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10 Reasons You Should Have Watched "Joey," The "Friends" Spin-Off

The show was cancelled after less than two years. And it's all your fault.

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After "Friends" ended its 10-year run in 2004, NBC premiered "Joey," a spin-off that followed Matt LeBlanc's character as he started a new life in Hollywood with his hard-edged sister, her genius son, and the girl next door.

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The show was cancelled due to low ratings two years later. The last 8 episodes were never aired in America. And it's all your fault.

Here's what you missed when you weren't watching Joey.

1. Joey took the Magna Doodle.

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2. It featured future-Big Bang Theory star Simon Helberg...

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He appeared in 4 episodes as Seth, a friend/rival of Joey's nephew, Michael.

3. ...and future-husband-of-Melissa-McCarthy Ben Falcone even more.

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Playing Joey's obsessive, psychotic superfan neighbor in 17 episodes, he was one of the biggest highlights and most underrated parts of the series.

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4. Joey finally lived out his dreams...

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Appearing on The Tonight Show...

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...Inside the Actors Studio...

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...and Ellen.

5. ...and he finally won a soap opera award.

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Albeit not a Soapie.

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He won "Best Death Scene" for his time on DOOL.

6. Joey spent time with his dad again.

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Joey Tribbiani Sr. was played by Robert Costanzo, the same actor who portrayed him on Friends 11 years earlier.

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7. The world saw Drunk Joey...

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8. ...and then saw Drunk Joey get married to his best friend.

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a.k.a. "pulling a Ross."

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9. We saw Joey go to school.

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Well, sort of...

10. Joey reminded us of his Friends.

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