Jesse and Joey direct Michelle's play, "Yankee Doodle", and Michelle really wants to play the lead role of Yankee Doodle because both of her sisters played the part when they were her age. Jesse and Joey choose her, but the last person to audition is clearly better than Michelle, so Jesse and Joey pick Derek and Michelle is infuriated. Meanwhile, Danny tries to spend time with Nicky and Alex because Michelle is growing up.