Role in the film
Joe is first seen ordering coffee from a cafeteria and when he finds out he does not have any money, one of the customers helps pay his order. Later while looking for a job, he then attempts to put an apple he found on his way at the grocery store, but a police officer drives him away. During a montage where the characters are wishing for their dreams to come true, Joe wishes that he had a job so that he could be hired like Duke who was hired as a construction worker. During the end of the segment when Duke leaves the construction site, he gives the jackhammer to Joe and he feels satisfied that he finally found a job, making his wish come true.