try not to read too much about the show on the internet either before or while you're watching it, as it's an old-ish show, and that means people are generally less cautious about displaying spoiler warnings prior to discussing potentially "sensitive" material.
The internet is a dangerous place to be while you're watching a show that's already aired, so just remember to be cautious. The use of music in this show is also something that really needs mentioning.
The show uses music frequently, and also uses a great range of music throughout its run. David Chase and the others who worked on the show clearly have a talent for selecting music that just works so well for particular moments.
A lesser-known Rolling Stones song called "Thru and Thru" is used unbelievably well in the final montage of seasons 2's finale, "Fun-house.
I think it's so good I might even write a blog post specifically for the episode, as I can't really go into why it's so good in this review without outlining the general plot-line.
Then there's the song "Wrapped in my Memory" by Shawn Smith used at the end of the classic episode "Long-term Parking," which is season 5's penultimate episode.
The way this bittersweet sounding song is used is phenomenal- a perfect way to end one of the most well-known episodes of the show And I don't want to forget the use of Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" in the show's notorious final scene.
Most people seem to associate the song with Glee, but The Sopranos used it first, and so much better too. Like the episode Funhouse, the final scene of The Sopranos could use its own blog post also, but I probably won't ever talk about it because it's already been discussed to death all over the internet.
Generally every episode of The Sopranos ends with a piece of music that plays over the final scene, and continues to play over the credits, and it's staggering how often this piece of music reflects either the style, tone, themes, or even the general plot of the episode it closes.
I'm an absolute sucker for a good soundtrack, and The Sopranos, I'm pleased to say, completely nails it in the music department. The writing and the directing in The Sopranos is sharp as hell too.
The writer's inject so much wit, tension, and pathos into this show sometimes all at once it's mind-blowing. The show has so many different moods and feelings, but somehow the writers manage to tie it altogether into something that feels very cohesive.
Many, many quotable lines and catchphrases too. This show has some serious style too, and the look and feel of the show honestly looks almost movie-quality at times.
This can be credited to the show's directors and cinematographers, who give the show such a unique and memorable style that really progresses and becomes more pronounced as the show goes on.
There's a reason this show was so revolutionary and acclaimed when it first came out- no other show before it had ever looked quite so cinematic.
I personally found myself forgetting at times that I was watching a TV show worth mentioning is that the acting from some cast members is movie-quality too.
Mind you, The Sopranos is not a show for everyone. It's got some very adult content, and there's the fact that it's quite a strange show too- there's literally at least three episodes that are almost 45 minute long dream sequences inside Tony's head, and a sense of ambiguity is often present thanks to the characters' general sense of moral murkiness, as well as their often strange and ambiguous motivations that aren't always spelled out.
Almost no character is ever easy to decipher and understand- there's few stereotypes on this show- and while this could frustrate some people, I personally like this aspect of the show, as it makes everyone feel a bit more "real" and compelling.
And then there's that ending, which isn't going to be for everyone I loved it though. I also want to say that this show requires some patience to really get into.
I don't think the first season was phenomenal, as the writers and cast members were still trying to work out the best way to portray and develop these characters, so it gets off to a slightly shaky and uncertain start.
Mind you, I still thought the first season was very good, but it took me to the end of the second season before I started loving the show, and it was about a month after I finished the final season before I realised that The Sopranos was probably my all-time favourite show.
The show will grow on you, but it'll probably take some time, so be patient. Also, there are a huge number of characters, and it will take by my approximation at least 10 episodes before you'll remember most of their names unless you've got a great memory or something.
This can make early episodes a little difficult to get through, but if you stick with it it'll become something you get used to.
It helped popularise the sense of grey VS grey morality that is so prevalent many recent shows, and also pushed many boundaries in regards to what kind of adult content a TV show could depict, as well as how cinematic TV could look.
It's amazingly well acted, written, and directed, has an astoundingly diverse soundtrack, and features in my personal opinion one of the most deep and interesting characters off all-time- Tony Soprano.
I see it as required viewing, and even though you personally may not love every aspect of it, I'm sure most of you will be at least able to develop a great sense of respect for the show.
Don't be put off by its age, or the fact it ended 13 years ago- this is still must-watch television that has aged and will continue to age gracefully.
The Sopranos has become a cultural phenomenon and universally agreed as one of the greatest television shows of all time. James Gandolfini plays the enigmatic New Jersey crime boss, Tony Soprano, accompanied by a stellar cast.
Edie Falco is superb as the worrying, loving upper-middle class mother; Tony Sirico is tremendous as a superstitious, greying consiglieri who is often very funny.
While the show has often been criticised for the negative stereotype of Italian-Americans as mafiosi, and to an extent this is undeniable, I can see so many positives from the show.
The portrayal of strong family values, friendships, love and compassion; could this be present in a coarse television show about gangsters?
Furthermore, other burning issues are discussed such as terrorism, social inequality and injustice, homosexuality, drugs etc. This is no shallow, dull show about tough guys and violence.
It has so much more. Many of the issues we see on the show are very real. The writing which has been pretty much great has infused so successfully current issues and managed to imbred them within the characters' lives, which makes the whole thing more interesting.
Credit must go to David Chase who has created an excellent television treasure and to James Gandolfini, for envisioning, television's most complex and enigmatic character.
Simply exceptional. Name any other show you like, I've watched it. And the other great ones, all of them.
Numerous times. Loved them, even. But this is the best thing ever made, bar none. This is not Goodfellas Godfather shlock.
This is the finest character study ever filmed. And James Gandolfini is the most mesmerizing protagonist in television history. Come at me.
RobScott 28 July The Sopranos is universally thought of as one of the best tv shows of all-time and is at the top of every "best ever" list ever created for a reason There's nothing I can say about this incredible tv show that hasn't already been said.
All you have to do is read through the reviews to see how loved this show really is. It's absolutely perfect!
Quinoa 31 January The Sopranos is a terrific show. It may be violent, racist, sexist, and bad to the bone, it is also funny, melodramatic and cool.
The characters are very well done and the acting is some of the best I've seen in years. It is also pretty keen for creator David Chase to pick Northern New Jersey as the set piece for his opus of crime life.
I have liked this show alot since it aired on HBO in January of last year and I will keep on watching it because of the intrigue and drama.
At first the only reason I watched the Sopranos was for my husband, but I did keep an open mind. Soon after renting the first season both he and I were hooked.
The characters were so real. You liked to love them and you liked to hate them. It was also very convenient that they killed all the characters that I thought should have been killed.
This shows you the fears and weaknesses of toughest wise guys. You see Tony's inner conflict James Gandolfini is a great actor between being a good husband and father and his reputation and duties to the mob.
You also see Carmela's side with Tony always gone, but she still tries to make it work and she still loves him. I love the different characters, they really picked a great cast.
The show just keeps your attention because you never know what will happen or how characters will react. I highly recommend it for people who don't have weak stomachs.
This is The Godfather of TV series. I've rewatched all 86 episodes a few times and it's quite amazing how they'd kept up the quality over so many episodes.
Aside from the great acting and writing, the directing is incredible - there are many scenes where nothing special happens, yet the atmosphere makes these scenes unforgettable.
Character development at its best: I felt like I was there, experiencing their world throughout the series. A masterpiece. Brilliant shark 27 June When this show is on it's game, it is brilliant, amazing television.
So well-cast, well-written and well directed, it shows what cable TV can achieve. Now, like any creative vehicle, it too can fall short.
There are messy, uneven episodes. The season ender this year was rather all over the place and unsatisfying, but, overall, great television.
Gandolfini deserves all the praise coming his way. His monolouge as a hitman describing his first "hit" in True Romance is a great piece of work.
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Summary: Meet Tony Soprano: your average, middle-aged businessman. Tony's got a dutiful wife. A not-so-dutiful son.
A daughter named Meadow. An uncle who's losing his marbles. A hot-headed nephew. A not-too-secret mistress. And a shrink to tell all his secrets, except the one she already knows: Tony's a mob boss whose troubles are wrapped up in his Meet Tony Soprano: your average, middle-aged businessman.
And a shrink to tell all his secrets, except the one she already knows: Tony's a mob boss whose troubles are wrapped up in his two families.
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Watch Now. Stream On. Buy On. Season 1 Episodes. Critic Reviews. Mike Duffy Apr 1, This is sophisticated television that assumes there is an intelligent audience for well-written, off-center, ambitious entertainment.
David Chase has created a contemporary mob masterpiece. The Sopranos, make no mistake, is the first truly great TV show of Marvin Kitman Apr 1, It's a great show, the best new series of the year.
It's so - dare I say it? It catches you off guard. Basically, it's everything I'm always looking for in drama. It's beautifully written, authentic, without the plastic Los Angeles look.
The acting is marvelous. It's funny in a darkly comedic way, involving as a soap opera, and quirky. I never quite know what's going to happen, even though the subject matter is by no means unprecedented for television.
Ken Tucker Jun 12, The series is full of surprises And as Tony, Gandolfini gives a magnificently shrewd, wary performance.
If, like me, you thought you never wanted to watch another Mob story, be sure to check this out. Read full review. Caryn James Apr 1, Combining dark comedy and psychological drama, the show achieves a fresh tone to match its irresistibly winning concept.
Robert P. Laurence Apr 1, In the self-doubting Tony, his sullen kids, not-so-patient wife, querulous mother and incompetent business associates, Chase may have accomplished what seemed impossible -- he's created something new in the Mafia-movie genre.
David Walker Apr 1, The Sopranos, which lovingly embraces its debt to The Godfather movies,offers TV viewers an option they should not refuse.
Hal Boedeker Apr 1, The series has some potent black humor and good acting, especially from Nancy Marchand as the mobster's mom and Edie Falco as his wife But a gangster's midlife crisis is a weak, unpalatable premise for a series.
The Sopranos makes an offer you can refuse. User Score. Write a Review. User Reviews. Now, watching the show nearly 20 years after its original debut, it still stands up as one of the greatest dramas of all time.
This week HBO series offers more than laughs. It has intelligence and feeling and brutality. The Sopranos hits all the notes.
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The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti. A Hit Is a Hit. View All Photos Season one of this crime drama, The Sopranos, begins with New Jersey mobster Tony Soprano having a panic attack near his big pool, for which he reluctantly begins therapy with Dr.
Jennifer Melfi. Throughout these sessions, we begin to find out more about Tony's past and upbringing. We see how Tony becomes comfortable with the doctor and reveals about his lifestyle.
The season covers Tony's attempt in tracking down an old associate who is now a part of the Witness Protection Program. It also includes the Lupertazzi Crime Family going on the lam, a high school coach committing an unspeakable crime, and the Sopranos being investigated by the FBI.
Cast James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano. Edie Falco as Carmela Soprano. Lorraine Bracco as Dr. Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler as Meadow Soprano. Robert Iler as Anthony Soprano Jr. Nancy Marchand as Livia Soprano. Steven Van Zandt as Silvio Dante.
John Ventimiglia as Artie Bucco. Drea de Matteo as Adriana La Cerva. Al Sapienza as Mikey. Anthony DeSando as Brendan Filone.
Paul Schulze as Father Phil Intintola. Joseph Badalucco Jr. John Heard as Vin Makasian. Michael Rispoli as Jackie Aprile. Kathrine Narducci as Charmaine Bucco.
Tony Darrow as Larry Boy Barese. Robert LuPone as Bruce Cusamano. Michele DeCesare as Hunter. Matt Servitto as Agent Dwight Harris. Bokeem Woodbine as Massive Genius.
Kevin O'Rourke as Don Hauser. Mark Blum as Randall. Joseph Siravo as Johnny Boy Soprano. Cara Jedell as Ally. Tony Ray Rossi as Fred Peters.
Bobby Borriello as Young Tony. Frank Pando as Agent Grasso. Maria Grazia Cucinotta as Isabella. Madeline Blue as Janice. Joe Lisi as Dick Barone.
Oksana Babiy as Irina. Robyn Peterson as Bobbi Sanfillipo. Michael Gaston as Alex Mahaffy. Laila Robins as Young Livia.
Rocco Sisto as Young Junior. Aida Turturro as Janice Soprano. Brian Geraghty as Counter Boy. Ed Crasnick as Comedian. Bill Richardone as Joseph Melfi.
Sam Coppola as Dr. Frank Santorelli as Georgie. George Loros as Raymond Curto. Barbara Haas as Alda Melfi. Bruce Smolan as Emil Kolar.
Joseph R. Gannascoli as Bakery Customer. Richard Romanus as Richard La Penna. Brooke Marie Procida as Bride. Anthony De Sando as Brendan Filone.
Mar 27, Full Review…. Graeme Blundell. The Australian. Top Critic. Jun 19, Full Review…. Verne Gay. Jul 1, Full Review….
Vinessa Erminio. Newark Star-Ledger. David Bianculli. New York Daily News. Lee Winfrey. Philadelphia Inquirer.
Matthew Gilbert. Boston Globe. Apr 16, Full Review…. Ted Olsen. Christianity Today. Guillem Martinez Oya. Drew Jubera. Deseret News Salt Lake City.
Sep 12, Full Review…. Jac Kern. Cincinnati CityBeat. Terry Kelleher. People Magazine. It is such rich, layered storytelling. Aug 15, Full Review….
Brian Tallerico. View All Critic Reviews Jun 20, Los personajes y las situaciones son interesantes, en particular, Tony. Es muy original que deba recurrir a una psicoanalista.
Emilio R. Jun 11,The season ender this year was rather Www Kostenlosspielen De over the place and unsatisfying, but, overall, great television. Dorothy Rabinowitz. You may later unsubscribe. Ed Crasnick as Comedian. David Strathairn as Robert Wegler. Van Morrison.