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"Joey and the Wrong Name" is the seventeenth episode of the first season of Joey, which aired on NBC on February 17, 2005.


Michael tries trash-talk believing him better than Uncle Joey. Joey is nominated for his role as Dr. Drake Ramoray but is also the celebrity presenter for another awards ceremony on the same network. When he reads out the runner-up's name, he says it twice making her believe she's the winner.

Cast and Characters

Main Cast

Matt LeBlanc - Joey Tribbiani
Andrea Anders - Alex Garrett
Paulo Costanzo - Michael Tribbiani
Drea de Matteo - Gina Tribbiani

Supporting Cast

Julia Duffy - Kimberley

Shanna Moakler - Mariska

Patrick Kerr - The Producer

Michael Trucco - Paul

Annie Wood - The Trashy Woman

Richard Whitten - Jack

Burnadean Jones - Morgan

Shauna McCoy - Sherri Teesedale (uncredited )


Directed By:
Kevin S. Bright

Written By:
Matt Hubbard


  • Patrick Kerr had previously appeared in Friends as the restaurant owner with a salad fetish. Reportedly he's a good friend of Matt LeBlanc.