Joey gets his hopes up over his first significant acting job since Dr. Drake Ramoray. He has the part of science fiction hero Mac Machiavelli, the crime-fighting partner of a cool robot, C.H.E.E.S.E., which stands forComputerized Humanoid Electronically EnhancedSecret Enforcer, on an aptly named television show called Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E. Chandler gets a phone call from the producers, but Monica bursts into the apartment making him forget to finish a note for Joey that his decisive second audition has been moved to two and a half hours earlier.
The friends reminisce about other instances when they have messed up. By miracle Joey gets another chance, which Chandler writes down correctly.