Encore! Encore!

Joseph Pinoni, a gambling and womanizing prima donna ex-opera star, returns to California's Napa Valley to help run the family vineyard after he injures his vocal cords. Joseph's feisty mother Marie is not starstruck by her son's notoriety, and can only offer offbeat wisdom. His younger, stressed-out sister Francesca loves Joseph but resents his overshadowing her with his career while she stayed home to toil in the family business. Joseph hopes to improve his relationship with 16-year-old nephew Michael, whose sheltered life he hopes to change. Leo, the gruff vineyard manager, keeps everything humming, while Claude, a wealthy dilettante and self-styled artist, is Joseph's best friend and co-conspirator.

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The Doubt of the Benefit

Episode 1x11; Jan 27, 1999

Joe gets a swelled head when he learns a benefit concert is being organized in his honor to recognize his career in theater, but while preparing to go to the hall a comedy of errors ensues.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x11: The Doubt of the BenefitJan 27, 1999
1x10: To Soeur With LoveJan 20, 1999
1x09: Crime and PunishmentJan 13, 1999
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