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Video: How Is “The Borgias” Like “The Godfather”?

Video: How Is "The Borgias" Like "The Godfather"?

Was it Fredo Corleone who said “Happy families are all alike?” Maybe I’m misremembering.

In any event, Showtime has gone to great lengths to compare its new series The Borgias (here’s my rave review) with Mario Puzo’s book and Francis Ford Coppola’s classic film. Here’s their quick look at the connections, which partly explains the series’ tagline “The Original Crime Family.”

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