Dr. Melfi: Kind of like Proust's madeleines.
Tony: What? Who?
Dr. Melfi: Marcel Proust. Wrote a seven-volume classic, Remembrance of Things Past. He took a bite of a madeleine - a kind of tea cookie he used to have when he was a child - and that one bite unleashed a tide of memories of his childhood and ultimately, his entire life.
Tony: This sounds very gay. I hope you're not saying that.
Paulie: Amazing thing about snakes is that they reproduce spontaneously.
Tony: What do you mean?
Paulie: They have both male and female sex organs. That’s why somebody you don’t trust you call a snake. How can you trust a guy who can literally go fuck themselves?
Tony: Don’t you think that expression would’ve come from Adam and Eve story? When the snake tempted Eve to bite the apple?
Paulie: Hey, snakes were fucking themselves long before Adam and Eve showed up, T.
Es sind diese kleinen Dialogperlen, für die ich The Sopranos so mag. Und noch rund drei Staffeln vor mir, für faule Tage wie gestern.