Did My Cable Go Out during 'The Sopranos' Finale?

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Last night, millions of Americans thought there was trouble with their TV reception. But then the credits rolled on an anti-climax that has now taken its place in entertainment history. After 86 episodes including plenty of murderous violence, millions of viewers expected a dramatic ending to The Sopranos. As the Soprano family sat down for dinner at a family restaurant, nothing happened. Professor Robert Thompson founding director of the Center for the Study of Popular Television.



  • Robert Thompson - Professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University


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