Narrowing down Joey’s funniest moments on Friends is like trying to choose your favorite chocolate – it’s all so good! When Matt LeBlanc was cast to play Joey Tribbiani, he was meant to be the romantic lead eventually to be matched up with Monica. That certainly didn’t turn out (ya know, since Monica ended up with Chandler and there’s no doubt that Ross and Rachel ended up reigning the romance on the rom-com) and Joey instead ended up being the focus of some of the show’s funniest moments. There are plenty of others, no doubt, but here are 10 of Joey’s funniest moments on Friends.
10. Joey Speaks French
Padding your resume may not be the worst professional sin, but it can come back to bite you in the butt if you’re not careful. Joey found this out when he was called in for an audition that required a French-speaking actor, which Joey was not…but his resumé said he was. Trying to help her friend nab the role despite his linguistic challenge, French-speaking Phoebe offers her tutorial skills. Phoebe: “Your first line is ‘My name is Claude,’ so, just repeat after me. ‘Je m’appelle Claude.'” Joey: “Je de coup Clow … Je depli mblue … Je te flouppe Fli.” Phoebe: “Oh, mon Dieu!” Joey: “Oh, de fuff!”