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Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Tue Sep 14, 2004 9:27 pm

I was just reading in the paper today that the first episode of the friends spin-off Joey pulled nearly 19 million viewers. I realise that the figures were from people looking in because of friends and was wondering was it actually any good?
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RE: Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Tue Sep 14, 2004 10:02 pm

I caught bits of it, and NO. None of the reviews I saw had anything good to say as well.

It is yet another cookie cutter show written by a bunch of hacks that hopes to buy into the success of Friends. I don't think it will make it an entire season. If it does it will not be renewed. This is one spin-off that will not work (like they usually do).
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RE: Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Tue Sep 14, 2004 10:09 pm

I think they are trying and hoping to do with Joey the success that Fraiser had! Same concept, move to new city, surround by family and hope lightning strikes twice.....
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RE: Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Tue Sep 14, 2004 10:26 pm

I saw it and thought it was hilarious!

I thought it was the funniest TV Show I have ever seen, behind MXC.
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RE: Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Tue Sep 14, 2004 10:51 pm

It will be interesting to see what happens this week when "Joey" goes up against "Survivor: Vanuatu, Islands of Fire."
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RE: Is The TV Show 'Joey' Any Good?

Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:38 am

Considering that Joey's character on "Friends" provided the dumb humor, the "Joey" is more of the same. It's funny in the same way Joey was funny on "Friends"...but I do wonder how long it can last, since NBC has a tendency to pull shows before they even get a chance.
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