When Joey wrote a recommendation letter for Chandler and Monica to send to an adoption agency, but he used a thesaurus on every word to sound smart — which is why he signed the letter “Baby Kangaroo Tribbiani.”
When he got back at Chandler for stealing the chair cushions by wearing everything Chandler owned.
When Joey explained what a “moo point” is.
And then he got mad at Rachel for not taking his advice.
When he read Little Women for the first time, and ultimately put it in the freezer because that’s what he did with The Shining when it got too scary.
When he and Ross got to the bottom of why Rachel made half an English trifle and half a shepherd’s pie.
But then Joey really liked the dessert.
When he checked his calendar for the day Ross was planning to get married.
When he entered and exited Monica’s apartment singing and dancing and gave his friends zero context.
When he didn’t want to wear a bowtie at Monica’s 30th birthday party.
When Rachel asked him if he would rather give up sex or food.
When he injured Ross multiple times in one conversation and apologized using air quotes because he didn’t know what they meant.
When Rachel left her dad ranting on the phone and Joey picked it up.
When Joey gave Chandler a way to remember what day Thursday is.
When everyone was making fun of Rachel for her thing about touching eyes and Joey was too enthusiastic.
When Joey nailed Wheel of Fortune.
When he promised Monica he’d finish the turkey on Thanksgiving.
When Joey had a hernia.
When he was on Pyramid.
When he broke his fridge and tried to get his friends to split the cost of a new one with him, so he pushed Ross into the broken one.
When he met his identical hand twin.
When Phoebe tried to teach him some French.
When Joey covered for Monica and Chandler when Rachel found men’s underwear in the apartment.
When everyone else had to leave Phoebe’s birthday dinner and the food arrived.
When Monica asked him what he’d do if he were omnipotent for a day and he said he’d probably kill himself.
When he needed to look 19 for an audition.
When Ross was on the phone outside and Joey was sure he was smiling, so Joey tried to prove you could tell if someone was smiling or frowning while they were turned around.
When he talked to Phoebe about his date eating some of his fries.
But then he ate all of his date’s chocolate dessert when she went out for a call.
When Rachel broke his chair, Rosita.
When he named all the states.
When he starred in a Japanese commercial.
When Rachel lived in his room and hated the singing neighbor, but Joey loved him and they sang together when Joey moved back.
When Joey came across Chandler and Rachel eating cheesecake off the floor, and he pulled a fork out of his jacket.
When Joey had a science question for Ross.
When he figured out Chandler and Monica were together.
And finally, when Joey, Chandler, and Ross went on a ride-along and they heard what sounded like a gun shot.