Georgie's on the ground in a bathroom stall with a handheld metal detector. He says he hopes they'll "be all right." "Who?" Christopher grumps. "The guys." "What about me?" Georgie tells him not to worry, "they didn't even mention your name on television." Disgusted, Christopher goes to check the soap dispenser as Georgie babbles on about the hairs on the back of his neck standing up when he heard the words "Brendan Filone." "They made him look like John fuckin' Gotti," Christopher gripes. "I brought him around here. Tony wouldn't ever a known him if it wasn't for me." "Huh," Georgie says amiably, metal-detecting the toilet paper. "I had no idea." Hee hee! Georgie cracks me up.
Green Grove. From afar, we see Carmela get out of the Benz wagon; Tony pulls up in the foreground and honks and gesticulates at Carmela.
Close-up of the paper. Knocking. Livia tells the knocker to get lost. From the hallway: "It's Carmela!" Livia calls to her to come in, and explains that she just didn't want to deal with "that snooty-ass Mrs. Ryan down the hall," whom she goes on to call "shanty Irish" and the usual misanthropic blah blah blah. Carmela cheerily tells her to get dressed, "I'm takin' you to brunch." Livia makes "whuh?" noises and asks what's wrong. Carmela lies that nothing's wrong, why would she think that, relax, why would something be wrong. Livia asks, "Is it Meadow? She eats like a bird," and Carmela continues protesting too much, and Livia says that Carmela came unannounced, so she's worried. Carmela rolls her eyes and snarks, "Jeez, I'm sorry. It's a nice day, I thought I would take you out."
Outside, Tony checks his watch.
"I don't wanna go out," Livia mumbles. Carmela just stands there, smiling brightly. Livia asks if it's Anthony, "those indictments," and she goes on to say that "his father could take it in stride but he can't." Carmela's smile tightens, and she mutters at Livia, "I don't believe you."
Tony stews in the car.
Carmela tries to hurry Livia up. Livia fusses with the bedclothes: "We just went to a wedding." Carmela, trying to keep the impatience out of her voice, says that "that was a big to-do -- this way, we get to spend some quality time together." Livia ignores her. Carmela prods, "The Manor is gonna stop serving brunch any minute." Livia approaches Carmela, her eyes wide: "Did he cheat on you again?" Carmela rolls not just her eyes but her whole head, then objects to Livia's thinking that she has "some other agenda that I have to talk to you about" when she just wants to do something nice for Livia, finishing, "Don't flatter yourself." Duly chastened, Livia agrees to "throw something on." Another eye-roll from Carmela.