Working class widower Joe Vitale is raising his teenage boys Mark and Nick in Hoboken, New Jersey with the help of his aunt Florence. Proudly Italian-American, he hangs out with pal Gus and neighbor waitress Estelle.
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 Joe Vitale (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Mark Vitale (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Gus Duzik (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Josephine Molonaire (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jimmy Baio ...
 Nick Vitale (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bobbi Jordan ...
 Estelle (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Working class widower Joe Vitale is raising his teenage boys Mark and Nick in Hoboken, New Jersey with the help of his aunt Florence. Proudly Italian-American, he hangs out with pal Gus and neighbor waitress Estelle.

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In the pilot the show took place in a small Pennsylvania town. The setting was changed to Hoboken, New Jersey for the rest of the series. See more »

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What a great show!
13 April 2007 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

This was a simple, yet funny show because it was both earthy and innocent at once. My favorite episodes were (1) Joe and Gus trying to hide what they thought was Bobby's marijuana plant, and Jerry Stiller trying to hide it by eating it; or (2) the one where Nick was wetting the bed. But the best moment on screen was when Aunt Josephine wanted them to tell that they loved her, and Joe couldn't say it. But when Nick lovingly said "I love you, Aunt Josephine!" She said "Thank you Nick--here's 5 dollars!" Joe piped right up and forced out, "I...love...you...Aunt Josephine." Maybe you had to be there. Too bad it only lasted a short time. (btw Jimmy Baio was Scott Baio of Happy Days' cousin, right?)


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