Joey auditions for a Shakespeare play and gets selected to be the understudy. At first he's disappointed but Michael helps him realize it's a great opportunity. He realizes he's taken things too far when he understudies for three different shows, and all three need him to perform on the same night. Bobbie helps Joey come up with a plan to pull it off. An apartment in Joey's complex becomes available; Michael and Joey are worried Gina will want to move in, so they try to keep her from finding out. Joey's friend Howard is torn between his desire to hang out with Joey and his desire to have Gina live there.