After erroneously getting out at his Dallas lay-over from New York, Joey Tribbiani (whose "Friends" mates stay in the Big Apple) arrives in L.A., where his sassy sister (who cracks Chandler and him would love it there 'together') Gina has found him an ideal apartment, it even has a sexy neighbor, corporate lawyer Alex. He gets a warm welcome too from his charming, nerdy cousin Michael, an actual rocket scientist, who is desperate at age 20 to move out from ma and with cool uncle Joe, alas without money to share the rent, and both fear Gina's reaction, however a demonstration of Michael's cooking makes it worth braving a dragon-mother for in food-focused Joey's eyes and watering mouth... Joey tragically believes the new TV show "Nurses" isn't worth accepting a part in, but it becomes a hit, while the show he chose over it is canceled so he desperately turns to his new agent Bobby, who can only get him an audition for TV news show presenter, which he fails, proving unable to face the ... Written by
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Gina, I know he's your baby, but it's time to move on. Change can be good!
Oh, it's easy for you to say.
No it's not! No! Look... Nobody understands wantin' things to stay the same like I do. I was HAPPY in New York! Okay, and I tried really hard to keep things from changing. But everyone else got married, and had kids, and moved on. They all changed! So I'm givin' change a shot. And it has been *hard*. But... just hoping things stay the same... it doesn't work.
Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Ethel Merman See more