40 Crazy Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of The Sopranos
Real mobsters thought the show was super realistic
Real mafia members would often contact the show and let them know how realistic everything they were doing was (except for Tony’s shorts, of course!). FBI agents even reported that they would listen to wiretaps from mobsters they were watching and hear them talking about The Sopranos. Many even thought that there was someone from the inside consulting on the show! That’s how accurate they thought the series was. Some tapped phone calls even show that there were men a little worried they had a snitch among them reporting all about their lifestyle to the show!