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The 15 Greatest Junior Soprano Lines on The Sopranos

Junior Soprano’s not the most graceful guy, but he does have quite a few talents. He’s great at teaching baseball, spotting potential varsity athletes, and singing egregious, saccharine Italian ballads. And those one-liners could choke an elephant! While it’s hard to keep the list to just 15, here are my picks for the 15 greatest Junior Sopranos lines on The Sopranos.

Junior Soprano talking about the temperature in his house.
Season 3, Episode 8, "He is Risen"

1. "That's what being a boss life is. You steer the ship the best way you know. Sometimes it's smooth, sometimes you hit the rocks. In the meantime, you find your pleasures where you can."

Junior talking to Livia in Denial Anger Acceptance (Season 1, Episode 3)
Season 1, Episode 3, "Denial, Anger, Acceptance"

3. "Go ahead...keep movin' fella."

Junior Soprano talking to Livia Soprano at Green Grove, Season 1, Episode 6, Pax Soprana
Season 1, Episode 6, "Pax Soprana"

4. "Boy, Anthony must've really gotten under your collar. You're looking to crack his coglioni for putting you here."

Season 1, Episode 6, "Pax Soprana"
Junior talking to Livia Soprano about cracking Tony's caglioni
Season 1, Episode 6, "Pax Soprana"

5. "What's this motherless f**k's name?"

Season 1, Episode 6, "Pax Soprana"

6. "Yeah, and I'm playing shortstop for the Mets."

Season 1, Episode 6, "Pax Soprana"

8. "My nephew running things? Not that strunz. Not in this life."

Junior Soprano talking to the FBI in Jail in Season 1, Episode 13, "I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano"
Season 1, Episode 13, "I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano"

10. "You gotta wonder where she is in all this. My little niece.

Junior Soprano talking to Tony Soprano at the doctor's office in "Knight in White Satin Armor"
Season 2, Episode 12, "The Knight in White Satin Armor"

11. "Who's that speaking here? Is somebody speaking?"

Junior Soprano talking in his kitchen
Season 2, Episode 12, "The Knight in White Satin Armor"

12. "You tell me to take a crap on the deck of the Queen Mary...an hour later, they're hosing her down with disinfectant."

Season 3, Episode 7
Junior Soprano talking to Dr. Kennedy in "Second Opinion"
"Second Opinion"

13. "A whole issue of U.S. News on seniors and health: Bring somebody with you to the doctor's, it said."

Junior Spprano talking to Bobby Bacallieri in "Second Opinion"
Season 3, Episode 7
Junior Soprano talking to Bobby Bacallieri in "Second Opinion"
"Second Opinion"

14. "Kid was always a dumb f**k though, wasn't he? Didn't he almost drown in three inches of water?"

Tony and Junior talking about Jackie Aprile, Jr.
Season 3, Episode 13, "Army of One"

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