Joey has struck out on his own and moved to Hollywood, hoping to truly make it as an actor. Joey says goodbye to a time when his friends were his family and welcomes the chance to turn his family into his friends. After reuniting with his high-strung sister Gina, a strong and sexy hairdresser, Joey moves in with her genius 20-year-old son, graduate student Michael, who literally is a rocket scientist. What Joey lacks in book smarts, however, he more than makes up for with his people skills, making him the best new friend his nephew could ask for.
Joey decides to buy a house now that he is bringing big bucks from the movie but can he convince the owner of the house that he should get it? Gina isn't very supportive of the idea. Alex helps Bobbie with a harassment case.
Gina's high school friend Donna comes to town, separated from her husband. Joey had a huge crush on Donna for years, and is happier than ever when they start going out. However, Donna confides in Gina that her husband wants to reconcile, and begs her not to tell Joey. Meanwhile, Michael is startled to discover that he was a great baseball player when he was younger.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey bursts back in an audition room asking producers for one more chance (he entered a different audition room than the one he was in before!). He is determined to have a second chance and doesn't let the producers talk so they explain that he is in the wrong room. Not knowing what to do, producers start an audition with Joey. This leads to a funny audition with Joey saying lines for an action movie, when the producers read lines said by kids.(second part to a one-hour season premiere)Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
There's a vacant apartment in the complex, and Joey and Michael try to hide it from Gina, fearing that she'll want to move in to be closer to them. Also, Joey is understudying in three plays at once.
Michael is sick and Gina is delighted. Staying at Gina's, Joey meets her secret boyfriend. Meanwhile, an actor named Brian Michael David Scott repeatedly tricks Joey into missing auditions.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A discouraged Joey is just looking for an audition for a good show. At Alex's Northwestern alumni party, he's mistaken for a fellow alumni, and introduced to the Northwestern Mafia. They help him get an audition for a show called Deep Powder, described as "Baywatch on skis." Joey's a little depressed that he's auditioning for the father of 2 teenage characters.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey asks Bobbie to help Sara find work. Sara gets a job working for Newsweek in Washington DC. Trying to get her to stay, Joey tells Sara he loves her and asks her to move in. Meanwhile, Michael's new girlfriend, a 45-year-old woman, cheats on him with a 60-something professor. Alex is struggling to keep herself together.
Joey and Gina's sister Mary Theresa is coming for a visit, and Gina can't stand her because she thinks the world revolves around her. When Mary Theresa discovers that her engagement ring is fake, she decides to call off the wedding and stay in California, leaving Joey and Gina to try to find a way to get her to return to New York. Meanwhile, Michael is oblivious of a girl's interest in him.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
An old girlfriend of Joey's threatens to release an embarrassing tape. To prevent this from happening he must apologize to her on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Bobbie celebrates her 40th birthday.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey accidentally makes a date with a reporter from "People" for Valentine's Day. He has the gang "accidentally" bump into him and his date at the restaurant to ruin the mood, but his plans backfire when she thinks he's taking their relationship to the next level. A drunken Alex shares some sexual secrets with Gina. After Joey sends Michael over to hit on a table of girls, Michael actually becomes "one of the girls."
Well, Donna begged her not to, but of course Gina tells Joey about Donna's husband begging to reconcile. Joey takes Donna to a romantic bed-and-breakfast, but when Ron shows up in town, Donna ultimately ends up heading back to New York with him. Meanwhile, Alex discovers that she's hot and that hot girls get free stuff.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey meets Deep Powder's executive producer, Lauren Beck. Joey worries that he may be fired after giving away a plot twist at a press conference. Alex, Gina and Michael decorate the apartment for Joey for Christmas.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey is preparing to shoot a big fight scene on the set. The director offers to use a stuntman instead but Joey wants to do his own stunts. Eventually, Chuck, Joey's stuntman comes in. Abby, the script reviser, has a chat with Joey because he doesn't follow script at all. Michael visits the set and he and Abby hit it off. Zach works Craft and Services on the set. Meanwhile, Alex is confused about her true feelings for Joey.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Unable to decide who to take to the premiere of Deep Powder, Joey struggles to find tickets for Gina, Michael and Alex. Michael meets a girl and Brent Spiner and must choose who to leave with. Gina's date is Lauren's ex-boyfriend. Alex's date is a lesbian. Joey and Lauren kiss.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
While Joey is moving out to his new house, he finds out that his house is on fire and the whole house burns out. Meanwhile Jimmy finally learns that Michael is his son and he tries to start a relationship with him, father to son.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
After asking Sara to move in with him, Joey freaks out. Sara freaks out too, and leaves without saying goodbye. Joey is heartbroken. On her first date in a long time, Alex accidentally offers sex to the guy, and Joey gets rid of him. While doing shots in Joey's bedroom and commiserating about the sad state of their love lives, Alex and Joey kiss! Meanwhile, Bobbie sets herself up with Michael at a Star Wars preview. When Gina confronts Bobbie about being attracted to Michael, Bobbie offers her a job.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Joey's feelings for Alex are driving him crazy. Dean throws Alex a birthday party and is going to propose to her. Gina and Jimmy are getting tattoos to show their love for each other.
Joey's relationship with costar Katie has consequences that could get him fired from the show, unless he manages to talk her out of her dressing room. Joey and Lauren acknowledge their feelings for one another. After Gina teaches Alex how to make lasagna, Joey is forced to judge a taste test.