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Joey 

In this spin-off of Friends (1994), Joey Tribbiani moves to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Matt LeBlanc ...  Joey Tribbiani 46 episodes, 2004-2006
Andrea Anders ...  Alex Garrett 46 episodes, 2004-2006
Paulo Costanzo ...  Michael Tribbiani 46 episodes, 2004-2006
Jennifer Coolidge ...  Bobbie Morganstern 46 episodes, 2004-2006
Drea de Matteo ...  Gina Tribbiani 46 episodes, 2004-2006
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Storyline

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 lusy4eva-1

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If his friends could see him now... See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ashley Scott was let go in June 2004 when her character, Allison, a potential love interest for Matt LeBlanc's Joey, tested very poorly at the pilot screening in May 2004. Producers have decided to develop a new love interest. See more »

Quotes

Joey: Stop taking over my room. I have private stuff in there.
Gina: Well, if you're worried about your diary, this is what it's like:
[sarcastically]
Gina: " Dear diary, Gina's mean to me!"
Joey: Thats going straight in the book.
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Connections

Referenced in Entourage: The Resurrection (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunny Hours
Performed by Long Beach Dub Allstars
Featuring Will.i.am
Written by Lindon Roberts, Oliver Leiber, David Gamson, and The Long Beach Dub Allstars
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A maturing show in many ways
4 January 2005 | by henbenSee all my reviews

First off - this is NOT Friends, it will never BE Friends, it SHOULD never be Friends. These simple facts are probably also what most people have against Joey. I don't. I think it's 'Joeys' strength. Joey is a character we've come to love and respect during those past ten years, now that he's 'come into his own' a lot of the plot centers around him and only around him. This is of course the biggest change from that previous show, it is also absolutely necessary. For 'Joey' to work the character has to evolve, Joey himself has to mature and no longer only be the grown-up kid he has been. He is no longer the comic-relief guy who amazes us with his juvenile ways and amazing stupidity. He simply HAS to grow up. And grow up he will. To be honest, I too was skeptical after watching the pilot. But after I got over the facts that I already described in the first sentence of this comment, I just sat back and heartily laughed at the comedy displayed. Just remember these simple things - Michael isn't Ross. Alex isn't Monica, Gina isn't Rachel. Joey isn't Friends, Joey is Joey - and he's growing up. Be happy that you can laugh about it with him.


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