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Bada Bing - The Sopranos and The Godfather

The television series The Sopranos was greatly inspired by the Godfather Trilogy. Series creator David Chase has said that his original idea for the series was to chronicle lives of the the first generation of mafia gangsters who were influenced by The Godfather movies.

One of the biggest homages to The Godfather movie in The Sopranos is the name of Tony Soprano's strip club, The Bada Bing. The name is taken directly from this iconic line of dialog from The Godfather:

Tony Soprano and his cronies attempt to watch The Godfather:

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The Godfather

Sonny Corleone ( James Caan ):

"You've gotta get up close like this and - bada bing - you blow their brains all over your nice Ivy League suit."