The best of OSN: why you need to watch The Sopranos

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The best of OSN: why you need to watch The Sopranos

The daddy of them all (or perhaps the godfather?), this gangster show finally made a star of the late James Gandolfini, who portrays mob boss Tony Soprano.

The Sopranos has even been referred to as ‘the greatest work of American popular culture’, and it really is hard to think of many better that have come out of America.

So much more than a story of mobsters, it’s the American experience shown through the prism of a criminal, with wide-ranging themes and heavy symbolism that elevates it beyond other typical one-hour dramas.

Tony struggles with both of his families (personal and professional) and sees a therapist to help him deal with the pressures. One of the first shows to have an anti-hero as the main protagonist, paving the way for the likes of Walter White and Don Draper to follow.

Brutal, touching and often a little ‘out there’, The Sopranos is a must-watch experience and luckily for you, all six seasons (that’s 86 episodes of TV gold) are available on OSN.

Satisfy your appetite and your The Sopranos cravings in one go and whip up a pasta dish as good as one of Carmela's (the wife of mob boss Tony Soprano, played by Edie Falco).

Head here for Alici Dubai’s spaghetti alici e mollica – a spicy, anchovy spaghetti from Dubai’s award-winning Italian seafood restaurant.

For plenty more binge-worthy shows and movies ranging from sci-fi classics to family-friendly blockbusters, OSN has you covered. Get streaming by heading to www.stream.osn.com.

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