While controlling the Crippletron in "No Meals on Wheels", he was taken down by Stewie Griffin at least in part due to his small size and agility. Stewie: Your sentence is what, Brian? This experience changed him, but only in a physical sense.
It is discovered that his legal first name is Justin, in the season 13 episode " Quagmire's Mom ". He is married to Bonnie Swanson and has two children; Susie and Kevin. But his past was actually a fake story about him losing his legs while fighting the Grinch.
Despite his condition, it has been seen on numerous occasions that he is able to completely overwhelm other characters who are accomplished fighters in their own right such as Lois and Peter, known for long violent battles with Ernie the Giant Chicken. Meg just wants to be another face in the crowd by fitting in with her peers and being accepted, but she often finds herself to be a victim of circumstance. In " Joe's Revenge ", he lost the upper hand in a fight to Bobby Briggs , and only managed to recover through quick thinking on his part. My friends like me.
Peter knew that Joe had won many awards for playing baseball in the past; he did not know that Joe was paralyzed below the waist. Chris, can however, be scatterbrained and is easily confused, something Peter frequently takes for granted. Brian: You know, you're a jackass. He was once married to Peter's biological mother Thelma Griffin. He turned one year old in " Chitty Chitty Death Bang ", and since then has not aged. Peter states to the doctor that he doesn't want to check to see if he is the same blood type as Karen and decides to leave Karen to her own devices leading the family members to look at him with concern, but not say or do anything as the episode ends. However, his handicap though he wouldn't call it that doesn't prevent him from serving on the police force or choreographing local musicals. Brian: My sentence is- wait a minute.
Brian: My sentence is- wait a minute. Overtime, this gradually led to him becoming less and less confident with himself, to the point where he sort of became the Meg of The Beer Bar Buddies. Joe has severe anger issues which often manifest in explosively violent outburst at random times throughout the show.
All of this slight, Joe was completely oblivious to. Now get the hell out of my town! However, when Joe becomes a douchebag, and he paralyzes himself after Bonnie attempted and failed several times to shoot him in the spine herself.