Eddie is embarrassed by a knock-out punch he received from Joey Kelly, who Tom learns is smaller and younger than Eddie. Tom is concerned that Eddie is neither fighting back or defending himself against Joey. The last straw for Tom is when Joey knocks out Eddie's tooth. Tom understands Eddie's behavior when he finally meets Joey. Joey is a girl. It's even more clear when Tom learns of and sees Joey's home-life: she is raised by her single father, Joe, a rough and tumble guy's guys who doesn't know the finer details of raising a girl. A learned trait from her father, Joey continues to hit Eddie because she likes him. In an effort to expose Joey to other adult influences, Tom invites her over to the apartment where Mrs. Livingston teaches Joey the fine art of being a woman, Japanese style. It works in part, but old habits are hard to break, and Joey finally rebels once against Eddie. Eddie, in turn, based on advice from Joey's father, decides this time to punch Joey back. They come to a... Written by
Did You Know?
The full name of the character Joey Kelly is Joanna Margaret Jacqueline Kelly. See more
Dad, who do I look like?
You look just like your Mother.
You mean she was a small little boy?
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Best Friend (Theme song)
Performed by Harry Nilsson See more