Question: I take it back — the Smurfs rule (""Ask Ausiello" 11/17)! Now, spill the beans about David Schwimmer's upcoming cameo on Joey. — Chase

Ausiello: Oh, I just said that to get you to stop picking on my little blue friends. But I've got something else for you. Vincent Pastore (aka The Sopranos' Big Pussy) will play a pit boss who Gina encounters during a trip to Vegas in the Dec. 2 episode. Will that suffice?