Categories: Sopranos

Sopranos: Blow Up Your Product Placement (Warning: Contains Spoilers For Final Episode)

Posted by: Jon Fine on June 11

It’s kind of funny Sopranos' capo di tutti capi David Chase blew up AJ’s bright-yellow Nissan Xterra in the final episode. It was responsible for some of the show's most...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch: Season Six, Episode Twelve

Posted by: Jon Fine on June 06

The product garnering the most loving, deep-focus onscreen time (if not mentions per se) this episode was heroin. But the Product Placement Watch sticks to widely commercially available, legal products,...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch: Season Six, Episode Nine

Posted by: Jon Fine on May 08

Almost any episode after the brand-fest of Episode 8 (I might have to watch that one again to re-tally all the product references, which is why it's not yet logged...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch, Season Six, Episode Seven

Posted by: Jon Fine on May 01

All you had to do was see the name of this episode--"Luxury Lounge"--and know it was gonna be stuffed with product and brand references. And it was. Viceroy. Luxe beachside...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch, Season Six, Episode Six: Hey, These Guys Read, Too, Edition

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 17

Season Five of the Sopranos was all about callouts to cars. Among those lovingly praised on screen: Maserati, Cadillac Escalade, and Nissan Xterra. Thus far Season Six is all about...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch, Season Six, Episode Five

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 12

Just another yawn $425,000 wedding; just another soapy subplot involving one of Tony's underlings. What's more importantly for the Product Placement Watch, though, is the admirable restraint characters are showing...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch, Season Six, Episode Four

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 06

The good news is Tony's no longer in a coma. The better news is that Carmella hasn't bragged about her new Porsche since the season's debut. A highly selective guide...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch, Season Six, Episode Three

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 30

The intensive care-unit remains a lousy venue for product placement. (Why advertisers would not want to be in the same frame as someone on a breathing machine is almost understandable.)...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch: Season Six, Episode Two. (Warning: Contains Spoilers.)

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 20

An atypically quiet night for product on the Sopranos. Apparently having a major character in a coma and on a breathing machine throughout the entire episode tends to focus the...

Sopranos Product Placement Watch: Season Six, Episode One

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 15

I cannot be the only person to notice how many brand names get mentioned, with great frequency and flattery, on the otherwise ad-free Sopranos. I know I'm not the first....

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