Season 1 Episode 18

Joey and the Wrong Name

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Feb 17, 2005 on NBC



  • Allusions

    • The various soap operas mentioned during the awards were Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, One Life to Live, and Passions.

      Days of Our Lives is one of the most successful and longest running soap operas. It has been on nearly every week day since 1965, and has more than 11,000 episodes. Joey played Dr. Drake Ramoray on DOOL in various episodes of Friends. Between the end of Friends and the start of Joey, his character was killed off for a second time and he moved to Hollywood.

      General Hospital is the longest running serial show in Hollywood. It has been on since 1963 and has more than 11,700 episodes. It also holds the record for the most Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series (10).

      One Life to Live is a soap opera that has been on since 1968 with more than 10,300 episodes. Rather than follow soap formulas, it is known for the ethnic and socioeconomic diversity of its characters.

      Passions is a unique paranormal soap opera that has been on since 1999 with more than 2,200 episodes.