Some of the members of the WGY News department acknowledge Joe's presence in the station. Joe refers to his presence as their present. He probably should not take a vote on his assumption, however
Left to right: News anchors Diane Donato, George Morris, Reed Shepherd (pretending he does not see Joe), Phoebe LaFave and Mike Patrick
News anchor Mike Patrick, lower left, gives Joe the look of, "What gives? This isn't the weekend." Phoebe, Diane and George look in Joe's direction. Once again, Reed pretends he doesn't see Joe
On a few of Joe's previous visits to the newsroom, Joe claims that Read would pick up the phone and pretend to dial security. Some staffers think Read is still a bit upset over the fact that Joe made fun of his "over 50 softball team." Once asking Read if they had a nurse stationed at every base just in case the fellas over worked themselves trying to run the bases. He also asked Read if his team mates wore diapers during their games.