Tony intervenes because he cannot afford to lose face by allowing one of his players to be harmed and sends Richie home. Namespaces Article Talk. Roman Catholicism. Showing a tender side of his character, Richie cooks a dish of tripe Italian-style, and takes it to Carmela as a thank-you gift. Share this with your TEAM: Richie was arguably the most ruthless of the entire Mafioso cast in the series.
After learning of this, Tony asks for Silvio's advice on what to do with Richie, and Silvio concludes that there is no further benefit to keeping Richie around.
Richie lends money to Tony's childhood friend Davey Scatino and eventually cuts him off when Scatino starts to miss payments. When Richie insists that he can muster support from other dissatisfied crews such as the Bareses, Junior finally offers his approval. This may take a second or two.
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