is one of the greatest television dramas ever made, earning consistent critical acclaim for its cast, writing, and rich themes. Originally billed as a mafia story in the vein of The Godfather
and Goodfellas, The Sopranos
often veered off course to defy expectations and present themes regarding existentialism, the foreknowledge of death, growing old, and the dissolution of "the good times."
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Of course, the show still found time to tell a genuinely fascinating story, with each season containing their own unique arching subplots. Some were great, some were not so great.
These are the five greatest, and five worst, storylines of The Sopranos