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Encore! Encore!

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Last updated:
Sat, 14 May 2005 02:00

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aired from: Sep 1998 to: Jan 1999 13 eps, 2 unaired NBC 30 min stereo closed captioned

regulars:

  • Nathan Lane as Joseph Pinoni
  • Glenne Headly as Francesca Pinoni
  • Ernie Sabella as Leo
  • James Patrick Stuart as Claude
  • Trever Fehrman as Micheal Pinoni
  • Joan Plowright as Maria Pinoni

    recurring characters:

  • Lauren Woodland as Hayley


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      1st Season 1998

    1. "Pilot"
      gs: John Ducey [ Driver ], Sarah Ann Morris [ Nancy ], Kimberly Campbell [ Anne ], Carla Barnett [ Doctor #1 ], Luciana Miele [ Doctor #2 ], Micheal Emerson Kyme [ Opera Patron #1 ], Irene Rossen [ Opera Patron #2 ], Gina Torres [ Opera Patron #3 ]

      rc: Hayley

      When his voice fails him, opera star Joseph Pinoni returns to his family's California winery.

      b: 22 Sep 98 pc: 001 w: Chuck Ranberg and Ann Flett-Giordano s: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee, Chuck Ranberg, & Ann Flett-Giordano d: David Lee
    2. "I am Joe's Ego"
      gs: Robert Martin Robinson [ Maitre'd ], Becky McMurray [ Mover ], Sharon Mahoney [ Women Buyer ], Douglas Fisher [ Male Buyer ], Jay Bell [ Older Fan ], Micheal O. Alexander [ Photo Fan ], Gustava Rex [ Waiter ], Donna Fuller [ Female Fan ], David Courier [ "Cats" Fan ], Jill Pierce [ Sexy Fan ]

      rc: Hayley

      Joseph's fame starts to get on his sister Francesca's nerves despite his efforts to settle down.

      b: 29 Sep 98 pc: 002 w: Charlie Hauck d: Pamela Fryman
    3. "The French Connection"
      gs: Jolie Jackunas [ Hostess ]

      Joseph is disappointed by how his wealthy friend Claude has changed, but Marie is interested in Claude.

      b: 20 Oct 98 pc: 003 w: Jon Sherman s: Valerie Curtin & Jon Sherman d: Micheal Lembeck
    4. "Master Class"
      gs: Nanea Miyata [ Gabrielle ], Evan Matthew Cohen [ King Herod ], Meghan Mackenzie [ Lucy ], Kathleen Darcy [ Mother ], Lauren Robinson [ Young Girl #1 ], Tobie Elizabeth Easton [ Young Girl #2 ], Nikki Lloe Robinson [ Young Girl #3 ], Brendan Casey [ Young Girl #1 ], EJ. De La Pena [ Young Boy #2 ], Jordan Segal [ Young Boy #3 ]

      rc: Hayley

      When Joseph helps his mother's class production he goes overboard with the kids. Francesca makes a big discovery about Leo.

      b: 27 Oct 98 pc: 004 w: Jon Sherman d: Ken Levine
    5. "Sour Grapes"
      gs: Alexandra Adi [ Tina ], Barbara Pilavin [ Sophia ], Matt Battaglif [ Steve ], Hal Robinson [ Gino ]

      Joseph's attempt to patch up a long running fight with another winery gets him into trouble.

      b: 16 Dec 98 pc: 005 w: Brown Mandell d: Sheldon Epps

      NOTE: This episode was supposed to air 10 Nov 98. The show was pulled around the beginning of November sweeps and is said to return "retooled" in December. This is the second time it has been retooled so I am not sure whether it's second time will have a positive outcome. It was being replaced by reruns of Just Shoot Me. It was brought back to the Wednesday 9:30 time slot, with Working another fledging series at the 9 p.m. slot. 3rd Rock From the Sun and NewsRadio moved to Tuesday and Monday in a big shakeup of scheduling.
    6. "The Diary"
      gs: Richard Gagt [ Agent ], Carolyn Hennesy [ Barbara ], Joe O'Connor [ Leland Jr. ], Fredd Wayne [ Leland ], Bobbie Norman [ Francine ]

      rc: Hayley

      Joseph and Michael discover Francesca's diary while moving things in the attic. Maria is nervous when an agent comes to inspect the winery.

      b: 23 Dec 98 pc: 007 w: Christina Lynch d: Jeff Melman
    7. "Mr. Joe's Wild Ride"
      gs: Nestor Carbonell [ Marly Monrow ], Xavier Montalvo [ Miguel ], Michelle Gregory [ Worker ], Kathleen Farell [ Tourist ]

      Joseph is constantly asking people for rides, because he never learned how to drive. Everyone decides to push Joe to take drivers education. But the instructor reveals his true insanity on the road, after Francesca dumps him.

      b: 30 Dec 98 pc: 009 w: Jon Sherman d: Michael Lembeck
    8. "I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes"
      gs: Margie Rhyan [ Tracey ], Nicholas Hormann [ Diner #1 ], Brooks Almay [ Diner #2 ], Elizabeth Alley [ Diner #3 ], Carl Reggiardo [ Diner #4 ], Patrick Lewis [ Diner #5 ]

      Joseph and Claude go to extremes to prepare a meal that will make them a member of a prestigious local wine and food club.

      b: 6 Jan 99 pc: 011 w: Charlie Hauck d: Jeff Melman
    9. "Crime and Punishment"
      gs: Kevin Kilner [ Ken ], Michael Foreman [ Mr. Clark ], Richard Easton [ Judge ], Dion Anderson [ Father Anderson ], Brenda Wehle [ Nurse Evans ], Meredith Autry [ Nurse Jillian ], Brooke Boles [ Nose Job Girl ]

      Joseph and Claude are caught bicycling while intoxicated. They are arrested and sent to court by a police officer who likes Francesca. They are sentenced to community service at a hospital, where Joe gives a heart attack victim alcohol, and Joe is forced to live with the outcome.

      b: 12 Jan 99 pc: 012 w: Christina Lynch d: Michael Lembeck
    10. "To Soeur With Love"
      gs: Vanessa Branch [ Danielle ]

      Claude's sister Danielle visits, and does not remember Joseph's previous relationship with her. Joseph wants her to remember but not to let Claude know.

      b: 20 Jan 99 pc: 010 w: Ann Fleet-Giordano d: Jeff Melman
    11. "The Doubt of the Benefit"
      gs: Phil Buckman [ Driver ], Benjamin Livingston [ Stage Manager ]

      rc: Hayley

      Joseph is excited to be honored a benefit, but then gets doubtful when he realizes many are curious to see him for the wrong reasons.

      b: 27 Jan 99 pc: 013 w: Jon Augustine d: Ken Levine
    12. "A Review to Remember"
      gs: Patti Lupone [ Unknown ]

      Joseph decides to charm a star-struck critic in order to get a good review for the winery.

      b: UNAIRED pc: 006 w: ______________ d: ______________

      NOTE: This episode has not yet been aired. It was supposed to air 3 Nov 98. The show was pulled around the beginning of November sweeps and is said to return "retooled" in December. It was being replaced by reruns of Just Shoot Me. When the show returned in December, it was skipped. Then it was scheduled to air on 27 Jan 99. But when it was announced that the show was not going to air it's last episode during February sweeps, this episode was skipped and "The Doubt of the Benefit" aired instead.
    13. "Soul Food"
      gs:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 008 w: ______________ d: ______________

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    NOTES

    Thanks to chriszme for the production codes and info about a missing episode.


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