The Godfather Minute

The Godfather Minute
Alex and Andy Robinson analyze The Godfather, one minute at a time.

121: Hagen!…On Broadway
Dec 1 • 29 min
HAGEN tells DON CORLEONE that they shot SONNY on the Causeway and that he is dead.
120: Hagen Ain’t Relaxin’
Nov 24 • 32 min
DON CORLEONE suspects something has gone wrong. He speaks with HAGEN.
119: Fredo’s Favorite 80’s Synth Band
Nov 17 • 44 min
They shot SONNY on the Causeway. He’s dead.
118: Don’t Worry Mama, He’s Got Atlas Tires
Nov 10 • 45 min
SONNY gets trapped at a toll booth on the causeway and is shot by his enemies.
117: Chaos In The Corleone Kitchen
Nov 3 • 39 min
SONNY learns that CARLO beat up CONNIE again.
116: Clean It Up!
Oct 27 • 38 min
CONNIE and CARLO fight.
115: Connie & Carlo Conspiracy Calls?
Oct 20 • 40 min
A mysterious woman calls the home of CONNIE and CARLO. CONNIE throws a tantrum when CARLO won’t eat the dinner she prepared.
114: Tom Cuts Mama Loose
Oct 13 • 33 min
KAY visits the family compound and asks HAGEN to contact MICHAEL for her.
113: The Old Crone’s Tale
Oct 6 • 56 min
MICHAEL and APOLLONIA become intimate.
112: Dr. Taza’s Secret Medical Research
Sep 29 • 41 min
MICHAEL and APOLLONIA dance at their wedding, then retire to the bedroom.
111: Tuba Takes A Beatin
Sep 22 • 19 min
MICHAEL and APOLLONIA’s wedding celebration takes place.
110: Apoolonlier
Sep 15 • 34 min
SONNY finishes beating up CARLO. MICHAEL and APOLLONIA get married.
109: Put It Behind The Drapes
Sep 8 • 38 min
SONNY beats up CARLO.
108: Cavities, Gingivitis And Dermatophagia
Sep 1 • 30 min
SONNY visits CONNIE and sees that Carlo had beat her up.
107: Mid-Century Italian Mountain Goat Peasant Seeks Husband
Aug 25 • 38 min
MICHAEL goes on a date with APOLLONIA under the supervision of her family. SONNY leaves Lucy’s apartment.
106: The Rule of Eight
Aug 18 • 29 min
105: To Live And Die In This Suit
Aug 11 • 37 min
MICHAEL and his bodyguards go to the Vitelli household. MICHAEL and APOLLONIA meet.
104: Emilio Barzini - Patron Saint Of Overdubbing
Aug 4 • 39 min
MICHAEL convinces SIGNOR VITELLI to let him meet APOLLONIA.
103: Johnny Portland
Jul 28 • 44 min
MICHAEL introduces himself and apologizes to SIGNOR VITELLI.
102: Aero Nostro
Jul 21 • 40 min
MICHAEL, FABRIZIO and CALO go to a restaurant. FABRIZIO describes the beautiful woman they had seen to the restaurant owner, SIGNOR VITELLI, who becomes upset.
101: Pre-War Lemon
Jul 14 • 32 min
While walking in the countryside, MICHAEL sees a beautiful woman.
100: father ute
Jul 7 • 44 min
MICHAEL and his bodyguards walk around the town of Corleone.
99: Fabrizio™ The Sicilian Air Freshener
Jun 30 • 29 min
MICHAEL and his bodyguards walk to the town of Corleone.
98: My Parents Went To Corleone And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt
Jun 23 • 39 min
MICHAEL and his bodyguards walk around the Sicilian countryside. DON TOMMASINO reminds him that it’s dangerous to be far from the house.
97: A Shut Up Cascade
Jun 16 • 40 min
SONNY apologizes to TOM. The family has dinner.
96: It Was Mrs. Clemenza All Along
Jun 9 • 31 min
DON CORLEONE learns that MICHAEL killed SOLLOZZO and MCCLUSKEY. SONNY and TOM argue about next steps.
95: Don Veto Corleone
Jun 2 • 33 min
DON CORLEONE gets an update on what has occurred since he was hospitalized.
94: Carlo The Clown
May 26 • 35 min
DON CORLEONE settles into his bedroom and gathers his team to get an update on the family business.
93: You’ve Been Sandbagged…By Marlon Brando!
May 19 • 46 min
DON CORLEONE returns home from the hospital. His family greets him.
92: Jack Woltz’s Lonely Hearts Meat Factory
May 12 • 47 min
The War of the Five Families continues. Don Corleone leaves the hospital.
91: Time With Your Family You Spend?
May 5 • 42 min
The Five Families War of 1946 begins.
90: You Don’t Talk To A Man Like George Glass Like THAT!
Apr 28 • 58 min
89: Sonny McCluskey & Tom Woltz
Apr 21 • 30 min
MICHAEL removes the gun from behind the toilet, then returns to the dinner table.
88: Ottantotto-The Alderaan Mollusk
Apr 14 • 34 min
MICHAEL asks permission to use the bathroom. SOLLOZZO frisks MICHAEL before he goes to the bathroom.
87: I’m Moe Meme!
Apr 7 • 32 min
MICHAEL and SOLLOZZO discuss next steps. MCCLUSKEY eats veal.
86: Finalmente apretto la botiglia di vino!
Mar 31 • 34 min
SOLLOZZO explains to MICHAEL why he tried to have DON CORLEONE killed.
85: Veal Smoothy
Mar 24 • 67 min
MICHAEL, SOLLOZZO and MCCLUSKEY arrive at the restaurant. MCCLUSKEY orders the veal.
84: “Try The Veal! Woody Allen”
Mar 17 • 29 min
LOU makes a “Lou-turn” on the bridge to “Lou’s” any tails.
83: The Hagen School Of Consiglierity
Mar 10 • 39 min
MICHAEL, SOLLOZZO and MCCLUSKEY ride to the meeting together. MCCLUSKEY apologizes to MICHAEL and frisks him.
82: Ladies And Gentlemen, Theeeeeee Chicken!
Mar 3 • 41 min
SOLLOZZO picks up MICHAEL to take him to their meeting.
81: Veal Research
Feb 24 • 35 min
MICHAEL receives detailed instructions for the pending assassination attempt.
80: Fish’s House of Butts
Feb 17 • 35 min
The CAPOREGIMES, TOM, SONNY, MICHAEL and ROCCO learn where the meeting with SOLLOZZO will be and plan to plant the gun behind the toilet.
79: Pinochle Heads
Feb 10 • 27 min
The CAPOREGIMES, TOM, SONNY, MICHAEL and ROCCO eat dinner and discuss tonight’s meeting with SOLLOZZO.
78: Mein Fish
Feb 3 • 28 min
CLEMENZA speculates the aftermath of the upcoming assassinations.
77: Plausible Deniability
Jan 27 • 31 min
CLEMENZA gives MICHAEL instructions for the upcoming assassination attempt.
76: When Good Fish Goes Bad
Jan 20 • 35 min
SONNY teases MICHAEL, who defends his proposal to kill SOLLOZZO and MCCLUSKEY.
75: Corleone & Sons Grill
Jan 13 • 35 min
MICHAEL proposes a plan in which he would kill SOLLOZZO and MCCLUSKEY. SONNY and the CAPOREGIMES don’t take him seriously.
74: Soyman Roth
Jan 6 • 29 min
MICHAEL argues that they must kill SOLLOZZO.
73: One Zippo To Rule Them All
Dec 30, 2018 • 32 min
SONNY and TOM argue about what to do next.
72: The Final Vanishing Act Of Bruno The Magnificent
Dec 23, 2018 • 31 min
TESSIO reveals that they killed BRUNO TATTAGLIA. SONNY is joyful and gives an update: they are hunting SOLLOZZO and SOLLOZZO wants to meet with MICHAEL to make a deal.
71: Fishing Licenses! Hunting Licenses! Marriage Licenses!
Dec 16, 2018 • 32 min
TOM arrives at the hospital and threatens MCCLUSKEY with a “cause clause.” MCCLUSKEY leaves the hospital.
70: Booking Lessons! Fingerprinting Lessons! Billy Clubbing Lessons!
Dec 9, 2018 • 33 min
The Godfather Minute 70: Booking Lessons! Fingerprinting Lessons! Billy Clubbing Lessons!
69: Enzo’s Hot Browned Drawers
Dec 2, 2018 • 26 min
MICHAEL and ENZO guard the entrance to the hospital. The police arrive.
68: Lotta’ Money In Dat White Flour
Nov 25, 2018 • 20 min
MICHAEL and ENZO wait in front of the hospital, pretending to be gangsters standing guard. A mysterious car pulls up.
67: Sanka? You’re Welcome!
Nov 18, 2018 • 27 min
ENZO offers to help MICHAEL. MICHAEL sends him to the front of the hospital.
66: Gimme Some Money
Nov 11, 2018 • 26 min
MICHAEL and the nurse hide DON CORLEONE in another room. ENZO visits the hospital.
65: Panic In Room 2
Nov 4, 2018 • 27 min
MICHAEL calls SONNY and tells him that DON CORLEONE is all alone. MICHAEL and the nurse begin moving DON CORLEONE to a different room.
64: We (Still) Didn’t Start The Fire
Oct 28, 2018 • 32 min
MICHAEL finds DON CORLEONE in his hospital room. The nurse tells MICHAEL that the police made everyone leave.
63: Dripz n’ Dipz
Oct 21, 2018 • 27 min
MICHAEL explores the hospital and learns that no one is there.
62:The Kaynoli Countdown
Oct 15, 2018 • 37 min
MICHAEL tells KAY he doesn’t know when they’ll see each other again. MICHAEL goes to the hospital.
61: Except The Mullet
Oct 7, 2018 • 31 min
MICHAEL goes to the city and dines with KAY.
60: Substitute Dons
Sep 30, 2018 • 38 min
CLEMENZA teases MICHAEL then teaches him how to cook.
59: You’ll Risk Someone Thinking That You’re Wrong Just To Know That You’re Right
Sep 23, 2018 • 36 min
ROCCO leaves the gun and takes the cannoli. MICHAEL and KAY talk on the phone.
58: Barges n’ Bladders
Sep 16, 2018 • 46 min
57: Don’t Upset Clemenza’s Wife
Sep 9, 2018 • 38 min
PAULIE picks up CLEMENZA and they drive to the city.
56: Fish’s Fishes
Sep 2, 2018 • 39 min
SONNY orders CLEMENZA to have PAULIE killed. LUCA BRASI sleeps with the fishes.
55: Bobby Duvall’s Cause Clause
Aug 26, 2018 • 39 min
TOM advises SONNY to make the deal with SOLLOZZO if DON CORLEONE dies.
54: I TALKED to Barney Miller
Aug 19, 2018 • 32 min
MICHAEL arrives at the compound and learns his father is alive. SONNY, TOM and the CAPOREGIMES discuss next steps.
53: Christmas Trees Are A BIG Expense
Aug 12, 2018 • 46 min
SOLLAZZO and TOM learn that DON CORLEONE is still alive.
52: Let US Worry About The Minute
Aug 5, 2018 • 42 min
TOM tells SOLLAZZO that he’ll try to get the family to take the deal.
51: Turk Talk
Jul 29, 2018 • 33 min
SOLLOZZO and HAGEN talk about what may happen next.
50: The Writing’s On The Wall
Jul 22, 2018 • 30 min
SOLLOZZO calls SONNY and tells him that HAGEN will be released and will deliver a proposition. SOLLOZZO tries to convince HAGEN that it’s a good deal.
49: He’d Rather Be Dancin’
Jul 15, 2018 • 40 min
CLEMENZA tells SONNY that there is a rumor that DON CORLEONE is dead. SONNY gets angry and tells CLEMENZA to bring PAULIE to the house.
48: Furry Plumper Baker Shop
Jul 8, 2018 • 43 min
MICHAEL calls SONNY to find out if their father is still alive. SONNY tells MICHAEL to come home.
47: Who’s Your PAPA?!
Jul 1, 2018 • 50 min
DON CORLEONE lies in the street after having been shot. FREDO cries. MIKE and KAY learn that DON CORLEONE was shot.
46: Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience
Jun 24, 2018 • 40 min
Two men shoot DON CORLEONE. FREDO fumbles his gun.
Jun 17, 2018 • 44 min
SOLLOZZO makes HAGEN get in his car. DON CORLEONE shops for fruit while FREDO waits in his car.
44: Now How Much Would You Pay?
Jun 10, 2018 • 38 min
SOLOZZO makes LUCA an offer to come work for him. SOLOZZO stabs LUCA and has him garrotted to death.
43: The Death Defying Magic of The Amazing Bruno
Jun 3, 2018 • 44 min
LUCA arrives at the bar and meets with BRUNO TATTAGLIA and SOLLOZZO.
42: A Lotta Money In Those Gun Permits
May 27, 2018 • 40 min
PAULIE called out sick, so FREDO leaves to get the car for DON CORLEONE. LUCA walks to his meeting.
41: Mickey Mouse’s Fredo Corleone Nightclub
May 20, 2018 • 30 min
LUCA prepares for his undercover mission. MICHAEL and KAY finish Christmas shopping.
40: What Is This Nonsense?
May 13, 2018 • 27 min
DON CORLEONE gives SANTINO an important life lesson. Flowers arrive for DON CORLEONE. LUCA BRASI meets with his Godfather.
39: Undercover Fredo
May 6, 2018 • 28 min
Again, SONNY reveals his feelings about the deal and DON CORLEONE refuses SOLLOZZO’s offer.
38: An Offer He CAN Refuse
Apr 29, 2018 • 39 min
SONNY reveals his feelings about the deal. DON CORLEONE refuses SOLLOZZO’s offer.
37: Nickels And Dimes
Apr 22, 2018 • 36 min
36: Home Of The “Cuban Roth”
Apr 15, 2018 • 35 min
TOM continues briefing DON CORLEONE and SONNY about SOLLOZZO.
35: How To Get A Head In Hollywood
Apr 8, 2018 • 35 min
WOLTZ finds the severed head of KARTOUM in his bed and screams. TOM briefs DON CORLEONE and SONNY about VIRGIL SOLLOZZO.
34: Bed Full of Catsup
Apr 1, 2018 • 36 min
WOLTZ wakes up, sees that he has been sleeping in blood, and tears off the bed sheets.
33: We’re All Band Leaders In The End
Mar 25, 2018 • 39 min
WOLTZ kicks TOM out of his house.
32: The Woltz School for Singing, Acting & Dancing
Mar 18, 2018 • 34 min
WOLTZ gets angry and explains to TOM why he won’t cast JOHNNY in the new picture.
31: Mom Said “Khartoum!”
Mar 11, 2018 • 39 min
WOLTZ takes TOM to the stable and shows him his prize stud, KHARTOUM. They return to the house and eat dinner.
30: Around The World With Jack Woltz
Mar 4, 2018 • 42 min
WOLTZ gets angry at TOM, but then has him visit his home.
29: Methadone Cocktail
Feb 25, 2018 • 41 min
TOM meets with WOLTZ and makes him an offer.
28: Hagen Goes To Hollywoodland
Feb 18, 2018 • 32 min
TOM goes to Hollywood.
27: Bonasera’s Backdoor Pilot
Feb 11, 2018 • 39 min
The photographer finally takes the family picture. DON CORLEONE dances with CONNIE.
26: Carlo’s Candy and Sportsbook
Feb 4, 2018 • 36 min
The wedding cake arrives. DON CORLEONE and TOM discuss family business.
25: Johnny In-Painamania!
Jan 28, 2018 • 42 min
DON CORLEONE mocks and slaps JOHNNY. DON CORLEONE assures him that he will get the part in the picture.
24: Johnny Explainamania?
Jan 21, 2018 • 41 min
JOHNNY continues whining about his career. DON CORLEONE gets very angry with him. TOM looks for SONNY and finds him and LUCY making love upstairs.
23: Johnny Complainamania!
Jan 14, 2018 • 34 min
JOHNNY asks DON CORLEONE if they can speak. DON CORLEONE asks TOM to find SONNY. MICHAEL introduces KAY and FREDO. JOHNNY begins telling DON CORLEONE about his weak voice and woes.
22: Scent Of A Hoo Hah
Jan 7, 2018 • 34 min
JOHNNY finishes singing. DON CORLEONE goes to the stage area to greet him. They drink wine.
21: Yes I Can (If Luca Brasi Says It’s Okay)
Dec 31, 2017 • 33 min
MICHAEL tells KAY the chilling tale of how his father helped JOHNNY’s career.
20: So Good So Good So Good!
Dec 24, 2017 • 38 min
JOHNNY sings for the wedding guests…and they are delighted.
19: Fontanamania!
Dec 17, 2017 • 26 min
JOHNNY FONTANE arrives and the girls go crazy! CONNIE runs up to greet him. DON CORLEONE is happy that JOHNNY came. MAMA and the crowd call JOHNNY to the stage to sing.
18: Auto-Tuned Mama
Dec 10, 2017 • 33 min
MAMA sings. SONNY and LUCY go upstairs. An OLD MAN sings. TOM explains to DON CORLEONE that a senator and some judges have not come to the wedding.
17: Sonny’s Sausage Holster
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
SONNY whispers in LUCY MANCINI’S ear. SANDRA jokes with her friends about SONNY’S size. MAMA CORLEONE signs with the band.
16: Godfather! The Ever Ending Musical
Nov 26, 2017 • 40 min
LUCA thanks DON CORLEONE for inviting him to the wedding, pledges his loyalty, and gives a gift. CONNIE and CARLO dance.
15: A Good Lawyer
Nov 19, 2017 • 36 min
TOM and KAY meet each other. MICHAEL talks to KAY about TOM’s background and role in the family business.
14: A Scary Guy
Nov 12, 2017 • 35 min
DON CORLEONE watches MICHAEL through the window. DON CORLEONE agrees to see LUCA. KAY observes LUCA practicing his speech.
13: The Boa Constrictor Method
Nov 5, 2017 • 31 min
NAZORINE asks DON CORLEONE for a favor and DON CORLEONE grants it. DON CORLEONE assigns the job.
12: Luug The Swede
Oct 29, 2017 • 27 min
LUCA BRASI practices his speech. SONNY, PAULIE and CLEMENZA harass the FBI agents. SONNY breaks an FBI camera, then pays for it. NAZORINE explains his problem.
11: Paulie Small Bills
Oct 22, 2017 • 37 min
PAULIE fantasizes about robbing the bride and groom of their wedding gifts. PAULIE’S FRIEND throws him two sandwiches. The PHOTOGRAPHER takes a picture of DON BARZINI, who takes the film and destroys it. TOM HAGEN goes back to work.
10: More Wine, More Bonasera
Oct 15, 2017 • 30 min
DON CORLEONE welcomes DON BARZINI. PAULIE GATTO brings CLEMENZA more wine, tries to complement him, but it backfires. SONNY CORLEONE and his wife SANDRA CORLEONE disagree about who should be watched.
9: Orange You Glad You’re Not Tessio?
Oct 8, 2017 • 40 min
DON CORLEONE refuses to take the picture without MICHAEL CORLEONE. Wedding guests interact and dance. The FBI arrives. SALVATORE TESSIO takes an orange.
8: Stuck In A Broom Closet With You
Oct 1, 2017 • 45 min
DON CORLEONE gives justice to BONASERA. DON CORLEONE tells TOM HAGEN to give this job to PETER CLEMENZA and provides some guidance on how to do it. The wedding scene begins.
7: The Decaf Don
Sep 24, 2017 • 26 min
DON CORLEONE is insulted by BONASERA’s offer and finishes his lecture. BONASERA calls him “Godfather” and kisses his ring. DON CORLEONE tells him that he may have him do a service for him someday.
6: Sei, Sei, Sei
Sep 17, 2017 • 28 min
DON CORLEONE points out that the American system had served BONASERA well until now, then he continues his lecture about friendship and respect. BONASERA offers DON CORLEONE money. DON CORLEONE puts down the cat.
5: And The Godfather Is…Macaulay Culkin! :0
Sep 10, 2017 • 38 min
BONASERA whispers in DON CORLEONE’S ear that he wants his daughter’s attackers killed. DON CORLEONE says he can’t do it, then begins his lecture about friendship and respect.
4: Suspended Sentence!
Sep 3, 2017 • 30 min
BONASERA decided to go to DON CORLEONE for justice.
3: Why Did I Weep? (Don’t answer that!)
Aug 27, 2017 • 28 min
BONASERA laments the attack on his daughter.
2: I Believe In America
Aug 20, 2017 • 20 min
AMERIGO BONASERA believes in America. But he’s having second thoughts…
1: Family, Fonts and Free Soda Pop
Aug 13, 2017 • 57 min
PARAMOUNT shows off its iconic mountain. The cash cow GODFATHER logo and font are introduced to the world. Who’s playing that lonely trumpet?!