The charming and still-single Joey, who has struck out on his own and moved to Hollywood, hoping to truly make it as an actor. After reuniting with his high-strung sister Gina, Joey moves in with Michael, his 20-year-old genius nephew, who unbelievably is literally a rocket scientist. However, what Joey lacks in book smarts he makes up for with people smarts – making him the best new friend his nephew could ask for.
Joey is on the set of "Deep Powder" but the fate of his character is still unknown. One extra, named Zach, tries to cheer him up in the hope Joey will help him (Zach) get a line to say. Zach will give Joey some tips about how to live as an actor in Hollywood. Jenna, a young actress-wannabe, moves in the building. She wants to meet Joey, the big star, but she first meets Michael who pretends to be Joey in order to land a date with her. Joey has an audition.
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)
Joey faces an unruly child actor on his new movie. When push comes to shove, Joey takes matters into his own hands with interesting results. Meanwhile, Gina helps Alex get over her lagging love life.
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.
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.
Joey decides to enroll in an English as a second language class just to attract the attention of a beautiful woman. Elsewhere, Gina decides to help Bobbie try and find a new client.
Alex teaches Texas hold 'em to Joe. The problem is that she makes up rules so he wins all the time. Thinking that he can play the game he accepts an invitation to play celebrity poker. Michael and Abby's relationship reaches new heights.
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.
Gloria, Candance's grandmother, is starring in a musical at the Senior Citizen Home she's in. When the director of the musical quits, Joey offers to direct it. Zach helps Joey out in this venture. Bobbie's mother, who's living in that citizen home, wants a part in the musical.
Gina is planning a family Thanksgiving. Joey and Zach discover some ancient Native American artifacts on Joey's property and mistakenly give them away.
Joey's best friend from high school is visiting. Gina has a big surprise for Michael.
After Michael and Abby break up, Joey takes him to Tijuana to help him get over it. Alex and Gina want to have some fun and go to a night club.
Joey is having a holiday party at his old apartment. Bobbie is there with her boyfriend.
Joey is starting to act weird around Alex, because she is still going out with Dean. His action figure also arrives, it has a few flaws though. Gina thinks that she's pregnant.
Joe's dad comes to town for Joey's movie premiere. His sly remarks of disrespect for Joey's line of work are lost on his son. At least until Alex points them out to him. Elsewhere Joey runs into Carmen Electra while admiring his movies billboard. The two hit it off, until Joey finds out that the billboard for her new perfume (right next to his) is getting a lot more attention than his own.
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.
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.
Bobbie sets up a date for Joey with Edie, a famous actress. What he doesn't know in the beginning is that she only needs him as a "beard".
Joey discovers a Critic on the internet and goes to visit her, only to discover that it is an 11 year old.
Joey wants to go out with Alex but she's not sure if she wants to go out with him.
Joey wants to take his relationship with Alex to the next level, but Alex only wants sex. Gina finds out that Jimmy is married to a woman that is in prison, and Michael meets a man on internet and Michael thinks that he is a woman.
Jimmy and Gina get married.