'You' showrunner Sera Gamble exclusively told 'Distractify' that Joe set Henry up with "a really good life." Joe initially plans to escape with his son and start a new life, but that can no longer happen. As a result, Joe leaves Henry on the doorstep of a couple better suited to raise him: Dante and Lansing.
Joe left Los Angeles—where he faked his own death, blamed it on Love (literally and figuratively), gave his son Henry to their neighbors, and fled to Paris in search of Marienne, his one true love (this time for real).
After originally planning to escape with him, Joe gave Henry to his friend Dante and his husband Lansing, as the two often babysat Henry and were looking to raise a child together.
Realizing that he might have to protect Henry from himself — or a life in the foster care system should Love and Joe both be revealed as murderers — Joe drops his baby off at the home of co-worker Dante (Ben Mehl) after Love's death.
Joe hates everything about this because he did not want a boy for a child (boys are evil, damaged garbage people); he wanted a girl (girls are holy, purehearted sparkle-angels).
Joe hates men, and he has a history of wanting to protect women. But, of course, he'd prefer a daughter over a son. Also, Joe doesn't want to raise a son to become like him.
That particular true love? Love Quinn, Joe's better half for Season 2 and 3, played by the amazing Victoria Pedretti. Unfortunately for Joe, he completely rejected Love when it turned out that she was perfect for him—meaning she was also a manipulative murderer with a huge ego and a short temper.
Henry "Forty" Quinn-Goldberg is the newborn son of Love Quinn and Joe Goldberg. He is named after Love's brother, Forty Quinn. Joe is insistent on calling his son, "Henry". Whereas, Love and Dottie Quinn are more eager to call him "Forty".
The real father is Milo.
Yes, Love told Joe that Milo wasn't the baby's father, but Love could have been lying and desperate, knowing that Joe would not have stayed (or may have even killed her) if he knew that she was pregnant with someone else's child.
Unfortunately, no, she is not alive. But let's face it — given her particularly gruesome ending in the season 3 finale, the odds of her coming back to life were pretty slim. Showrunner Sera Gamble even confirmed her death back in October 2021.
The first is Natalie, a realtor and the Quinn-Goldbergs' neighbor who makes a move on Joe — while she's also married. Love ultimately murdered her so Joe wouldn't feel tempted, but his fixation transferred to someone new.
Joe's young neighbor, Paco, ends up moving to Los Angeles with his mom after Joe kills his mom's abusive boyfriend, Ron. Throughout season one, Joe shows his kinder side by befriending and helping his young neighbor Paco, who lives next door with his mom, Claudia, and her abusive boyfriend, Ron.
She commits to killing him with a sharpened knife, just before Joe stabs her with a poisoned needle. Love dies, uttering the words, "We're perfect for each other."
Joe asks her what's wrong with him for her to leave him, if it was him killing his father, to which Sandy replied that she made too many mistakes and was hurting, in need of starting over completely. With that, she and Jakey left Joe, never to be seen again.
At the end of Season 4, Joe and Kate move back to New York City and Kate uses her family's immense resources to help Joe get his old life back, including his son Henry.
A flashback in the finale revealed that Joe's mom moved on and started looking after another child after abandoning her son. Effectively, she left Joe behind for good, much to the chagrin of our antihero. But the maternal influence in Joe's life might be back for future installments of the series.
As we learn, she's committed murder too, and the two are actually more similar than we initially believed. Joe and Love eventually get married and they even have a child, a baby boy named Henry.
At the end of the season, Love is pregnant with Joe's baby. They move in together. They have this seemingly picture-perfect life. But we know that's not the case because it's Joe and he has a wandering eye already, with his next obsession in mind.
She shared a series of dates with Joe but their short-lived romance ended when he cheated on her with Guinevere Beck, who he was obsessed with.
Before he fled the scene, Joe left his son, Henry, with his coworker from the library, Dante. Earlier in the season, it was revealed that Dante and his partner had attempted to adopt a child multiple times throughout their relationship, and in a way, Joe made their dreams come true.
Joe's brother is Theo Engler, neighbour Matthew Engler's stepson and Love's secret lover. Discussing the theory, fans have pointed out that Theo is specifically introduced as Matthew's stepson, leaving open the possibility that Joe's mum could be his biological mother.
He orders half of a dozen blueberry muffins, and then, he breaks the news that his daughters are responsible for Henry getting measles. They exposed him at the birthday party in the second episode.
She made him his favorite meal, roast chicken, and confronted him about his affair. Joe in turn revealed that he knew about Love's affair and asked for a divorce.
Candace Stone being alive was a good twist. She was Joe's original love interest and coming back from the dead was a good move from the show's creators. Joe buried her in a shallow grave, thinking he killed her. Candace's character actually slayed the game.
Joseph Goldberg was the only child born into a dysfunctional relationship. He idealized his mother Sandy, whom he said was his home no matter where they were. His father was abusive to him and his mother. His mother frequently cheated on his father, often leaving Joe alone in public areas while doing so.