Joe & Sons

Jim 1970s

Aired 1975-76

Joe and Sons

DAD: Joe Vitale (Richard Castellano) / Widower
DAD’S JOB: Erie, PA Steel Mill Worker
KIDS: Mark (Barry Miller), Nick (Jimmy Baio) (teenagers)
WHERE’S MOM?: Recently dead
STAND-IN “MOM”: Estelle (Bobbi Jordan) / next-door neighbor
The man who said “Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes” in The Godfather played a drill press operator raising two kids in Erie, Pennsylvania without the benefit of a Foreign-Born Domestic like Hop Sing or Mr. French.