The Last Don

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Original run: 11 May 1997 – 25 May 1997

Country of origin: US

Genre: Crime, Drama

Network: CBS US

Watched by: 83 of 673 107 0.01%

Total running time: 4 hours 30 minutes

Episode duration: 90 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.2 of 10 2 547 rating: 7.839 of 10 1 762

MyShows rating: 3.93 of 5 45


Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio (Aiello), the family executes a rival gang on the night of the Don's daughter's wedding, including her new husband, the son of his rival. Unfortunately the daughter (Alley) gets pregnant and the repercussions of the night drift into the future. Spanning 1964-1985, the series jumps forward with the growing up of the grandson (Cochrane) who has grown ruthless and scheming. A co-rival in the family is a nephew (Gedrick) who has been raise to take his father's (Mantegna) place in the family as a hitman and has established his place by assassinating a man who killed a Senator's daughter. However, he is proven to not be ruthless enough and moves into the family's casino business in Vegas. When the nephew falls in...

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