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Giuseppe "Big Joe" Morello is the father of Lorna Morello, Francine Morello and Mikey Morello. He was portrayed by Rob Falcone.


Big Joe has a very focal opinion on religion. He treats his son well. He is also shown to be physically inactive after his requirement of a wheelchair.

Physical Appearance[]

Sometime before Lorna's late teens and early adulthood, Big Joe was physically able, however at some point after this, he ended up requiring a wheelchair. Big Joe is balding.


Before Morello's incarceration[]

Big Joe is the father of Lorna Morello. When Lorna was seven years old she received a Eucharist which she refused to eat due to her believing it is an unhealthy food. Big Joe urges Lorna to eat the cracker but she refuses yet again. ("Trust No Bitch")

When Lorna is in her late teens, she is shown living with her father, brother, sister and mentally ill mother. While Lorna is talking to her sister, Big Joe interrupts them and tells them to be quiet while he is watching tv with his son.

During Lorna's trial, Big Joe is seen in the audience. ("A Whole Other Hole")

Memorable Quotes[]

"Hey, Noise Pollution One and Two, I'm trying to watch my program here!"
— Big Joe to Francine Morello and Lorna Morello
"You didn't eat your Eucharist?! She didn't eat her Eucharist."
— Big Joe to Lorna and then Stansie Morello



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