After his friends all go their separate ways, Joey Tribianni leaves New York for Hollywood to pursue his acting career full time. His sister Gina buys him a nice apartment, and he finds a new roommate in his 20-year old nephew Michael (Gina had him when she was 16), who is literally a rocket scientist. Michael's book smarts and Joey's people smarts allow them to help each other out whenever they can, and make them nice companions. Written by
Same guy, new friends
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Did You Know?
In every episode (except the Pilot), Joey's Magna Doodle has something different drawn on it:
- Episode One: A bird; looks like a phoenix rising from the fire/ashes.
- Joey and the Party: A goat eating out of a garbage can, in front of the Hollywood sign.
- Joey and the Book Club: A hula dancer.
- Joey and the Perfect Storm: A snail saying, "Weee" as it rides on a turtle's back.
- Joey and the Nemesis: A scene from Aesop's Fable, "The Fox and the Grapes." (The fox, snapping at the grapes, just out of reach.)
- Joey and the Husband: A Dragon
- Joey and the Dream Girl, Part 1: A cowboy riding a bomb through the air (scene from Dr. Strangelove)
- Joey and the Dream Girl, Part 2: In the first scene is was the same cowboy riding a bomb that was used in the previous episode. After that, it was a killer whale jumping over someone in the water... who looked a lot like Gumby
- Joey and the Big Audition: A stunt rider on a motorcycle
- Joey and the Road Trip: Lilies and a hummingbird
- Joey and the Plot Twist: A dog peeing on a frightened snowman, instead of on the nearby fire-hydrant
- Joey and the Taste Test: Logo for Fox Motocross Gear
- Joey and the Premier: A family walking beneath the night sky
- Joey and the Assistant: BMX biker on a half pipe
- Joey and the Tonight Show: A guy in a hospital bed; a dog sitting nearby; the number 428
- Joey and the Valentine's Date: A Bulldog sitting on a chair
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