Rank #1: S01E03 "Denial, Anger, Acceptance" - Score Some Crystal
Tony, Paulie and Sylvio enter into a new business deal with a Jewish hotel owner, while Tony struggles with the terminal illness of his long-time friend and current don, Jackie Aprile. Meadow asks Christopher for a favor that could get him in trouble.
Rank #2: S01E02 "46 Long" - Looks Scathed To Me
Christopher and Brendan take some initiative in a truck hijacking, but their plan backfires when it angers Uncle Junior. Tony's crew does a favor for A.J.'s science teacher.
Rank #3: S01E01 "The Sopranos" - Those Goddamn Ducks
Tony Soprano, a Capo in the Jersey mafia, begins seeing a therapist because he is stricken by panic attacks. During his session, Dr. Melfi learns of his two conflicted families. Tony is stressed by his unhappy wife, rebellious kids and his demanding mother. On the business side, Tony feels pressure from his willful nephew, while also engaging in a power struggle with his Uncle Junior.