Joe Fisher was an immigrant who travelled to England in September 2000. Joe struck a friendship with Tricia Stokes and were saddened when Joe's visa had nearly run out. The pair decided to marry to allow Joe to stay in the country, which took place on 6th December 2000. However, the marriage ended up not working and Joe left Tricia. Despite attempts to find him, Tricia couldn't find Joe and ended up getting back with ex-boyfriend Marlon Dingle instead.