By bernardpossidente

Bernie Possidente is a biology professor at Skidmore College specializing in genetics and biological clocks courses and research. He wears black turtlenecks September through May and black mock-turtlenecks in the summer, a fashion trend he picked up at the age of ten from Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS (INDEX)

In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. * * * List of Dialogs Part I (link) Dialog 1, Season I, Episode 2: 46 Long: “Cloning Cell Phones” – – – Part II (link) Dialog 2, Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck: “If It Helps You” – – – Part III (link)…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS (INDEX)

In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. * * * List of Dialogs Part I (link) Dialog 1, Season I, Episode 2: 46 Long: “Cloning Cell Phones” – – – Part II (link) Dialog 2, Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck: “If It Helps You” – – – Part III (link)…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART VI: DIALOGS 16-21

previous Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Sixteen (Season Six, Episode 78: Soprano Home Movies) “Kill or Cut Hair?” Tony and his brother in law, Bobby “Baccala”, are out on a lake in upstate New York on Bobby’s motorboat. Tony is talking to Bobby about…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART VI: DIALOGS 16-21

previous Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Sixteen (Season Six, Episode 78: Soprano Home Movies) “Kill or Cut Hair?” Tony and his brother in law, Bobby “Baccala”, are out on a lake in upstate New York on Bobby’s motorboat. Tony is talking to Bobby about…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART V: DIALOGS 12-15

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Twelve (Season Six, Episode Sixty-Seven: Join the Club). “Somebody’s Probably Working On That” Tony is in a coma after being shot by Uncle Junior. In his mind, he’s at a hotel bar after falling down the…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART V: DIALOGS 12-15

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Twelve (Season Six, Episode Sixty-Seven: Join the Club). “Somebody’s Probably Working On That” Tony is in a coma after being shot by Uncle Junior. In his mind, he’s at a hotel bar after falling down the…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART IV: DIALOGS 8-11

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Eight (Season Three, Episode Thirty-Three: Second Opinion). “It’s Probably All Genetical” AJ has been assessed for learning disabilities at school, earning a borderline diagnosis for Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.). At home, Meadow has shown AJ a…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART IV: DIALOGS 8-11

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Eight (Season Three, Episode Thirty-Three: Second Opinion). “It’s Probably All Genetical” AJ has been assessed for learning disabilities at school, earning a borderline diagnosis for Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.). At home, Meadow has shown AJ a…