‘The Sopranos’ Turns 25: David Chase Sets Record Straight on Tony’s Final Scene

The Sopranos
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If HBO had gotten its way, we’d be celebrating the 25th anniversary of a show called Family Man. “They didn’t want the title The Sopranos. They said it’s going to be confusing and awkward, because it didn’t sound like it’s about a tough guy, a mobster,” says David Chase, the creator of the multi-award-winning series that redefined prestige TV. “When Family Guy came on the air, that screwed their plan.”

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