In the Sept. 29 episode of The Sopranos, the show's mobsters got into a furious debate over Columbus Day observances. Now, there's a real-life dustup over whether castmates Dominic Chianese (Uncle Junior) and Lorraine Bracco (Dr. Melfi) should march in New York's Columbus Day parade. When organizers refused to let them participate saying Italian-Americans take offense at the HBO show's Mafia stereotyping ex-mayor Rudy Giuliani told reporters: "I'm a big Sopranos fan. The show is a terrific show, and I would urge some Italian-Americans to be less sensitive... I think we all get beyond it when we just relax more about it. It's just a show."
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