Rule No. 1: Don't Rip Off The Mob

The "Sopranos" knock-off fest has begun, but give the networks credit: none of them picked the name "Altos" or "Baritones." USA's mob job, "Cover Me," follows a family of undercover FBI agents chasing mafiosi in San Diego. On April 4, CBS debuts "Falcone," also about an FBI guy cracking the New York Mafia. Next up: NBC, which is now shooting a pilot for "Good Guys/Bad Guys," starring Dana Delany as yet another FBI agent. This time it's the Miami mob. Frankly, none of them sounds as fun as hanging out with the guys at Bada-Bing.

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